The main collaborations of CIFNET with other organizations are detailed here .
Mercantile Marine Department (MMD) - MMD is one of the most important technical partner organization coming under DG shipping, Mumbai. All the fishery training vessels of CIFNET are registered under MMD in respective centers of CIFNET. The MMD is extending all support in the annual LSA/FFA inspection of the vessels and issuing the required certificate of inspection. All the fishery training vessels of CIFNET are undergoing biannual dry docking in CSL and HSL under the supervision of MMD surveyors. The passed out trainees/Students of CIFNET are undergoing various competitive examinations conducted by MMD, after acquiring required sea service for getting various levels of COC in Deck side and engine side.
CUSAT- CIFNET and CUSAT are closely associated in academic and technical activities . The BFSc (NS) 4 year (8 sem) degree programme of CIFNET is affiliated to the CUSAT and the Degree is awarded by CUSAT. Advanced Lab facilities of CUSAT are utilized by Final year BFSc (NS) students in order to complete their project works. . MSc Industrial Fisheries Students and MSc Marine Biology students are sailing onboard Dept. Fishery training vessel, M.V. Prashikshani for acquiring onboard practical fishery training and sea experience. MSc Industrial Fisheries students are undergoing Seamanship and Navigational classes in CIFNET. Faculty members from CUSAT are associated with various academic matters of CIFNET .
CIFT - The ICAR Institute, CIFT and CIFNET are associated in various arena of technical and scientific activities. CIFNET is extending technical support as expert committee members in various committees . BFSc (NS) students are utilizing advanced Lab facilities in CIFT for their final year project works. CIFNET Faculty are undergoing regular refresher courses in various discipline in CIFT. CIFNET has extended facility for conducting induction training programme for newly joined young scientists of CIFT.
Cochin Shipyard Ltd. (CSL) - CIFNET and CSL have close association since long back. The Institute Fishery training Vessels are regularly undergoing dry docking repair works in CSL. In this regard, an MOU between CSL and CIFNET is under preparatory stage . CSL has extended all support and co-operation in timely completion of all the required repair and maintenance works of Institute Fishery training vessels. .
CMLRE - CMLRE and CIFNET have close association each other, with regard to exchange of scientific and technical matters for the benefit of partner organizations. CIFNET has extended all the support and help in the fabrication of new trawl nets and repair of old and worn out trawl nets which are used onboard FORV Sagar Sampada for their scientific fishery expeditions.
MPEDA - CIFNET has extended technical support to MPEDA by deputing Faculty members to function as expert committee members in various technical committees and other consultancy services as and when required.
NIFPHATT - CIFNET and NIFPHATT are sister organizations coming under Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying . Both Institutes are mutually associated in technical and training activities. The Fish landed onboard Dept. vessels are handing over to NIFPHATT for various processing and training activities. The technical staff from NIFHATT are serving as resource persons in imparting practical training on hygienic handling of tuna for SASHMI grade on collaborative basis.
Kerala State Fisheries Depts. - CIFNET and State Fisheries Departments have close relationship with regard to technical and training activities. CIFNET is imparting various short term courses in safety, seamanship, use of electronic equipments etc. to the Fishermen from Kerala sponsored by State Fisheries Deptartments on a regular basis. The CIFNET Faculty members are serving as expert committee members in various technical committees in Matsya Fed.
NIO - NIO and CIFNET have associated in various academic and scientific matters. Faculty from CIFNET has functioned doctoral committee member in evaluating the progress of research students.
NFDB - NFDB, the apex body under Ministry is sponsoring Fishermen from Tamilnadu for undergoing onboard practical training and hygienic handling of tuna for Sashmi Grade in CIFNET under the blue revolution programme.
Fishery Survey of India (FSI) – CIFNET and FSI are sister organizations under same Ministry. Faculty members and Scientists from both Institutes are servicing as expert committee members in various and scientific committees in both Institutes.
Indian Maritime University (IMU) - The graduate students from IMU are utilizing the Advanced Navigation Simulation Lab in CIFNET as part of their course curriculum. The faculty from CIFNET has been serving, as expert members in various technical committees of IMU.