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The theme for the 2012 World Maritime Day is IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic, which will focus on the IMO's roots and led to the adoption of SOLAS in 1914.
World Maritime Day will be observed Septmeber 24-28, 2012 in London, United Kingdom. The World Maritime Day Parallel Event will be held in Bahrain, October 17-18, 2012.
Additional information regarding the 2012 World Maritime Day can be found by clicking the picture above.
2011 World Maritime Day Observance
The United States participated in the 2011 International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day Oberservance. The Observance was co-sponsored by multiple governmental, non-governmental, and industry organizations. The theme for the 2011 event was Piracy: Orchestrating the response. The United States Observance of World Maritime Day was be held in Tampa, FL on October 27-28, 2011.
The World Maritime Day Parallel Event took place in Rome, Italy.
The goal of the 2011 World Maritime Day was to attract public, private, and government attention to promote anti-piracy coordination and cooperation procedures between and among States, regions, organizations and industry.
For information regarding the 2011 schedule of events, please download the Agenda.