IMO celebrates World Maritime Day
25 of September 2014
Today September 25th, IMO: International Maritime Organization celebrates the World Maritime Day, designated by the United Nations to focus global attention to the safety of navigation and protection of the marine environment.
This year theme of the World Day has been the implementation of international conventions issued by the IMO, noting that after the long work meetings and discussions by the working committees, after the approval of the relevant agreements, after the IMO promulgation of the formal agreements, it is necessary that the participating countries implement the adoption in their territories, by adapting and providing the necessary facilities and conducting training activities for the staff concerned and an effective compliance control.
In the IMO website, the following video of the speech by IMO Secretary-General, Mr. Koji Sekimizu during this day celebration, is shown