International Day 2019


Published: Aug 19 2019 - 12:30pm
The annual WMU International Day celebration for 2019 was held on 17 August at the Henrik Smith Residence for students. The theme for this year’s event was “Unlocking Sustainable Development Through Culture and Harmony.” Nearly 300 people attended including students, staff, host families, friends and families of the students.  

MoU with International University of Panama


Published: Jul 17 2019 - 5:00pm
On 5 July, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the  International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP). The MoU was signed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU and Aládar Rodríguez Díaz, President of UMIP.

Canada Connections


Published: Jun 8 2019 - 2:33pm
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 Coast Guard College (CCG) Class of 2019.

WMU and MPA Singapore Sign Enhanced MoU at WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference


Published: Apr 9 2019 - 1:30pm
On 5 April, World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), to cooperate on global maritime leadership training and capacity building for the international maritime community. 

Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Feature


Published: Feb 21 2019 - 2:47pm
Since being founded in 1983 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Maritime University (WMU) has been committed to the advancement of women.

Jordan Maritime Day and MoU signed with JAMS


Published: Feb 15 2019 - 10:38pm
At the Jordan Maritime Day celebrations organized by the Jordan Maritime Commission under the auspices of the Jordan Ministry of Transport on 10 February, President Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote address on the Importance of Training and Human Resources Development in the maritime sector.

EMSA launches the “European Neighbours Policy” Maritime Fellowships at WMU


Published: Feb 6 2019 - 8:03pm
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) officially launched nominations of candidates to join the next class of the Master of Science in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the class 2019-2020.

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work


Published: Jan 15 2019 - 4:02pm
On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment - the Future of Work”.

2019 MarTID Survey Launched


Published: Nov 30 2018 - 5:17pm
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.

WMU Hosts North Sea Marine Spatial Planning Training


Published: Nov 28 2018 - 5:30pm
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.