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IWAI and various Port Trusts NTCPWC will create capital equipment, capable manpower and build competencies to work on the following 11 projects for the first three years.


Interim arrangements were made in present campus at New Academic Complex located in IITM campus to accommodate Office space, Full bridge simulator and High Performance Computing laboratory.

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NTCPWC - Port Centre at Thaiyur

NTCPWC - Port Centre at Thaiyur

NTCPWC - Full Bridge Simulator

NTCPWC - Full Bridge Simulator

Testing of Port Structures

  • Development of Bridge Simulator
  • Development of Sedimentation and Erosion Management Test Basin (SEMaTeB)
  • Development of Field Research Lab & Dedicated Computational Facility
  • Development of Office space (1460 sq.m) & Dedicated Trainees' Accommodation

Addition of capital and operational capability for handling complex port projects in India

  • Cost savings in the projects
  • Continuous lifelong learning for Indian Port and Maritime sector professionals
  • One stop point for major ports, non-major ports, other Indian and global for applied research
  • Indigenous effective software, technology and patents from the projects being funded
  • Ideas commercialized emanating from projects at NTCPWC
  • Technical guidelines and standards issued and its usage by MoS institutions
  • New models and simulations made for direct usage by MoS institutions
  • Reduction in safety related incidents through applied research done by NTCPWC
  • Improvement in the global ranking of IIT Madras in Port and Maritime sector
  • State-of- the- art large-scale laboratory testing facility for the maritime sector