Education

  • Consolidating courses for user friendly, secure...

    Over the past 12 months, here at Ocean Technologies Group we have been reviewing and consolidating all of Videotel’s and Seagull’s certified eLearning courses into the new Ocean Learning Library. 54 of our most popular have been consolidated with each course designed, as ever, to make seafarers safer and better at what they do. These courses can be taken through a company subscription, via the Ocean Learning Platform, or Pay-As-You-Go from our website.

     

  • AASTS organized virtual orientation sessions to...

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah (AASTS), recently organized virtual orientation sessions under the initiative titled “Connecting maritime professionals with leaders of tomorrow”. The primary goal of the event was to connect government school students with leading names in the maritime sector.

  • ACICT partners with Logix to build the largest...

    The Academy Company for Information Communication Technology (ACICT), the technological investment arm of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), has launched a strategic partnership with Logix, a leading company in smart transformation and information security, to launch the largest smart and secure educational platform in Egypt and the Arab World. This is part of ACICT’s efforts to support Egypt Vision 2030 in developing knowledge, innovation and scientific research.

     

  • Digital tools: e-learning for DESMI’s ballast...

    Marine engineers and crew members can now train and learn about DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean ballast water management system with two digital offline tools. One is a computer-based training (CBT) program and the other is a mobile app. 

     

  • Entrepreneurship Center, AASTMT organised an...

    The AASTMT Entrepreneurship Center held an online workshop titled “How to Become an Entrepreneur”, which is the first in a series that aims to prepare AASTMT students, who are willing to participate in the “Arab Rally for Entrepreneurship”. This year, the annual competition focused on entrepreneurship in the maritime sector. The virtual workshop was hosted by Dr. Wael El-Desouky, Director of the Entrepreneurship Center, AASTMT, with the participation of more than 50 students representing the academy from Egypt, UAE, Syria and Greece.

     

  • Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy and Abu Dhabi...

    Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, the training and development hub of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Abu Dhabi University (ADU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral cooperation. The MoU will support the education and career requirements of students across the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

     

  • IAMPE congratulates Its newest executive...

    The IAMPE is pleased to congratulate our latest graduates of the Maritime Executive program who have been awarded professional industry certifications. The program was hosted by our newest corporate sponsor, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA), in conjunction with the Maritime Association of South Carolina and was held at the SCSPA Administration Building Training Room.  This was the first in-person program held in over a year and Pandemic Protocols were properly followed. The SCSPA was welcomed as the IAMPE’s latest Education Partner, joining 25 other professional associations, agencies and ports who support the IAMPE’s professional development and certification programs. 

     

  • First Adjunct Professor of Maritime Informatics...

    With the process of digitalization speeding up as we move through 2021, a new and exciting development occurred this week in Sweden with the first Adjunct Professor of Maritime Informatics being appointed at the Chalmers University of Technology. It is the first Professorship in Maritime Informatics, and it was awarded to Mikael Lind of the Research institutes of Sweden (RISE). Mikael is a regular contributor to The Maritime Executive, focusing on the digital shift and Maritime Informatics as an emerging discipline responding to global concerns. 

     

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

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport branch in Sharjah (AASTS) organised an awareness workshop for students, in cooperation with Sharjah Police. The workshop titled ‘Drugs between Reality and the Law,’ is in line with AASTS’ strategy to empower the next generation of young Emiratis in the maritime sector. It also supports the Academy’s efforts to consolidate its corporate social responsibility in association with its partners and other competent organisations.

     

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Five more guilty pleas in ongoing USCG exam-fixing case

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. 

 
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U.S. funds Indonesian Maritime Training Center near Strait of Malacca

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.

 
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Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport signs agreement with Dubai Police for cooperation in maritime education and training

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.

 
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The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah awarded for Distinctive Contribution to Innovation in Maritime Education

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.

 
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AASTS successfully participates in the 3rd Academic Discipline Virtual Exhibition

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.

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Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah collaborates with UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

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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Consolidating courses for user friendly, secure certification

Over the past 12 months, here at Ocean Technologies Group we have been reviewing and consolidating all of Videotel’s and Seagull’s certified eLearning courses into the new Ocean Learning Library. 54 of our most popular have been consolidated with each course designed, as ever, to make seafarers safer and better at what they do. These courses can be taken through a company subscription, via the Ocean Learning Platform, or Pay-As-You-Go from our website.

 
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