WMU Global Ocean Conference Focuses on Building Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability


Published: May 10 2018 - 9:09pm
From 8 to 9 May, the WMU Global Ocean Conference brought together over 240 participants from more than 50 countries.

WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inauguration


Published: May 8 2018 - 4:55pm
The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) was officially inaugurated on 8 May. The new Institute will act as an independent focal point for ocean related dialogue and capacity-building.

MoU with NIMASA Sets the Stage for a New Partnership with Nigeria


Published: Apr 12 2018 - 3:42pm
On 10 April, President Doumbia-Henry and Dr. Dakuku A. Peterside, Director-General and CEO of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), signed a four-year, renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out the areas of cooperation between WMU and NIMASA.

WMU Contributes to Marine Spatial Planning Training


Published: Mar 23 2018 - 11:53am
On 16 March, the SEAPLANSPACE project kickoff meeting took place at the University of Gdansk in Poland. The aim of the three-year project is to increase knowledge and skills at the local, regional and industry levels among the labour force engaged in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) in the south Baltic Sea region.

WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inauguration and WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018


Published: Feb 8 2018 - 6:45pm
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) celebrates 35 years of excellence in postgraduate education, research and capacity building. Its parent organization, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates its 70th anniversary. WMU will mark this milestone year with the inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute.

Life Below Water 2017, Malmö


Published: Oct 17 2017 - 9:23am
President Doumbia Henry was a keynote speaker at the Life Below Water Conference, 2017 that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 11 to 13 October.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Discusses the Ocean with Experts at WMU


Published: Oct 11 2017 - 11:29am
On 11 October, WMU was honoured to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden who was welcomed by WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.

Preparing for the New Generation


Published: Oct 6 2017 - 5:56pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered the keynote address at the 37th Women in Shipping and Trading (WISTA) International Conference that was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 3 to 6 October. The focus of the conference was on future-proof maritime solutions.  

Class of 2018 Grounded in Ocean Science


Published: Oct 3 2017 - 4:48pm
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.

WMU International Day 2017


Published: Aug 23 2017 - 4:39pm
On 20 August, over 250 people gathered together at the Henrik Smith Residence for the annual International Day celebration. The theme for this year’s event was Regional Cooperation.