World Maritime Day was first held in 1978 to mark the 20th anniversary of the IMO Convention’s entry into force.
June 26, 2017
International Day of the Seafarer was designated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2010 as a way to recognize the contribution made by the world’s seafarers. Almost everything that we use and need in our daily lives is directly or indirectly affected by sea transport.
June 15, 2017
On 14 June, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed a delegation from the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) led by Dr. Chang-Ho Yang, President of KMI, on the occasion of the second annual KMI-WMU seminar.
June 13, 2017
On 9 June, WMU welcomed a delegation from the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) led by Lt. Sutthinan Hatthawong (RTN), Director General of PAT. The visit provided the opportunity for the parties to discuss areas of mutual interest in academic, research and capacity-building collaboration.
June 12, 2017
President Doumbia-Henry, COO Nikolaus Schultze, and Professors Larry Hildebrand and Ronan Long participated at the high-level United Nations Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June to support the implementation of
June 5, 2017
The 35th session of the WMU Board of Governors (BOG) took place in Malmö from 31 May to 1 June. The BOG had before it a number of major items, including those relating to the future directions and growth of the University.
June 2, 2017
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.
May 27, 2017
On 19 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed a delegation from the French Marine Academy led by the Academy President, Admiral Alain Coldefy. The visit provided the opportunity to familiarize the delegation with WMU, its mission and achievements as well as to exchange ideas on potential areas of collaboration.