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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).
December 12, 2018
As the conclusion of a two-week, intensive foundation course focusing on the IMO System for Maritime Governance, a round table discussion was held at WMU on 5 December regarding key challenges facing the IMO.
December 12, 2018
From 26-30 November, WMU played a lead role together with IMO Staff in conducting a Hazard Identification (HAZID)/Scoping Exercise to identify safety issues pertaining to passenger ships on non-international voyages in Indonesia.
December 11, 2018
On 5 December, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and ITF President, Mr. Paddy Crumlin.
November 30, 2018
The second annual MarTID survey has been launched to continue the study of global maritime training practices. Separate surveys are available until 31 January for seafarers, ship operators, and maritime education and training institutions.
November 28, 2018
From 21-22 November, WMU hosted a marine spatial planning (MSP) training session within the framework of the NorthSEE project of which WMU is one of the partners.
November 22, 2018
The World Maritime University (WMU) WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (GOI), with the support of the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) and the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany (BMVI), has launched a Land-to-Ocean Leadership PhD Scholarship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme developed a
November 5, 2018
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