SM Atiqur Rahman

SM Atiqur Rahman

Ocean Explorer

SM Atiqur Rahman is the pioneer of scuba diving activities in Bangladesh. He is known as ocean explorer.

He spent a part of his youth time at diving division of Bangladesh naval forces for a decade. Monotone service did not attract him and took voluntary retirement.

Now, he is known as ocean explorer. Already he worked with many ocean scientists at home and abroad.  

Besides these, he has been working as diving consultant with national & multinational companies.

His work focuses on the conservation of the threatened species and through targeted research and monitoring it will quickly and directly increase our knowledge of the sea species as well as particular conservation interest.

 As part of the monitoring and survey programme, an outreach initiative aimed at fishers, consumers and processors will use various media channels to educate them about the status of this species and its conservation needs.

 Certification National & International:

Completed “Clearance Diver’s”(CD-III) course from Bangladesh Navy   Diving institute Chitagong (26 weeks) February 1989.

Completed Advance “clearance Diver’s”(CD -II) course from Bangladesh Navy Diving institute Chitagong 1992.

CMAS 3 Star *** German Sport Diving Federation.


Participated PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor Course. (OWSI).

Dive Asia IDC Center, Phoket, Thailand.


Seaman ship: Nine (9) month Seaman ship training from Bangladesh Navy seaman ship school


Nuclear biological & comical, Fire Fighting:, First aide, and damage control course from Bangladesh Navy  NBCD school ..



River Diving  , Diving inspection ,Team management,  Life saving, Teach dive, Swimming coach, Under water video, Under water Photograph ,short Documentary , fish identification , Cable tracking, fire fighting, Boat handling, Computer operation .

Advance Life saving and Rescue Course completed from Bangladesh Navy diving institute.

Award For Dive operation:

Latter of Appreciation from Bangladesh NAVY..              For save the Missile Frigate ship ( B N S OSMAN) from difficult damage on 03Augast, 1991-It was collusion by a merchant vessel name ‘Fong Yung’ while entering chitagong harbors.

Award from sports vision  for organized life saving team for open water summing competition Saint martin’s island  20012. 

 Abroad for Dive: South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand 3 times, Vietnam and India 2 times.