We are cultivating the highest maritime and fisheries manpower in the world at the Institute provided with the most advanced training equipment and facilities.

The sophisticated training equipment and facilities established in the KIMFT such as full mission ship-handling simulators, engine room simulators, GMDSS simulator, oil spill crisis management simulator, vessel traffic service simulator, free-fall enclosed lifeboat, and underwater escape training simulator for helicopter, etc. are regarded as the best classes in the world.

In addition, the KIMFT is provided with two merchant training ships and one fishing training ship, and these ships are playing as pivotal roles in cultivation of junior deck officers and engineers for merchant marines and fishing ships; training for KIMFT trainees of the International Ocean Polytech and students of the national maritime and fisheries high schools.


KIMFT aims to develop the highest-quality maritime and fisheries manpower in the world, and to act as a leader of international cooperation between relevant fields. It uses cyber education systems that enable remote education from any location, use of diverse training methods, and continuous improvement of training equipment and facilities, together with introducing state-of-the-art training equipment, and providing training and education in the best environmental conditions.

It also makes significant efforts to acquire the latest ship technology through dispatching teaching staff abroad; in addition, it continuously develops its training materials to keep them up to date, and provides training facilities equipped with the latest technology.