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Collaboration
WMU and REV Ocean Partner to Find Solutions to Critical Ocean Issues
8
September
2020

REV Ocean and the World Maritime University (WMU) signed a partnership agreement to join forces and find solutions to critical ocean issues.

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Feature
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry Interview: Empowering the Maritime World through Education and Sustainable Development
2
September
2020

Watch the recent interview with Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry on Empowering the Maritime World through Education & Sustainable Development

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Collaboration
Specialized Training Programme Delivered for EMSA
27
August
2020

WMU completed a customized, four-week Specialization Training Programme on Curriculum Development tailored for senior employees of EMSA.

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Event
ITL Class of 2020 Graduation, Via Distance
24
August
2020

WMU 2020 graduation ceremony of the MSc Programme in International Transport and Logistics (ITL) in cooperation with Shanghai Maritime University.

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Research
MarTID 2020 Training Practices Report Released
21
August
2020

The 2020 Training Practices Report presenting the results from the third MarTID survey is now available.

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Feature
MTR 100 Ocean Influencer: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry
20
August
2020

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, as an Ocean Influencer

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Feature
Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges
30
July
2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry delivered the Middle East Maritime Online Forum keynote speech on “Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges.”

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Seminar
International Maritime Law Webinar
28
July
2020

The second of three in situ seminars for the International Maritime Law Postgraduate Diploma Programme was recently delivered in a two-day webinar.

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Feature
English and Study Skills 2020 Programme Underway by Distance Learning
28
July
2020

The intensive, 3-month English and Study Skills programme (ESSP) for 2020 is underway with 21 students from 14 countries.

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Event
WMU Supports Lebanese Maritime Education and Training
21
July
2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry was the keynote guest at the ceremony marking the official opening of the new International Maritime Academy premises.

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Collaboration
WMU Signs MoU with the State Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya
9
July
2020

A MoU has been signed between WMU and the Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya in an extraordinary virtual ceremony held on 8 July 2020.

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Seminar
Seafarers’ Rights Protections Lecture
26
June
2020

WMU President lecture on "Global Governance During Pandemic: Implications of Force Majeure and National Emergency for Worker Rights Protections."

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Feature
Problems Faced by Seafarers in the Wake of COVID-19
25
June
2020

A first-hand account of the COVID-19 challenges seafarers face - from a WMU alumnus currently serving as Captain of a vessel. 

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Feature
Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020
24
June
2020

Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020 - Video Message from Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President

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Seminar
WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet
24
June
2020

WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet - a special lecture on 22 and 23 June 2020.

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Research
JoMA Call for Papers - Beyond COVID-19
23
June
2020

The JoMA special issue will focus on insights regarding maritime safety and security issues, and socio-economic and political impact of COVID-19.

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Event
2020 Coastline Clean-Up
22
June
2020

In 2020, WMU students again joined forces with the City of Malmö and the SEA-U Marine Science Center on cleaning up Malmö's coastline.

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Collaboration
WMU and REV Ocean Partner to Find Solutions to Critical Ocean Issues
8
September
,
2020

REV Ocean and the World Maritime University (WMU) signed a partnership agreement to join forces and find solutions to critical ocean issues.

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Collaboration
Specialized Training Programme Delivered for EMSA
1
September
,
2020

WMU completed a customized, four-week Specialization Training Programme on Curriculum Development tailored for senior employees of EMSA.

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Collaboration
WMU Signs MoU with the State Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya
1
September
,
2020

A MoU has been signed between WMU and the Department for Shipping and Maritime of Kenya in an extraordinary virtual ceremony held on 8 July 2020.

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Collaboration
MoU with International Union of Marine Insurance
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the International Union

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Collaboration
Strengthening Partnerships and Collaboration with Canada
1
September
,
2020

From 24-26 February, a delegation from WMU visited several agencies in Canada with the aim of strengthening partnerships and collaboration. Members

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Collaboration
MoU Signed with Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP)
1
September
,
2020

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) during

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Collaboration
Collaboration
WMU and Port Klang Free Zone of Malaysia sign MoU
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) and Port Klang Free Zone SDN BHD (PKFZ), Port Klang, Malaysia signed on 26 November, a Memorandum of

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Collaboration
MoU Signed with the International Maritime Academy, Lebanon
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the International

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Collaboration
WMU and AHHIC Cooperate on Marine Insurance
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU), founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has widened its focus to include the marine hull and

