At GITEX Technology Week, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch, highlights its latest offerings in maritime education and training, as well as the latest technology systems it adopts in its educational facilities.
Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar Ismail Farag, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, said: “Technology has become an essential component of the maritime sector. Realizing the importance of developing digital solutions in our field of work, we seek in the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch, to continuously improve the methods We aim to take the lead in this sector by adopting technology in learning and training systems and making use of simulation techniques and digital solutions such as blockchain technology and big data. In recent years, technology has changed the features of the sector and turned it into a more efficient industry that directly affects the way we work. These innovative solutions have contributed to enhancing the security of the sector and improving its efficiency. Therefore, it is important that we embrace these changes, as automation is the future of the maritime transport sector.”
Faraj added: “The UAE is one of the main destinations for the maritime business sector, hosting dozens of international maritime companies, and its trade volume exceeds 280 billion dirhams. and digital technologies.
Dr. Hossam Shawky, Acting Director of the Academy’s branch in Sharjah said: “Given the rapid developments in the maritime sector, the adoption of automation and modern technologies has become a necessity, and GITEX is very important for the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Sharjah Branch, as we look forward through Our participation sheds light on the modern systems and advanced solutions that we provide, in addition to learning about the latest technologies and automation solutions that are displayed at Gitex Technology Week.”
Shawky added: “The UAE is located at the crossroads of global trade routes, enjoys a strategic location and is a leading maritime center due to its advanced infrastructure, and this sector is expected to grow several times over the next few years, so we need to ensure that we have the latest technologies. Innovative solutions and advanced solutions to provide the highest levels of training for our students to take the sector to new heights.”