On 13 June, the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) Technical Committee 8 on Ships and Marine Technology, Subcommittee 2 on Marine Environment Protection (ISO TC8 SC2), in conjunction with their annual meeting that was hosted at WMU from 11-13 June, held a seminar for WMU faculty and students.
In recognition of World Oceans Day and this year’s theme of “Clean Our Ocean”, the World Maritime University joined with the City of Malmö and the SEA-U Marine Science Center on cleaning up Malmö's coastline on 9 June. Seventy-five WMU students and staff members participated along with nearly 2,000 people.
Professor Clive Schofield is Head of Research at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden. He was previously Director of Research at the Australian Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia and remains a Visiting Professor with ANCORS. He holds a PhD (geography) from the University of Durham, UK and an LLM from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) is celebrating 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which established WMU in 1983, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. This booklet highlights the work of WMU over the past 35 years, and looks towards the future of the University.
As part of the Nordic Clean Energy Week, WMU hosted the Trends and Challenges in Maritime Energy Management Workshop on 22 May. The workshop brought together 50 participants and provided a forum for maritime stakeholders to examine opportunities and challenges in the field of maritime energy with the aim of achieving an energy efficient and low carbon future for the maritime industry.