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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).
November 5, 2018
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November 4, 2018
The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by The Nippon Foundation, was held at WMU on 3 November in the Sasakawa Auditorium. At the event, 30 students in the Class of 2018, who were sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.
November 2, 2018
From 24-26 October, WMU delivered an Executive Professional Development Course (EPDC) in London for representatives of Maritime Technology Corporation Centres (MTCCs).
November 1, 2018
The fourth, and final, Inter-regional Workshop on Risk Assessment Tools for Pollution Preparedness and Response under the OpenRisk project was hosted by WMU in Malmö, Sweden on 30 October 2018.
October 24, 2018
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.
October 18, 2018
The City of Malmö has hosted the World Maritime University since 1983 when the University was opened by the International Maritime Organization. The City of Malmö Welcome Dinner has been an annual event since 2001 and this year’s event was held on October 16 in the Old City Hall.
October 12, 2018
Further to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies (JAMS), a 3-day needs assessment visit was carried out in Jordan by WMU’s President Dr.