WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inauguration and WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018

Published: Feb 8 2018 - 6:45pm
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) celebrates 35 years of excellence in postgraduate education, research and capacity building. Its parent organization, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates its 70th anniversary. WMU will mark this milestone year with the inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute.

Life Below Water 2017, Malmö

Published: Oct 17 2017 - 9:23am
President Doumbia Henry was a keynote speaker at the Life Below Water Conference, 2017 that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 11 to 13 October.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Discusses the Ocean with Experts at WMU

Published: Oct 11 2017 - 11:29am
On 11 October, WMU was honoured to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden who was welcomed by WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.

Preparing for the New Generation

Published: Oct 6 2017 - 5:56pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered the keynote address at the 37th Women in Shipping and Trading (WISTA) International Conference that was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 3 to 6 October. The focus of the conference was on future-proof maritime solutions.  

Class of 2018 Grounded in Ocean Science

Published: Oct 3 2017 - 4:48pm
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.

WMU International Day 2017

Published: Aug 23 2017 - 4:39pm
On 20 August, over 250 people gathered together at the Henrik Smith Residence for the annual International Day celebration. The theme for this year’s event was Regional Cooperation.

Marine Day in Japan

Published: Jul 14 2017 - 7:28pm
The World Ocean Day takes place every year on 8 June. Annually, Japan celebrates Marine Day on the third Monday in July which falls on 17 July this year.

The World Maritime University and The Nippon Foundation launch a new Ocean Institute

Published: Jul 6 2017 - 6:17pm
On 6 July 2017 while the 71st Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee was in session, the World Maritime University (WMU) and The Nippon Foundation announced to operationalize the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Ocean Institute).

Stakeholder Engagement for Maritime and Ocean Governance Symposium

Published: Jul 3 2017 - 5:52pm
A cross-specialization symposium focused on Stakeholder Engagement for Maritime and Ocean Governance took place at WMU from 26 to 30 June.

WMU Registers Commitment to SDG 14 at UN Ocean Conference

Published: Jun 12 2017 - 5:20pm
President Doumbia-Henry, COO Nikolaus Schultze, and Professors Larry Hildebrand and Ronan Long participated at the high-level United Nations Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June to support the implementation of