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  • The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and...

    As part of its ongoing efforts to empower young Emiratis to join the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch (AASTS), has launched an Emirati cartoon character for the maritime sector. Through this innovative media awareness initiative, the first of its kind by a maritime academy in the Middle East, AASTS aims to raise awareness among the youth about the various educational and professional opportunities in the maritime sector. This supports the Academy’s effort to attract more students to enroll in marine specialties to supply the market with competent professionals, fulfilling the need for more Emiratis in the maritime sector. The initiative supports the agreements between AASTS and a number of government organisations including the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure in the UAE and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE).

     

  • Texas A&M Maritime Academy Sets Sail for Sea...

    Over 300 Texas A&M Maritime Academy cadets, faculty and staff will depart from the Galveston Campus aboard the TS Kennedy to begin a 56-day training cruise to earn required at-sea hours to receive their U.S. Coast Guard license. This training is critical in educating the future generation of merchant mariners who support both our national security through service in the armed forces and the maritime industry, a key contributor to the economic prosperity of Texas.

     

  • Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy and Columbia...

    Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) for the development of training programmes, as well as the provision of consultancy services focused on the applications of alternative fuels, efficiency enhancement and Artificial Intelligence within maritime operations.

     

  • Five more guilty pleas in ongoing USCG exam-...

    The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced that five more defendants plead guilty in the ongoing case related to a long-running test score-fixing scheme at a United States Coast Guard exam center. The latest guilty pleas bring to 26 the total number of defendants convicted. Prosecutors originally announcing indictments for 31 individuals, including employees of the testing center, intermediaries, and individuals who used the falsified scores to obtain USCG licenses and employment. 

     

  • U.S. funds Indonesian Maritime Training Center...

    The United States is funding a new training center for the Indonesian Coast Guard (Bakamla) on Batam Island, near the intersection of the Strait of Malacca and the Strait of Singapore. U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Sung Y. Kim presided over a groundbreaking ceremony for the new installation on Friday, according to the embassy in Jakarta.

     

  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime...

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police to cooperate in education, training and research in maritime security. This support AASTS’ ongoing efforts to empower Emiratis and enhance national competencies in the maritime sector as well as work closely with its partners and related bodies in line with its responsibility as an educational house of expertise for the maritime sector.

     

  • The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and...

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) was awarded for its “Distinctive Contribution to Innovation in Maritime Education” at the 14th edition of the Shiptek International Awards 2021, held in Dubai, on June 7, 2021. The award was received by Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in the presence of delegates from the Academy.

     

  • AASTS successfully participates in the 3rd...

    As part of its constant effort to attract more students interested in maritime education, the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah has successfully participated in the 3rd Academic Discipline Virtual Exhibition organized by Sharjah Libraries. The Academy presents to all attendees from students, parents and all government and private entities, its advanced capabilities in the field of maritime education. Hundreds of students have attended the Academy’s session as the official admission has been opened for new patch in both Maritime Transport Technology and Marine Engineering Technology.

  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime...

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE). This supports AASTS’ mission to protect the marine environment, enhance fish wealth, and provide research and development services. The MoU aims to employ AASTS’ capabilities and the expertise of its staff to serve and develop the marine environment and curb marine activities that are contributing to climate change. The cooperation also includes protecting and maintaining the ecological balance in the Arabian Gulf and the Arabian Sea, which the UAE overlooks.

     

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The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch adopts Kongsberg systems in its Maritime Simulation Centre

In line with its ongoing efforts to empower young Emiratis in the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has adopted the world's best simulation systems from Kongsberg, a prestigious international company that specialises in building and developing simulators. The state-of-the-art equipment will be used to train the Academy’s students to operate different marine vessels and ships, also giving them the experience of sailing in different weather conditions similar to ones encountered in real life.

 
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The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch launches first cartoon character for the maritime sector in the UAE

As part of its ongoing efforts to empower young Emiratis to join the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch (AASTS), has launched an Emirati cartoon character for the maritime sector. Through this innovative media awareness initiative, the first of its kind by a maritime academy in the Middle East, AASTS aims to raise awareness among the youth about the various educational and professional opportunities in the maritime sector. This supports the Academy’s effort to attract more students to enroll in marine specialties to supply the market with competent professionals, fulfilling the need for more Emiratis in the maritime sector. The initiative supports the agreements between AASTS and a number of government organisations including the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure in the UAE and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE).

 
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Texas A&M Maritime Academy Sets Sail for Sea Training Day

Over 300 Texas A&M Maritime Academy cadets, faculty and staff will depart from the Galveston Campus aboard the TS Kennedy to begin a 56-day training cruise to earn required at-sea hours to receive their U.S. Coast Guard license. This training is critical in educating the future generation of merchant mariners who support both our national security through service in the armed forces and the maritime industry, a key contributor to the economic prosperity of Texas.

 
English

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy and Columbia Shipmanagement to Introduce Training Programmes

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) for the development of training programmes, as well as the provision of consultancy services focused on the applications of alternative fuels, efficiency enhancement and Artificial Intelligence within maritime operations.

 
English

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