World Maritime Day 

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World Maritime Day  in United Nations in 2021

About World Maritime Day 

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Dates of World Maritime Day 
2022 United Nations Thursday, September 29thWorld Maritime Day 
2021 United Nations Thursday, September 30thWorld Maritime Day 
2020 United Nations Thursday, September 24thWorld Maritime Day 
2019 United Nations Thursday, September 26thWorld Maritime Day 
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Maritime Day 

World Maritime Day is an official United Nations day. Every year, it provides an opportunity to focus attention on the importance of shipping and other maritime activities, and to highlight the significant contribution of the international Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States to global efforts to improve the safety, security and efficiency of shipping and to protect the marine environment. It does this by emphasizing particular aspects of IMOs work.

Each World Maritime Day has its own theme. Often the theme will coincide with a particular anniversary. Themes may also reflect current events or wider United Nations initiatives.

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