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This charter is the declaration of our commitments to achieve excellence in the implementation of policies and procedures of the Department of Shipping for the benefit of shipping in general and for the seafarers, ship owners, passengers and public at large.
Welcome to Department of Shipping
Thank you very much for visiting the website. The Department of Shipping is committed to transform itself into a digital Department. In that respect our web site is under renovation. We need to know your expectations and requirements from this department. Whether you be a seafarer or ship owner or businessman or a stakeholder of the shipping industry in any way, your comments will be taken into consideration with great value. For including your comments or suggestions or observations please click the "Contact Us" Menu and write your valuable comments.
Commodore M Zakiur Rahman Bhuiyan, psc, BN
Department of Shipping
DOS was established in 1976 by merging Navigation Directorate and Controller of Shipping to the Directorate of Shipping. Government regulatory body concerning maritime and shipping affairs. The maritime safety administration of Bangladesh.
DOS is administrating the Merchant Shipping Act, 1983 and the Inland Shipping Ordinance, 1976 and rules there under.
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Shipping in Bangladesh, Maritime ISPS Code, National Maritime Institute, Chittagong, Circulars, Online Certificate Verification, National Legislations, Draft Legislations, Examination Regulations, Online Certificate Applications.
The Department has 16 subordinate offices in Chittagong, Khulna, Dhaka, Narayanganj, Barisal, Chandpur and Patuakhali under its administrative control.
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