Commandant Sajid receives Marine Award

Staff Correspondent

20 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Marine Academy Commandant Sajid Hussain was handed over the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award in Marine Education 2019’ of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) in London on Friday.

Different events of the IMarEST took place on the Thursday and Friday in London.

The organisation’s 116th annual dinner that brought over 400 industry leaders and marine professionals from different parts of the globe together was held in Royal British tradition on Friday, said a press release.

In the formal part of the grand occasion, Commandant Sajid Hussain was handed over the award by the IMarEST President Dr Andrew Tyler CBE and IMarEST Chief Executive David Loosley.

This prestigious award recognises the achievements of those who contribute to improvement of marine education.

Mentionable, IMarEST is a professional body of around 22,000 marine professionals from 120 countries including Bangladesh.

It has a consultative status at International Maritime Organization (IMO) of the United Nations.