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.

WMU President calls for input to MarTID 2019 Survey by 28 February


Published: Jan 31 2019 - 4:33pm
28 February 2019, the new deadline for responding to the second global survey for the Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID), is quickly approaching.

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 Graduation Ceremony 2018


Published: Nov 5 2018 - 4:07pm
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UN DAY 2018


Published: Oct 24 2018 - 9:29am
On 24 October, United Nations Day will be celebrated around the world. It is an opportunity to reflect on the organization’s work on behalf of humanity, including on urgent challenges such as alleviating poverty and hunger, defending human rights and addressing the need for bold climate action.

OceansTrends 2018 Seminar Advances Knowledge Sharing on Key Maritime and Ocean Topics


Published: Aug 31 2018 - 7:35pm
From 29 to 30 August, the OceansTrends 2018 Scientific Seminar brought together over 150 participants from more than 60 countries.

WMU Builds Transformative Partnerships


Published: May 22 2018 - 4:54pm
On 8 and 9 May the World Maritime University hosted the WMU Global Ocean Conference

President Doumbia-Henry Hails ILO's Adoption of Amendments to the MLC, 2006 Protecting Seafarers in the Event of Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea


Published: May 2 2018 - 9:10pm
From my perspective as the President of the World Maritime University (WMU) and as a former ILO Director closely involved for over 15 years with the development and adoption, and later the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006 as amended), I can only say that I am delighted to see the recent