Royal visit to mark 25th anniversary of world’s premier maritime education establishment


His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden will be the guest of honour at a major conference taking place this week to mark the 25th anniversary of the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden.

The conference, “Impacts of Climate Change on the Maritime Industry”, will be held at the Malmö Börshus and will run over three days, from Monday, 2 June to Wednesday, 4 June. It will be the first international event to address the specific consequences of climate change on operational aspects of maritime and coastal activities, and follows an earlier event on “Empowering Professional Women in the Maritime World”, also organized by the WMU as part of its Silver Jubilee celebrations.

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