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Training Facilities

The Academy has a magnificent civil infrastructure consisting of ingeniously designed and purpose built buildings for the administrative staff, instruction and the training activities, accommodation facility, simulators, engineering workshop, and medical center.

Academe-I/New Instructional BlockAcademe-I/New Instructional Block
Parade Ground/ Cadet Block

In addition there are sports fields, swimming pool, auditorium, parade ground and a pier for waterborne training facilities. Well equipped science laboratories, a modern language laboratory, a well stocked library and a computer lab also exist to support the training activities. Residential quarters for 30 officers and about 95 staff members are also available on the campus. A fully equipped medical center provides basic medical cover to the trainees and the residents of the campus.

Class Room View
Ship Model
Computer Lab

This impressive infrastructure houses a hub of modern maritime training resource intended to impart quality instructions to the seafarers. Comprehensive and modern training facilities are provided including navigation and engineering simulators, computer laboratory. ARPA, etc.

Engine Plant simulator
Swimming Pool

Experienced and dedicated teaching faculty members cater for the educational needs of the students. The basic training is offered on full residential basis, while pre sea and post sea short courses are offered for day scholars. For leisure wide range of recreational and sport facilities is also available in campus.

Boat Handling
Passing out Cadets


The Academy is situated on seaside and is at a distance of 10 Kilometers from the main city, therefore, the environment is pollution free. Recently around 5,000 Mangroves have been planted to further enhance the greenery in the campus.

A Beautiful View of Jetty

The Academy has a faculty comprising of twenty permanently employed members supplemented by visiting instructors and guest scholars as necessary. The team of instructors at PMA includes experienced naval and merchant marine officers and scholars, who mostly hold post graduate qualifications in their respective fields from various universities besides vast practical experience at sea. These include a number of graduates from World Maritime University (Malmao) also. In addition the Academy also employs about 300 admin staff to support the training activities. This expertise enables PMA to offer a wide range of specialized courses to complement and meet the needs of the dynamic maritime industry.

The Academy has strong links with universities and training institutions within Pakistan and abroad. It is affiliated with the University of Karachi for award of B. Sc. (Pass) degree in Maritime Studies to its graduates.

Training Equipments

PMA is very well equipped with the finest training facilities in the region. Which include Radar and ARPA Simulators, Ship Maneuvering Simulators containing full range of Electronic Navigational Aids, Gyro Compass Working models, Cargo Handling Working Models, Mini Planetarium, Tankers Course Laboratory, Mini Oil Recovery Skimmer, Seamanship Practical Training Room, Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS) Simulators, Electrical and Mechanical Workshop, Engine Plant Simulator, Electronic Laboratory, Computer Laboratory and Language Laboratory. This was achieved by cooperation of IMO and Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA).


International Tender Notice for Full Bridge Simulator and Engine Room Simulator

Pakistan Marine Academy intends to invite worldwide international tenders from the manufacturers/authorized representatives for procurement of following Simulators: (i) Full Mission Bridge Simulator. (ii) Engine Room Simulato...

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Admission to 55th Batch

Admissions to 55th Batch at Pakistan marine Academy, Karachi have opened. For details see the Advertisement/ Website. Form and Prospectus/Fee details can be downloaded from download section. Last date for submission of Admis...

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Nautical Department

Capt. Saleem Akhtar Qasim , Nautical Instructor.

Joined Merchant Navy in 1969 with basic training on board PNSC ships. Qualified Master Mariner (FG) 1981. M.Sc. in Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) from World Maritime University, Malmo – Sweden in 1993. Served Pakistan Marine Academy from 1989 to 2009 as Nautical Instructor.

Capt. Nasim Ahmad Tariq , Nautical Instructor.

Command on various Pakistani ships from 1977 to 1989, Superintendent Marine from 1989 to 2002. Fleet Manager from 2002 to 2008. Joined PMA as visiting faculty member in April 2010.

Capt. Khalid Habib , Nautical Instructor.

Master Mariner. Serving Pakistan Marine Academy since 2013

Marine Engineering Department

Engr. Nasim Khan , Engineering Instructor/Electronic Engineer.

021-99241201-5 Ext. 219

B.E. Electronics from NED University, Karachi in 1987. Joined Pakistan Marine Academy in 1988.

Chief Engr. Rashid Yahya Usmani , Engineering Instructor.

Chief Engineer MOT. Serving Pakistan Marine Academy for the last 5 years.

Engr. Ghulam Dastagir Khan , Engineering Instructor.

Sailed as Second Engineer on merchant vessels. Joined Pakistan Marine Academy as visiting faculty member in 1986.

Engr.Muhammad Yousuf , Electronics & Computer Engineer.

021-99241201-5 Ext. 220

B.E. Electronics from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi in 1987. Joined Pakistan Marine Academy in October 1995. Registered Professional Engineer in Pakistan. Microsoft Certified System Engineer.

Engr. Atti Abbas , Electrical Engineer.

021-99241201-5 Ext. 216 & 218

B.E.(Electrical). Joined PMA in 2014.

Education Department

Cdr. Dr. Ashfaq Ali Naz , Chief Education Officer.


M. Phil (Solid State physics ) Ph. D (Physics)

Ms Nuzhat Akram , Education Officer.


M.A. Political Science from University of Karachi. Joined Pakistan Marine Academy in December, 2009.

Mr. Habibullah , Education Officer.

021-99241201 Ext 209

M. Sc.(Physics) from University of Peshawar. Joined Pakistan Marine Academy in Dec 2009.

Mr. Shakoor Akhtar , Education Officer.


M.Sc. Physics. Joined PMA in Dec 2015.

Mr. Shumail Ur Rehman , Education Officer.


MA and MS (English). joined PMA in 2016.

Ms. Amna Javed , General Knowledge Instructor.


M.Phil in International Relations (IR), Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Joined PMA in May 2016

Seaman Training Wing

Capt. Muhammad Khursheed , Head of Department.


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