Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Expands Academic Curriculum through Partnership with M.I.C.E. Global Singapore

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Strategic alliance brings new advanced operation and risk management courses in-house

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 17, 2020 - Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with M.I.C.E. Global Singapore to augment the academy’s current programme.

The agreement with M.I.C.E. Global Singapore, a specialist in professional marine training, is part of Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy’s commitment to providing world-class training and education in the maritime sector, not only for the UAE but also for the wider Arabian Gulf region.

Specifically, the agreement will see M.I.C.E. Global Singapore, as a strategic partner, provide its expertise to the students of the academy in competencies such as, marine pilotage, management and marine masterclasses and project risk analysis. The courses will be added to the list of the academy’s offerings of locally and internationally accredited courses by leading establishments including, UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), UAE Federal Transport Authority (FTA), International Association Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), and Lloyd’s Register.

Captain Maktoum Al Houqani, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy and Chief of Abu Dhabi Ports’ Corporate Authority commented:

“In line with our vision to become the region’s hub for maritime training and learning, M.I.C.E. Global meets our standards and desire to be able to offer more than just seafarer training.”

In alignment with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy’s expansion of course offering affirms our commitment to empower the youth to develop and support a sustainable, diversified and knowledge-based economy.

Eileen Yeo, Managing Director of M.I.C.E Global said:

“We are thrilled and delighted to be collaborating with the Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy. This Strategic Alliance allows us to expand our reach and benefit the Middle Eastern Maritime community.”

Initially offering more than 20 courses, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy expects to actively pursue strategic relationships with key global partners in order to expand and diversify its programme, and grow its position as a regional and international centre of excellence.

The full list of courses and planned dates are available on Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy’s website:

admacademy@adports.ae

Potential clients are encouraged to contact the Academy to discuss their training needs.

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