The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmo, Sweden, to boost capacity building.
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch (AASTS) successfully participated in the Arab Forum for Digital Economy 2022, organised by the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States in cooperation with the Arab Federation for Digital Economy, at Expo 2020 Dubai. The forum was attended by a large number of officials and representatives of Arab and international organisations.
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Sharjah (AASTS) has concluded a distinguished participation in the Breakbulk Middle East 2022, which was held in Dubai under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure. The Academy was the Knowledge Partner of the most significant breakbulk even in the Middle East. The Academy’s pavilion attracted a large number of students and parents, as well as maritime organisations. They learned about AASTS’ advanced capabilities in maritime education and training. AASTS also took part in the Education Day during the conference, where it highlighted the opportunities it offers, especially in educating and empowering women in the maritime sector.
Study has today started in the Spring semester of the academic year 2021/2022 at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch (AASTS) in Khorfakkan. AASTS organised an induction programme for new students, and has communicated with all students to inform them about methods of the academic and practical study programmes. AASTS has emphasised that it continues to implement all precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 as per the standards and recommendations of the relevant authorities in the UAE. All students and staff on campus are required to take regular Covid-19 tests.
A growing understanding of the value of simulation-based training together with new legislative initiatives and education standards is helping the maritime industry to improve the safety and sustainability of operations. New technologies are playing a key role in making simulation-based training more accessible, as well as enhancing the educational experience and developing the skills of current and future seafarers.
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has opened admission for the Spring semester 2022. Registration is open for holders of high school certificate or equivalent. A large number of male and female students are keen to join the two disciplines AASTS currently offers; a Bachelor of Marine Engineering Technology + a 3rd Engineer Certificate of Competency, and a Bachelor of Maritime Transport Technology + 2nd Mate Certificate of Competency in Shipping and Port Operations and Offshore service technology. Both disciplines qualify graduates to work in shipping, port operations and offshore support services.
In line with their shared vision to support the UAE’s maritime sector, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch (AASTS), one of the specialised organisations of the League of Arab States, and a member of the Association of Arab Universities and the International Association of Universities, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in education, training and research studies in the maritime sector.
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch (AASTS), has announced that it will be participating at the Seatrade Maritime Middle East as part of the UAE Maritime Week, scheduled to be held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo 2020 Dubai, from 13-16 December, 2021. Through its participation in the Week, the Arab Academy aims to showcase its comprehensive programs, state-of-the-art training facilities and laboratories, stimulators, and smart education systems, to the next generation. During the Week, the Arab Academy looks forward to promoting its advanced training methods, and inspiring the youngsters to be a part of the maritime industry.
The study programme for the Professional Diploma in Maritime Security from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah branch (AASTS) has started this week. Twenty Dubai Police personnel are taking part in the programme, which in line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Dubai Police and AASTS to promote cooperation in education, training and specialised studies in maritime security, as well as training personnel and exchanging expertise.
With the aim of training and inspiring a new generation of maritime leaders, the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch (AASTS) have successfully participated in the 17th International Education Show 2021 scheduled from 19-21 October 2021 at the Expo Centre in Sharjah. Several hundred visitors including students, parents and professionals from government and private entities have visited the AASTS pavilion that showcased the Academy’s advanced capabilities.
The Port of Tampa Bay has a problem. The workforce is aging, but a port industry group and the Hillsborough County School District are helping to solve the problem. They've formulated a high school curriculum for maritime studies.
An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP, making SMR Links the exclusive partner of the NAUTIS maritime simulators and RescueSim Incident Command Simulator in the UAE region.
The global testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) market could embrace a fragmented nature because of a telling number of players sustaining their presence in the industry through key strategies. In 2016, ASTM International cashed in on a research and development strategy with the adoption of a new standard, i.e. F3127.
On 26 March 2017, Middlesex University Dubai will host a one-day EU and UAE Conference on the theme of ‘Rule of Law and Arbitration’. A unique opportunity for business leaders, legal professionals, academics and Middlesex University Dubai students to gain an insight on the subject from leading legal voices, the conference will discuss those legal issues of common interest to the UAE and European Union.
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the establishment of a new Maritime Technical College to prepare Australia for the nation’s $90 billion naval ship building program.
Mount Kenya University (MKU) has been allowed by Kenya Maritime Authority to offer certificate and diploma courses in maritime and transport logistics based on the curriculum developed by the authority.
Saudi Arabia’s leading logistics service provider - NAQEL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity in the U.A.E, to collaborate on education and training for the GCC Trade and logistics industry. Both organisations aim to provide training programmes and events to develop best practice and knowledge in the sector.