Academy Administration 

Ministry of Shipping governs the administration of the Bangladesh Marine Academy.

Minister: Mr. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury MP (Hon’ble State Minister)




Senior Secretary: Mr. Md. Mostafa Kamal

Governing Body

There is a governing body headed by Secretary Ministry of Shipping and 9 other distinguished members from government, autonomous and private organization. The main functions and activities of the governing body is to provide directives with regards to maintain the Marine Academy as a center of maritime excellence, financial management analysis, evolution of standard of training and trainees and to evaluate effectiveness of the training.

Members of the Governing Body

  • Secretary, Ministry of Shipping – Chairman
  • Joint secretary (admin), Ministry of Shipping – Member
  • Joint secretary, Ministry of Finance – Member
  • Director General, Department of Shipping – Member
  • Chairman, Chittagong Port Authority – Member
  • Managing Director, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation – Member
  • Principal, National Maritime Institute – Member
  • Professor (representative of VC), CUET – Member
  • President, Bangladesh Ocean Going Ship Owners Association – Member
  • President, Bangladesh Ship Manning Agent Association – Member
  • One Representative of VC, BSMRMU – Member
  • Commandant, Bangladesh Marine Academy – Member Secretary


Academic Council

Members of the Academic Council

  • Commandant – President
  • Deputy Commandant – Member
  • Chief of Nautical studies – Member
  • Chief Engineer – Member
  • Chief Education Officer – Member
  • Adjutant – Member Secretary


Cadets’ Divisions

Divisional Officers

  • Fore top Division – Divisional Officer – Chief Engineer
  • Main Top Division – Divisional Officer – Chief of Nautical studies
  • Mizzen Top Division – Divisional Officer – Chief Education Officer