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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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Research
EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transports research project
16
June
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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Feature
World Oceans Day 2020
8
June
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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Event
COVID-19 and Shipping: Maritime Law and Policy Highlights - WMU Webinar
3
June
2020

WMU webinar addressing the primary impact the pandemic has had on maritime safety and security, and disruptions in the global supply chain.

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Feature
WMU Contributes to LERA Discussion on Worker Rights Protections During Pandemic
3
June
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
14
May
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
14
May
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
13
May
2020

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

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Research
WMU Joins On Shore Power Supply in the Nordic Region Project
11
May
2020

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

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Feature
WMU and Business as Usual, Albeit in Unusual times
8
May
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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Event
POSTPONEMENT IMLA 2020 Conference
27
April
2020

We very much regret to announce that the IMLA 2020 Joint Conference with ICERS, IMEC and INSLC, scheduled for 1-5 September 2020 at the World

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Feature
WMU Mourns Passing of Pierre Leonard
27
April
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
22
April
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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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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Collaboration
MoU with International Union of Marine Insurance
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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)
9
June
,
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
22
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
9
June
,
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
24
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
Orientation for Class of 2020 Sasakawa Fellowship Students
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
24
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
9
June
,
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
24
May
,
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
Problems Faced by Seafarers in the Wake of COVID-19
26
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
25
June
,
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
10
June
,
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
3
June
,
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
4
June
,
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
19
May
,
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
19
May
,
2020

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

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Feature
WMU and Business as Usual, Albeit in Unusual times
19
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
9
June
,
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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Feature
A Message from the IMO Secretary-General and WMU Chancellor
9
June
,
2020

On 20 March, Mr. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization and WMU Chancellor sent a message to all World Maritime

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Feature
COVID-19: WMU continues to deliver quality education, research and capacity building amid the pandemic
14
May
,
2020

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has become a global emergency. Since its outbreak, this epidemic has caused more than 220,000

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Feature
The United Nations continues to recognize WMU's important role as Centre of Excellence
9
June
,
2020

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 10 December 2019 adopted Resolution 74-19 on Oceans and the Law of the Sea. The resolution continues,

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Feature
Empowering Women in the Maritime Community - JoMA Special Issue
9
June
,
2020

The World Maritime University (WMU) has a longstanding commitment to empowering women in the maritime and ocean communities. The most recent result

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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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Research
EU Emission Trading System - impacts of including maritime transports research project
16
June
,
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
19
May
,
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
12
June
,
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
9
June
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
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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Seminar
WMU's Response to a Sustainable Planet
26
June
,
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
24
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
24
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
2020

Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant

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Visit
Malmö Latin High School Visits WMU
14
May
,
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
9
June
,
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
9
June
,
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
24
May
,
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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