Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University, Bangladesh

We Strive For Maritime Excellence

Guest Lectures/Seminar

The university is trying to become the centre of maritime excellence since its inception. To attain its goal the university has arranged a number of seminars, guest lectures by prominent academicians, maritime professionals and experts from home and abroad. Some of the recent events are following:

SL Topics Speaker/ Resource Person Date


Lecture on “Maritime Safety and Security”

Dr. Daud Hassan, Associate Professor, Western Sydney University, Australia.

19 January, 2016


Seminar on “Prospects and Challenges of Port and Shipping Management in the World in General and Bangladesh in Particular

1. Rear Admiral Riazuddin Ahmed, Chairman, MPA

2. Mrs. Halima Begum, Manager Training, CPA

25 January, 2016


Seminar on “Maritime Governance: Challenges for Maritime Community”

Capt. A. K. M. Shafiqullah, Former DG, Department of Shipping

30 May, 2016


Seminar on “Global Challenges and Prospects of Shipping Industries”.

1. Commodore Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan, BN, MD, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation

2. Capt. AKM Shafiqullah, Former DG, Department of Shipping

23 June, 2016


Seminar on “Role of Inland Waterway Transportation Systems in the Economic Development: Bangladesh Perspective”.

  1. Commodore M Mozammel Haque, Chairman, BIWTA
  2. Professor Dr. Reaz Hasan Khandaker, MIST

12 December, 2016


Seminar on “Ocean Governance and Its Challenges: Role of Stakeholders”.

  1. Rear Admiral M Khurshed Alam (Retd.), Honorable Secretary, Maritime Affairs Unit
  2. Ambassador Farooq Sobhan, Chairman, Bangladesh Enterprise Institute
  3. Professor Fatimah Md. Yusoff, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  4. Dr. Md. Aminur Rahman, Head of Laboratory of Marine Biotechnology, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  5. Rear Admiral M. Khaled Iqbal, Chairman, Chittagong Port Authority

24 January, 2017


Interactive Session on “Blue Economy Development and Opportunities in Bangladesh”.

  1. Dr. Pierre Failler, European Union
  2. Dr. Mohammad Gulam Hussain, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

14 May, 2017


Seminar on “Private Sector Participation in Port Operation”.

Mr. Zafar Alam, Member (Admin & Planning), Chittagong Port Authority

09 July 2017


Seminar on “Legal Regime at Sea and Governance of Maritime Resources for Sustainable Blue Economy”.

  1. Admiral R. K. Dhowan (Retd), Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India
  2. Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman, Department of Law, University of Dhaka
  3. Dr. Abdullahel Bari, Chairman, Ananda Group
  4. Commodore A Mamun Chowdhury, Blue Economy Cell, Energy and Mineral Resources Division
  5. Mr. Xin Teng, PhD, Associate Professor, National Ocean Technology Centre, China
  6. Professor Dr. Lailufar Yasmin, Dept of International Relations, University of Dhaka

22 July 2017