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The Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP), University of Virginia School of Law, the World Maritime University–Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, and The Nippon Foundation are the primary co-sponso
On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
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Recent Publications

The WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (WMU JoMA) is an international journal that covers the subject areas of maritime safety, marine environment...
Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic covers important themes relevant to the Arctic, e.g.
This book provides an overview of contemporary trends and challenges in maritime energy management (MEM).
February 21, 2019
Since being founded in 1983 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Maritime University (WMU) has been committed to the advancement of women.
February 15, 2019
At the Jordan Maritime Day celebrations organized by the Jordan Maritime Commission under the auspices of the Jordan Ministry of Transport on 10 February, President Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote address on the Importance of Training and Human Resources Development in the maritime sector.
February 12, 2019
On 7 February, the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan hosted an International Workshop on BBNJ.
February 6, 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) officially launched nominations of candidates to join the next class of the Master of Science in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the class 2019-2020.
February 5, 2019
The President of the World Maritime University (WMU), Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and the President of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), Mr Nikolaus Gelpke, signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January 2019.
January 31, 2019
28 February 2019, the new deadline for responding to the second global survey for the Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID), is quickly approaching.
January 25, 2019
The World Maritime University (WMU) and the International Seabed Authority (ISA) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their mutual cooperation with a view, among other things, to advance achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14