ITL Class of 2019 Inauguration – Shanghai – A WMU Gender Parity Record

On 19 March, the inauguration of WMU’s MSc in International Transport and Logistics (ITL) Class of 2019 took place at Shanghai Maritime University's (SMU) Dongming Campus in Shanghai, China. The 30 new students are from China with the exceptions of one student from Australia and one from India. The class sets a WMU record for gender parity with 15 female students representing 50% of the enrolment.

Strengthening Cooperation with the ITF Seafarers' Trust

On 3 March, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed to WMU Mr. Tomas Abrahamsson, Acting Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, and Mr. Luca Tommasi, the Trust’s Project Manager. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen cooperation between the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and WMU and ensure continued support for students through fellowships.

UN SDG 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Sasakawa Fellows’ Network Meeting

A regional forum for Sasakawa Fellows from Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, plus UK-domiciled Fellows, was held in London from 28 to 31 January 2018. 

The meeting, organised by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation with the sponsorship of The Nippon Foundation, brought together 25 Sasakawa Fellows to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the maritime sectors in their home countries. They also discussed strategies to develop the global Sasakawa Fellows’ Network. 

WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inauguration and WMU Global Ocean Conference 2018

In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) celebrates 35 years of excellence in postgraduate education, research and capacity building. Its parent organization, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates its 70th anniversary. WMU will mark this milestone year with the inauguration of the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute.

World Maritime University

Sasakawa Auditorium