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

WMU Welcomes ITF General Secretary


Published: Mar 28 2018 - 3:20pm
On 27 March, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. Stephen Cotton of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) for his first visit to WMU since assuming the role of General Secretary in 2014. Following a meeting with the President and key faculty, Mr.

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.  

Shipping Podcast with President Doumbia-Henry


Published: Aug 3 2017 - 1:30pm
The latest Shipping Podcast features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU.

Day of the Seafarer 2017


Published: Jun 26 2017 - 8:20am
International Day of the Seafarer was designated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2010 as a way to recognize the contribution made by the world’s seafarers. Almost everything that we use and need in our daily lives is directly or indirectly affected by sea transport.