Captain Clive Hotham

Adjunct Subject Matter Expert

Captain Clive Hotham is an Adjunct Subject Matter Expert at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy.

Captain Clive Hotham brings more than 45 years of maritime experience to the role, in 17 of them he was as a Master Mariner on a variety of vessels in worldwide trading.

For the last 14 years has been involved in Maritime Education and Training. As well as extensive knowledge of maritime professional subjects that are core to the maritime world, his expertise is in Marine Simulation as a Tool for Education, Training, and Research.

Captain Clive Hotham has an MSc in Maritime Operations.

Captain Khurshid Khalid

Sr. Programme Specialist – Logistics & Marine Survey

Captain Khurshid Khalid has over sixteen years of sailing experience including commanding on ocean-going vessels of the reputed shipping companies, and he is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS) U.K.

Captain Khurshid Khalid has been teaching Logistics and Supply Chain Management to MBA students of various Universities along with ICS subjects since 1995 and has been conducting tailor-made courses for the Pakistan Navy. He had served as a Lecturer in Nautical Studies for three years with the Maritime Academy of Malaysia (ALAM)

Captain Khurshid Khalid has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the U.K. with distinction.

Captain Varun Rawat

Sr. Programme Specialist – Academics

Captain Varun Rawat is a Sr. Programme Specialist at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy.

Captain Rawat has been in the Maritime industry spanning 30 years, he spent 13 years as a  Master Mariner with recent sea-going experience having 8 years in command as Captain of various vessels including the world’s largest Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC).

He has been involved in Maritime Education and training since 2009 teaching Competency and Simulator courses to all levels of Deck officers in one of the UK’s top nautical institutions.

Additionally he has worked as a Nautical Course Consultant for the world’s largest ship management company where he revised, conducted various competency and professional Maritime including Simulators courses and on behalf of GlobalMET, was responsible for revising, updating and developing the entire new 2014 edition IMO Model Course 7.01 Master and Chief Mate & has assisted in the revision of IMO Model Course, 7.03 -Officer in charge of a navigational watch.

Captain Rawat is holder of a Master (Unlimited) Competency Certificate from the U.K and apart from designing and authoring more than 300 modules as distance learning materials for a tablet based Proficiency and Learning System he has also assisted the Directorate General of Shipping, India to develop and standardize the examination syllabus of India addressing the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code.

Dr. Wilfredo Erenio Yutuc

Sr. Lecturer – Engine

Dr Wilfredo Erenio Yutuc is a certified Chief Marine Engineer, Ship’s Technical Superintendent, and engine room simulator trainer and assessor.

Dr Wilfredo Erenio Yutuc is a marine professional with 27 years of combined onboard and onshore experience. He has been in maritime education, training and research for 14 years.

He is a Chartered Engineer (UK Engineering Council), Chartered Marine Engineer, Chartered Marine Technologist, a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and a life member of the International Maritime Lecturers’ Association (IMLA).

Dr Wilfredo Erenio Yutuc holds a PhD degree in Maritime Education.

Captain Khalid Alnammoura

Lecturer – Short Courses & Simulator

Captain Khalid Alnammoura is a course instructor at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, with a focus on full mission ship bridge simulators, electronical navigational aid, ships and tugs handling as well as liquid bulk cargo handling simulators.

Alnammoura has more than 20 years of maritime experience in the Middle East and has worked closely with the maritime authority on the accreditation of STCW training courses and on EMSA audits.

Before making the move into the maritime education and training sector he held a number of shipping roles including marine supervisor for a SPM offshore replacement project, VTS operator at a major oil exporting port in the UAE and port captain/DPA for a well-known international towage and salvage company.

Captain Khalid Alnammoura holds a management level Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and training certificates in Training of Trainers (ToT), ISM Auditing, shore-line cleaning and mechanical oil recovery, as well as Cavotec pneumatic mooring systems.

Captain Mohammad Masudur Rahman

Lecturer – Deck

Captain Mohammad Masudur Rahman is part of the nautical faculty at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy. Before joining ADMA, he worked as a lecturer for over seven years at The City of Glasgow’s nautical college in Scotland. He has more than twelve years of maritime training and educational experience in addition to over twenty years of seafaring experience, which includes five years in command on vessels from various reputable worldwide companies.

He is a certified trainer of JRC specific Electronic Chart Display, Information Systems (ECDIS) as well as a TRANSAS certified trainer for ship and GMDSS simulators. His expertise lies in developing as well as delivering UK based HNC, HND, Mate and Master courses, plus simulator-based STCW short courses.

Captain Masudur’s educational background includes holding a Master Mariner certificate of competency from the UK and a post-graduate Teaching Qualification For Further Education (TQFE) from the University of Dundee, UK. He is also an associate of the Nautical Institute (AFNI), UK.