By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day.
May 26, 2017
On 23 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed President and Senior Judge, Zhao Hong, and the delegation from the Shanghai Maritime Court of the People’s Republic of China. The visit provided the opportunity to familiarize members of the Court with WMU, its mission and impact.
May 12, 2017
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.
May 8, 2017
On 4 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. Lars Klemmetsby, Vice President Sales and Mr. Bjarne Torkelsen, Area Sales Manager, from Kongsberg Digital AS on the occasion of the K-Sim Engine Room Simulator donation to the WMU Maritime Risk and System Safety (MaRiSa) Lab.
April 28, 2017
The WMU Regional Alumni Conference for the Americas will take place in the City of Lima, Peru from 23 to 25 October 2017 in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI).
April 28, 2017
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered an address at the Go LNG – Building LNG Competence and Business Partnership for the Baltic Sea Region that was held on 26 April in Vilnius, Lithuania.
April 21, 2017
On 18 April, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. CHA, Moo-Jae, General Manager of the Copenhagen Branch Office of the Korean Register of Shipping (KR), who presented the sixth consecutive donation of the KR-CON system to WMU faculty and students.
April 7, 2017
On 20 March, the inauguration of WMU’s MSc in International Transport and Logistics (ITL) Class of 2018 took place at Shanghai Maritime University's (SMU) Dongming Campus in Shanghai, China. The 26 new students comprise the 13th ITL class.
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