The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Sharjah (AASTS) has commenced talks for a collaboration with The Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime (FTA).
The collaboration will include utilising AASTS’ capabilities and the expertise of its staff to develop the UAE’s maritime sector. The move supports AASTS’ vision to strengthen the Arab maritime sector by training national cadres and providing research and development services. It also supports AASTS’ strategy to strengthen the UAE’s position as a leading maritime hub globally.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and Hessa Al Malek, Executive Director of Maritime Transport at FTA. Dr. Ahmed Youssef, Associate Dean of Maritime Transport and Technology College, AASTS; Dr. Aysha Al Busmait, IMO Goodwill Ambassador and Corporate Communications Director at FTA; and Captain Abdullah Al Hayas, Director of