Seminar on sea-related promising professions held


City Desk :

With the theme ‘Sea is the Future’ a seminar on seafaring and sea-related professions, as an aid to choose a suitable profession at the beginning of one’s life for a bright future, was held at the hall of Ethnological Museum, Agrabad, Chattogram on Saturday.

Chartered Marine Engineer Dr. Sajid Hussain focused on 35 types of seafaring (navigation and marine engineering) and shipping professions in the programme, reports UNB.

He said an assured future would be created for youngsters in vast oceans and shipping based work-streams by taking a timely and right decision.

After HSC, A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, it is possible to try for a Bachelor of Maritime Science Honours course in Marine Academies and become Deck Officers (highest rank – Master Mariner [Captain]) and Marine Engineers (highest rank – Chief Engineer).

Besides, after completing graduation and post-graduation degrees from university, there lays a wide open professional pathway in international shipping work streams, he said.


Students from the leading educational institutions and universities of Chattogram attended the seminar.

The seminar supplemented with a few short video clips appeared to be lively at the intelligent questions of the young boys and girls.

Marine Engineer Atiqur Rahman Chowdhury, Engineer Instructor & Business Development Officer of Bangladesh Marine Academy assisted Marine Engineer Sajid Hussain.

Welcome speeches were delivered by Dr. Md. Ataur Rahman (Dy. Director cum Keeper, Ethnological Museum), Md. Nur Uddin Alamgir (Bureau Chief, Daily Sun, Chattogram) and Noman Ullah Bahar (President, SDG Youth Forum).

At the end, the participating students visited various artifacts of the museum at the courtesy of the Dy. Director Dr. Md. Ataur Rahman.