Eng. Titus M. Kilonzi

Deputy Director Maritime Education and Training Department

Eng. Titus M. Kilonzi is a highly skilled and experienced Chief Marine Engineer with a strong background in marine engineering, Maritime affairs & the Blue Economy including project management. With over 35 years of sea-time experience, Eng. Titus’s extensive professional experience includes over 9,000 sea days as a Chief Marine Engineer on board various sea-going vessels, Maritime Technical Manager, Project Manager, Marine Surveyor and teacher.

This wealth of experience has earned him invaluable insights into the practical aspects of maritime operations that further enhance his ability to contribute to the field of Maritime Education and training at the BMA.

Eng. Titus Kilonzi is well-versed in maritime laws, regulations, and safety compliance, and has extensive knowledge of maritime policies in line with the IMO, STCW regulations as espoused in the Kenya Merchant Shipping Act 2007.

He holds a Class 1 Chief  Marine Engineer’s Certificate of Competency from the Hellenic Maritime Institute in Greece.

He is an alumnus of Kenyatta University B.Ed. (Science) and hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the then Kenya Polytechnic under the aegis of the    Railways Training Institute.

He is a Fellow member of The International Association of Shipping and Maritime Professionals (IASMP), as well as a registered Fellow member of the International Association of Maritime Consultants and Surveyors (IAMCS).

In his current role as Deputy Director at Bandari Maritime Academy, Titus provides advisory services to the Director/CEO on matters related to Maritime Education and Training.

Prior to his current position, he played a role in Curriculum Development of STCW courses and once served as an Instructor at the academy.

Overall, Titus Kilonzi is a highly competent and knowledgeable professional in the maritime industry.

With his vast experience, educational background, and leadership skills, he is well-equipped to make significant contributions to the management team in his role as Deputy Director of Maritime Education and Training.

The department coordinates the following Schools: -Nautical Science; Marine Engineering; STCW Safety & Ancillary and Commercial Diving.