Captain Ahmed Shazly

Head of the Academic Studies

Capt. Shazly is Head of Academic Studies and a Certified Instructor in Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy

Capt. Shazly is a qualified and self-motivated Master Mariner with over 29 years of service within the Maritime Sector. He has proven experience as a marine expert and lecturer crowned with the required competencies, knowledge and skills in diverse aspects of the maritime industry including Shipping, Education, Administration, and Ports.

Capt. Shazly holds a Master’s degree in Ports Management.

Captain Clive Hotham

Head of the Marine Short Courses & Simulator Department

Capt. Clive Hotham is the Head of the Marine Short Courses & Simulator Department at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy.

Capt. Clive Hotham brings more than 45 years of maritime experience to the role, 17 of which as a Master Mariner on a variety of vessels within worldwide trading.

For the last 14 years he has been involved in Maritime Education and Training. With an extensive knowledge across a number of core maritime subjects, his expertise is in Marine Simulation as a tool for education, training, and research.

Capt. Clive Hotham has an MSc in Maritime Operations.

Captain Mazen Al Saad

Marine Short Courses Instructor

Capt. Mazen Al Saad is a Master of a variety of vessels in worldwide trading and a Certified Instructor in Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy.

Capt. Mazen Al Saad has more than 30 years of experience in the maritime industry as a seafarer and has amassed vast experience across a number of fields across Maritime Training, Occupational Health and Safety for offshore and onshore vessels worldwide.

In the last 15 years, he has been involved in Maritime Education and has created Tailor-made Simulator Training Courses to aid in training and assessment.

Captain Khurshid Khalid

Nautical Science Lecturer

A Master Mariner, Capt. Khurshid Khalid has over sixteen years of sailing experience including commanding ocean-going vessels for a number of shipping companies.

He has numerous years of lecturing experience and has taught Logistics and Supply Chain Management to MBA students of various Universities along with ICS subjects since 1995 and has conducted tailor-made courses for the Pakistan Navy. He also served as a Lecturer in Nautical Studies for three years with the Maritime Academy of Malaysia (ALAM)

Capt. Khurshid Khalid has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the U.K. with distinction, and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS) U.K.

Srecko Tripovic

Marine TOT Instructor

Srecko Tripovic BSc is a certified Instructor at Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy and a TOT specialist with more than 20 years of experience in seafarer training with a particular emphasis on the use of simulators for training and assessment.

His in-depth knowledge of the operation of navigational and communication simulators led to a 10-year experience in the train-the-trainer role for new instructors on behalf of one of the major maritime simulator developers and makers.

In addition to the use of simulators in maritime training and the implementation of the QMS standards in the maritime training sector, he gained 15 years of experience as the training manager of a state-of-the-art international maritime training centre.

Captain Rezaul Islam

Nautical Lecturer

Capt. Rezaul Islam is a qualified Class 1 Master Mariner (UK) and Nautical Lecturer in Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy.

He has over 31 years’ experience in the field of international shipping and over ten years’ of senior management experience on-board vessels.

He has amassed extensive multi-national and multicultural sailing experience working on a variety of vessels serving worldwide.

His extensive and diverse experience in shipping includes teaching at the Nautical College in the UK for 8 years and he is a proud Associate Fellow of Nautical Institute (AFNI).

Capt. Rezaul Islam holds an MBA in HRM (Canada) and Post-graduation in TQFE (UK).

Dr. Wilfredo Erenio Yutuc

Academic Programmes Instructor

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

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

Additionally 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.