World Maritime Day 

World Maritime Day  around the world in 2021

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Dates of World Maritime Day 
2023 United NationsSep 28
United Nations Thu, Sep 28Not A Public Holiday
2022 United NationsSep 29
United Nations Thu, Sep 29Not A Public Holiday
2021 United NationsSep 30
United Nations Thu, Sep 30Not A Public Holiday
2020 United NationsSep 24
United Nations Thu, Sep 24Not A Public Holiday
2019 United NationsSep 26
United Nations Thu, Sep 26Not A Public Holiday
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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