World Maritime Day 2022: September 29 - History, Theme, Significance, Quotes

World Maritime Day 2022: The World Maritime Day is celebrated on the last Thursday of September of every year. This year 2022 the World Maritime Day falls on the 29th September. The word Maritime refers to sailing on the sea or doing some business like trade by sea. Maritime Day is observed to establish the achievements in the maritime field. The main purpose of celebrating World Maritime Day is to know about the importance of Maritime Industry, and its security and safety while shipping. The World Maritime Day is observed in order to raise awareness about international trade and economy. The Maritime industry plays an important role in World’s economy. Let's see the history, theme, significance and quotes for the World Maritime Day. 

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World Maritime Day History:

  • The International Maritime Organization (IMO) established the World Maritime Day. This day is established ro raise awareness about the importance of the shipping industry.
  • The International Maritime Organization (IMO) started in the year of 1948. It came into force on March 17, 1958.
  • After twenty years of the IMO came into the action, World Maritime Day was first celebrated in March of 1978 and eventually it moved to the end of September.
  • With the slogan, “Safe, Secure and efficient shipping on clean oceans”, the IMO members strive to take care of the safety and natural resources in the Maritime Industry.

World Maritime Day Theme 2022:

  • Every year the World Maritime Day is celebrated with some special theme. World Maritime Day theme 2022 is “New technologies for greener shipping.”
  • This theme reflects that to support a green transition of the maritime sector. 

World Maritime Day 2022: Significance

  • World Maritime Day is celebrated to spread the importance of shipping safety, Maritime environmental and its security.
  • On this day we can visit the Maritime Museum to gather some knowledge about the sea and issues of Maritime industry.
  • On World Maritime Day we can read some books related to the lives of the sailors and people who live near the sea.
  • We should honour and celebrate with the people whose life depended on the sea and who were trading through the sea.

World Maritime Day 2022: Quotes

Here we give the some Quotes regarding to the World Maritime Day,

  • “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.”
  • “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don’t have that problem.”
  • “I am convinced that there is no smarter, handier, or more adaptable body of troops in the world.”

World Maritime Day 2022: FAQs

Q: Who established World Maritime Day?

A: The International Maritime Organization (IMO) established the World Maritime Day. 

Q: What is the theme of World Maritime Day 2022?

A: The theme of the World Maritime Day 2022 is “New technologies for greener shipping.”

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