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1 See Beyond the Sea November 2013 Contemporary Global Issues in the Shipping Industry Olof Linden World Maritime University

2 World Maritime University focus on the IMO Agenda, 30 years anniversary 2013 International Maritime Post-Graduate University Established by IMO in 1983 Focus on Maritime Education, Research & Capacity-Building Principal Financial Supporters Government of Sweden Nippon Foundation, Japan City of Malmö A large number of other donors and countries supporting their students

3 MSc & PhD Specializations WMU in Malmö Maritime Safety & Security Marine Environment Management Shipping & Port Management & Logistics Maritime Education & Training Maritime Law & Policy WMU in Shanghai International Transport & Logistics WMU in Dalian Maritime Safety & Environmental Management

4 120 Graduates Malmö M.Sc. Graduates by Year MALE FEMALE ,464 WMU graduates from 163 countries and territories 2,627 M.Sc. Malmö 8 Ph.D. Malmö 261 M.Sc. Shanghai 262 M.Sc. Dalian 122 PGDs 24 LLMs jointly with Lund University 45 M.Sc. Shanghai - Graduates by Gender and Year 45 M.Sc. Dalian - Graduates by Gender and Year WMU graduates by region in % for all programs: (Aug) MALE FEMALE MALE FEMALE Middle East & North Africa 10 % Latin America & the Caribbean 11 % Europe & North America 6 % Africa 25 % Asia & the Pacific 48 %

5 Students & Programs Average Age 34 years Men / Women 65% / 35% Student / Faculty 6 / 1 Graduates from Countries 163 Total WMU Alumni 3,477 Students from Countries Ph.D. Program 4 years M.Sc. Program 14 months English Program 3 months M.Sc. Enrolled/Applicants 1 in 4 Immediate Employment 99% Remain in Sweden 0% Ph.D. Tuition (total, 4 years) 24,000 M.Sc. Tuition (total, 14 months) 17,500 English Tuition (3 months) 3,600 Estimated 14-month Living Costs 18,500

6 Professional Development Courses Updating maritime professionals & Government officials A few examples: Maritime Casualty Investigations, Maritime English, Dangerous Goods, Port State Control, ISM Code, International SPS Code, International Maritime Labour Convention, ICZM Theory and Practice Climate Change and the Maritime Industry, IMO Ballast Water Management Convention, Contemporary Environmental Issues In the Maritime Industry

7 WMU International Conferences 2013 November Year Celebration and Graduation 2013 October Corporate Social Responsibility in the Maritime Industry 2013 December - Alumni Conference in Nigeria 2013 April 7-9 International Conference on Ship Recycling 2011 October Piracy at Sea 2011 March 7-9 Oil Spill Risk Management 2010 January Ballast Water Management Systems 2008 June Climate Change Impact on Maritime Transport

8 Number of oil spills (From ITOPF 2012)

9 Oil spills/decade s (From ITOPF 2012)

10 Oil spills in relation to transported volume (from ITOPF 2012)

11 Important issues in the global maritime industry 1 Electronic charts, e- navigation Sea Traffic Management Centers on land Route planning Monitoring and surveillance Anti-collision aid Environmental management

12 Important issues in the global maritime industry 2 Development in ship design & construction ( Goal-based standards ) for better safety & fuel efficiency, new hull designs alternative fuels

13 Security/piracy A new business model for the international mafia Important issues in the global maritime industry 3

14 Important issues in the global maritime industry 4 Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (ILO/IMO) went into force Aug 2013, Level the playing field, but much needs to be done still

15 Important issues in the global maritime industry 5 The Polar Code Adapting all maritime conventions and other legal instruments to polar conditions

16 Air pollution (NOx, SOx, GHGs), Energy efficiency LNG, Biofuels Better fuels Emission Control Areas (Baltic Sea, North Sea, North America) Important issues in the global maritime industry 6

17 Important issues in the global maritime industry 7 Ballast Water Management Convention 2004, has not yet entered into force. Implementation involves lots of difficulties, and costs

18 Important issues in the global maritime industry 8 Fouling issues not must development since the AFS convention 2001

19 Under Water Noise - a growing problem with increasing ship traffic Important issues in the global maritime industry 9

20 Slow swimming whales and ships. Ship strikes now the major mortality factor for several species of large slow swimming whales Important issues in the global maritime industry 10

21 Thank you for listening!

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