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IMO-IMLI 35th Anniversary Visit to WMU
20
June
2024

In honour of the 35th anniversary of the IMO-IMLI International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), WMU was pleased to welcome Professor Dr Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez, Director of IMLI.

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Research
REPORT: COVID-19 Crisis – The “everything shock” in Shipping
19
June
2024

Results of the two-year project, Effects of the COVID-19 panDEmic on sEafarers and shiPping (DEEP), funded by the Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure.

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Collaboration
Hellenic Network of WMU Participates in the 2024 Posidonia Cup
14
June
2024

The Hellenic Network of WMU Alumni (Greek Alumni) participated in the prestigious Posidonia Cup on 31 May, competing in the race that took place in the scenic Faliron bay-Piraeus.

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Feature
World Oceans Day 2024 - Awaken New Depths
7
June
2024

The United Nations (UN) celebrates World Oceans Day annually on 8 June as an opportunity to raise global awareness of the benefits humankind derives from the ocean and our individual and collective duty to use its resources sustainably.

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Visiting Lecturer
Head of IMO Office for London Convention/Protocol & Ocean Affairs Lectures at WMU
29
May
2024

Mr Fredrik Haag, Head of the Office for the London Convention/Protocol and Ocean Affairs at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), provided an in-depth introduction and global perspective on the London Protocol and London Convention.

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Collaboration
Health and Wellbeing Seminar Delivered in Manila for GEFO
28
May
2024

The customized EPDC was designed to provide seafarers and the ship management team with insights into personal and organizational factors influencing mental health and wellbeing.

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Collaboration
Exploring the Future of Shipping at the Biodiversity and Climate Nexus
22
May
2024

WMU hosted a cross-disciplinary workshop focused on impacts not currently addressed in existing conventions and regulatory frameworks such as collisions, underwater noise, new routes, contaminants and green/emerging fuels. 

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Research
WMU Partners with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
21
May
2024

The partnership is intended to strengthen collaboration between scientists at the Center and academic researchers at four partner institutions, including WMU.

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Feature
International Day for Women in Maritime 2024
18
May
2024

On 18 May, the maritime industry annually celebrates the International Day for Women in Maritime to promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the maritime sector.

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Research
Seafarers’ Work/Rest Hours and Ships’ Manning Workshop
16
May
2024

With generous support from the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and Lloyd's Register Foundation, WMU delivered a workshop addressing the pressing challenges of seafarer work/rest hours and safe manning.

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Research
WMU Co-Hosts Satellite Event at Ocean Decade Conference
8
May
2024

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (GOI) co-hosted the “Empowering Women for the Ocean Decade: Achieving Gender Equality in Ocean Sciences and Policy Making” satellite event during the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference.

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Research
Effects of Climate Change on Marine Organisms - WMU Professor Co-authors Important Study
29
April
2024

WMU Professor, Dr Johan Hollander, has co-authored important research findings in a new article, “Responses of marine trophic levels to the combined effects of ocean acidification and warming,” published in the journal Nature Communications.

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Collaboration
IMO Expert Lectures on Maritime Safety
9
April
2024

Ms Aicha Cherif, Legal Officer at the IMO Legal Affairs Office, delivered a lecture on National Implementation of Safety Maritime Regulation.

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Collaboration
Update at MEPC81 on Training Seafarers for a Decarbonized Future
5
April
2024

WMU contributed to a partner presentation entitled "Update by the UN Global Compact on the ‘Baseline training framework for seafarers in decarbonization’ project under the Maritime Just Transition Taskforce".

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Research
WMU Contributes to The Economist Impact Annual World Ocean Summit
25
March
2024

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute co-hosted a Strategy Session on 12 March with the Economist Impact titled “Driving ocean-centred solutions by islanders for small island developing states (SIDS)”.

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Event
WMUWA International Women’s Day Seminar
13
March
2024

The World Maritime University Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted an International Women's Day (IWD) seminar for students and staff reflecting the official IWD 2024 theme, Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.

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Feature
International Women’s Day 2024
7
March
2024

March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD). The 2024 theme is Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.

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Research
WMU Professor Co-Authors Important Global Study on Deep Water Shark and Ray Extinction Risk
7
March
2024

World Maritime University (WMU) Professor, Dr Francis Neat, has co-authored important research findings on deepwater sharks, “Fishing for oil and meat drives irreversible defaunation of deepwater sharks and rays,” the cover feature for the Science Magazine, March 2024 issue.

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Research
WMU Hosts BUGWRIGHT2 Forum 2024
6
March
2024

The Forum brought together academics and experts in robotics and law to deliberate the strengths, weaknesses, obstacles, and prospects stemming from the implementation of technology and/or techniques within the maritime and oceanic realm.

