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Feature
US Friends of WMU Donation to Benefit Distance Learning
23
December
2020

WMU is pleased to announce the donation of 50,000 USD from the United States Friends of WMU.

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Event
WMU Contributes to ILO Global Forum on the MLC, 2006
21
December
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry spoke at ILO's Global Forum on the “Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006): Current and Future Developments”

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Feature
WMU Maritime Energy Management: Making an Impact for a Sustainable Maritime Future
18
December
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) is at the forefront of MEM education and research.

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Event
President Doumbia-Henry Speaks at IMSO 26th Assembly
18
December
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry speaks at 26th session of the Assembly of the International Mobile Satellite Organization

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Event
WMU Contributes to WOMESA Webinar on Gender-based Violence and the Effects of COVID-19 on the Maritime Sector
17
December
2020

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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Research
Land to Ocean Leadership: Indonesian Ambassador Commends World Maritime University
16
December
2020

Annual Seminar: Land-to-Ocean Leadership Research & Capacity-Building Programme reviewed the interactions between Science, Society & Ocean Governance

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Feature
WMU President Addresses 70th Session of IMO Technical Cooperation Committee
16
December
2020

On 9 December, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry addressed the IMO Technical Cooperation Committee (TCC) 70th session.

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Research
WMU Partners on Decarbonizing Long Distance Shipping Research
15
December
2020

WMU is is partnering on the H2020 research project CHEK - deCarbonizing sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs

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Event
IMLA 40 Years: Maritime Education for Sustainable Shipping
15
December
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry speaks at the 40th anniversary of the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA)

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Event
WMU Contributes to Information Session on UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2020
9
December
2020

Dr Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, participated as a panel expert for the Information Session on the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2020

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Event
SPF Meets with Class of 2021 Sasakawa Fellowship Students
8
December
2020

On 7 December, the 31 WMU Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2021 participated in a virtual meeting with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation

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Event
MSEM Class of 2020 Graduation
8
December
2020

A total of 36 MSEM 2020 students graduated with the WMU MSc Degree in Maritime Affairs.

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Seminar
Understanding the Effects of COVID-19 on Seafarers - WMU Webinar
3
December
2020

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

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Research
First Cyber-MAR Training Completed
3
December
2020

First Cyber-MAR training completed addressing cybersecurity threats and fundamental concepts for reducing cyber risk in the maritime sector.

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Feature
IMO Welcomes UN Resolution on Keyworker Seafarers
2
December
2020

The United Nations General Assembly has called on UN Member States to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers.

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Feature
WMU PhD Candidate Kristal Ambrose Receives Prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020
2
December
2020

WMU PhD Candidate, Kristal Ambrose, is a recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020.

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Seminar
Maritime Policy Workshop Delivered for IMLI
1
December
2020

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

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Collaboration
MoU Signed with Batumi State Maritime Academy
27
November
,
2020

An MoU was signed by WMU and Batumi State Maritime Academy on 26 November 2020.

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Collaboration
Timor-Leste National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop Delivered Virtually
2
October
,
2020

Timor-Leste National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop Delivered Virtually by IMO and WMU

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Collaboration
WMU and REV Ocean Partner to Find Solutions to Critical Ocean Issues
2
October
,
2020

REV Ocean and the World Maritime University (WMU) signed a partnership agreement to join forces and find solutions to critical ocean issues.

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Collaboration
Specialized Training Programme Delivered for EMSA
2
October
,
2020

WMU completed a customized, four-week Specialization Training Programme on Curriculum Development tailored for senior employees of EMSA.

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Collaboration
WMU Signs MoU with the State Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya
2
October
,
2020

A MoU has been signed between WMU and the Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya in an extraordinary virtual ceremony held on 8 July 2020.

