About Gujarat Maritime University

Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavor by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the state regulator for the ports and maritime activities in Gujarat. The University has been conceived by visionaries to address the burgeoning need of the skilled workforce in the ever-changing dynamics of the maritime sector. The University has commenced its academic journey from 2019 with the establishment of its first School – School of Maritime Law, Policy & Administration (SMLPA), which offers LL.M and Executive Diploma Programmes in Maritime Law and International Trade Law. The University also offers MBA in shipping and Logistics under its school of Maritime Management (SMM). In pursuit of creating an institution of global standards, GMU has collaborated with internationally prominent institutions like Erasmus University, STC International, CBS Executive, ISWAN, and many more such alliances shall be forged in time to come.

About GMU Academy on Oceans Law and Policy

Academy is a one – week course devoted to issues relating to the Law of the sea. The event will offer an informative overview of the regime related to ocean governance and current challenges faced by the world in regulating oceans and seas. It will consist of a series of online sessions delivered by experts on topics such as fisheries conservation, seabed mining, protection of submarine cables, protection of the arctic marine ecosystem, etc. Academy will bring together a prestigious faculty from among the judges of the Tribunal, professors, and professionals from the maritime field with a dedicated group of highly – motivated participants from around the world.

Significance of the Course

Academy will contribute to the goals of expanding knowledge and having a positive impact on society. The event will assist in better understanding and dissemination of emerging challenges in Law of the Sea and will motivate young scholars to do research focused on these contemporary challenges in Ocean Governance. It will provide a platform for academicians and professionals of our region to interact with some of the renowned experts on the Law of the Sea. The event would be ideal for students, research scholars, academicians, and professionals who aim to enhance their expertise in the Law of the Sea.

Objective of the Course:

  • To provide an overview of the legal regime related to ocean governance.
  • To spread awareness about contemporary challenges in regulating oceans.

Course outcomes

The Participants post completion of this course-

  • will be able to understand the prevailing legal regime on ocean governance.
  • will be aware about the current and emerging challenges in the ocean governance.
  • will be able to apply the knowledge attained to provide solutions to the contemporary issues in ocean governance.

Fees from Participants: 590 INR

For Registration: Please click on the following link or scan the QR Code

Event Brochure- 

Dates of the Event: 09 May to 14 May 2022

Mode: Online


Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar 

Director, School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

Gujarat Maritime University


 Mohit Gupta

Assistant Professor,

Gujarat Maritime University


Saravanan Ravi

Teaching & Research Assistant, Gujarat Maritime University

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