Mr. Hossain is a MEO Class-1 Marine Engineer from UK. He began his professional career with Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, and served in home & abroad till 1993. He started business in 1994 & established Western Marine Shipyard Ltd in 2000 with his other business partners. Since then he has been known as a successful industrialist in Bangladesh. He received CIP status 4 times in a row since 2010 & in 2013 he received National Export Trophy Gold from the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
Western Marine Shipyard was established in 2000, the yard stands on 35 acres of land with a work-force of 3500 people. So far the shipyard has exported 11 no. of ships to Germany, Denmark, Finland & Pakistan. They have built more than 80 ships of different type for coastal & inland use in Bangladesh. Current order book consists of a SOLAS Passenger Ship for New Zealand government, an Offshore Patrol Vessel for Kenyan government & one passenger ship for Tanzania. They are also building container vessels, port utility ships, fishing trawlers, ro-ro ferries & passenger ships for inland & coastal use of Bangladesh. The shipyard is certified with ISO9001:2008 for quality, ISO14001:2004 for safe working environment & OHSAS18001:2007 for occupational health & safety. This has made the yard an IMS (Integrated Management System) compliant shipyard.