Commodore Mohammad Nazmul Karim Kislu, (C), NGP, ndc, psc,
Commodore Mohammad Nazmul Karim Kislu took over the duties of ‘Managing Director’ Chittagong
Dry Dock Limited on 26 April 2016. Prior joining his present billet he was serving as
Director of Naval Training (DNT) in Naval Headquarters. A graduate from Defence Services
Command and Staff College (DSCSC) and National Defence College (NDC), he was commissioned in
Executive Branch of Bangladesh Navy (BN) on 01 January 1987. He obtained his masters in
Strategy and Development Studies (MSDS) from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP).
During his long service career, Cdre Kislu underwent various professional courses at home
and abroad. As a young Lieutenant he did ‘Officers Physical Training’ (OPT) course from Army
School of Physical Training and Sport (ASPTS) and ‘Missile Command and Tactics Course’ from
Fast Attack Craft School and Centre. He did ‘Surface Warfare Officers Course’ form USA,
‘Communication Specialization Course’ from Pakistan and ‘Principal Warfare Officers Course’
from United Kingdom.
Beside traditional naval courses Cdre Kislu attended numerous short courses and seminars
like Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) Course in Singapore, Humanitarian Protection and
Assistance Course under International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), International
Military Operations and Law Conference in Canada, etc. He also did ‘Senior Staff Course’
from Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC).
Cdre Kislu commanded almost all types of warships which include Fast Attack Craft (Missile),
Patrol Craft, Offshore Patrol Vessel, Corvette and three Frigates of BN. He was the ‘Project
Officer’ for acquisition of USCGC JERVIS from USA and the first Commanding Officer of BNS
SOMURDA JOY and navigated the ship from USA to Bangladesh. As a navy Captain he has sailed
across both Atlantic and Pacific Ocean with BN ships.
Cdre Kislu was an instructor in Bangladesh Naval Academy (BNA) and School of Maritime
Warfare & Tactics (SMWT). He was the ‘Officer in Charge’ of Signal School and FAC School and
Centre. He successfully commanded the largest Naval Base of Bangladesh Navy BNS ISSA KHAN.
He did Dignitary Protection Course (DPC) in Bangladesh as well as VIP Protection Course form
Thailand and served as a Director Special Security Force (SSF).
Cdre Kislu served for the greater cause of international peace and humanity under United
Nations as a ‘Military Observer’ in Congo (MONUC) and as a ‘Contingent Member’ on board BNS
OSMAN in Lebanon (UNIFIL). He also served as an instructor in Bangladesh Institute of Peace
Support Operation Training (BIPSOT) for training the Bangladeshi Peace keepers.
During his diversified service career Cdre Kislu visited number of countries which include
USA, Canada, UK, Switzerland, Turkey, Cyprus, OMAN, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Lebanon, Congo,
Kenya, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and
Cdre Kislu received ‘Chief of Naval Staff Commendation’ for becoming ‘Honour Graduate’ and
obtaining distinction marks in Surface Officers Course in USA. He was also honoured with
‘Now Gowrav Padak’ (NGP) for his extra ordinary contribution in ‘International Relief
Operation’ soon after typhoon ‘Hyan’ hit Philippines in 2013. He is happily married and
blessed with a son and a daughter.
Captain Atiqur Rahman, (G), afwc, psc, BN
Captain Atiqur Rahman is the first General Manager Administration of Chittagong Dry Dock
after Bangladesh Navy takes over the responsibility of management of the yard. Prior
assuming duties, he completed M Phil Part-I on Strategy and Development Studies and studied
Masters in Business Administration.
Captain Atiqur Rahman joined Bangladesh Navy in the Executive Branch on 01 July 1989. During
long 27 years of career, he has completed various courses at home and abroad. On security,
he has undergone courses on Counter Sabotage from NSI and VVIP Protection from SSF,
Bangladesh. On management, the officer attended International Defense Management course
conducted by DRMI, Monterey, USA (held at BIPSOT), Port Management Course from Chittagong
Port Authority and Comprehensive Crisis Management Course from Asia Pacific Centre for
Strategic Studies (APCSS), Hawaii, USA. On military profession, he is a Gunnery specialist
officer. Beside basic courses, he has completed Command and Tactics Course from Dalian Naval
Academy, China, Staff Course from Defense Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Mirpur
and Naval Staff Course from US Naval War College, Rhode Island, USA. In academic degree,
besides M Phil and MBA, Capt Atiq has obtained Masters in Defense Studies (MDS) from
National University of Bangladesh.
Captain Atiq has a diversified working experience both in military and civil sector. He
commanded number of ships of BN and credited a long sea service career. He has served in
various staff appointments in Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard. He served in Special Security
Force as Deputy Director. Other appointment includes Training Commander of Bangladesh Naval
Academy and School of Maritime Warfare and Tactics and Chief Staff Officer to Commodore
Commanding Khulna. Captain Atiq served United Nations as Military Observer in Liberia.
During long service career the officer widely travelled in USA, China and West Africa. Some
other travelled countries includes India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Qatar, UAE, Turkey, Thailand,
Singapore, Malaysia etc.
The captain is fond of reading and research works. He has number of articles published in
various international and national journals to his credit. Captain Atiq is a sportsman and
loves playing golf and traveling.
In personal life, Commander Atiq is happily married to Mrs Dilruba Sharmin and blessed with
a lovely daughter and a son.
At present, Captain Atiqur Rahman is serving as the General Manager (Admin) at Chittagong
Dry Dock Ltd and putting all out effort to contribute in reforming CDDL an efficient
business organization in global environment. Besides administration, he also looks after
management of berthing ships in CDDL jetty for various purposes. He may be contacted at