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

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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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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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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Maritime Governance and Control - Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection

Published:
May 1, 2016
Publisher:
World Maritime University

Maritime Governance and Control – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, is a compilation of materials developed over the many years of Jørgen Rasmussen's teaching at the World Maritime University (WMU).

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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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