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Collaboration
President Doumbia-Henry Speaks in Lebanon and Signs MoU with Ministry of Public Works and Transport
1
September
,
2020

On 19 June, WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, delivered a keynote address at the East Med Maritime Conference, which took place in Beirut,

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Collaboration
MoU with the Higher Institute of Maritime Studies, Morocco
1
September
,
2020

On 14 June, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Higher Institute of Maritime Studies (ISEM) headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco

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Collaboration
WMU Contributes to 110th Anniversary of Dalian Maritime University
1
September
,
2020

On the occasion of the 110th Anniversary of Dalian Maritime University (DMU), Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University

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Collaboration
Canada Connections
1
September
,
2020

On 31 May, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) was a guest speaker at the Awards Ceremony for the Canadian

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Collaboration
MoU with CETENA
1
September
,
2020

On 28 May, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CETENA S.p.A, a company within the Fincantieri Group, is dedicated to research and

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Collaboration
MoU with Bangladesh Marine Academy
1
September
,
2020

On 21 May, WMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bangladesh Marine Academy (BMA). The MoU was signed by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry

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Collaboration
WMU and MPA Singapore sign MoU at WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference
1
September
,
2020

On 5 April, World Maritime University (WMU) signed an enhanced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (

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Event
2019 Sheldon Kinney Lecture – Global Maritime Leadership
1
September
,
2020

The 2019 Sheldon Kinney lecture was delivered on 15 October at WMU by RADM Jack Buono, Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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Event
EU/IMO global project drives energy efficiency in the maritime sector
1
September
,
2020

IMO Briefing: 23 17/10/2019 A global network of maritime technology cooperation centres has completed an impressive array of pilot projects over the

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Event
The “Second Regional Conference for the Americas” concludes in Veracruz, Mexico
1
September
,
2020

The Secretary of the Navy of Mexico and the President of the World Maritime University (WMU) closed the "Second Regional Conference for the Americas

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Event
World Maritime Day 2019
1
September
,
2020

World Maritime Day 2019 will be celebrated at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) headquarters in London on 26 September. This year’s theme

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Event
Orientation for Class of 2020 Sasakawa Fellowship Students
1
September
,
2020

The Orientation for the new Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2020 was held at WMU on 20 September in the Sasakawa Auditorium. The event

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Event
Class of 2020 Inauguration, Malmö
1
September
,
2020

Inauguration of the World Maritime University’s Class of 2020 MSc in Maritime Affairs, took place in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium on 16 September. For

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Event
WMU Contributes to ICES Annual Science Conference
1
September
,
2020

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Annual Conference took place in Gothenburg, Sweden from 9 to 12 September 2019. Dr.

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Event
Addressing Anthropogenic Underwater Noise
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) and the Dr. Jens-Peter & Betsy Schlüter Foundation, with support of the International Maritime Organization (

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Event
WMU Contributes to 2019 World Maritime Day Parallel Event
1
September
,
2020

This year’s World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event was held in Cartagena, Colombia from 15-17 September on the 2019 theme of Empowering Women in the

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Event
WMU Class of 2019: China Graduations
1
September
,
2020

Graduation ceremonies were held on 24 and 25 August in Shanghai and Dalian for 43 students in WMU’s two programmes in China. Since the programmes

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Event
Capacity-Building, Gender Empowerment and the BBNJ Agreement
1
September
,
2020

On 30 August at the United Nations Headquarters, as part of the Third Session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding

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Event
International Day 2019
1
September
,
2020

The annual WMU International Day celebration for 2019 was held on 17 August at the Henrik Smith Residence for students. The theme for this year’s

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Event
President Doumbia-Henry Speaks in Peru about Women’s Empowerment
1
September
,
2020

As part of the celebrations for the 100th Anniversary of Peru’s Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI), a conference was held on 9

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Event
Day of the Seafarer 2019
1
September
,
2020

More than 80 per cent of global trade is transported by ships to people and communities all over the world. Almost everything that we use and need in

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Event
Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: Intractable Challenges & Potential Solutions
1
September
,
2020

From 15-16 May, the 43rd Annual Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP) Conference took place at the World Maritime University (WMU). The event was

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Feature
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry Interview: Empowering the Maritime World through Education and Sustainable Development
2
September
,
2020

Watch the recent interview with Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry on Empowering the Maritime World through Education & Sustainable Development

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Feature
MTR 100 Ocean Influencer: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry
2
September
,
2020

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, as an Ocean Influencer

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Feature
Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges
1
September
,
2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry delivered the Middle East Maritime Online Forum keynote speech on “Maritime Distance Learning - Reality and Challenges.”

