Rana is an experienced seafarer and joined TARG in September 2017 beside his Masters in Maritime Management at the University of South Eastern Norway. Before that, he has a bachelor’s in marine engineering from Bangladesh Marine Academy, one of 14 branches of World Maritime University, Sweden with Distinctions. He also holds the marine engineering license and worked at sea for the French container carrier CMA CGM at the various position. He has been actively involved with the planning and organization of several TARG workshops.

His master thesis focused on ‘ the role of the human element for Autonomous shipping’ where he did a qualitative analysis to define the competency requirements for the future Shore Control Centre (SCC) Operators.

Research Interest: Maritime Autonomy, Automation, Human elements, Training and Education.