The Merchant Navy Club at Cochin was formally inaugurated by the British in 1943.
When the British withdrew in 1947 they left behind an indispensable and significant meeting hub for the mariners of Kochi – A club for mariners of all races and genders, doing full justice to its objective of being “A club where seafarers of all countries would have the opportunity of meeting together and cultivating mutual acquaintance and promoting good fellowship.”
Dedication ceremony of the Memorial : Anchor of Dredger “LORD WILLINGDON” by Cine Artist Shri Mohanlal
Dedication ceremony of THE MEMORIAL ANCHOR OF THE DREDGER “LORD WILLINGDON” THAT MADE THE WILLINGDON ISLAND BY SHRI MOHANLAL, (Cine Artist & Padma Bhushan Recipient) On Saturday, 7th September 2019 at 9:00 AM at MERCHANT NAVY CLUB, KOCHI The modern port of Cochin is situated in “Wllingdon Island”- a historical monument of human efforts which …View More
Want a burst of happiness and relaxation? Get involved in a physical activity. Whether you are a Mariner, Govt official or Company executive – physical activity triggers brain chemicals that make you feel happier and more relaxed. Team sports in particular provide a chance to unwind and engage in a satisfying challenge that improves your …View More
26.Dec.2018 @1600Hrs at the Merchant Navy Club, Kochi , Dr. Malini V Shankar, IAS, Director General of Shipping will dedicate a Seafarer’s Memorial (“A tribute to the living and the lost”). From Phoenicians to Portuguese to British to Spanish, the history of mankind is the story of explorations, expeditions and conquests by sea…. Christopher Columbus… …View More
Friends, As part of the “public -outreach” initiatives of the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India, the Mercantile Marine Department, Kochi is organizing a “Tech-Talk” by one of the lead personalities of international shipping, Capt. Rajesh M. Unni, CEO of Synergy Group of Companies, Singapore on 23rd February 2018. Capt. Unni will be talking …View More