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Energy management is a key strategy for energy efficient and environmentally friendly shipping that enhances profitability within a tightening regulatory framework.
On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), designated June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has
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Recent Publications

The WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (WMU JoMA) is an international journal that covers the subject areas of maritime safety, marine environment...
Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic covers important themes relevant to the Arctic, e.g.
This book provides an overview of contemporary trends and challenges in maritime energy management (MEM).
May 10, 2018
From 8 to 9 May, the WMU Global Ocean Conference brought together over 240 participants from more than 50 countries.
May 8, 2018
The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) was officially inaugurated on 8 May. The new Institute will act as an independent focal point for ocean related dialogue and capacity-building.
May 5, 2018
On 4 May, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Tomas Abrahamsson, Acting Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and 1st Vice Chair of ITF Seafarers’ Section.
May 5, 2018
The inaugural report from the historic MarTID survey initiative to study global maritime training practices, investment and thought is now available on the MarTID website.
May 2, 2018
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 adoption by the ILO’
April 30, 2018
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) training, offered by the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) Competence Centre through the GoLNG project, took place at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden, on 25 and 26 April 2018 with 65 participants from Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland and Turkey.
April 19, 2018
The World Maritime University welcomes and supports the International Maritime Organization’s climate change strategy for shipping that was announced on 13 April 2018.