Upcoming Events

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.
In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), designated June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has
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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).
April 9, 2019
On 5 April, World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), to cooperate on global maritime leadership training and capacity building for the international maritime community. 
April 9, 2019
From 4-5 April, over 350 participants from more than 70 countries around the globe gathered at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference. The aim of the event was to addr
April 6, 2019
Over 350 participants from more than 70 countries around the globe gathered at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference from 4-5 April to address the gender gap in the maritime, ocea
March 28, 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.
March 28, 2019
On 18 March 2019, the 2020 Class of WMU’s MSc Programme on International Transport and Logistics (ITL), delivered in collaboration with Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) was inaugurated at SMU’s Dongming Campus in Shanghai.
March 15, 2019
On 11 March, the WMU Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted an International Women’s Day (IWD) seminar for students and staff reflecting the official IWD 2019 theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change”.
March 14, 2019
On 7 March, the International Maritime Safety Security Academy (IMSSEA) hosted a clustering workshop entitled “Maritime training and research activities” in Genova, Italy.