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Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy

A premier initiative by Abu Dhabi Ports for the advancement of the maritime industry, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy provides world-class maritime education and training for the next generation of maritime industry leaders in the UAE and the region.

Our academy is dedicated to cultivating talent, be it local or international, for a variety of activities within the maritime sector. Using leading-edge curricula, global educational partnerships and state-of-the-art infrastructure, our students are prepared for success. The academy’s thorough education and hands-on training yield generations of professionals qualified to pursue their careers of choice.

Course Sections

We deliver mandatory and short maritime courses that help to keep the seafarers up to date with the latest trends, learning, and technology in the industry, and they are offered in collaboration with expert faculties and as per internationally recognized curricula.

Facilitating knowledge sharing, the short courses are flexible in their duration, timing and training methodology, and can be taken by all without impacting their work schedules or interrupting their careers.

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy is always looking to provide its students with all the new internationally developed programmes and courses which are recognised, innovated and approved in the new maritime sector, as we care to create a new generation which serves the true maritime hub career roles for professionals in the region.

  • Ship Handling – Open Waters
  • Ship Handling – Restricted Waters
  • Ship Handling – Specific Requirements
Short Courses & Simulations

We deliver mandatory and short maritime courses that help to keep the seafarers up to date with the latest trends, learning, and technology in the industry, and they are offered in collaboration with expert faculties and as per internationally recognized curricula.

Facilitating knowledge sharing, the short courses are flexible in their duration, timing and training methodology, and can be taken by all without impacting their work schedules or interrupting their careers.

Upcoming Courses

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy is always looking to provide its students with all the new internationally developed programmes and courses which are recognised, innovated and approved in the new maritime sector, as we care to create a new generation which serves the true maritime hub career roles for professionals in the region.

  • Ship Handling – Open Waters
  • Ship Handling – Restricted Waters
  • Ship Handling – Specific Requirements

Our Latest News

March 10, 2020

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy to Advance Logistics Education with National Association of Freight and Logistics

In line with the UAE’s 2030 vision to foster a knowledge-based economy, the Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) to further the logistics education and training standards offered in the UAE.
February 17, 2020

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy Expands Academic Curriculum through Partnership with M.I.C.E. Global Singapore

Strategic alliance brings new advanced operation and risk management courses in-house Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 17, 2020 – Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy has […]
December 18, 2019

New Board of Trustees Announced to Support International Mission for Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy

Eight first-time board members from UAE, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia have been appointed, as Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy aims to attract students from across Middle East […]