SEAFARING IS NOT A JOB, BUT A LIFESTYLE AT SEA !
Welcome to Bangladesh Marine Academy
The govt-owned BMA bears 5-decades’ long reputation of producing professionally skilled, environmentally aware, prudent and polite Marine Cadets. It grooms the young Cadets (after schooling of 12 years with HSC [A-Level]) through a regimental and residential education and training programme with English as the working language, in accordance with the competence standards (Nautical Science and Marine Engineering) as required by the IMO STCW Convention. Our cadets are smart, alert and lively at all times; ready to receive any responsibility anytime on board. Particularly they are good in Mathematics & English and polite in behaviour with strong leadership capabilities.
Mr. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Shipping Visited Bangladesh Marine Academy“Bangladesh Marine Academy had celebrated its Inauguration Day on 3rd September 2019. Mr. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Shipping had joined the ceremony as the Chief Guest. He had inaugurated the ceremony releasing pigeons and Academy festoon in the parade ground. He received the Guard of Honour and Salute by the...
This is to be noted with a great pleasure that the Secretary General of IMO His Excellency Efthimos E. Mitropoulos has visited Bangladesh Marine Academy on 13 January 2011. During the visit he has been honoured with a Guard of Honour Parade by the Cadets in presence of the Secretary (Ministry of...
Reasons To Go To Sea
- Early Responsibility
- Good Long Term Prospects
- Doing Something Useful
- Opportunity to Travel (Anywhere)
- Career Flexibility and Security
- Long Holidays
- Something Different to Traditional
Desk work in Office
- Good Wage
CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate) is a pass to step into ship, subsequent seafaring and Visiting around the ports of countries of the world. This is issued from a government shipping office under the merchant shipping rules. Information related to sea-service, performance and medical fitness are continually recorded in a CDC.
Competency indicates the ability to apply acquired theoretical knowledge into practical workplace. As such Mariners are issued with CoC (Certificate of Competency) with grades according to the knowledge, examination, sea-expertise and levels.