Shipping is a cost effective and energy efficient method of transporting goods around the globe. It is indispensable to the world economy and supports worldwide prosperity through international trade.
24 Jan - 25 Jan 2017
8 Jun - 8 Jun 2017
By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day.
25 Jun - 25 Jun 2017
In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), designated June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has been directly or indirectly affected by sea transport.
24 Oct - 24 Oct 2017
UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.
29 Oct - 29 Oct 2016
3 Oct - 3 Oct 2016
The objective of the course is to give a broad overview of the law on maritime boundary delimitations, such as the cardinal principles applicable to the law on maritime boundary delimitation, the principal relevant circumstances, and the role of international court and tribunals in the development of the law on maritime boundary delimitations.
29 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
World Maritime Day was first held in 1978 to mark the 20th anniversary of the IMO Convention’s entry into force. Celebrations are held throughout the world to focus attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment, and to emphasize a particular aspect of IMO's work.
24 Jul - 19 Aug 2016
The International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS) was established to promote the opportunities provided by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for the peaceful settlement of law of the sea disputes and the further implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
20 Jun - 9 Sep 2016
WMU offers a specialist Maritime English and Study Skills Program (ESSP). The ESSP is designed to enhance English language competences and provide the skills necessary to follow a postgraduate program successfully, whether this program is at WMU or another institution.
10 Jun - 10 Jun 2016
WMU and the University of Piraeus will host a rountable event on 10 June at Posidonia entitled Challenges and Trends Ahead in the Maritime Industry. It is more than evident that understanding how the industry will evolve in response to economic, political, demographic, environment and technological trends, has become highly topical a
26 Apr - 27 Apr 2016
5 Apr - 6 Apr 2016
The first coastal conference organized by Föreningen Vatten (Swedish Association for Water), a non-profit association for knowledge about water will take place on 5-6 April in cooperation with Lund University and WMU.
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