IMO Secretary-General Visits MaRiSa Lab at WMU


Published: Aug 26 2015 - 5:10pm
IMO Secretary General and WMU Chancellor, Mr. Koji Sekimizu, visited the Maritime Risk and Safety (MaRiSa) Simulation Laboratory on the opening day of the ShipArc 2015 conference jointly hosted by IMO, the Arctic Council and WMU from 25-27 August.

WMUWA Research Seminar on Ocean Governance


Published: Aug 25 2015 - 4:07pm
The WMU Women’s Association (WMUWA) held a research seminar on the evening of 20 August at the Henrik Smith student residence. The seminar focused on highlighting Ocean Governance research completed by female researchers in the maritime sector. The gathering included over 40 people with a nearly even split among male and female attendees.

WMU President Visits Copenhagen Malmö Port


Published: Aug 21 2015 - 9:40am
On 13 August, General Manager of the Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), Johan Röstin, welcomed WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and Professor Olof Lindén to the Malmö port office.  

Delegation from Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management Visits WMU


Published: Aug 21 2015 - 9:15am
On 20 August, WMU welcomed a delegation of eight from the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) led by Thomas Johansson, Head of Unit for Spatial Planning and Maritime Affairs, Catarina Hedar, Head of Unit for International Affairs, and Mats Svensson, Head of Unit for Research and Environmental Objectives.

WMU Contributes to IFLOS Summer Academy


Published: Aug 20 2015 - 10:11am
In support of the Memorandum of Understanding signed last year between WMU and the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS), WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and Associate Professor, Dr.

WMU International Day, 2015


Published: Aug 10 2015 - 1:18pm
Since 1999, International Day has been an annual event and continues to be a highlight of activities at WMU.  On 8 August, over 250 people gathered together at the Henrik Smith Residence for International Day 2015.

INMARSAT Annual Seminar, 2015


Published: Aug 5 2015 - 3:26pm
The INMARSAT seminar is an annual event at WMU and this year was delivered during 3-5 August to all students in the M.Sc. programme. INMARSAT has been a long-time supporter of WMU including the annual seminar offering as well as the INMARSAT Chair position, currently held by Professor Daniel S.H.

International Maritime Lecturers Association Conference, 2015


Published: Aug 5 2015 - 9:47am
The International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) 23rd Annual Conference opened on 30 June, 2015, in Durban under the supervision of Durban University of Technology (DUT). Held in South Africa for the first time, the four-day Conference included maritime lecturers, administrative officers, and shipping operators.

Two EPDCs Delivered in Manila


Published: Jul 17 2015 - 12:22pm
Professor Ilias Visvikis travelled to Manila, Philippines, to deliver two open enrollment courses in collaboration with the Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc.

SeaTALK Maritime English Symposium & Project


Published: Jun 23 2015 - 1:47pm
From 15-16 June, WMU hosted a 2-day SeaTalk Partners Meeting and on 17 June, a one-day SeaTALK Maritime English Symposium that signalled the conclusion of the European Commission (EC) funded Project.