IMO Joins Kenya’s World Maritime Day Celebrations

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 22, 2016

Photo: International Maritime Organization

Photo: International Maritime Organization

 Kenya has marked this year’s WorldMaritimeDay with celebrations held in Mombasa, Kenya (20 September). 

International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Juvenal Shiundu delivered a goodwill message on behalf of IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, reiterating this year’s World Maritime Day theme – “Shipping: indispensable to the world” – which emphasizes that maritime transport is the backbone of international trade, supplying people all over the world with the commodities, fuel, goods and products that they depend on.

 
The IMO World Maritime Day 2016 will take place on 29 September and will include an international forum, featuring a panel discussion on global shipping’s future challenges. 
 
Information about the day, forum, and resources, including a video message from Secretary-General Lim, can be found here.
 
Additionally, Shiundu is visiting various stakeholders in the region in relation to IMO’s technical cooperation activities. 
 
He visited the Kenya Maritime Authority, the Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (RMRCC) and the Secretariat of the Port Management Association for Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA).
 
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