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By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day.
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
The City of Malmö is organizing the Life Under Water conference in collaboration with KIMO and WMU. 
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Recent Publications

Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have...
Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life.
The publication examines the corpus of status quo environmental legal regime, geographical issues and redundant “stakeholder claims”...
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.
April 7, 2017
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.
April 5, 2017
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.
March 24, 2017
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.
March 23, 2017
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.
March 16, 2017
On 15 March, in collaboration with the Swedish Government, WMU hosted a seminar entitled Save Our Ocean: The Ocean Conference and Sustainable Development Goal 14 - Linking Policy, Industry and Education for Sustainable Partnerships.