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 Women: Global Leadership

Published:
Mar 1, 2015
Publisher:
Springer

This exciting new WMU book series' volume features the first attempt to include detailed experiences of women in the maritime sector at a global level. It highlights the achievement of women in the maritime sector, in particular, women’s leadership and service to the sustainable development of the maritime industry.

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The Shipping Industry, Ocean Governance and Environmental Law in the Paradigm Shift

Published:
Dec 1, 2014
Publisher:

The publication examines the corpus of status quo environmental legal regime, geographical issues and redundant “stakeholder claims” that persist in the Arctic. Consideration is given to different notions, legal theories, and stakeholders, and the authors critically examine the Arctic national legislation.

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International Conference on Ship Recycling Proceedings

Published:
May 1, 2014
Publisher:
WMU Publications

Ship recycling is considered the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of a vessel reaching the end of her operational life. In 2013, the International Conference on Ship Recycling (SHIPREC 2013) was held in Malmö, Sweden from 7-9 April. The

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Piracy at Sea

Published:
Dec 1, 2013
Publisher:
Springer

Over more than three decades starting in the 1990s, thousands of robberies, acts of piracy, and other violent attacks against merchant vessels have been reported in many of the world’s waters. The grave danger of piracy poses a direct threat not only to the security and efficiency of marine transportation, but more seriously, to the lives of the men and woman carrying out this important function.

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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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