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Collaboration
Hellenic Network of WMU Participates in the 2024 Posidonia Cup
14
June
,
2024

The Hellenic Network of WMU Alumni (Greek Alumni) participated in the prestigious Posidonia Cup on 31 May, competing in the race that took place in the scenic Faliron bay-Piraeus.

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Collaboration
Health and Wellbeing Seminar Delivered in Manila for GEFO
30
May
,
2024

The customized EPDC was designed to provide seafarers and the ship management team with insights into personal and organizational factors influencing mental health and wellbeing.

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Collaboration
Exploring the Future of Shipping at the Biodiversity and Climate Nexus
23
May
,
2024

WMU hosted a cross-disciplinary workshop focused on impacts not currently addressed in existing conventions and regulatory frameworks such as collisions, underwater noise, new routes, contaminants and green/emerging fuels. 

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Collaboration
IMO Expert Lectures on Maritime Safety
9
April
,
2024

Ms Aicha Cherif, Legal Officer at the IMO Legal Affairs Office, delivered a lecture on National Implementation of Safety Maritime Regulation.

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Collaboration
Update at MEPC81 on Training Seafarers for a Decarbonized Future
5
April
,
2024

WMU contributed to a partner presentation entitled "Update by the UN Global Compact on the ‘Baseline training framework for seafarers in decarbonization’ project under the Maritime Just Transition Taskforce".

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Collaboration
Maritime Decarbonization Executive Training Delivered in South Africa
23
February
,
2024

WMU led an Executive Professional Development Training Course on Maritime Energy Management and Decarbonization coordinated by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and the National Department of Transport.

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Collaboration
WMU Contributes to FAO-IMO-ILO ad hoc Joint Working Group on IUU Fishing and Related Matters
11
January
,
2024

The CAPFISH document introduced at the JWG summarizes the educational activities delivered by WMU and Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) with funding provided by the Republic of Korea.

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Collaboration
MoU Renewed with Marint Kunskapscenter
18
December
,
2023

The purpose of the agreement is to continue cooperation in areas of mutual interest in the field of maritime and ocean education and research.

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Collaboration
Collaboration with NSB Benefits Seagrass and Mangrove Ecosystem Research
30
November
,
2023

NSB offered collaboration and internship opportunities to outstanding MSc students during their dissertation writing process.

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Collaboration
WMU Hosts Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSA) on the High Seas Workshop
22
November
,
2023

The main objective of the workshop was to develop technical knowledge of the various measures taken by IMO to address the threats posed by international shipping.

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Collaboration
WMU Delegation Presents at Swedish Ministry of Rural Affairs and Infrastructure
14
November
,
2023

Sweden has been the host country of WMU since the University was inaugurated in 1983, and WMU is the only United Nations institution that is headquartered in Sweden. 

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Collaboration
WMU Hosts UN Day Youth Ambassador Workshop for Malmö Latinskola
7
November
,
2023

In connection with United Nations Day, WMU hosted an interactive workshop for students from Malmö Latinskola. The workshop was delivered in collaboration with UNICEF Sweden’s Volunteer Group Malmö.

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Collaboration
Strengthening WMU’s Partnership with the City of Malmö
25
October
,
2023

A renewed MoU between WMU and the City of Malmö continues cooperation regarding maritime and ocean affairs, recognizing the important role both parties play in bringing national and international academia, industry, and civil society to meet in Malmö. 

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Collaboration
WMU Partners with IMO on E-Learning Training for Auditors Under the IMO Member State Audit Scheme
6
November
,
2023

The self-paced e-learning course is designed to augment Member States’ audit capacity with the aim of enhancing the global and uniform implementation of the relevant IMO instruments.

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Collaboration
WMU Highlights Empowering Women Programme at ABLOS Conference
23
October
,
2023

WMU and the IHO presented research completed within WMU’s Empowering Women for the Ocean Decade Programme, including practical actions for gender equality and women empowerment in ocean sciences.

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Collaboration
IMO WMU Conference Proceedings - London Convention/Protocol and Stockholm Declaration at 50
11
October
,
2023

The conference proceedings are based on the joint IMO WMU International Academic Conference: Protecting the Ocean - Moving Forward at 50: London Convention/Protocol and Stockholm Declaration.

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Collaboration
MoU with International Sailing Schools Association
5
October
,
2023

The MoU aims to promote academic, educational, training, consultancy and research exchange between the two institutions in the maritime, oceans and yachting fields.

