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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.
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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).
January 15, 2019
On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment - the Future of Work”.
January 2, 2019
The World Maritime University is pleased to announce two new members of senior management who have taken up their posts as of 1 January 2019.
December 12, 2018
President Doumbia-Henry was a keynote speaker at the Ocean Literacy Conference that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 6 to 7 December. The conference brought together nearly 100 participants to inspire and debate marine education and ocean literacy from a local perspective, focusing in particular on coastal cities.
December 12, 2018
As the conclusion of a two-week, intensive foundation course focusing on the IMO System for Maritime Governance, a round table discussion was held at WMU on 5 December regarding key challenges facing the IMO.
December 12, 2018
From 26-30 November, WMU played a lead role together with IMO Staff in conducting a Hazard Identification (HAZID)/Scoping Exercise to identify safety issues pertaining to passenger ships on non-international voyages in Indonesia.
December 11, 2018
On 5 December, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and ITF President, Mr. Paddy Crumlin.
November 30, 2018
The second annual MarTID survey has been launched to continue the study of global maritime training practices. Separate surveys are available until 31 January for seafarers, ship operators, and maritime education and training institutions.