Mission Statement


We affirm that we aspire to provide equitable opportunities for participation of all members, and that all aspects of the association will be characterized by respect for, inclusion and representation of people from all around maritime industry.


To enhance knowledge, professional practice, education, training, conserving the rights of seafarers and social work. The groups will work to fulfil the needs of all Himachali seafarers by practicing growth enhancing advocacy.


Objectives of Association


1. To be part of Policy feedback system with State Government as well as Ministry of Shipping.


2. To help fellow Himachali Seafarers on any issues pertaining to their Employment.


a. Renewal of any documents as issued by DG Shipping


b. Incase of grievance against Employers, take lead role on resolving the Seafarer Grievance.


c. If any member is cheated by employers or by agents, to assist member with Legal guidance.


d. Resolving claims if any of Himachali Seafarers with Employer.


e. Assist Seafarers in getting all benefits allocated to them by MUI, NUSI or any other Association


f. In case of Stranded Himachali Seafarers, assist his safe Return to home.


3. To protect the rights of Himachali Seafarers when at home or at Sea.


4. To coordinate with Family of Seafarers incase there's an adversity on-board ship or at home.


5. Celebrate National Maritime Day every year.


6. To coordinate with all influential Shipping and Commerce Association for meeting the challenges faced by Seafarers.


7. Analyse regularly the impact on Himachali Seafarers Employment due to Global issues.


8. Be the guiding Force for Himachali Youth to make a career in Merchant Navy.


9. Hold Annual General Body meeting once a year and review the articles of Association.


10. Monthly analysis report on Recruitment and Placement Agencies approved by DG Shipping. Directions of this report is to encourage Employment of RPS Agencies for Himachali Seafarers.


11. Prepare Seafarers for handling Disaster Management with State Government and serve the State during any Emergency.


12. Encourage Cultural program of Himachali Seafarers with other associations of Himachal.


13. Arrange Top Management Staff of Shipping Companies to visit Himachal Pradesh and address youth in colleges. This is specific to connecting the Best and proven with Youth Power of Himachal.


14. Participate in District Level programs in Himachal on Independence Day and Republic Day.


15. To highlight achievements of Himachali Seafarers.