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Collaboration
WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Contributes to COLP46
29
September
,
2023

WMU collaborated on the delivery of COLP46 under the theme of "Safe, Secure, and Sustainable Shipping."

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Collaboration
WMU Partners with IMO on Maritime Single Window E-learning Course
2
October
,
2023

Developed by IMO in collaboration with WMU, the course offers comprehensive coverage to address the importance of facilitation in maritime trade and the IMO Guidelines for setting up a maritime single window.

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Collaboration
Sasakawa Fellowship Students Orientation 2023
21
September
,
2023

The orientation event is hosted annually by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation to promote connections between the graduating Class and the incoming Sasakawa-sponsored students to foster future collaboration.

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Event
WMUWA International Women’s Day Seminar
22
March
,
2024

The World Maritime University Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted an International Women's Day (IWD) seminar for students and staff reflecting the official IWD 2024 theme, Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.

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Event
WMU Contributes to Maritime Bergen Leadership Conference
9
November
,
2023

The conference theme of “Mission Possible” focused on how to maintain stability and success in an ever-changing terrain.

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Event
Sasakawa Fellows Reception 2023
9
November
,
2023

The total number of WMU students who have received Sasakawa Fellowships to study at WMU now stands at 791 individuals from 85 countries, including the 31 Fellowship Students in the Class of 2024.

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Event
WMU Graduation Ceremony 2023
7
November
,
2023

On 28 October, the maritime and oceans leaders of tomorrow graduated from the World Maritime University.

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Event
WMU Illuminated Blue in Honour of World Maritime Day
11
March
,
2024

For World Maritime Day on 28 September, WMU is joining forces with the IMO in illuminating their headquarters buildings blue.

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Event
WMU Summer Academy - Current Issues in Ports and Terminals
21
September
,
2023

The programme offered an in-depth examination of various facets of port business and management.

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Event
WMU International Maritime Law Summer Academy 2023
12
September
,
2023

Professionals from 15 different countries joined the programme that included an impressive roster of guest lecturers in addition to WMU faculty, and was moderated by The Right Hon Lord Nicholas Hamblen of Kersey, Justice of the Supreme Court for the United Kingdom.

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Event
Mediterranean Summer Academy on IUU Fishing Delivered by the WMU CAPFISH Project
5
September
,
2023

The two week CAPFISH programme covered a number of topics related to IUU fishing and fisheries more broadly, in order to raise awareness of global and regional problems as well as tools available to address them.

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Event
WMU Maritime Decarbonization Summer Academy 2023
12
September
,
2023

Maritime professionals from 11 different countries spent the week learning about and discussing the opportunities and challenges surrounding the reduction of GHG emissions from shipping. 

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Event
WMU Class of 2023 Graduations - China
31
August
,
2023

The Class of 2023 celebrated their graduation from the China-based Master of Science in Maritime Affairs specializations in Maritime Safety and Environment Management (MSEM) and International Transportation and Logistics (ITL) on 29 and 30 July, respectively.

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Event
WMU Marks 40 Year Anniversary
19
September
,
2023

In celebration of the University’s 40th anniversary, the WMU@40 Conference brought together high level speakers, guests and participants from around the world, many of whom are WMU alumni.

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Event
WMU and MTS Host Town Hall at OCEANS Limerick 2023
21
August
,
2023

The World Maritime University (WMU) - Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, in collaboration with Marine Technology Society (MTS), hosted a lunch and panel on Women and the Ocean Decade at the OCEANS Limerick 2023 conference.

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Event
WMU Delivers Blue Economy High-Level Engagement and Marine Spatial Training for the Eastern Caribbean Region
7
March
,
2024

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute convened a workshop in St Lucia on MSP that was followed by a High-Level Roundtable Event.

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Event
International Day of Education 2023
24
January
,
2023

The International Day of Education is celebrated annually on 24 January. This year’s theme is "To invest in people, prioritize education".

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Event
WMU Contributes to Gender Equality Focus at Maritime SheEO Conference
12
December
,
2022

President Doumbia-Henry delivered the keynote address on Women in Leadership: Paths Through Education for the Maritime SheEO conference.

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Event
WMU Graduation Ceremony 2022
7
December
,
2022

Overall, the graduating class includes 276 graduates from 70 countries, and sets a record of 94 women graduates.

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Feature
World Oceans Day 2024 - Awaken New Depths
7
June
,
2024

The United Nations (UN) celebrates World Oceans Day annually on 8 June as an opportunity to raise global awareness of the benefits humankind derives from the ocean and our individual and collective duty to use its resources sustainably.

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Feature
International Day for Women in Maritime 2024
18
May
,
2024

On 18 May, the maritime industry annually celebrates the International Day for Women in Maritime to promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the maritime sector.

