EDGE, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy to Collaborate on Fire Safety & Maritime Training

20.12.2022 Security
EDGE, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy to Collaborate on Fire Safety & Maritime Training

EDGE, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy to Collaborate on Fire Safety & Maritime Training

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JAHEZIYA, a single-stop service provider for defence solutions and emergency response services, and Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), a world-class maritime education and training institute, part of AD Ports Group, announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand regional fire safety and maritime training programmes.

As per the MoU, both parties will jointly market and introduce a comprehensive range of fire safety and maritime training courses within the UAE and beyond. The collaboration will enable each organisation to promote, develop and deliver the training, as well as conduct research for the development of new technologies that serve the maritime industry.

On the occasion, JAHEZIYA CEO Talal Al Hashmi said: “With our state-of-the-art facility and expansive team of in-house experts, JAHEZIYA is fully committed and adeptly prepared to deliver fire safety and maritime training programmes with the highest industry standard and best practices, fully enhancing students’ skills and knowledge. As an industry leader in maritime education, our collaboration with ADMA will certify strong maritime educational course programmes and reinforce UAE maritime capabilities.”

Captain Ammar Mubarak Al Shaiba, Acting CEO - Maritime Cluster and SAFEEN Group, AD Ports Group, said: “We are pleased to work with JAHEZIYA to further develop world-class fire and safety maritime training programmes through the Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, which works to guide the next generation of maritime industry professionals in the Middle East.”

“JAHEZIYA’s goals are aligned with our own, to build the nation’s maritime capabilities, and we look forward to witnessing the successful upskilling of students through the Academy, so that they may be qualified to respond to complex emergency situations quickly, safely and effectively,” he added.

JAHEZIYA is the region’s leading provider of emergency firefighting and rescue services, comprehensive military training, military logistics services, systems engineering and technical project management services, inclusive of systems integration. JAHEZIYA is part of the Trading & Mission Support cluster at EDGE, an advanced training and technology group for defence and beyond, which ranks among the top 25 military suppliers in the world.

A premier initiative by AD Ports Group 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.

Launched in November 2019, the UAE’s EDGE is one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond, and to be a catalyst for change and transformation. It is dedicated to bringing breakthrough innovations, products, and services to market with greater speed and efficiency, to position the UAE as a leading global hub for future industries, and to creating clear paths within the sector for the next generation of highly-skilled talent to thrive.

With a focus on the adoption of 4IR technologies, EDGE is driving the development of sovereign capabilities for global export and for the preservation of national security, working with front-line operators, international partners, and adopting advanced technologies such as autonomous capabilities, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics and smart materials. EDGE converges R&D, emerging technologies, digital transformation, and commercial market innovations with military capabilities to develop disruptive solutions tailored to the specific requirements of its customers.

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, EDGE consolidates more than 20 entities into four core clusters: Platforms & Systems, Missiles & Weapons, Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies, and Trading & Mission Support.

JAHEZIYA is a leading regional single-stop service provider of emergency response services and defence solutions, including systems engineering integration, training solutions and technical project management. As a mission-focused, multidisciplinary organisation, JAHEZIYA addresses dynamic defence and emergency service sector requirements by leveraging shared technical capabilities through premier training, consultancy, and systems.

Established in 2012, JAHEZIYA today unites the complementary capabilities of three distinct Mission Support entities within EDGE Group. Using comprehensive training and knowledge solutions, industrial, aviation and maritime firefighting and rescue services, as well as vocational and professional development training for defence, emergency response, and crisis and disaster management, JAHEZIYA plays a key role in building and strengthening the national capabilities of the UAE to protect life, property, and the environment.

Established in 2006, AD Ports Group today serves as the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, industry, and trade, as well as a bridge linking Abu Dhabi to the world. Listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: ADPORTS), AD Ports Group’s vertically integrated business approach has proven instrumental in driving the emirate’s economic development over the past decade.

Operating several clusters covering Ports, Economic Cities & Free Zones, Maritime, Logistics, and Digital, AD Ports Group’s portfolio comprises 10 ports and terminals, and more than 550 square kilometres of economic zones within KEZAD Group, the largest integrated trade, logistics, and industrial business grouping in the Middle East. AD Ports Group is rated A+ by S&P and A+ Outlook Stable by Fitch.



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