Founded in 1983 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, WMU is a center of excellence for maritime post-graduate education and research.

WMU offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs, postgraduate diplomas, and Professional Development Courses with the highest standards in maritime affairs. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden with additional M.Sc. programs in Shanghai and Dalian, China, WMU promotes the international exchange and transfer of maritime ideas and knowledge.


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Editors: Dr. Momoko Kitada, Erin Williams, and Dr. Lisa Loloma Froholdt
Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life.


From 9-13 February, two Executive Professional Development Courses (EPDCs) were delivered by WMU in Jakarta, Indonesia in collaboration with the Center for Coastal and Marine Resources Studie
A group of thirteen students in the Maritime Education and Training (MET) specialization participated in a field study to London from 1-6 February.
From 12-16 January, simulator runs for the CyClaDes research project were carried out in the WMU MaRiSa simulator laboratory.