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Collaboration
MoU with International Union of Marine Insurance
2
October
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the International Union

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Collaboration
Strengthening Partnerships and Collaboration with Canada
2
October
,
2020

From 24-26 February, a delegation from WMU visited several agencies in Canada with the aim of strengthening partnerships and collaboration. Members

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Collaboration
MoU Signed with Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP)
2
October
,
2020

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) during

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Collaboration
Collaboration
WMU and Port Klang Free Zone of Malaysia sign MoU
2
October
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) and Port Klang Free Zone SDN BHD (PKFZ), Port Klang, Malaysia signed on 26 November, a Memorandum of

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Collaboration
MoU Signed with the International Maritime Academy, Lebanon
2
October
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the International

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Collaboration
WMU and AHHIC Cooperate on Marine Insurance
2
October
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has widened its focus to include the marine hull and

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Collaboration
President Doumbia-Henry Speaks in Lebanon and Signs MoU with Ministry of Public Works and Transport
2
October
,
2020

On 19 June, WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, delivered a keynote address at the East Med Maritime Conference, which took place in Beirut,

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Collaboration
MoU with the Higher Institute of Maritime Studies, Morocco
2
October
,
2020

On 14 June, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Higher Institute of Maritime Studies (ISEM) headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco

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Collaboration
WMU Contributes to 110th Anniversary of Dalian Maritime University
2
October
,
2020

On the occasion of the 110th Anniversary of Dalian Maritime University (DMU), Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University

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Collaboration
Canada Connections
2
October
,
2020

On 31 May, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) was a guest speaker at the Awards Ceremony for the Canadian

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Collaboration
MoU with CETENA
2
October
,
2020

On 28 May, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CETENA S.p.A, a company within the Fincantieri Group, is dedicated to research and

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Collaboration
MoU with Bangladesh Marine Academy
2
October
,
2020

On 21 May, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bangladesh Marine Academy (BMA). The MoU was signed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry

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Collaboration
WMU and MPA Singapore sign MoU at WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference
2
October
,
2020

On 5 April, World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (

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Event
WMU Contributes to ILO Global Forum on the MLC, 2006
22
December
,
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry spoke at ILO's Global Forum on the “Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006): Current and Future Developments”

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Event
President Doumbia-Henry Speaks at IMSO 26th Assembly
18
December
,
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry speaks at 26th session of the Assembly of the International Mobile Satellite Organization

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Event
WMU Contributes to WOMESA Webinar on Gender-based Violence and the Effects of COVID-19 on the Maritime Sector
17
December
,
2020

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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Event
IMLA 40 Years: Maritime Education for Sustainable Shipping
15
December
,
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry speaks at the 40th anniversary of the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA)

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Event
WMU Contributes to Information Session on UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2020
9
December
,
2020

Dr Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, participated as a panel expert for the Information Session on the UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport 2020

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Event
SPF Meets with Class of 2021 Sasakawa Fellowship Students
8
December
,
2020

On 7 December, the 31 WMU Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2021 participated in a virtual meeting with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation

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Event
MSEM Class of 2020 Graduation
8
December
,
2020

A total of 36 MSEM 2020 students graduated with the WMU MSc Degree in Maritime Affairs.

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Event
WMU Contributes to IOI Blue Economy in the New Normal Webinar
30
November
,
2020

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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Event
President Doumbia-Henry Highlights Actions for Recovery of Global Ports
12
November
,
2020

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, delivered a keynote address for the African Ports Forum November 9-10, 2020.

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Event
WMU Contributes to 9th World Women University Presidents Forum
12
November
,
2020

President Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote speech for the 9th World Women University Presidents Forum.

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Event
WMU Distance Learning Graduation Ceremony
20
November
,
2020

A virtual graduation ceremony for WMU graduates in the distance learning programmes was held on 6 November.

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Event
WMU Contributes to MTCC-Africa Workshop on the Role of Women in Decarbonization
3
November
,
2020

President Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote address at the MTCC-Africa Workshop on the Role of Women in Decarbonization.

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Event
UN Day 2020 - 75th Anniversary
27
October
,
2020

24 October 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Event
WMU Contributes to International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference
14
October
,
2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote address at the 9th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference 2020.

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Event
WMU Delivers Webinar on Covid-19 and Labour: Revisiting the MLC, 2006
6
October
,
2020

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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Event
Germany Fellows Event 2020
14
December
,
2020

Ceremony held for WMU Class of 2020 whose fellowships were funded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.

