Publications

World Maritime University
Traditionally, one of the most effective means for the wider transmission of new ideas and knowledge in higher education has been through scholarly publication. This is the principal mechanism whereby universities assemble, store and disseminate the findings of their research. It is also important as a mechanism by which WMU its global responsibilities under our Charter to provide an international focus for networking and collaboration.

WMU Publications has been established as the route for publishing of scholarly books on maritime affairs written by WMU staff and external maritime experts linked to the University.

Featured Publications

Maritime Transportation and Ocean Policies

Published:
Nov 17, 2020
Publisher:
World Maritime University

“Maritime Transportation and Ocean Policies” is a collection of essays and presentations from the WMU Second Regional Conference for the Americas that took place in Mexico in the fall of 2019.

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Maritime Law in Motion

Published:
Feb 26, 2020
Publisher:
Springer

This book provides valuable insights into various contemporary issues in public and private maritime law, including interdisciplinary aspects. The public law topics addressed include public international law and law of the sea, while a variety of private law topics are explored, e.g. commercial maritime law, conflict of laws, and new developments in the application of advanced technologies to maritime law issues.

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WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community - Conference Report

Published:
Sep 24, 2019
Publisher:

On 24 September 2019, the World Maritime University released the Conference Report for the WMU Third International Women’s Conference on Empowering Women in the Maritime Community that was held in April of the same year.

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Practical Teaching Skills for Maritime Instructors

Published:
Sep 1, 2019
Publisher:
World Maritime University

This revised third edition of the textbook for instructors, lecturers, and educators working with STCW in the maritime education and training sector has been revised and updated.

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MarTID 2019 Report

Published:
Jun 26, 2019
Publisher:
World Maritime University, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media

The second report from the historic MarTID survey initiative to study global maritime training practices, investment and thought.

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Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic

Published:
Jun 1, 2018
Publisher:
Springer

Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic covers important themes relevant to the Arctic, e.g. implementation and compliance assurance, ocean governance, sustainable business development, marine environment science and research

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MarTID 2018 Report

Published:
May 5, 2018
Publisher:
World Maritime University, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media

The inaugural report from the historic MarTID survey initiative to study global maritime training practices, investment and thought.

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Trends and Challenges in Maritime Energy Management

Published:
May 1, 2018
Publisher:
Springer

This book provides an overview of contemporary trends and challenges in maritime energy management (MEM). Coordinated action is necessary to achieve a low carbon and energy-efficient maritime future, and MEM is the prevailing framework aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions resulting from maritime industry activities.

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Maritime Industry

Published:
Apr 1, 2018
Publisher:
Springer

This book addresses the environmental, legal, social, and economic aspects of corporate social responsibility in the maritime industry. It discusses the voluntary aspects of the CSR concept and how the lines between informal and formal rules are merging and becoming fuzzy.

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Shipping Operations Management

Published:
Oct 1, 2017
Publisher:
Springer

This book focuses on the management of ship operations, an activity that requires integrative knowledge and technical expertise that spans various disciplines. As such, ship operations personnel are expected to be well-versed with aspects of management, economics, engineering, technology and law. Further, ship operations management requires the ability to identify and neutralize threats and to manage risks and make decisions that will optimize costs and contribute to performance improvements.

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