The Maritime Union of India
represents the Merchant Navy Officers who are members of this Union

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(payment of membership fees)

Benefits of being a MUI Member

  • Free delivery of our quarterly home journal 'The Oceanite'. It contains maritime news, M.S. notices, articles relevant to shipping and general topics. MUI will consider your articles of seafarers and their families if you so desire.
  • Limited financial support to immediate family members of member officers (wife and 2 children- up to age of 18 to 25 (Indian/foreign company) for medical treatment. You and your immediate family can stay at Convalescent Homes*. In your absence, your wife along with your children can avail the benefits of home. For further information kindly write to the Maritime Floating Staff Welfare Trust (MFSWT) or The Merchant Navy Officers' Welfare Fund (MNOWF).
  • In a difficult situation, MUI will extend assistance in all ports through our affiliates and fraternal unions.
  • Suspension of Certificate : A maximum compensation of Rs.3,20,000/- (Rupees Three Lakh Twenty Thousand only) which is spread over 8 months.
  • Cancellation of Certificate : A maximum compensation of Rs.6,00,000/- (Rupees Six Lakh only)over period of 18 months.
  • Certificate replacement: Certificate replaced by the lower certificate upto Rs.22,500/- (R upeesTwenty Two Thousand Five Hundred only) per month not exceeding 8 payments as Compensation. Provided that this MUI COC ProtectionApplication is in force on the day of the incident giving rise to an official inquiry into a Shipping Casualty (or was in force at least six months prior to same).
  • Legal Assistance in India : Legal assistance in India before any Court of Inquiry where Competency would be disputed upto a sum of Rs.5,00,000/- (Rupees Five Lakh only).
  • Legal Assistance outside India : Legal assistance outside India before any Court of Inquiry where Competency would be disputed upto a sum of Rs.5,00,000/- ( Rupees Five Lakh only). MUI COC Protection Application covers Competency Certificates only. but not against cancellation of disciplinary misconduct or legal offences. The Maritime Union of India is not bound to give notice for renewal of premium.


THE RENEWAL DATE so that you may remit your annual premium at least one month before the due date.

To keep membership up -to- date. MUI COC Protection Application is extended only to fully paid members of the Union.

Benefits Certificate of Competency (CoC) Protection

This facility can be availed on for fully paid Members of the Union. An officer will be provided legal and financial assistance in case of suspension, cancellation, replacement of his/her Certificate of Competency, subject to various terms and conditions.