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Event
2020 Sasakawa Fellows Ceremony
2
October
,
2020

The annual Sasakawa Fellows Awards Ceremony was held on 28 September for WMU students in the Class of 2020.

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Feature
US Friends of WMU Donation to Benefit Distance Learning
4
January
,
2021

WMU is pleased to announce the donation of 50,000 USD from the United States Friends of WMU.

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Feature
WMU Maritime Energy Management: Making an Impact for a Sustainable Maritime Future
18
December
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) is at the forefront of MEM education and research.

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Feature
WMU President Addresses 70th Session of IMO Technical Cooperation Committee
21
December
,
2020

On 9 December, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry addressed the IMO Technical Cooperation Committee (TCC) 70th session.

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Feature
IMO Welcomes UN Resolution on Keyworker Seafarers
7
December
,
2020

The United Nations General Assembly has called on UN Member States to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers.

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Feature
WMU PhD Candidate Kristal Ambrose Receives Prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020
9
December
,
2020

WMU PhD Candidate, Kristal Ambrose, is a recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2020.

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Feature
IMO Environment Committee Approves to Cut Ship Emissions
19
November
,
2020

Draft new mandatory regulations to cut the carbon intensity of existing ships have been approved by the IMO MEPC Committee.

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Feature
In Memoriam: William O’Neil
30
October
,
2020

Mr. William A. O'Neil, WMU Chancellor Emeritus and IMO Secretary-General Emeritus, has passed away at the age of 93.

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Feature
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry Interview: Empowering the Maritime World through Education and Sustainable Development
2
October
,
2020

Watch the recent interview with Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry on Empowering the Maritime World through Education & Sustainable Development

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Feature
MTR 100 Ocean Influencer: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry
2
October
,
2020

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, as an Ocean Influencer

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Feature
Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges
2
October
,
2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry delivered the Middle East Maritime Online Forum keynote speech on “Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges.”

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Feature
English and Study Skills 2020 Programme Underway by Distance Learning
2
October
,
2020

The intensive, 3-month English and Study Skills programme (ESSP) for 2020 is underway with 21 students from 14 countries.

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Feature
Problems Faced by Seafarers in the Wake of COVID-19
2
October
,
2020

A first-hand account of the COVID-19 challenges seafarers face - from a WMU alumnus currently serving as Captain of a vessel. 

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Feature
Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020
2
October
,
2020

Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020 - Video Message from Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President

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Feature
World Oceans Day 2020
12
November
,
2020

World Oceans Day, which falls on 8 June. WMU marked the occasion with participation in events, special lectures, and an ocean clean-up.

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Feature
WMU Contributes to LERA Discussion on Worker Rights Protections During Pandemic
2
October
,
2020

Global Governance During Pandemic: Implications of Force Majeure and National Emergency for Worker Rights Protections - WMU President Dr Doumbia-Henry

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Feature
"We’ll get through this together!" – 38th Session of WMU Board of Governors meets online
2
October
,
2020

In these challenging times, the maritime and oceans community will need WMU more than ever before.The WMU Board of Governors met online on 11 May 2020

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Feature
WMU - Keeping Active in the Community
2
October
,
2020

WMU has a long-standing history of engaging with the local community and has been active in supporting local events and community efforts

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Research
Land to Ocean Leadership: Indonesian Ambassador Commends World Maritime University
22
December
,
2020

Annual Seminar: Land-to-Ocean Leadership Research & Capacity-Building Programme reviewed the interactions between Science, Society & Ocean Governance

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Research
WMU Partners on Decarbonizing Long Distance Shipping Research
16
December
,
2020

WMU is is partnering on the H2020 research project CHEK - deCarbonizing sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs

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Research
First Cyber-MAR Training Completed
3
December
,
2020

First Cyber-MAR training completed addressing cybersecurity threats and fundamental concepts for reducing cyber risk in the maritime sector.

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Research
Cyber-MAR Project Progress Report
13
November
,
2020

The first review meeting for the Cyber-MAR project took place on 10 November.

