Here is a selective batch of AASTMT alumni who demonstrated serious commitment during their educational journey which led them to pursue successful careers. Together, we will continue our key mission of reinforcing the maritime sector with the necessary qualified caliber.
Capt. Wael Ahmed Ibrahim Mohamed
DP-MASTER, AlMansoori Specialized Engineering
"I would never have been appointed in my role if it were not for the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria. The time I spent there gave me a huge insight into the industry. As well as academic goals I learnt the importance of creativity and innovation, teamwork and the need to continuously improve. The well-established institution with its state-of-the-art facilities has seen numerous students pass through its doors and go on to enjoy a lifelong maritime career. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending it to anyone wishing to pursue such a promising career."
Capt. Oussama Darif
Operations Manager, RightShip Americas
"Studying at AASTMT was a great honor. I have learned and assimilated skills which have solidified my professional career. AASTMT has all qualities of being among the top marine colleges in the MENA by providing extraordinary faculty, infrastructure, facilities and world-class maritime training standards. I’m confident that the newly established Sharjah’s branch will further play an integral part in qualifying the highly competent industry caliber."
ENG. Ibrahim Behairy
Managing Director, WINGD, Middle East & Africa
“Thank you AASTMT for making my educational journey rich, fruitful and enjoyable. The future generation needs such distinctive maritime education and training to reinforce their professional career.”
Fleet Manager, Zakher Marine International & QMS
“To me, AASTMT is the bridge, no I better say the pillar of the bridge to success. It acknowledged and appreciated my academic performance, hence, gave me the opportunity to study distinctively by offering state-of-the-art specialized educational and training programs which enriched my career path afterwards. The Academy provides graduates with the highest level of competence and experience needed in different markets.”
Capt. Gamal Fekry
Managing Director, MC Ship Management
"The Maritime sector has been constantly in a need of well-qualified industry professionals who are able to drive progress, innovation and growth. AASTMT plays a fundamental role in providing the competent and qualified M.E marine cader for over 45 years."
Capt. Yasser Behairy
M.Sc Master Mariner F.G, Marine QA Manager
"AASTMT is a key educational institution that reinforces the sector with maritime professionals who are qualified and trained according to the highest academic and practical standards. I truly thank AASTMT for its ultimate efforts in making the first steps in our careers a reality."
Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Al Saud
“Maritime education and training must be of a high and consistent quality, throughout the world. That's why, I have successfully completed my B.Sc. degree in Maritime Transport Technology from AASTMT and I am currently preparing to complete my postgraduate studies. I remember studying period was a great experience full of enthusiasm, and it was a significant turning point in my life. It meaningfully contributed to further developing and strengthening my personality.”
Eng.Bader Abdullah Al-Zoabi
Business Development Consultant Saudi Aramco
“Considering nowadays, getting an employment is hard so choosing the right education is a must as the maritime industry cannot be run and maintained without well-trained and motivated calibre. That's why, I have successfully completed my B.Sc. degree in Marine Engineering Technology from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria. The overall learning experience at AASTMT was competent as it combined the substantive maritime knowledge and practical skills together which qualified me properly during my career path.”
Capt.Saleh Nour Eddin
Project Marine Specialist & Acting Team Leader, Upstream Directorate, ADNOC
“I totally believe in the true value of the distinctive education that combines high-quality academic standards with robust industry experience. These are the key drivers to success. Furthering my education with a B.Sc. degree in Maritime Transport Technology from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria added a great knowledge, confidence and definition to my goals. Real time exposure was immense throughout my educational experience. The Academy contributed significantly to my acquired knowledge. Everything was done to make our life efficient and productive.”
Second Officer, Merchant Vessels
"It was not easy when they told me I couldn’t be a shipmaster because I was a woman. All this did was to motivate me to achieve my childhood ambition even more. At the age of 24 I am now second officer and living proof that the maritime industry is not a male-dominated field. I also feel that as the youngest Arab female shipmaster I am inspiring others to follow my path. As a 2019 graduate of the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in the coastal Egyptian city of Alexandria, I learnt all the key skills to help me on the road to my new career. "
Capt. Hussam Farouq Suyyagh
Team Leader, Logistics Operations Center, ADNOC Offshore
“Success in any career begins with the right education and training. That's why, I have successfully completed my B.Sc. degree in Maritime Transport Technology from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria. Since I have pursued my career path, I constantly come across methods or concepts which I learned at Academy. This has massively contributed to my prosperous career in the maritime industry. What we all received is an education at the finest maritime institution in the region and I’m very proud to be part of the Academy’s Alumni Community.”
Capt. Saud Zanbarkj
Marine Specialist & Lecture, Higher Colleges of Technology
“Studying at AASTMT has been an enthralling journey as it helped me nurture my skills and grow in leaps and bounds. AASTMT has given me the support and confidence to grow both personally and professionally. The college also works tirelessly to provide students with numerous opportunities that allow them to step into the professional world seamlessly.”
