Upcoming Events

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
UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.
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Recent Publications

A selection of papers presented during the Oil Spill Risk Management conference March 2011.
Papers presented at the “Research and Development Forum”.
A selection of papers and presentations from two maritime security symposia held at WMU.
February 2, 2017
On 26 January, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed the Go LNG project partners to WMU for a strategic partner meeting.
February 1, 2017
WMU alumnus, Ambassador Dwight Gardiner, Antigua and Barbuda's Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).
January 30, 2017
On 23 January, WMU welcomed Mr Frederick Kenney, Director of Legal and External Affairs for the International Maritime Organization (IMO), as a Guest Lecturer for the course Principles of Maritime Administration and International Institutions. The course provides a broad overview and appreciation of the role of governme
January 27, 2017
The International Conference on Maritime Energy Management (MARENER 2017) took place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden from 24 to 25 January bringing together high-level speakers and over 300 participants from 83 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrou
December 23, 2016
President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Mr. Mohammad Saeednejad, Vice-Minister of Transport and Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of the Government of Iran and Mr. Mahmud Fotuhi Firoozabad, President of the Sharif University of Technology, signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 28 November.
December 16, 2016
On 13 December, the Nordic Council of Minsters’ Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK) organized a workshop on Nordic Action for a Transformation to Low-carbon Shipping at WMU. Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry welcomed the group noting the importance of low-
December 12, 2016
During the 117th session of the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) the President of WMU, Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and Vice Admiral Victor Emanuel Pomar Calderón, Director of the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas del Perú (DICAPI), signed the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Univers