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Feature
International Women’s Day 2024
7
March
,
2024

March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD). The 2024 theme is Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.

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Feature
IMO Secretary-General Visits WMU
11
March
,
2024

Mr Arsenio Dominguez, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization and WMU Chancellor, made his first official visit to the University since assuming the role of Secretary-General at the beginning of 2024. 

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Feature
International Day of Education 2024 - Learning for Lasting Peace
23
January
,
2024

The sixth International Day of Education, commemorated on 24 January 2024, falls under the theme of “learning for lasting peace”.

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Feature
WMU Bids Farewell to Chancellor Lim
1
January
,
2024

A farewell tribute on behalf of the University to outgoing IMO Secretary-General, Mr Kitack Lim, who served concurrently as Chancellor of WMU and is the first WMU alumnus to serve in both roles.

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Feature
WMU President Addresses IMO Assembly
14
December
,
2023

President Mejia addressed the 33rd session of the Assembly of the International Maritime Organization to provide an update on activities of the University.

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Feature
Arsenio Dominguez Velasco confirmed as next IMO Secretary-General
30
November
,
2023

IMO Assembly approves decision of Council to appoint Mr. Dominguez Velasco as Secretary-General with effect from 1 January 2024.

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Feature
Record Number of PhD Graduates in 2023
7
November
,
2023

At the 2023 WMU Graduation Ceremony on 28 October, a record number of ten candidates were awarded the Doctor of Philosophy in Maritime Affairs. The graduates also represent a record in terms of gender with 7 out of 10 being women, also with a record contingency from the Caribbean Region.

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Feature
WMU Delivers Second Annual Maritime Administration EPEx Programme
4
October
,
2023

Education for Professional Excellence (EPEx) programme focused on Maritime Administration was specifically designed to equip individuals with specialized knowledge and insight for optimal success in Maritime Affairs. 

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Feature
Malmö Class of 2024 Inauguration - Record Enrolment of Women
2
October
,
2023

The Class includes 130 students from 48 countries with a record enrolment of 52 women comprising 40 percent of the intake.

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Feature
Landmark Contribution from the Philippine Alumni to WMU Endowment Fund
2
October
,
2023

On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of WMU, The WMU Philippines Alumni Association of the World Maritime University (WMUPAA) presented a donation to the WMU Endowment Fund.

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Feature
President Mejia Meets with Current Students
3
August
,
2023

Professor Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr., who assumed office as the eighth President of WMU at the end of June, addressed the current students on 11 July.

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Feature
IMO Council elects Mr. Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco (Republic of Panama) as IMO Secretary-General
31
July
,
2023

The IMO Council has elected Mr. Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco of the Republic of Panama, for an initial four-year term, as IMO Secretary-General, with effect from 1 January 2024.

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Feature
WMU Welcomes Adoption of Revised GHG Reduction Strategy
14
July
,
2023

Member States of the IMO, meeting at MEPC 80, adopted the 2023 IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (the 2023 GHG Strategy), with enhanced targets to tackle harmful emissions.

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Feature
Professor Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr. Takes the Helm at WMU
17
August
,
2023

On 29 June, Professor Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr. assumed office as the eighth President of the World Maritime University (WMU).

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Feature
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry Concludes 8-Year Term as WMU President
30
June
,
2023

On 28 June, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry concluded her remarkable eight years as President of the World Maritime University.

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Feature
Class of 2024 Record Enrolment, Dalian
3
July
,
2023

The MSEM Class of 2024 includes 55 students, all from China, and sets a new enrolment record exceeding the previous year’s record of 52 students.

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Research
REPORT: COVID-19 Crisis – The “everything shock” in Shipping
19
June
,
2024

Results of the two-year project, Effects of the COVID-19 panDEmic on sEafarers and shiPping (DEEP), funded by the Swedish Ministry of Infrastructure.

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Research
WMU Partners with Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
21
May
,
2024

The partnership is intended to strengthen collaboration between scientists at the Center and academic researchers at four partner institutions, including WMU.

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Research
Seafarers’ Work/Rest Hours and Ships’ Manning Workshop
16
May
,
2024

With generous support from the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and Lloyd's Register Foundation, WMU delivered a workshop addressing the pressing challenges of seafarer work/rest hours and safe manning.

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Research
WMU Co-Hosts Satellite Event at Ocean Decade Conference
8
May
,
2024

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (GOI) co-hosted the “Empowering Women for the Ocean Decade: Achieving Gender Equality in Ocean Sciences and Policy Making” satellite event during the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference.

