IMO Current Affairs, GK & News

National Maritime Day: April 5

Every year the National Maritime Day is celebrated on April 5 in India. The first National Maritime Day was celebrated in 1964. The day is dedicated to seafarers. About National Maritime Day The National Maritime Day is celebrated every year to support global economy through sea transport. It also supports safe and sound environmentally responsive ..

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IMO launches new rules on electronic information exchange

IMO (International Maritime Organisation) has mandated a new rule for national governments to launch electronic information exchange between ships and ports.The main motive of the rule is to make cross-border trade simpler and to make efficient logistics chain for more than ten billion tonnes of goods traded globally every year. The new Facilitation of International ..

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World Maritime Day celebrated on September 27

The World Maritime Day (WMD) is observed every year on last Thursday of September to acknowledge the maritime industry and to highlight importance of shipping safety, maritime security and marine environment and to acknowledge maritime industry. This it was observed on September 27 with theme as “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a ..

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Day of the Seafarer: June 25

The Day of the Seafarer is being observed every year on 25 June across the globe as an expression of thanks to the seafarers for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world. It also acknowledges the risks and personal costs endured by seafarers while being in their jobs. The theme for ..

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India re-elected to Council of IMO

India was re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) under Category B at an assembly of the organisation at its headquarters in London on December 1, 2017. Indian High Commissioner to the UK, YK Sinha represented India at the assembly where India secured the second-highest 144 number of votes from member-countries, just ..

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