International Standing, Achievement & Awards
Date of update: 04-09-2023
2024: Recognition of UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) – in process.
2024: MoU with Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway – in process.
2024: MoU with Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport – in process.
2024: MoU with Estonian Maritime Academy of Tallinn University of Technology – in process.
2024: MoU with Maritime Academy of Asia & Pacific, Philippines – in process.
2024: MoU with Institute of Brunei Technical Education, Brunei Darussalam – in process.
2024: MoU with National Merchant Marine Academy, Hydra, Greece – in process.
2023: Establishment of Bangabandhu Techno Marina Complex – in progress
2023: Establishment of a Full-Mission Simulator Centre (EDCF Project) – in progress
2023: Academy sponsored the IMarEST London’s Annual General Assembly.
2023: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain awarded with the ‘Outstanding Alumnus 2023’ from the World Maritime University, Sweden.
2022: MoU with Southampton Solent University, UK.
2022: Establishment of a pc-based Engine Simulator.
2022: Establishment of a high-voltage and hydraulics Simulator.
2021: Commissioning of two Training Life Boats.
2021: Academy sponsored the IMarEST London’s Virtual Annual Conference and presented a session titled “Fostering Marine Generation Next – The BMA Strategy”.
2021: Academy Dy. Commandant Capt. Kazi A B M Shameem selected as Maritime Counsellor at Bangladesh High Commission, London.
2020: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain elected as a Trustee of the IMarEST London.
2020: Academy has been awarded with ISO 9001 Quality Certification by DNV-GL upto 2023.
2019: Academy achieved “Centre Recognition” of UK Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB).
2019: Academy achieved “Centre of Excellence” recognition of Nautical Institute (NI London) and IMarEST London.
2019: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain awarded with the “Outstanding Contribution in Marine Education Award 2019” by the IMarEST, London.
2019: Upgraded status for Academy as a ‘Partner Relation’, in place of a former Branch, of Word Maritime University (WMU), Sweden.
2019: Inter-Institutional Agreement with Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia under the Erasmus+ Scholarship Programme upto 2023.
2019: Establishment of a PC-based Bridge Simulator.
2018: MoU with Tolani Maritime Institute, India.
2017: Academy has been awarded with “South Asian Business Excellence Award 2017” as the “Best Institution in South Asia in Maritime Education” by SAPS (South Asian Partnerships Summit).
2017: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain elected as a Council Member of IMarEST London.
2016: Academy has been awarded with ISO 9001 Quality Certification by DNV-GL.
2016: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain selected as an IMO Maritime Ambassador.
2016: A course of World Maritime University, Sweden commenced at BMA campus.
2015: MPA Singapore recognised the Maritime Education of Academy.
2015: 4-Years’ Bachelor of Maritime Science (Honours) introduced upgrading the 3-Years’ one.
2014: Membership of Global On-Board Training Centre (GOBTC).
2014: MoU with WMU Sweden for conducting WMU courses at BMA campus.
2013: Affiliation to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University.
2013: Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain selected as a Governor at WMU Board of Governors.
2013: Membership of International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF London).
2012: Professional Link with Maritime Piracy Human Response Programme (MPHRP), London.
2012: Academic collaboration with Shell Marine Singapore.
2012: Inclusion of Female Cadets in Academy.
2011: Linked with Dalian Maritime University (China), Vietnam Maritime University and Singapore Maritime Academy.
2011: European Commission (EMSA) recognized Maritime Education of Academy.
2010: Research-attachment with Australian Maritime College (University of Tasmania).
2010: Professional Link with IMEC, ISF, ITF, IMarEST & NI.
2010: Membership of GlobalMET (Australia), InterManager & Marine Biz-TV.
2000: Full compliance of IMO STCW Convention and enlisted country (Bangladesh) in IMO White List.
2000: Full compliance of IMO STCW Convention and enlisted Institute (BMA) in the IMO Compendium.
1990: Academy selected as 1 of the 14 branches of World Maritime University, Sweden).