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Research
Effects of Climate Change on Marine Organisms - WMU Professor Co-authors Important Study
29
April
,
2024

WMU Professor, Dr Johan Hollander, has co-authored important research findings in a new article, “Responses of marine trophic levels to the combined effects of ocean acidification and warming,” published in the journal Nature Communications.

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Research
WMU Contributes to The Economist Impact Annual World Ocean Summit
8
April
,
2024

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute co-hosted a Strategy Session on 12 March with the Economist Impact titled “Driving ocean-centred solutions by islanders for small island developing states (SIDS)”.

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Research
WMU Professor Co-Authors Important Global Study on Deep Water Shark and Ray Extinction Risk
17
April
,
2024

World Maritime University (WMU) Professor, Dr Francis Neat, has co-authored important research findings on deepwater sharks, “Fishing for oil and meat drives irreversible defaunation of deepwater sharks and rays,” the cover feature for the Science Magazine, March 2024 issue.

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Research
WMU Hosts BUGWRIGHT2 Forum 2024
8
March
,
2024

The Forum brought together academics and experts in robotics and law to deliberate the strengths, weaknesses, obstacles, and prospects stemming from the implementation of technology and/or techniques within the maritime and oceanic realm.

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Research
WMU Consortium Partner for Nordic Grand Solutions ‘Hi-EFECTS’ Project
23
January
,
2024

Hi-EFECTS aims to demonstrate the use of Future Marine ElectroFuels, especially ammonia and methanol, within the maritime industry, addressing the challenges associated with transitioning to green and environmentally friendly options.

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Research
WMU Highlights Empowering Women Programme at COP 28
11
March
,
2024

The "Scaling up Actions to Empower Women for the Ocean Decade - Joint 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference side events report" synthesizes findings of the Empowering Women Programme's side events held at the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference.

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Research
Conclusion of NordPlus Well-being Project
11
October
,
2023

The partners reported that the envisaged project result – to develop and pilot an easily adaptable training programme contributing to reducing stress or anxiety at the workplace - was achieved.

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Research
WMU Explores Potential of Synchromodality to Transform Freight Logistics
28
August
,
2023

The study explores the potential of digital technologies and synchromodality to transform the freight logistics industry by streamlining information flow, increasing the flexibility of transportation routes, and creating a more effective and efficient freight logistics system.

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Research
Maritime Transport in 2040: How future technologies will impact seafarers
27
June
,
2023

An in-depth exploration of a number of maritime issues related to future ship technologies, including automation, and seeks to qualify the probable impact on seafarers.

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Research
2023 MarTID Survey Launched
2
October
,
2023

The fifth annual MarTID survey has been launched to continue the study of global maritime training practices. Separate surveys are available until 31 August 2023 for seafarers, ship operators, and maritime education and training institutions.

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Research
WMU Hosts Conference on Ammonia and Hydrogen as Maritime Fuels
5
February
,
2024

WMU hosted The Nordic Maritime Transport and Energy Research Programme (NMTERP)conference on Decarbonization of the Nordic Maritime Industry.

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Research
WMU PhD Candidate Publishes in Nature.com
4
April
,
2023

WMU PhD Candidate, Ms Kristie Alleyne, has published as lead author some of her research findings on sargassum in Scientific Reports Nature.com.

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Research
Annual Meeting of High Level Advisory Group for WMU Empowering Women Programme
9
February
,
2023

The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute hosted the third annual meeting of the High Level Advisory Group.

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Seminar
WMU Hosts Seafarer Health and Wellbeing Seminar for GEFO
20
November
,
2023

The Malmö session concluded the 2023 Seafarer Health and Wellbeing series planned for Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO).

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Seminar
Contemporary Maritime and Ocean Matters - Friends of WMU Germany Annual Seminar
10
November
,
2023

The third annual Friends of WMU Germany seminar took place on 24 October with the topic of Contemporary Maritime and Ocean Matters.

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Seminar
WMU Hosts MARPOL Seminar Focused on Maritime Decarbonization
5
September
,
2023

The seminar, “MARPOL at 50 – our commitment goes on: Maritime Decarbonization,“ was organized as part of the Horizon Europe SEANERGY project and aligned with the 2023 World Maritime Day theme “MARPOL at 50 – our commitment goes on.”

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Seminar
Combating Maritime Corruption through WMU Curriculum
2
October
,
2023

The Maritime Business Integrity and Corruption Awareness (CORA) Seminar was delivered in partnership with the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN).

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Seminar
WMU Delivers Health and Wellbeing Seminar in Hamburg for GEFO
13
June
,
2023

The World Maritime University (WMU) and Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO) further strengthened their longstanding partnership with the second successful delivery in 2023 of a customized Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) on Seafarer Health and Wellbeing.

