President Speaks at Sustainable Ocean Summit


Published: Dec 2 2016 - 11:41am
President Doumbia-Henry delivered an address at the 4th Sustainable Ocean Summit hosted by the World Ocean Council (WOC) in Rotterdam entitled: Ocean 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals and the Ocean Business Community.

World Maritime Day 2016 – Shipping: Indispensable to the World


Published: Sep 28 2016 - 9:17pm
This year’s World Maritime Day is celebrated on 29 September with the theme, Shipping: Indispensable to the World. The spotlight is shed on the role that shipping plays and the contribution it makes to and the economic impact it has on the global economy as well as the impact it has on our daily lives.

National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop in Georgia


Published: Sep 22 2016 - 9:13am
WMU delivered a National Maritime Transport Policy (NMTP) Seminar in Georgia for Senior Maritime Transport Officials from the littoral States of the Black and Caspian Seas and Moldova on 16 September.

WMU Partners in EU SBOIL Project


Published: Sep 20 2016 - 5:07pm
WMU has partnered with the University of Rostock, the lead partner, and the Maritime University of Szczecin in the South Baltic Oil Spill Response through clean-up with biogenic oil binders (SBOIL) project which

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments: Entry into force in 2017


Published: Sep 11 2016 - 10:22am
As a partner to the IMO-Globallast network, WMU wishes to congratulate all those countries that have ratified the

The Nippon Foundation Strengthens its Support for the Oceans


Published: Jul 18 2016 - 9:24am
This year on 18 July, Japan celebrates Marine Day. The Nippon Foundation, under the umbrella of the Ocean and Japan Project, is marking the occasion with 125 related activities in 43 prefectures across Japan.

National Maritime Transport Policy Workshop in St. Lucia


Published: Jul 1 2016 - 10:59am
From 22-24 June, WMU delivered a National Maritime Transport Policy (NMTP) Workshop in St. Lucia. This is part of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) strategy to assist countries, in particular, developing countries, to put in place a National Maritime Transport Policy.

WMU-KMI MoU and Seminar on IMO Member State Audit Scheme


Published: Jun 21 2016 - 1:11pm
On 16 June, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and Dr. Sung-Gwi Kim, President of the Korean Maritime Institute (KMI).

World Oceans Day 2016


Published: Jun 8 2016 - 9:31am
Every year, 8 June is celebrated globally as World Oceans Day, reminding people of the major role the oceans have in everyday life, the impact of human actions on the oceans, and uniting the world’s population in efforts towards sustainable management of the oceans.

Joint M.Phil. in International Maritime Law and Ocean Policy Launched by WMU and IMLI


Published: Jun 3 2016 - 3:06pm
The World Maritime University (WMU) and the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI), both founded by the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO), have announced the launch of a joint