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History of Dar es salaam Maritime Institute

Dar Es Salaam Maritime Institute (DMI) was established by Act of Parliament No. 22 of 1991 to cater to the greater needs of the Shipping Industry in the region. The Institute (DMI) originated from what was known as Dar Es Salaam Maritime Training Unit (DMTU), which was established on the 3rd July 1978 as a training wing of Tanzania Coastal Shipping Line (TACOSHILI) to fulfill the need of well-trained seafarers.

The first person on the right is Mr. Nils Arne Nesbjørg (First DMI Principal)

DMI is the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Education and Training in the East African region. The center has qualified Personnel and provides quality education that suits market needs in the aspect of being employed and self-employed in the maritime industry. DMI offers programs accredited by NACTE (NTA Level 4-8), SUMATRA (Certificate of Competency-CoC), CILT (Logistics & Transport), and ABMA (Shipping and Logistics).

Deck officer course class 3 and 4, 1980

In November 1996, the 6th Commission of the East African Community Secretariat pronounced DMI as the Centre of Excellence for Maritime Education and Training in East Africa after undergoing a thorough audit process. After that, in 2011, another thorough audit process for the same purpose was carried out. The center has qualified Personnel and provides quality education, which suits market needs in the aspect of being employed and self-employment in the maritime industry.

Deck officers Course class 3 and 4 -9th August 1982 to 27th May 1983