Pune: 29 officers attend marine engineering course at INS Shivaji
Twenty-nine officer trainees from the Indian Navy and Indian Coastguard, belonging to the 93rd Marine Engineering Specialist Course (MESC) batch, have successfully completed 105 weeks of professional training at INS Shivaji in a parade of disappearance organized on Saturday.
At INS Shivaji, the premier marine engineering training institute of the Indian Navy located at Lonavala, officers received training in various aspects of the field. The trainee officers have been actively involved in technical research on a range of naval projects, including artificial intelligence-based systems, officials said.
Vice Admiral KM Deshmukh, Comptroller of Warship Production and Acquisition, Indian Navy reviewed the course fainting parade. Trophies were awarded to officers excelling in various fields. The prestigious “Hammer” was awarded to the officer with the best overall performance, Lt. Sachin Kumar Singh. The Vice Admiral Daya Shankar Rolling Trophy for “Best Sportsman” was awarded to Lieutenant Sudhanshu Kumar.
Lt Joseph Johnson received the “Positive Life Officer” trophy. Lt. Sachin Kumar Singh won the award for first place in the General Order of Academic Merit and the award for Best Project Syndicate was won by the team of Lt. Vishal Trimurthy, Lt. Ashwin Babu, Lt. Ponmani S , Lt. Gowrav N and Lt. Thanuj Shetty for a project. on ‘Design and development of the centrifugal pump.’
As part of the development of infrastructure, a new accommodation block with a capacity to accommodate apprentice seafarers was inaugurated. To further increase the training facilities, a new steam propulsion plant simulator for INS Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier, was inaugurated during the event.