Capt. Maher Al Sayed
Master, LNG Al Hamra , ADNOC
“Developing my education with maritime studies from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria has given me the support and growth I needed to create my path of success. The Academy offers a high standard of teaching and training programs which reflect the progressive quality we see in the maritime industry. Additionally, I have acquired a global network of peers and have interfaced with acclaimed industry experts throughout my academic years. I’m thankful for everyone who helped me turn this distinctive experience into a successful career which I want to pursue for the rest of my life.”
Mohamed Omar Ezz Eldin
Co-Partner & Vice Chairman, International Marine Works
"My academic journey at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport in Alexandria (AASTMT) was an eye-opening an enlightening one. It taught me extensively about the fundamentals of the maritime industry. I owe my success in the maritime sector to my alma mater. It inspired me to achieve excellence in the field and that is precisely why I managed to climb up the ladder over the years, and today, I hold a high-ranking position in a firm that is highly reputed in the Middle Eastern region. Apart from academics, while at AASTSMT I also learned about the importance of other organizational values. If you foresee yourself doing path-breaking work in the maritime industry, AASTS is the place to be. "
Capt. Ahmed Awad Abd El Azim Ali
Ship's Master / Marine Captain NMDC
“My maritime education experience was life-changing. Developing my education in Maritime Transport Technology from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria helped me to gain the proper and distinctive skills to excel within the maritime industry. The Academy has state-of-the-art learning facilities coping with the recent technologies and has everything needed for the inquiring Mariner to achieve excellence. My batch taught me what a good team work is and the Academy taught me what a good motivation and knowledge can lead to. I highly recommend the Arab Academy with all its regional campuses to anyone who is in pursuit of a maritime career.”
Marwa El Selehdar
Chief Mate, Business Development Coordinator International Forum for Maritime Transport, AASTMT
"My childhood dreams have come true. My first task as Egypt’s first female shipmaster was to help navigate a vessel through the new Suez Canal waterway during the opening celebrations, which made me very proud. As a 2012 AASTMT graduate from Alexandria, I learnt all the key skills to help me on the road to my new career. Initially, I enrolled as a student in the maritime transport department at AASTMT, but I was later encouraged to move to the marine navigation department after finding out that there were no rules that prohibited women from studying to become shipmasters. Although a male-dominated profession, AASTMT encouraged me to continue on my chosen career. I also feel that as the youngest Arab female shipmaster at the age of 24, I am inspiring others to follow my path."
Capt. Nabil Abughwaila
Marine Superintendent, Zakher Marine International
“Without the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), I would never had gained the skills to excel in the marine industry and reach the rank I have achieved today. Indeed, my time at the Academy on the Alexandria main campus in Egypt was life-changing. Its state-of-the-art learning facilities has everything for the aspiring mariner to achieve excellence. I also learnt the importance of team-building, along with knowledge and motivation. AASTMT played a fundamental role in providing the competent and highly-qualified cadre for over 45 years. I can wholeheartedly recommend attending the Arab Academy for anyone looking to pursue a professional maritime career. I am proud to have been a former graduate of such an esteemed.”
Project Manager, Zakher Marine International
"Studying at AASTMT was one of the best decisions of my life where I have successfully pursued my maritime studies. I must say that the going was tough, but I took that as a challenge and worked hard, with the constant support of the meritorious faculty. My experience at the academy equipped me to face the obstacles that I am faced with as a maritime professional. It taught me about discipline and leadership. I cannot thank AASTMT enough for everything I have achieved in my maritime career. If you are up for the challenge and wish to pursue a career in the maritime industry, enroll now with AASTS."
Capt. Mohammad AlKhatib Senior Pilot
ADNOC Logistics and Marine Services
“When I joined a world-class company working side by side with employees from all over the world, I thought I would not be at the competency level compared to my colleagues who had qualifications from well-known universities. However, when we started our actual work, side by side, I realized that I'm as educated and qualified as those who are holding degrees from the most famous universities globally. At that moment I remembered my professors, whom I still remember one by one. I felt gratitude to AASTSMT (Alexandria branch) where I spent the most wonderful days of my life. I realized then, that I made the right choice to study there.”
Capt. Ahmed Farghaly
Marine Logistics Superintendent , NMDC
“Considering nowadays, getting an employment is hard, and choosing the right maritime education is a must. Therefore, I stick to my ambition and my chosen entity. Developing my education with a B.Sc. degree in Maritime Transport Technology from AASTMT main campus in Alexandria has played a vital role on the progress of my career path as I have practically implemented everything I have learnt. This would not have been possible without the benefits of the rich interactions of my class and the lecturing staff. My education journey was combined with distinctive theoretical subjects and practical case studies, all delivered by top-notch lecturers, themselves internationally recognised in their respective fields. All of these factor, gave the tools to sharpen my professional thinking.”