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The Arab Institute of Navigation (AIN) is a Nongovernmental, Nonprofit Professional Society established in 1978 in Egypt gathering international members for navigation and its related science.

AIN is an active member of the International Association of Institute of Navigation (IAIN) and a remarkable institute among operational international and local bodies in the field of maritime industry work closely with (IMO) and (ICAO) and (ILO) aims to foster human activities at sea, in the air, in the space and land that may benefit from the development of the science and practice of navigation. 

AIN was unanimously recognized by the ICG Members as a new observer at the instigation Eighth Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG), organized by the Emirates Institution for Advanced Sciences and Technology (EIAST), Dubai, United Arab of Emirates, November 2014.



Our Vision

Developing a scientific community for all those who are interested or having any activity related to Maritime, Air and Land Navigation and further development in this context. 


Our Mission

  • Following up the latest technologies and the newest achievement in: General Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Satellite Navigation, Satellite Communications, VTS … etc.
  • Being updated to all the scientific and technological developments in the group of sciences that are related directly to Navigation: such as Astronomy, Charts, Oceanography, Electronics and communications.
  • Giving special interest to the Safety of Navigation developments and the safety of off shore units such as: mobile and fixed off shore drilling units and related service marine units.
  • Following the newest trends in the Fire Fighting Equipments and pollution prevention onboard maritime units, keeping the sea safer and cleaner.
  • Establishing a Maritime Library that contAINs both old and latest reference books and nautical publications related to Navigation and other related sciences.
  • Establishing a Maritime Museum that contAINs Navigational tools and Instruments. 


Our Values

  • Integrity Honesty:  to carry out duties and interact with stakeholders with honestly and integrity.
  • Commitment:  to demonstrate enthusiasm in all over business relations as we set and meet challenging commitments for self and other.