Mr. Hoshang Dastur is a Class I Marine Engineer holding both Motor and Steam licenses. He completed his Marine Engineering training from Mazagon Docks Ltd. and subsequently sailed with Jay Shree Shipping and later, with Barber (now Wilhelmsen) Ship Management.
He is a certified trainer with 16 years of sailing experience and 21 years of training experience at the International Maritime Training Center (IMTC), which he had been heading since 2015.
He has been associated with IMTC since its very inception and had, in no small measure, contributed immensely towards making IMTC one of the leading Institutes conducting value-added training in the country.
Besides having an in-depth knowledge of Marine Engineering subjects, Mr. Dastur has done extensive work in the field of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, and developed expertise in Control Systems and Engine - Room Simulators.
He has received training by NABCO of Japan and by Kongsberg (Norcontrol) of Norway in Main Engine Manoeuvring Control systems and conducts training in this field as also in Hydraulics.
He is also on the panel of external examiners nominated by the Director-General of Shipping, Government of India for conducting the oral examination of Engineers.