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Seminar
Health and Wellbeing Seminar Held in Manila for GEFO
9
May
,
2023

The customized seminar provided participant with insights into personal and organizational factors influencing mental health and wellbeing.

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Seminar
Shipping in a Changing World - Friends of WMU Germany Seminar
13
October
,
2022

The second annual Friends of WMU Germany seminar focused on Shipping in a Changing World - How Can We Collaborate in the Future?

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Seminar
Maritime Policy Workshop Delivered for IMLI
14
April
,
2022

The sixth annual seminar focused on National Maritime Transport Policy was facilitated by WMU for the IMO International Maritime Law Institute.

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Seminar
WMU Delivers Seminal Anti-corruption Training Focused on the Maritime Sector
14
April
,
2022

For the 7th consecutive year, WMU provided its Malmö-based Masters students with training on combating corruption in the maritime sector.

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Seminar
Open Seminar - Can a Regulation be Assessed Against Performance in Shipping
14
April
,
2022

WMU hosted an open seminar featuring prominent guest speakers on the role that industry good practice(s) can play.

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Seminar
EPDC Delivered on Seafarer Health and Wellbeing - GEFO
14
April
,
2022

WMU delivered an EPDC on Seafarer Health and Well-being to Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO).

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Seminar
Maritime Policy Workshop Delivered for IMLI
14
April
,
2022

Maritime Policy Workshop Delivered for IMLI by the World Maritime University, November 2020.

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Seminar
4th KMI-WMU Seminar: Container Shipping Business and Maritime 4.0 Policy & Strategy
14
April
,
2022

The 4th KMI-WMU Seminar took place 12 and 13 November on the topic of Container Shipping Business and Maritime 4.0 Policy and Strategy.

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Seminar
Pushing the Agenda of Maritime Corruption Awareness Education and Training
14
April
,
2022

WMU delivered its landmark Maritime Business Integrity and Corruption Awareness (CORA) Seminar for the sixth consecutive year.

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Seminar
SSRS and SMA Deliver Maritime Safety Programme for WMU
14
April
,
2022

SSRS and SMA provided a maritime safety programme for WMU students.

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Seminar
Seafarers’ Rights Protections Lecture
14
April
,
2022

WMU President lecture on "Global Governance During Pandemic: Implications of Force Majeure and National Emergency for Worker Rights Protections."

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Seminar
WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet
14
April
,
2022

WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet - a special lecture on 22 and 23 June 2020.

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Seminar
National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop Delivered in Madagascar
14
April
,
2022

Madagascar is the latest country to benefit from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) work promoting good maritime governance to support

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Seminar
Anti-corruption Training Delivered for 4th Consecutive Year at WMU
14
April
,
2022

For the 4th consecutive year, the World Maritime University (WMU) delivered its seminal Maritime Business Integrity and Corruption Awareness (CORA)

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Student Life
Tenth Annual WMU Moot Court
14
April
,
2022

Tenth annual WMU Moot Court competition focuses on fisheries and underwater cultural heritage.

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Student Life
World Oceans Day 2019
14
April
,
2022

In recognition of World Oceans Day, which falls on 8 June, President Doumbia-Henry provided a video message for the World Oceans Day celebrations

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IMO-IMLI 35th Anniversary Visit to WMU
20
June
,
2024

In honour of the 35th anniversary of the IMO-IMLI International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), WMU was pleased to welcome Professor Dr Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez, Director of IMLI.

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WMU Welcomes RADM Marx of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One
2
October
,
2023

RADM Marx met with a group of WMU students who have joined the University from their country’s Navy, Coast Guard or Armed Forces. He provided a detailed presentation regarding his work with the Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE.

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WMU Welcomes Representatives from Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
20
April
,
2023

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping is a not-for-profit, independent research and development center.

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WMU Welcomes Danish Shipping Director General & CEO
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed Ms Anne H. Steffensen, Danish Shipping Director General and CEO, for a courtesy visit.

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Ambassador of Pakistan to Sweden Visits WMU
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed H.E. Zahoor Ahmed, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Sweden for a courtesy visit.

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Orients Fond Fellowship Donors Visit WMU
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed representatives of the Orients Fond to meet with President Doumbia-Henry & the five students funded by Orients Fond.

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Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sweden Visits WMU
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed H.E. Enass Alshahwan, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Kingdom of Sweden.

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AMBASSADOR OF PANAMA TO SWEDEN VISITS WMU
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed H.E. Mr. Andrés Gregorio Núñez Sánchez, Ambassador and Consul General of Panama to the Kingdom of Sweden.