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Feature
English and Study Skills 2020 Programme Underway by Distance Learning
1
September
,
2020

The intensive, 3-month English and Study Skills programme (ESSP) for 2020 is underway with 21 students from 14 countries.

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Feature
Problems Faced by Seafarers in the Wake of COVID-19
1
September
,
2020

A first-hand account of the COVID-19 challenges seafarers face - from a WMU alumnus currently serving as Captain of a vessel. 

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Feature
Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020
1
September
,
2020

Seafarers are Key Workers - Day of the Seafarer 2020 - Video Message from Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President

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Feature
World Oceans Day 2020
1
September
,
2020

World Oceans Day, which falls on 8 June. WMU marked the occasion with participation in events, special lectures, and an ocean clean-up.

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Feature
WMU Contributes to LERA Discussion on Worker Rights Protections During Pandemic
1
September
,
2020

Global Governance During Pandemic: Implications of Force Majeure and National Emergency for Worker Rights Protections - WMU President Dr Doumbia-Henry

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Feature
"We’ll get through this together!" – 38th Session of WMU Board of Governors meets online
1
September
,
2020

In these challenging times, the maritime and oceans community will need WMU more than ever before.The WMU Board of Governors met online on 11 May 2020

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Feature
WMU - Keeping Active in the Community
1
September
,
2020

WMU has a long-standing history of engaging with the local community and has been active in supporting local events and community efforts

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Feature
Visiting Lecturers Continue Contributions to WMU Education
1
September
,
2020

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, students at the World Maritime University (WMU) have continued their studies, essentially uninterrupted.

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Feature
Business as Usual, Albeit in Unusual times
1
September
,
2020

WMU is leading the charge in this time of COVID-19 to support a cohesive, strong and resilient maritime and oceans community.

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Feature
WMU Mourns Passing of Pierre Leonard
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University mourns the passing of Pierre Léonard, a long-standing supporter of WMU. Mr Léonard was responsible for the initiative

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Feature
COVID-19: ADVICE FOR APPLICANTS TO THE MSc PROGRAMME
1
September
,
2020

Dear Applicants, I am delighted to confirm to you that the University is very much open for business, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The faculty and

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Feature
WMU Mourns the Passing of Thomas Mensah
1
September
,
2020

President Doumbia-Henry expresses condolences on behalf of WMU: It is with deep sadness that the World Maritime University (WMU) learned of the

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Feature
WMU President Visits Student Residence
1
September
,
2020

On 8 April, President Doumbia-Henry spoke to students at the Henrik Smith Residence (HSR), where the majority of the students in the Malmö MSc

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Feature
WMU 2020 Moot Court via Distance
1
September
,
2020

The ninth annual Moot Court competition took place on 3 April for MSc students in the Maritime Law and Policy (MLP) specialization. The difference

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Feature
WMU calls on the global maritime and ocean communities to come together and join forces to protect seafarers’ rights
1
September
,
2020

As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) apex institution for maritime and ocean education, the World Maritime University (WMU) adds its

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Feature
WMU - Staying Connected in Uncertain Times
1
September
,
2020

The threat of the novel coronavirus is having a global impact as countries try to curb the spread of the virus and individuals take measures to

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Feature
Maritime Law in Motion - New WMU Publication
1
September
,
2020

Maritime Law in Motion is the latest publication in the WMU Studies in Maritime Affairs book series. It provides valuable insights into various

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Research
MarTID 2020 Training Practices Report Released
1
September
,
2020

The 2020 Training Practices Report presenting the results from the third MarTID survey is now available.

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Research
JoMA Call for Papers - Beyond COVID-19
1
September
,
2020

The JoMA special issue will focus on insights regarding maritime safety and security issues, and socio-economic and political impact of COVID-19.

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Research
EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transports research project
1
September
,
2020

WMU has joined the research project “EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transport” funded by Sweden's Trafikverket.

