Port Training Institute (PTI) was established on 26th of July 1982 as an affiliated institute to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT). A committee of the Chairmen of Port Authorities & subsidiary companies of The Holding Company for Maritime Land Transport (17 authorities and companies) defined the focal mission of the Institute as follows: “TRAINING AND UPGRADING THE MARITIME SECTOR PERSONNEL”
PTI delivers courses in the fields of Port Management & Supervision, Port Management & Finance, Port Operation, Management of Safety Operations in Ports, Computer & Information Systems, Engineering & Technical Works, Gantry Cranes, Yard Cranes and Off-shore (fixed and mobile) Cranes and English Language. Training courses are delivered by a team of Technical and managerial experts in education and training. Furthermore, we tailor courses according to the needs of our customers, and in accordance with the international standards and requirements of the ISO 9001:2008.
Port Training Institute (PTI) is a member of Arab Sea Ports Federation (ASPF) and the International Association of Port and Harbours (IAPH).
The Institute has strong and fruitful communications with the international marine organizations like United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).