President Speaks at 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference


Published: Mar 24 2017 - 3:43pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered a keynote address at the 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference (MARLOG) that was held in Alexandria, Egypt from 19-21 March.

World Maritime University and UN Environment step up cooperation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals


Published: Mar 23 2017 - 3:13pm
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.

WMU Partners with Swedish Government on Save Our Ocean Seminar


Published: Mar 16 2017 - 11:56am
On 15 March, in collaboration with the Swedish Government, WMU hosted a seminar entitled Save Our Ocean: The Ocean Conference and Sustainable Development Goal 14 - Linking Policy, Industry and Education for Sustainable Partnerships.

President Speaks at OECD Workshop on Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges


Published: Dec 7 2016 - 9:51am
On 1 December, President Doumbia-Henry made a presentation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Workshop in Paris entitled: Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges.

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.