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Research
WMU Joins On Shore Power Supply in the Nordic Region Project
1
September
,
2020

The project consortium includes eight partners that cover the full spectrum of on-shore power supply

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Research
Cyber-MAR Research Activities Continue via Distance
1
September
,
2020

Despite the global challenges of Covid-19, the World Maritime University (WMU) continues to contribute to important research projects, including the

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Research
Strengthening Synergies between Maritime and Aviation in the Field of Human Factors
1
September
,
2020

As a partner in the SAFEMODE project, WMU is contributing to strengthening synergies between maritime and aviation in the field of human factors.The

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Research
WMU President Calls for Input to MarTID 2020 - Third Annual Global Survey
1
September
,
2020

For the third consecutive year, the Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) global survey is available to gather input from seafarers, maritime

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Research
WMU Contributes to IUCN Ocean De-oxygenation Report
1
September
,
2020

At COP25 in Madrid, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the comprehensive report “Ocean deoxygenation: everyone’s

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Research
WMU Hosts BONUS BALTIMARI Workshop – From Research to Practice
1
September
,
2020

On 18 December, the World Maritime University (WMU) hosted a BONUS BALTIMARI Workshop entitled “From Research to Practice”. The one-day research

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Research
WMU Contributes to Cyber-MAR project to prepare for emerging and future cyber-attacks
1
September
,
2020

The kickoff meeting for the EU funded Horizon 2020 research project, Cyber-MAR, took place from 18-20 September in Porto Heli, Greece. The objectives

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Seminar
International Maritime Law Webinar
1
September
,
2020

The second of three in situ seminars for the International Maritime Law Postgraduate Diploma Programme was recently delivered in a two-day webinar.

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Seminar
Seafarers’ Rights Protections Lecture
1
September
,
2020

WMU President lecture on "Global Governance During Pandemic: Implications of Force Majeure and National Emergency for Worker Rights Protections."

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Seminar
WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet
1
September
,
2020

WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet - a special lecture on 22 and 23 June 2020.

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Seminar
National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop Delivered in Madagascar
1
September
,
2020

Madagascar is the latest country to benefit from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) work promoting good maritime governance to support

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Seminar
Anti-corruption Training Delivered for 4th Consecutive Year at WMU
1
September
,
2020

For the 4th consecutive year, the World Maritime University (WMU) delivered its seminal Maritime Business Integrity and Corruption Awareness (CORA)

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Seminar
Future Maritime Leaders Learn Policy
1
September
,
2020

As part of IMO's on-going work to support the future leaders of the maritime world, the World Maritime University (WMU) MSc in Maritime Affairs

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Seminar
WMU Welcomes Lord Justice Hamblen
1
September
,
2020

On 27 May, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed to WMU the Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Hamblen QC, PC, Lord Justice of Appeal for the United Kingdom. WMU

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Seminar
WMU Expands Connection with Italian Stakeholders through IMSSEA Workshop
1
September
,
2020

On 7 March, the International Maritime Safety Security Academy (IMSSEA) hosted a clustering workshop entitled “Maritime training and research

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Student Life
World Oceans Day 2019
1
September
,
2020

In recognition of World Oceans Day, which falls on 8 June, President Doumbia-Henry provided a video message for the World Oceans Day celebrations

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Visit
WMU Welcomes Canadian Ferry Association
1
September
,
2020

WMU welcomed Mr Serge Buy, CEO of the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA), to WMU on 13 March. CFA is a member-based organization representing Canadian

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Visit
Visit by Wallenius Marine
1
September
,
2020

WMU was delighted to welcome a delegation of twelve from Wallenius Marine on 21 January 2019. Wallenius Marine, whose vision is “Leading the way

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Visit
WMU Welcomes United States Coast Guard Commandant
1
September
,
2020

Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant

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Visit
Malmö Latin High School Visits WMU
1
September
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) had the pleasure of welcoming 60 students from Malmö Latin School, an upper secondary school in Malmö, to

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Visit
Official Visit of the Minister of Transport of Malaysia
1
September
,
2020

On 28 June, WMU welcomed His Excellency Mr. Loke Siew Fook, Minister of Transport of Malaysia and officials from the Ministry. The purpose of the

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Visit
WMU Welcomes President of the Genoa Court
1
September
,
2020

On 17 June, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed to WMU the Hon Sir Judge Enrico Silvestro Ravera, President of the Genoa Court and Lawyer, Professor

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Visit
President Doumbia-Henry Visits EMSA
1
September
,
2020

On 1 March, President Doumbia-Henry was welcomed to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) by Ms Maja Markovčić Kostelac, Executive Director of

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