Record Ph.D. Enrollment

Published: Dec 17 2013 - 7:11am
At the close of 2013, there is a record enrollment of 19 students in the Ph.D. program. From 2-13 December, nine of the students participated in courses offered by Associate Professor Michael Manuel, who is a 2009 graduate of WMU's Ph.D. and joined WMU in 2013 as a faculty member. 

Ship Safety Survey & Certification Management Course, Malmö

Published: Dec 16 2013 - 5:57pm
From 9-13 December, part one of a customized Professional Development Course was conducted for several maritime inspectors from the Swedish Transport Agency. The course is seven weeks in total and will be conducted through April of 2014.

MoU with Ministry of Transport, Angola

Published: Dec 11 2013 - 5:24pm
A Memorandum of Understanding on Academic Cooperation was signed on 4 December between the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola and WMU.

MoU with MARINA, Philippines

Published: Dec 6 2013 - 10:13am
A Memorandum of Understanding on Academic Cooperation was signed on 26 November between the Department of Transportation and Communications Maritime Administrative Authority (MARINA), Republic of the Philippines and WMU.

MoU with PoliMARIN, Indonesia

Published: Dec 4 2013 - 9:46pm
A delegation from the Politeknik Maritim Negeri Indonesia (PoliMARIN) in Semarang, headed by Director Sri Tutie Rahayu, attended the recent 30th Anniversary Dinner and 2013 Graduation ceremony in Malmö.

INMARSAT Annual Seminar at WMU

Published: Nov 21 2013 - 5:05pm
INMARSAT, the industry leader and pioneer of mobile satellite communications, offered its annual Seminar on Contemporary Maritime Information and Communications Technology at WMU 13 – 15 November. Through coordination with the WMU INMARSAT Chair, Professor Daniel S.H.

Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment and the Law of the Sea, Colombia

Published: Nov 14 2013 - 5:54pm
Part two of a customized Professional Development Course was led by WMU Associate Professor, Dr. María Carolina Romero, for Armada Nacional de Colombia (ARC) and Dirección General Maritima (DIMAR) in Colombia 4-8 November.

Contemporary Issues in the Cruise Industry

Published: Oct 25 2013 - 5:06pm
A customized PDC for 30 members of the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports (MEDCRUISE) was held at IMO 21 - 23 October. The aim of the course was to present the contemporary issues in relation to marketing, communication, safety and security in the cruise industry.

WMU Participates in World Maritime Day 2013

Published: Sep 30 2013 - 3:51pm
The main event of the 36th celebration of World Maritime Day was held at IMO Headquarters in London on 26 September. This year’s theme was: "Sustainable Development: IMO's contribution beyond Rio+20," and included a one-day symposium.

WISTA-UK Personality of the Year 2013 Delivers Lecture at WMU

Published: Sep 20 2013 - 4:41pm
Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, recently named WISTA-UK Personality of the Year 2013, was at WMU on 19 September to deliver a guest lecture. An internationally respected expert in climate change and environmental issues, Dr. Warris has been a guest lecturer at WMU since 2011.