NMA was established as a result of the strategic partnership between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (“Saudi Aramco”) and the Technical & Vocational Training Corporation (“TVTC”), and collectively with Saudi Aramco and any future stakeholders in TVTC, (Stakeholders) pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) for the Establishment and Operation of the National Maritime Academy in Jubail, in December 2016, by and between the Stakeholders.

Our Vision

To be a world-class leader in training and certification for the Kingdom’s maritime sector.

Our Mission

To provide top tier quality training and certification to fulfill the maritime sector requirements of Saudi Arabia.


If you are ready to experience the infinite adventures of the sea and are prepared to be tested to the fullest professionally, the National Maritime Academy is the right place for you.

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Backed by the best in industry, NMA Academy has some of the leadingregional organizations as its founding stakeholders: