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 ..


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 ..

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 ..


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 ..


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 ..

Radhika Menon becomes first woman to receive IMO’s Exceptional Bravery award at Sea

Captain Radhika Menon was awarded with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. With this, she became the first woman in the world to receive the Award. She was presented with this award for saving lives ..