Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport to collaborate with FTA

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

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Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport discusses collaboration with Federal Transport Authority

SHARJAH, 24th September, 2020 (WAM) — 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 meeting was attended by Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the AASTMT, and Eng. 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 Maritime Affairs Department, FTA, were also present.

The two sides discussed cooperation in various areas including education and training; conducting specialised research to develop the shipping, ports and logistics services, and developing training in maritime electronic capabilities and cybersecurity for shipping and maritime operations and ports. They also discussed cooperation in key areas such as promoting the

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The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, fire safety and simulator training.
The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, fire safety and simulator training.

The Maritime Skills Academy is helping the industry set new standards by delivering a new level of marine, safety, simulator and hospitality training. Today, with a focus on personal service, we offer over 500 expert courses to over 5,000 delegates annually. As a Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Global Wind Organisation and GUEST accredited course provider and MNTB recognised centre, we are as proud to be meeting the high standards of commercial operators as we are in supporting individuals to maintain or build their professional development. 

With training centres in Dover and Portsmouth, we offer STCW Safety, commercial Fire, GWO, Hospitality and now Deck

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