Marine Engineering And Research Institute (M.E.R.I.) ,formerly known as Directorate Of Marine Engineering Training (D.M.E.T.),was established by Indian Government in year 1949 to train MARINE ENGINEERS (Mechanics of Ships).M.E.R.I. is still moving ahead being part of Indian Maritime University (I.M.U.),at Mumbai Port Campus ;carrying its legacy.The institute is imparting education and training of the highest order for the MARINERS.
In 1947 , the leaders of our independent nation foresaw the need for proper maritime setup in India.This gave birth to the Directorate of Marine Engineering Training(D.M.E.T.) on 10 August,1949 .Today transformed into a university the setup of 1949 is known as the Indian Maritime University. Amongst its various campuses lies in the hustle and bustle of Mumbai,Indian Maritime University Mumbai Port Campus estd.August,2017.Built close to the sea this picturesque campus offers marine engineering and polyvalent courses to the merchant marines of tomorrow.