MARITIME STUDIES DIVISION.
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
The Division of Maritime Studies functions under the
Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering. Lecturers in the Division include
Marine Engineers and Master Mariners and the services of lecturers of the other academic Departments
are also obtained for its academic programmes. The Division conducts the following courses at
The Division of Maritime Studies consists of a Marine Engineering Laboratory, an Instrumentation and
Control System Laboratory, a Radar Simulator and Navigation Equipment Laboratory, a Chart Room,
a seamanship room and a Library. The major equipment available for training of students include a
Marine Engineering Test Bed and a Radar &Navigation Simulator.
Facilities available in the Physics, Chemistry, electrical machines, electronics, mechanics and Thermodynamics Laboratories as well as in the Main Workshop are used for these courses.
The University is situated bordering a large lake and the specially built Boat House and Jetty provide Ideal conditions for Life Boat and Life Raft training. The Division uses these facilities to conduct short courses in Sea Survival and Proficiency in Sea Survival Craft.
Quality PolicyIt is the policy of the Division of Maritime Studies of University of Moratuwa to produce seafarers and maritime personals internationally accepted standards. Our staff shall exercise individual responsibility for quality in all activities strives excellence in the level of services provided.
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