On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
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.
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.