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.

ITF Seafarers’ Trust Pledges Ongoing Support for WMU Fellowships


Published: May 5 2018 - 9:51am
On 4 May, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Tomas Abrahamsson, Acting Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and 1st Vice Chair of ITF Seafarers’ Section.

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.

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.  

WMU signs MoU with Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media for global survey


Published: Jun 30 2017 - 10:25am
President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, the CEO of Marine Learning Systems, Mr Murray Goldberg, and the Vice-President of New Wave Media, Mr Greg Trauthwein, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 June.

WMU and KMOU Sign MoU


Published: Jun 2 2017 - 8:40pm
President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and President of the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU), Prof. Dr. Han-il PARK, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 31 May. The signing was witnessed by Mr. Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary-General and Chancellor of WMU together with Mr. Juvenal J.M.

Port and Flag State Control and Inspection Regime Background - EPDC Delivered to GEFO


Published: May 12 2017 - 1:20pm
On 8 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed participants from Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO) for an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) on Implementation of Port State Control & Flag State Control and Inspection Regime Background.

Challenges of Unmanned Shipping – Nautical Institute Seminar at WMU


Published: Apr 7 2017 - 1:05pm
On 31 March, the Swedish-Danish (SweDen) Branch of the Nautical Institute (NI) held their spring seminar event and Annual General Meeting at WMU. The seminar, entitled "Challenges of Unmanned Shipping", was co-organized by NI and WMU.

EPDC on Shipping and Ports Delivered to ETF


Published: Apr 5 2017 - 11:58am
WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in Malmö on Shipping and Ports to staff members from the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) from 27 to 31 March.

President Speaks at 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference


Published: Mar 24 2017 - 3:43pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered a keynote address at the 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference (MARLOG) that was held in Alexandria, Egypt from 19-21 March.