- The School of Maritime Technical Workers - Decision No.889/QD/TC dated on 04th May, 1972.
- Maritime Secondary School No.1 - Decision No.3199-QĐ/TCCB-LĐ dated on 02nd December, 1996.
- Maritime College No.1 - Decision No. 661/QĐ-BGDĐT dated on 01st February, 2007.
After more than 43 years of establishment and development, the College has been constantly growing, innovative and confirming its position, role and important altitude of human resorce training for the economic development strategy, especically the maritime industry of Vietnam.