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

Farthing on International Shipping

Published:
Apr 1, 2013
Publisher:
Springer

The book provides an introduction to shipping in all its aspects. It is a valuable source of information for students of traditional maritime law as well as for those who seek to understand maritime and shipping services on a global scale.

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Emerging Ballast Water Management Systems Conference

Published:
Apr 1, 2012
Publisher:
World Maritime University

In January 2010 WMU organized a Ballast Water Week together with IMO’s GloBallast project, the Global Industry Alliance, and the North Sea Interreg project “Ballast Water Opportunity”.

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Oil Spill Risk Management 2011

Published:
Apr 1, 2012
Publisher:
World Maritime University

WMU organized Oil Spill Risk Management conference in March 2011 together with the International Maritime Organization. The volume includes a selection of papers presented during the conference addressing the topic of oil spill risk management and the preparedness and readiness of national jurisdiction, offshore and shipping industries.

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Home Coastal Zone Piracy and other Unlawful Acts at Sea

Published:
Apr 1, 2007
Publisher:
World Maritime University

A selection of papers and presentations from two maritime security symposia held at WMU: the International Symposium on the New Regime for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts at Sea, from 21-23 November 2005 and the International Symposium on Coastal Zone Piracy from 13-15 November 2006.

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Maritime Legislation

Published:
Jan 1, 2002
Publisher:
World Maritime University

An essential volume for maritime draftsmen, practitioners and scholars, that provides a summary of the history and theory of maritime law, as well as a hands-on practitioners’ guide that details the measures required for the implementation of IMO Conventions and treaty instruments.

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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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Transport 2040: Automation, Technology, Employment - The Future of Work

Published:
Jan 15, 2019
Publisher:

On 15 January 2019, 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”.

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WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs

Published:
Oct 1, 2018
Publisher:
World Maritime University

The WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (WMU JoMA) is an international journal that covers the subject areas of maritime safety, marine environment protection and shipping operations and gives, in this context, special attention to the human element and the impact of technology. WMU JoMA is for professionals in maritime administration, industry and education.

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