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WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community - Conference Report Release

WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community - Conference Report Release

The World Maritime University (WMU) has released the Conference Report for the WMU Third International Women’s Conference on Empowering Women in the Maritime Community that was held in April this year. The conference brought maritime and ocean stakeholders together at WMU to discuss the common challenge of gender equality and to address the gender gap in the maritime, oceans, ports, fishing and related industries. 

WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference Report

 
As a result of the two-day event, over 350 participants from more

Practical Teaching Skills for Maritime Instructors, Revised Third Edition

Practical Teaching Skills for Maritime Instructors, Revised Third Edition

The Revised Third Edition of the WMU Publication, Practical Teaching Skills for Maritime Instructors by Dr. Peter Muirhead and Dr. Darrell Fisher, is now available. Nearly 20 years after its initial release, the book continues to be a valuable resource for Maritime Education and Teaching (MET) instructors worldwide. 

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Dr. Peter Muirhead, WMU Professor Emeritus, and Dr. Michael Manuel, WMU Professor and Head of the MET Specialization

The idea for the publication emerged during 1993-1995

WMU-Koji Sekimizu PhD Fellowship on Maritime Governance

WMU-Koji Sekimizu PhD Fellowship on Maritime Governance

The WMU-Koji Sekimizu PhD Fellowship on Maritime Governance was officially launched on 25 June at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. Spearheaded by the World Maritime University (WMU) with support from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Dr. Koji Sekimizu, Former Chancellor of WMU and Former IMO Secretary-General, the PhD Fellowship will enable an assessment of the role and impact of maritime governance over the past 60 years. Account will need to be taken of the role of the IMO as well as of relevant United Nations agencies and bodies that have

MarTID 2019 Report Released

MarTID 2019 Report Released

The second report from the historic MarTID survey initiative to study global maritime training practices, investment and thought is now available on the MarTID website. The findings include the following: expenditure on maritime training continues to rise for vessel owners and seafarers; new safety and environmental regulations are driving seafarers training trends; and the prospect of ship autonomy is entering the discussions on future seafarer training. 

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University, welcomed the report stating: “For all stakeholders involved in the

Launch of Recruitment for Ph.D. Scholarship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme - Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Launch of Recruitment for Ph.D. Scholarship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme - Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

At the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference, held from 4-5 April at the World Maritime University (WMU), a joint announcement was made by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU, and Dr. Genvieve Béchard, Hydrographer General of Canada on behalf of the Government of Canada, concerning a major research project on the theme “Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development”. This was made possible by the Government of Canada through the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO).  A WMU team will undertake the research with a

WMU Professor Appointed Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea

WMU Professor Appointed Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea

As of 3 April, WMU Professor Daniel Seong-Hyeok Moon, was appointed to the position of Minister for the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of the Republic of Korea. Until that time, he served at WMU as the INMARSAT Professorial Chair, Associate Academic Dean, and Head of Port Management specialization. Professor Moon is currently on a leave of absence from WMU due to his Ministerial appointment.

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU stated, “On behalf of Faculty and Staff of WMU, it is with great pride that we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor Moon on his

A Way Forward - Conclusions from the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference

A Way Forward - Conclusions from the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference

From 4-5 April, over 350 participants from more than 70 countries around the globe gathered at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference. The aim of the event was to address the gender gap in the maritime, oceans, ports, fishing and related industries. For full information about the event, click here.

A set of conclusions was the result of the two-day discussions reflecting the participants’ firm commitment to cooperate, coordinate and collaborate in the development and implementation of gender-responsive policies and related

Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Feature

Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Feature

Since being founded in 1983 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Maritime University (WMU) has been committed to the advancement of women. To further the efforts to achieve the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, and in honour of the IMO World Maritime Day theme for 2019, "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community," WMU will feature meritorious persons throughout 2019 and present their perspectives on gender equality in the maritime sector. We begin close to home with our own President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia