United Maritime Academy (UMA) started its voyage in February 2012 pioneered by a veteran Navy Officer, Rear Admiral Bazlur Rahman, BN (Retd), as the Commandant in one of the prime locations of Dhaka City. With his experience and dynamism, he and his team set the Academy in motion with a respectable Teaching Faculty and in a professionally organized infrastructure necessary for high standard maritime education and training. The United Group is committed to develop the Academy as a world class maritime institution. It is just a matter of time.


Presently, the Academy offers two Pre-sea programs in two branches – “Marine Science Nautical” and “Marine Science Engineering”. It is also at the verge of launching all other mandatory modular and preparatory courses needed for competency examinations for maritime professionals by early 2013. Currently the student population for pre-sea courses stands at 73.

United Maritime Academy (UMA) is a residential maritime college where the cadets are educated, trained and housed in a secured and homely residential campus environment. The Academy is well equipped with computer lab, language lab, nautical lab, and engineering workshop. A state-of-the-art full mission ‘Bridge Ship Simulator’ is under procurement. Its curricular and extra-curricular activities have been carefully designed to create a vibrant marine life style in the campus.