History

  • The present day Department of Marine Administration was founded since the war days in 1930 and called Principal Port Officer.
  • Before the second world war, it was called Nautical Adviser & Principal Port Officer, Merchant Department.
  • In 1956 it was renamed as Mercantile Marine Department.
  • Since 16th May 1972 it is called by the present name, the Department of Marine Administration .