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Shipping is a cost effective and energy efficient method of transporting goods around the globe.
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
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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”...
November 21, 2016
On 9 November at the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) 2016 International Conference and Annual General Meeting, WMU alumna, Captain Analia Soledad Viggiano of the Argentine Coast Guard was named a WISTA Personalit
November 17, 2016
WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in Larnaca, Cyprus on Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers from 7 to 11 November. The 14 participants included administrators, supervisors, trainers and assessors in the Cyprus Maritime Education and Training (MET) System.
November 16, 2016
The President of the World Maritime University, Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, accompanied by WMU Professor, Dr Aykut Ölcer, visited the Piri Reis University (PRU) Tuzla Seaside Campus, in Istanbul, Turkey on 7 November 2016.
November 14, 2016
WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in Malmö on Maritime Safety Management and Handling of Operational Risk to Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO) from 10-11 November.
November 11, 2016
The TK Foundation is an independent private foundation that works to fulfill the legacy of Teekay founder Torben Karlshoej. Torben’s nephew, Jesper Karlshoej, visited WMU and speaks in this video about the importance of WMU.
November 9, 2016
This year’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 4-6 November carrying on the 2016 theme of Shipping: Indispensable to the World.
October 31, 2016
The Government of Germany has announced plans to contribute one million euros to the World Maritime University’s Endowment Fund to help ensure its future financial sustainability.