Traditionally, one of the most effective means for the wider transmission of new ideas and knowledge in higher education has been through scholarly publication. This is the principal mechanism whereby universities assemble, store and disseminate the findings of their research. It is also important as a mechanism by which WMU its global responsibilities under our Charter to provide an international focus for networking and collaboration.

WMU Publications has been established as the route for publishing of scholarly books on maritime affairs written by WMU staff and external maritime experts linked to the University.

The Shipping Industry, Ocean Governance and Environmental Law in the Paradigm Shift

Published
2014

The publication examines the corpus of status quo environmental legal regime, geographical issues and redundant “stakeholder claims” that persist in the Arctic. Consideration is given to different

International Conference on Ship Recycling Proceedings

Published
2014
Publisher

WMU Publications

Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life. In 2013, the International Conference on Ship Recycling (SHIPREC

Piracy at Sea

Published
2013
Publisher

Springer

Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have been reported in many of the world’s waters. The

Farthing on International Shipping

Published
2013
Publisher

Springer

The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime