Being the only Central University in Maritime sector in India, the central theme of Estuary focuses on Logistics, Port & Shipping and Infrastructure sectors. It provides a platform for Industry-Academia interface to comprehend challenges and opportunities in these sectors. Several experts from the industry and dignitaries usually grace the occasion. Estuary is a host to myriad events where the future managers learn the art of leadership, innovative ways and means to face the global challenges from the experts in pursuit of delivering high performance. The programme includes a National Seminar and A Management fest. The National seminar will be the deliberated in the form of invited talks by eminent personalities and the Management fest is to test participants' skill quotient and is offered as blend of strategy and fun. This flagship programme of School of Maritime Management (SMM) is now a legacy event which the SMMians host every year

ESTUARY'18: It is a Two-day event comprising of a National Seminar on the first day followed by an Intercollegiate Management Fest on the second day which is scheduled to be conducted during 22nd and 23rd February, 2018. The programme will be further engrossed by events like Paper presentation, Business Quiz, Debate, Catch phrase/Ad-line writing, Case Study Analysis and One minute creative Short film. The total prize money for these events are worth around Rs. 3,00,000/-


Prof. Dr. K. M. Sivakholundu,
Vice Chancellor,
Indian Maritime University.


Capt. Ganesan Velayutham,
Director i/c, IMU,
Chennai Campus.
Dr. A. Mourougane,
Head, School of Maritime Management,
Chennai Campus.

Dr. J Siva Durga Prasad,
Assistant Professor, SMM.
Dr. B. Swaminathan, Coordinator - MBA,
Smt. Lekha C. Ravi, Coordinator- BBA.
Dr. Emil Mathew, Assistant Professor, SMM