A Research team from Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC), UK visited BIMRAD on 20th May 2019. Both BIMRAD and DCDC presented their respected research area. Mr. Simon Richard Cole led the DCDC, UK team. Mr. Nils Goran Joachim Isacsson and DA UK in Bangladesh Lt Col Dominic Spencer were also present at the meeting. Director General BIMRAD Cdre Kazi Emdadul Haq and other higher official from BIMRAD were also present at the meeting. *** Bangladesh Institute of Maritime Research and Development (BIMRAD) and University of Dhaka (DU) has been signed a Memorandum of Understanding to extend mutual co-operation in Maritime research on 05 May 2019. *** Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed, NBP, OSP, BCGM, ndc, psc (retd), Former Chief of Naval Staff joined as Chairman, BIMRAD on 10 April 2019 *** The Director General of BIMRAD Cdre Kazi Emdadul Haq, BSP, ndu, psc, BN (retd) has participated as a key note speaker in the “Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue (IPRD 2019)” organized by the National Maritime Foundation in Delhi, India on 5-6 March 2019. ***

Research - Topic

Maritime environment spans a wide range of activities including natural resources, conservation of ocean, waste disposal, coastal engineering, recreation and more. We have identified minimum areas for research. More areas may be included in future once the institution becomes a full pledged think tank institution for research. Following areas of interest for research have been identified:

Maritime Affairs & Security

  • Maritime Warfare
  • Maritime Governance
  • Maritime Terrorism and Piracy
  • Maritime History and Heritage
  • Maritime Strategy and Security
  • Maritime Environment and Pollution
  • Maritime Law, Convention and Protocol
  • Maritime Operation – Search & Rescue, Disaster Relief and Salvage

Maritime Economy, Skillset & Sea Resources

  • Maritime Tourism
  • HR and Skillset Development
  • Maritime Trade and Transport
  • Organization and restructuring
  • Ports, Transports and logistics
  • Sea Resources Exploitation / Exploration
  • Shipbuilding, Repair and Ship Recycling Industry

Maritime Science & Tecnology

  • Ship Design
  • Hydro Acoustics
  • Weapons and Sensors
  • Equipment / Material Standardization
  • Oceanography, Hydrography and Meteorology
  • Maritime Technology and Equipment Development
  • Innovative Technology (Simulation, Robotics, Drone, Security Devices and Artificial Intelligence)