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Research
Systemic Failures Revealed in Implementation of the Regulatory Regime for Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest
9
November
,
2020

New research from WMU underlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ hours of work and rest

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Research
WMU Workshop Held on Empowering Women for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
7
October
,
2020

The WMU)-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute hosted a virtual workshop in support of Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science.

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Research
MarTID 2020 Training Practices Report Released
2
October
,
2020

The 2020 Training Practices Report presenting the results from the third MarTID survey is now available.

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Research
JoMA Call for Papers - Beyond COVID-19
30
October
,
2020

The JoMA special issue will focus on insights regarding maritime safety and security issues, and socio-economic and political impact of COVID-19.

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Research
EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transports research project
2
October
,
2020

WMU has joined the research project “EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transport” funded by Sweden's Trafikverket.

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Research
WMU Joins On Shore Power Supply in the Nordic Region Project
2
October
,
2020

The project consortium includes eight partners that cover the full spectrum of on-shore power supply

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Research
Cyber-MAR Research Activities Continue via Distance
2
October
,
2020

Despite the global challenges of Covid-19, the World Maritime University (WMU) continues to contribute to important research projects, including the

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Research
Strengthening Synergies between Maritime and Aviation in the Field of Human Factors
2
October
,
2020

As a partner in the SAFEMODE project, WMU is contributing to strengthening synergies between maritime and aviation in the field of human factors.The

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Research
WMU President Calls for Input to MarTID 2020 - Third Annual Global Survey
2
October
,
2020

For the third consecutive year, the Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) global survey is available to gather input from seafarers, maritime

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Research
WMU Contributes to IUCN Ocean De-oxygenation Report
2
October
,
2020

At COP25 in Madrid, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the comprehensive report “Ocean deoxygenation: everyone’s

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Research
WMU Hosts BONUS BALTIMARI Workshop – From Research to Practice
2
October
,
2020

On 18 December, the World Maritime University (WMU) hosted a BONUS BALTIMARI Workshop entitled “From Research to Practice”. The one-day research

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Research
WMU Contributes to Cyber-MAR project to prepare for emerging and future cyber-attacks
2
October
,
2020

The kickoff meeting for the EU funded Horizon 2020 research project, Cyber-MAR, took place from 18-20 September in Porto Heli, Greece. The objectives

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Seminar
Understanding the Effects of COVID-19 on Seafarers - WMU Webinar
14
December
,
2020

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

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Seminar
Maritime Policy Workshop Delivered for IMLI
1
December
,
2020

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
November
,
2020

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
29
October
,
2020

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
2
October
,
2020

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

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Seminar
International Maritime Law Webinar
2
October
,
2020

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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Seminar
Seafarers’ Rights Protections Lecture
2
October
,
2020

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
2
October
,
2020

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
2
October
,
2020

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
2
October
,
2020

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

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Seminar
Future Maritime Leaders Learn Policy
2
October
,
2020

As part of IMO's on-going work to support the future leaders of the maritime world, the World Maritime University (WMU) MSc in Maritime Affairs

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Seminar
WMU Welcomes Lord Justice Hamblen
2
October
,
2020

On 27 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed to WMU the Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Hamblen QC, PC, Lord Justice of Appeal for the United Kingdom. WMU

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Seminar
WMU Expands Connection with Italian Stakeholders through IMSSEA Workshop
2
October
,
2020

On 7 March, the International Maritime Safety Security Academy (IMSSEA) hosted a clustering workshop entitled “Maritime training and research

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Student Life
World Oceans Day 2019
2
October
,
2020

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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Visit
AMBASSADOR OF PANAMA TO SWEDEN VISITS WMU
14
October
,
2020

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

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Visit
WMU Welcomes Canadian Ferry Association
2
October
,
2020

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
Visit by Wallenius Marine
2
October
,
2020

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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Visit
WMU Welcomes United States Coast Guard Commandant
2
October
,
2020

Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant

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Visit
Malmö Latin High School Visits WMU
2
October
,
2020

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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Visit
Official Visit of the Minister of Transport of Malaysia
2
October
,
2020

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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Visit
WMU Welcomes President of the Genoa Court
2
October
,
2020

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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Visit
President Doumbia-Henry Visits EMSA
2
October
,
2020

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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