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Professor Alaa Morsy Appointed as Head of the Global Shipping Think Tank Alliance(GSTTA) in China

  • MAY 26, 2024
  • Alexandria Port
  • General

Professor. Alaa Mahmoud Morsy, Dean of Port Training Institute & Maritime Transport Sector Research and Consultation Center ,AASTMT, has been appointed as Head of the Global Shipping Think Tank Alliance (GSTTA) in China, starting January 2025. This marks the first time an Egyptian, Arab, and African individual has been chosen to lead this international organization, reflecting the significant contributions of the Arab Academy, represented by Port Training Institute, in the activities of the alliance.

The GSTTA is an international organization comprising research institutions and experts in the field of maritime transport. It was established in 2016 by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute to enhance cooperation and knowledge exchange among member countries. The organization addresses current issues and new trends in the shipping industry, shares research and consultancy achievements to advance the industry, and facilitates the exchange of expertise and proposals.

The alliance includes 19 members from various research and educational institutions across 10 countries: China, Singapore, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, Norway, the United States of America, the Netherlands, South Korea, and the Arab Republic of Egypt, represented by the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport.

The staff of Port Training Institute and the Research and Consultation Center at the Academy extend their heartfelt congratulations to him on this international position, wishing him further progress, success, and good fortune