International Standing, Achievement & Awards

2023: Establishment of Bangabandhu Techno Marina Complex – in process.

2023: Establishment of Marine Simulator Centre (EDCF Project) – in process.

2022: MoU with MAAP Philippines (Maritime Academy of Asia & Pacific) for academic collaboration – in process.

2022: Recognition of UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) – in process.

2022: MoU with Solent University (Warsash Maritime School), Southampton, UK for academic collaboration (up to MSc level).


2020: BMA Commandant (Dr. Sajid Hussain CEng CMarEng FIMarEST) elected as a Trustee of the Institute of Maritime Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST London)


2019: Achieved “Centre Recognition” of UK Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB)

2019: Achieved “Centre of Excellence” recognition of Nautical Institute (NI London) and IMarEST London.

2019: BMA Commandant (Dr. Sajid Hussain CEng FIMarEST) awarded with the “Outstanding Contribution in Marine Education Award 2019” by the IMarEST

2019: Upgraded status as a ‘Partner Relation’, in place of former Branch, of Word Maritime University (WMU), Sweden


2018: MOU with Tolani Maritime Institute, India


2017: BMA has been selected for “South Asian Business Excellence Award 2017” as the “Best Institution in South Asia in Maritime Education” by SAPS (South Asian Partnerships Summit)

2017: BMA Commandant (Dr. Sajid Hussain CMarEng CEng FIMarEST) elected as a Council Member of IMarEST London


2016: BMA has been awarded with ISO 9001 Quality Certification by DNV-GL

2016: BMA Commandant (Dr. Sajid Hussain CEng CMarEng FIMarEST) selected as an IMO Maritime Ambassador

2016: WMU Sweden courses commenced at BMA campus


2015: MPA Singapor recognised BMA Cadet Training


2014: Member of Global On-Board Training Centre (GOBTC)

2014: MOU with WMU for conducting WMU courses at BMA campus


2013: BMA Commandant (Dr. Sajid Hussain CEng CMarEng CMarEng) selected as a Governor at WMU Board of Governors

2013: Member of International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)


2012: Professional Link with Maritime Piracy Human Response Programme (MPHRP)

2012: Academic collaboration with Shell Marine Singapore


2011: Linked with Dalian Maritime University (China), Vietnam Maritime University and Singapore Maritime Academy

2011: European Commission (EMSA) recognized BMA Cadet Training


2010: Research-attachment with Australian Maritime College (University of Tasmania)

2010: Professional Link with IMEC, ISF, ITF, IMarEST & NI

2010: Member of GlobalMET (Australia), InterManager & Marine Biz-TV


2000: Enlisted country (Bangladesh) in IMO White List

2000: Enlisted Institute in the IMO Compendium


1990: A branch of Word Maritime University (WMU) Since 1990 to 2217