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.
Trends and Challenges in Maritime Energy Management
This book provides an overview of contemporary trends and challenges in maritime energy management (MEM). Coordinated action is necessary to achieve a low carbon and energy-efficient maritime future, and MEM is the prevailing framework aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions resulting from maritime industry activities. The book familiarizes readers with the status quo in the field, and paves the way for finding solutions to perceived challenges.
The Shipping Industry, Ocean Governance and Environmental Law in the Paradigm Shift
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
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
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
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