April 1983 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

White House Names Hood To World Maritime University Board

The U.S. Department of State r e c e n t l y named Shipbuilders Council president Edwin M. Hood to a two-year term as U.S. representative on the board of governors of the new World Maritime University (WMU) established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the agency of the U.N. He was selected by the Presidential Personnel Office at The White House.

The university will open in July at Malmo, Sweden, and will provide curriculum for the specialist training of senior maritime personnel from developing countries, with emphasis on promotion of maritime safety and the prevention of marine pollution.

His appointment will not conflict with Mr. Hood's duties as council president, until June 30, 1983, nor as president emeritus until June 30, 1984.

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