The World Maritime Day 2013 theme has been chosen in order to focus IMO’s efforts during 2013 on carrying out the commitments made at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as Rio+20, held in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
World Maritime Day 2013 will be observed during the week of 23 to 27 September.
The text of the World Maritime Day message from the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, Mr. Koji Sekimizu can be downloaded here.
The World Maritime Day video message can be downloaded here.
World Maritime Day symposium
A symposium on a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System will be held on 26 September 2013 at IMO Headquarters.
Please download the symposium programme and announcement on the right.
World Maritime Day Parallel Event
The 2013 World Maritime Day Parallel Event will be held in Lima, Peru (2 to 3 October 2013).
- The environmental dimension of sustainable maritime development;
- The economic dimension of sustainable maritime development; and
- The social dimension of sustainable maritime development.
Watch the Video below:
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