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WMU Welcomes Canadian Ferry Association
14
April
,
2022

WMU welcomed Mr Serge Buy, CEO of the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA), to WMU on 13 March. CFA is a member-based organization representing Canadian

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Visit by Wallenius Marine
14
April
,
2022

WMU was delighted to welcome a delegation of twelve from Wallenius Marine on 21 January 2019. Wallenius Marine, whose vision is “Leading the way

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WMU Welcomes United States Coast Guard Commandant
14
April
,
2022

Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant

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Malmö Latin High School Visits WMU
14
April
,
2022

The World Maritime University (WMU) had the pleasure of welcoming 60 students from Malmö Latin School, an upper secondary school in Malmö, to

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Official Visit of the Minister of Transport of Malaysia
14
April
,
2022

On 28 June, WMU welcomed His Excellency Mr. Loke Siew Fook, Minister of Transport of Malaysia and officials from the Ministry. The purpose of the

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WMU Welcomes President of the Genoa Court
14
April
,
2022

On 17 June, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed to WMU the Hon Sir Judge Enrico Silvestro Ravera, President of the Genoa Court and Lawyer, Professor

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President Doumbia-Henry Visits EMSA
14
April
,
2022

On 1 March, President Doumbia-Henry was welcomed to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) by Ms Maja Markovčić Kostelac, Executive Director of

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Webinar
WMU Hosts Webinar for Empowering Women Programme Stakeholder Consultative Forum
8
March
,
2023

The WMU Empowering Women Programme team presented their findings and work to date and discussed the broader inclusion of women and girls in science. 

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WEBINAR - Safety Learning Culture for Shipping
20
April
,
2022

WMU hosted a webinar that introduced the White Paper “Towards a Safety Learning Culture for the Shipping Industry”.

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Sustainable Shipyards Webinar
14
April
,
2022

Applying a Trans-disciplinary Shipyard Energy Management Framework: A Strategic Analysis from Concept to Case Study

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WEBINAR - Marine Litter in the Eastern Caribbean
14
April
,
2022

"No Space for Rubbish: Research Approaches to Reduce Pressures of Marine Litter in the Eastern Caribbean Region."

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WEBINAR - EU Horizon 2020 BUGWRIGHT2: Overcoming Regulatory Barriers for Service Robotics in an Ocean Industry Context
14
April
,
2022

As part of the IMO Ocean Group Webinar Series, the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute presented about the EU H2020 BUGWRIGHT2 project.

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In Honour of World Maritime Day - The World of the Seafarer Webinar
3
October
,
2022

In honour of World Maritime Day 2021, WMU hosted an alumni webinar focused on the new book, “The World of the Seafarer".

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The “Ever Given” - A Legal Status Update Webinar
14
April
,
2022

The WMU Webinar provided a legal status update and objective overview of the proceedings that unfolded in the aftermath of the “Ever Given” incident.

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WMU Moderates “Maritime Lebanon: Safety and Security of Shipping” Webinar
14
April
,
2022

WMU engineered and moderated the second “Maritime Lebanon” webinar under the theme “Safety and Security of Shipping.” 

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Webinar
WEBINAR: The People We Need for the Ocean We Want
4
May
,
2022

Public webinar raises awareness of the need for gender mainstreaming and the empowerment of women scientists across all actions under the Ocean Decade

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Webinar
Digital Innovation for Smart Shipping Webinar
14
April
,
2022

The webinar presented on-going digital innovation efforts within smart shipping and automation.

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Webinar
WMU Provides High-level Expertise in Delivery of “Maritime Lebanon” Webinar for ICMPD
14
April
,
2022

WMU contributed to the “Maritime Lebanon” webinar organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).

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Webinar
Ocean and Climate Challenges: Seeking Sustainable Solutions - Webinar
14
April
,
2022

Webinar and special book launch of Frontiers in International Environmental Law: Oceans and Climate Challenges - Essays in Honour of David Freestone

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Webinar
Women in Leadership: Paths Through Education - Webinar
14
April
,
2022

The WMU International Women's Day 2021 webinar focused on Women in Leadership: Paths Through Education

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Webinar
Decarbonization of International Shipping Webinar
14
April
,
2022

WMU Alumni Webinar - Decarbonization of International Shipping - Global and Regional Perspectives on Achieving Reduction Targets.

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Webinar
WMU Contributes to WOMESA Webinar on Gender-based Violence and the Effects of COVID-19 on the Maritime Sector
14
April
,
2022

WOMESA hosted a webinar focused on the impact of gender based violence on women and the effects of the 2nd wave of Covid-19 in the maritime sector.

