President Speaks at OECD Workshop on Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges


Published: Dec 7 2016 - 9:51am
On 1 December, President Doumbia-Henry made a presentation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Workshop in Paris entitled: Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges.

EPDC on Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers Delivered in Cyprus


Published: Nov 17 2016 - 3:58pm
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.

EPDC on Maritime Safety Delivered to GEFO


Published: Nov 14 2016 - 10:38am
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.

WMU and the Republic of Indonesia Sign MOU


Published: Sep 30 2016 - 3:12pm
President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and Mr. Asep D. Muhammad, Secretary of the Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 September. The signing was witnessed by distinguished members of the delegation from Indonesia including Dr. Ir.

WMU President Addresses ISO/TC8 Plenary Meeting in Beijing on Maritime Education and Training


Published: Sep 30 2016 - 9:39am
The WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, addressed the 35th Session of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Committee, TC/8 Ships and Marine Technology on 27 September and delivered a keynote speech on the theme “Seafarer Protection in the Context of International Maritime Law: The Role of Maritime Education and Training”.

EPDC Delivered at Myanmar Department of Marine Administration


Published: Sep 21 2016 - 4:41pm
WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) on “Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers” to administrators, supervisors, trainers and assessors in the Myanmar Maritime Education and Training System from 5 to 9 September,.

Class of 2017 Inauguration – Record Enrolment and Record Female Students


Published: Sep 21 2016 - 2:00pm
On 19 September, the inauguration of the Class of 2017 MSc in Maritime Affairs, took place in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium. For the new academic year that began today, 130 students are enrolled in the 14-month programme making this the largest class in the history of WMU.

WMU Supports Maritime Women in the Caribbean


Published: Sep 21 2016 - 11:59am
WMU contributed to the first Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) Conference that took place in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, from 5 to 9 September. The theme of the conference was Charting the course for generations of women.

MoU with Stena Provides Student Fellowships


Published: Jun 27 2016 - 9:29am
On 22 June, President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and Mr Carl-Johan Hagman, CEO, Stena Rederi AB, signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the World Maritime University (WMU) and Stena Rederi AB. Ms. Catherine Lee, Change Director, Stena Line Group and WMU Executive Board Member witnessed this signature.

Challenges and Trends Ahead in the Maritime Industry Seminar at Posidonia


Published: Jun 21 2016 - 9:55am
On Friday 10 June at Posidonia in Athens, WMU and the School of Maritime and Industrial Studies of the University of Piraeus hosted a seminar on “Challenges and Trends Ahead in the Maritime Industry” attracting more than 80 participants, including professionals, academics and students.