World Maritime Day virtual event at the Port of Vancouver

September 21, 2020

Join the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority on September 24 as we celebrate World Maritime Day! Following the successful inaugural World Maritime Day event at the Port of Vancouver in 2019, the new online format will feature engaging behind-the-scenes videos, the first-ever virtual harbour tour and a presentation on sustainability at the Port of Vancouver from the port authority’s environment team.

World Maritime Day was established in 1978 by the United Nations to mark the 20th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Convention’s entry into force. Celebrations are held throughout the world every September to recognize the international maritime industry’s contribution to shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment. This year’s theme is “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet”, which will provide opportunities for leaders from various sectors, including shipping, to both reflect on the work done and the urgent steps they further plan towards a sustainable future.

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World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver is brought to you by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, with support from Global BC, Rock 101 and The World Famous CFOX.