Millions of people around the world celebrated the Day of the Seafarer on 25 June, under the IMO campaign theme, #AtSeaForAll.
Day of the Seafarer
Gerardo Borromeo, Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) highlighted the courage that is currently being displayed by seafarers, of all nationalities, with respect to the rescue at sea crisis taking place in Europe and in the Mediterranean.
Frank Coles, CEO of Transas has sent his message to all seafarers commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer on June 26yh, 2016. Being an ex-seafarer, he highlights the challenges of seafaring and invites the younger generation to consider a career at sea.
SSI has announced it has developed the concept of a ‘Seafarers’ On-board Charter’ – a best practice charter that can be adopted by ship owners and operators to further enhance the welfare of seafarers beyond the mandatory standards of MLC. The announcement coincides with the IMO Day of the Seafarer on 25th June 2016
In this IMO video, Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO speaks about his experience as a seafarer and explains the reasons to choose this career.
IMO has launched a new campaign to let the world know how and why seafarers are indispensable to everyone. The campaign theme this year is: “At Sea For All”
ISWAN announced that it will be holding an event to celebrate the IMO Day of the Seafarer on 25th June 2016. The celebrations – aimed at seafarers and their families – will be held in Manila, the Philippines, at the SMX Conference Centre. The event will be addressed by the IMO Secretary General, Mr Kitack Lim. It is supported by the ITF, ICS, AMOSUP, IMEC, InMarsat, and Wrist Ship Supply.
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