Dr. Glenn Wright

United States of America
Dissertation Title: Virtual Aids to Navigation

Dr. Kana Nkasanga Patrick Mutombo

South Africa
Dissertation Title: A Holistic Risk-Oriented Framework for Port Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate Change

Dr. Tafsir Matin Johansson

Dissertation Title: Abandoned Vessel and Derelict Management in a Canadian Federal Context: Strategic Proposals and Pragmatic Alternatives Based on Legal Interpretation, International Law & European Union Best Practice

Dr. Derek Lambert

South Africa
Dissertation Title: Improving learning outcomes within a developing maritime nation lacking practical resources through the introduction of classroom technology. A case study at a South African University of Technology.

Dr. Lawrence Kuroshi

Dissertation Title: Design and evaluation of Ballast Water Management Systems using Modified and Hybridized Axiomatic Design Principles

Dr. Safaa Abdul Hussein Jaiyz Alfayyadh

Dissertation Title: Development of the Framework for a Lean, Energy Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Port: Umm Qasr Port as a Case Study

Sasakawa Fellows Reception 2017

The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by The Nippon Foundation, was held at WMU on 4 November in the Sasakawa Auditorium. At the event, 27 students in the Class of 2017, who were sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows. The total number of WMU Sasakawa Fellows now stands at 580 from more than 60 countries.  

Transport Canada and WMU partner to support Canada’s Ocean Protection Plan

On 27 October, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in Ottawa by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Ms. Lori MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security, Transport Canada (TC). The MoU sets out the framework under which WMU will complete research for a comparative study of marine medical certificate issuance that supports TC’s review of related regulations and policy framework under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan.