Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology
নৌযান ও নৌযন্ত্র কৌশল বিভাগ, বাংলাদেশ প্রকৌশল বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়


Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) is the only department of its kind in Bangladesh that provides education and research on shipbuilding technology. The department is enriched with a group of highly qualified teaching staff who have had their education and training from various renowned institutions over the globe. Most of these faculty members have M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in various fields related to marine hydrodynamics, marine transportation design and planning, ship safety and economic shipbuilding, dynamics of offshore structure, ship vibration, resistance and propulsion, sea-keeping performance, ship structure, ship stability, ship accident investigation, ship recycling, port & harbor engineering, mooring analysis, dredging, Life Cycle Assessment, etc.

The primary responsibility of the department is to provide world-class education in naval architecture and marine engineering. In addition to this, the department provides its expert services in advisory, consultancy, research, and testing to individuals, corporates, industries as well as various forms of national and international interests through the Bureau of Research, Testing and Consultation (BRTC), BUET. The department also offers short courses to public and/or private organizations on demand.

The department is now establishing Ship Model Testing Center (Towing Tank) at BUET at a cost of 49.0 crore taka.

Major Consultancy Services
Establishment of Logistics and Fleet Maintenance Facilities for Bangladesh Coast Guard” at Gazaria, Munshigonj (Ongoing)
Technical Support Services for the Engineering, Procurement and construction including installation and commissioning of a complete ship docking and repair facility at BNS Mongla (Ongoing)
Feasibility study for the development of BFDC dockyard and other ancillary facilities at Mongla (Ongoing)
Feasibility Study for the Construction of Lighterage Jetty and Service Jetty on the bank of Karnaphuli River near Hamid Char and Adjoining Areas for Chittagong Port Authority (Ongoing)
Consulting Services for the manufacturing & Supervision of 35 dredges and ancillary crafts with other accessories for Bangladesh Inland Transport Authority (BIWTA) (Ongoing)
Feasibility study for procurement of 2 (Two) high power salvage vessels with allied facilities, different types of 61(Sixty-One) service vessels including 6(Six) river cleaning vessels & different types of 132 (One hundred thirty-two) pontoons for Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA)
Assessment and verification of Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) by PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited for Ministry of Industries of Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh ( 2018)
Study on solid and faecal sludge management system and designing in railway, waterway and highway of Bangladesh for Department of Public Health Engineering(DPHE)
Feasibility study and design, drawing, estimation and preparation of BOQ for construction of slipways for Bangladesh Coast Guard, Gazaria, Munshigonj (2016)
Rehabilitation of Distressed RCC Jetty at Guptachhara Sandwip, Chittagong, Ministry of Port and Shipping with the department of Civil Engineering, BUET in 2015-2016 for BIWTA
Designing and supervision of construction of new shipyard along with multi channel slipways for Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC), Chittagong (2015-2019)
Construction and supervision of 4 nos. of 158TEUs Self Propelled Multipurpose Inland Container Ship for Bangladesh Inland Water Transportation (BIWTC) (2010-2018)
Existing aft & forward platform strengthening Design/Drawing of BNS Sundarban rendered to Chittagong Dry Dock Ltd. (2011)
Analysis, Recommendations/Remedial measures on the tilted barge of Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) at Mymensingh in February (2010)
Preparation of design & drawings of four vessels for Ananda Shipyard & Slipways Ltd. classed by Germanischer Lloyd of the following sizes for the Govt. of Mozambique (2006)

  • Ferry vessel (48.00 m x 10.62 m x 3.50 m)
  • Passenger cum Cargo vessel (26.00 m x 5.80 m x 2.80 m)
  • Landing craft (19.92 m x 5.88 m x 1.75 m)
  • Catamaran water taxi ( 12.50 m x 6.20 m x 1.50 m)