Professional Profile

Date of update: 27-12-2023

Name Bangladesh Marine Academy (BMA)
[previous names: Mercantile Marine Academy (1962-1971) Bangladesh Marine Academy (1972-current)]
Inspiration It is Allah who has subjected sea to you.
Excellence Where the Maritime Leaders are born!
Mission Developing World-Class Maritime Leaders!
Vision Emerging as a leading maritime education, training and
research facilities provider in the shipping world through
continuous innovation and endeavors.
Quality Policy Bangladesh Marine Academy is keen to keep up the standard of its education and training programme according to the requirements of STCW’78 as amended, as well as to the requirements of the national curriculum and to enhance the customer satisfaction. Therefore, the academy is committed to constitute, promote and propagate throughout the institution, a culture of quality and continual improvement in all of its programmes of learning for all levels of Maritime Education and Training (MET).
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

South Asian Business Award 2017′ as the ‘Best Education Institute in Maritime Education’

Main Course Pre-Sea Cadet Training
[IMO Model Course 7.03 & 7.04; 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 E-Learning & English
Employability 100%
Yearly recruit of Cadets (Pre-Sea) 280 Cadets including 20 Female (current)
Number of Trained Pre-Sea Cadets 5,5463 (1962-2022)
Number of Trained Post-Sea Officers 50,000 (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: +88 02333314151-6; Fax: +88 02333324160