When is World Maritime Day in 2017?
Looking for when is World Maritime Day in 2017?
If yes, you have come to the right place. World Maritime Day in 2017 will be observed on Thursday, 30th November.
“Connecting Ships, Ports and People” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2017 following a proposal by Secretary-General Kitack Lim to the IMO Council. Addressing the IMO Council, meeting for its 116th session at IMO Headquarters in London, Mr. Lim said the theme would provide an opportunity to work with developed and developing countries, shipping and public and private sector ports with a view to identifying and promoting best practices and building bridges between the many diverse actors involved in these areas.
Every year the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrates World Maritime Day. The exact date is left to individual Governments but it is usually celebrated during the last week in September, generally the last Thursday in the month. Last week in September every year: Focussing on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment. However, World Maritime Day in 2017 will be observed on Thursday, 30th November.