Professional Profile

Name Bangladesh Marine Academy (BMA)
[previous names: Mercantile Marine Academy (1962-1971) Marine Academy (1972-2009)]
Inspiration It is Allah who has subjected sea to you.
Excellence Where the Maritime Leaders are born!
Vision Developing World-Class Maritime Leaders!
Mission Emerging as a leading maritime education, training and
research facilities provider in the shipping world through
continuous innovation and endeavors.
Type Full Government Institution
Administrative Organization Ministry of shipping
Monitoring (Academic) Organization Department of Shipping
Bachelor Degree (Hons) Providing Organization Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU)
Awards Word Maritime Day Award 2007
Main Course Pre-Sea Cadet Training
[Bachelor of Maritime Science Degree (Hons)]
Ancillary Courses Post-Sea STCW courses (IMO Model Courses)
Form of Pre-Sea Course Residential and Regimental
Working Language for Education English
Employability 100%
Yearly recruit of Cadets (Pre-Sea) 115 Cadets including 20 Female (current)
Number of Trained Pre-Sea Cadets 4,383 (1962-2018)
Number of Trained Post-Sea Officers 44,336 (Marine Officer & Marine Engineer)
Campus Area 100 Acres
Location Located in a beautiful picturesque surrounding on the
lush-green hills and valleys of Juldia, Chittagong on
the east bank of the river Karnaphuly
Contact Phone: 031-251415-6; Fax: 031-2514160