World Maritime University (WMU) President Visits REMPEC – May 21, 2012

Mr Bjorn Kjerfve, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), visited REMPEC on the 18 May.  Mr Kjerfve was welcomed by Mr Jonathan Pace, Senior Programme Officer and former graduate of WMU, and later had a meeting with the REMPEC officers.  During his visit to the Centre, Mr Kjerfve had the opportunity to acquaint himself more closely with the functions and activities of REMPEC, and discussed possible ways of enhancing the existing collaboration between WMU and REMPEC.

Established in 1983 in Malmo, Sweden, WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, and its basic aim is to further enhance the objectives and goals of IMO and IMO member States around the world.