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The Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP), University of Virginia School of Law, the World Maritime University–Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, and The Nippon Foundation are the primary co-sponso
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).
March 8, 2019
On 1 March, President Doumbia-Henry was welcomed to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) by Ms Maja Markovčić Kostelac, Executive Director of EMSA.
March 8, 2019
International Women’s Day (IWD) was established in the early 1900s and celebrated for the first time by the United Nations in 1975. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
March 5, 2019
Today, 5 March 2019, the World Maritime University is launching a new, ground-breaking Postgraduate Diploma programme on Maritime Energy by distance learning. The Maritime Energy programme takes a holistic approach from ships to ports and shipyards, combining innovative technical solutions with a socio-economic-environmental perspective.
February 21, 2019
Since being founded in 1983 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Maritime University (WMU) has been committed to the advancement of women.
February 15, 2019
At the Jordan Maritime Day celebrations organized by the Jordan Maritime Commission under the auspices of the Jordan Ministry of Transport on 10 February, President Doumbia-Henry delivered a keynote address on the Importance of Training and Human Resources Development in the maritime sector.
February 12, 2019
On 7 February, the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan hosted an International Workshop on BBNJ.
February 6, 2019
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) officially launched nominations of candidates to join the next class of the Master of Science in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the class 2019-2020.