Rear Admiral M Shahjahan took over as Chairman of the Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) on Sunday.
He replaced the outgoing Chairman Rear Admiral SM Abul Kalam Azad.
CPA members, directors and departmental heads were present during handover of the charge.
Rear Admiral Shahjahan was serving as the chairman of Mongla Port Authority before joining the CPA. He also served as Deputy Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard and member (Harbour and Marine) of the CPA earlier.
Outgoing Chairman Rear Admiral SM Abul Kalam Azad joined the CPA as chairman on April 12 last year.
The newly-appointed Chairman Shahjahan was also rewarded NPP and BCGMS peacetime medals for his contribution to development of the CPA and Bangladesh Coast Guard.
Born in 1965, he joined the Bangladesh Navy in 1987.
During his tenure in the naval force, he attended various training courses in home and abroad.