The Arab League Council approved the agreement of the Arab Academy in its resolution No. 3254 in its sixty-third session on 26/4/1975. And the approval of the Economic and Social Council at its fifty-fourth session, on 5-9 September 1994, was amended
Named the Arab Academy of Maritime Transport to become the Arab Academy of Sciences
Technology and Maritime Transport - a specialized university for maritime transport by its resolution 1216.
The work began on 26 May 1972