Upcoming Events

LNG training, offered by the BSR Competence Centre, will take place in Malmö, Sweden, on 25 and 26 April 2018.
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) will celebrate 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building.
On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
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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 focuses on the management of ship operations, an activity that requires integrative knowledge and technical expertise that spans various...
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.
April 12, 2018
On 10 April, President Doumbia-Henry and Dr. Dakuku A. Peterside, Director-General and CEO of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), signed a four-year, renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out the areas of cooperation between WMU and NIMASA.
March 28, 2018
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.
March 23, 2018
On 16 March, the SEAPLANSPACE project kickoff meeting took place at the University of Gdansk in Poland. The aim of the three-year project is to increase knowledge and skills at the local, regional and industry levels among the labour force engaged in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) in the south Baltic Sea region.
March 21, 2018
The Third Extraordinary Session of the WMU Board of Governors (BOG) took place on 17 March and was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Turkey. The meeting was held in parallel with the International Maritime Summit marking the 70th anniversary of IMO.
March 20, 2018
On 19 March, the inauguration of WMU’s MSc in International Transport and Logistics (ITL) Class of 2019 took place at Shanghai Maritime University's (SMU) Dongming Campus in Shanghai, China. The 30 new students are from China with the exceptions of one student from Australia and one from India.
March 9, 2018
In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March, the World Maritime University Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted an IWD seminar for students and staff reflecting the of