Founded in 2018

Welcome to the Bangladesh Institute of Maritime Research and Development (BIMRAD)

Sea is the source of enormous resources providing us valuable energy, minerals, protein, aquaculture, shipping, port & marine, logistics, tourism, and others. The Bay of Bengal, largest bay of the world, is strategically important for all the littoral countries Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones Act 1974 has established the sovereign rights of Bangladesh over the sea and its resources. The maritime boundary delimitation with the neighboring countries has generated new opportunities for unhindered exploration and exploitation of the marine resources leading to ensure...

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Research Area

Maritime Science & Technology

  • Maritime Technology and Equipment Development
  • Ship Design
  • Weapons and Sensors
  • Ocean Engineering

Maritime Affairs & Security

  • Ocean Governance
  • Maritime Operation (Search & Rescue, Disaster Relief & Salvage)
  • Maritime Terrorism and Piracy
  • Maritime Strategy

Blue Economy, Marine Environment & Climate Change

  • Sea Resources Exploration and Exploitation
  • Maritime Tourism
  • H R and Skillset Development
  • Maritime Trade and Transport