SEAFARING IS NOT A JOB, BUT A LIFESTYLE AT SEA !
Marine Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain’s service extended
Government has extended the service of the Commandant of Bangladesh Marine Academy ‘Chartered Marine Engineer Dr. Sajid Hussain’ by two more years (Oct 2021 – Sep 2023) as per an order of the Ministry of Public Administration on 11 October 2021. He is serving as the Commandant since 2009. Prior to the current position, he had served the Academy during 1993-2009 (Sr. Engineer Instructor, Chief Engineer and Deputy Commandant) and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) during 1980-1993 from Cadet Engineer to Chief Engineer in ocean-going ships. Read More
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.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU) and Graduation Parade of 45th Batch Cadets’ of Bangladesh Marine Academy: Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has unveiled Inauguration Plaque of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU), Bangladesh and took salute of Graduation Parade of 45th Batch Cadets’ of Bangladesh Marine Academy on...
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...
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.