Fleet Management
Training Institute

Capt Viraf Chichgar

Deputy General Manager and Dean of FMTI

Capt Viraf Chichgar joined FMTI in 2012 and currently serves as the Dean of the Institute.

With a seafaring career spanning 26 years, he had sailed on a wide range of vessels, including ULCCs and CHINAMAX. While in command, he received several International Ice Patrol Awards.

Capt Chichgar founded the ECDIS Support Cell at FMTI and is a member of the Navigation Committee. In 2021, he received the Maritime Trainer’s Guild award for demonstrating “Innovation in Contemporary Maritime Education and Training”.

Capt Chichgar holds a B.Sc. degree in Nautical Science from Mumbai University.