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Webinar
Understanding the Effects of COVID-19 on Seafarers - WMU Webinar
4
May
,
2022

WMU Webinar - Understanding the Effects of COVID-19 on Seafarers took place on 26 November.

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Webinar
WMU Contributes to IOI Blue Economy in the New Normal Webinar
14
April
,
2022

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, was the opening speaker for the IOI Blue Economy Challenges and Opportunities webinar on 27 November 2020.

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WMU Delivers Webinar on Covid-19 and Labour: Revisiting the MLC, 2006
14
April
,
2022

The WMU Alumni Webinar Series continued on 29 September with the subject of Covid-19 and Labour: Revisiting the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

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Webinar
International Maritime Law Webinar
14
April
,
2022

The second of three in situ seminars for the International Maritime Law Postgraduate Diploma Programme was recently delivered in a two-day webinar.

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Webinar
COVID-19 and Shipping: Maritime Law and Policy Highlights - WMU Webinar
14
April
,
2022

WMU webinar addressing the primary impact the pandemic has had on maritime safety and security, and disruptions in the global supply chain.

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Visiting Lecturer
Head of IMO Office for London Convention/Protocol & Ocean Affairs Lectures at WMU
30
May
,
2024

Mr Fredrik Haag, Head of the Office for the London Convention/Protocol and Ocean Affairs at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), provided an in-depth introduction and global perspective on the London Protocol and London Convention.

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IMO Expert Lectures on London Protocol & London Convention
23
February
,
2024

Mr Andrew Birchenough, Technical Officer, Office for London Convention/Protocol & Ocean Affairs, Marine Environment Division of the IMO delivered an in-depth introduction and global perspective on the London Protocol and London Convention.

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Visiting Lecturer
IMO Expert Lectures on the Organization’s Partnership Efforts
18
December
,
2023

Mr Youngso Kim, Deputy Director for Strategy, Planning and Partnerships in the Department of Partnerships and Projects (DPP) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) delivered a special lecture entitled IMO’s Partnership Efforts Towards a “Voyage Together”.

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Sir Nigel Teare Lectures on Seaworthiness
10
March
,
2023

WMU welcomed Sir Nigel Teare, Judge of the Admiralty Court (ret.) in the United Kingdom as a Visiting Lecturer.

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IMO Director of Legal Affairs Delivers Special Lecture on Black Sea Grain Initiative
24
February
,
2023

On 12 January, WMU students had the opportunity to interact with Mr Frederick Kenney who delivered a lecture on The Black Sea Grain Initiative.

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IMO Director of Legal Affairs Lectures on Maritime Governance
13
October
,
2022

Mr Frederick Kenney delivered a guest lecture as part of the Foundation Studies course on “The IMO System of Maritime Governance”.

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IMO Expert Lectures on London Protocol & London Convention
6
May
,
2022

Guest Lecturer: Mr Andrew Birchenough, Technical Officer, Office for London Convention/Protocol & Ocean Affairs, Marine Environment Division

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Visiting Lecturer
Experts Lecture on Marine Plastic Pollution
14
April
,
2022

Experts from IMO, FAO and the government of Costa Rica lectured about the GloLitter Partnerships project and its implementation in Costa Rica.

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Visiting Lecturer
IMO Expert Lectures on Maritime Single Window and FAL
14
April
,
2022

Mr Julian Abril Garcia, Head of the Facilitation Section, Maritime Safety Division at IMO delivered a lecture on Maritime Single Window and FAL.

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IMO Expert Lectures on Air Pollution and GHG Emissions
14
April
,
2022

MEM students had the opportunity to interact with Dr John Calleya, from the IMO's Subdivision for Protective Measures, Marine Environment Division

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IMO Visiting Lecturers on Member State and Maritime Administration Obligations
14
April
,
2022

Four IMO experts provided lectures on marine casualty investigation, IMO Goal-based standards, and the IMO Member State Audit Scheme.

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Visiting Lecturer
IMO Director of Legal Affairs Lectures on Obligations of Maritime Administrations
14
April
,
2022

Frederick Kenney, Director of the IMO Legal Affairs and External Relations Division, delivered an onlin

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Prominent Speakers Lecture on the IMO System for Maritime Governance
14
April
,
2022

Guest Lecturers Fred Kenney, IMO Director of Legal Affairs & External Relations and Fernanda Millicay, Minister at the Argentine Embassy in the UK.

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IMO Visiting Lecturer on STCW Convention
14
April
,
2022

Visting Lecturer Mr Jongchul Park, WMU alumnus and Technical Officer for the Maritime Training and Human Element Section of IMO.

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