trainingDuring this week, Malta is joining the international maritime community to celebrate the World Maritime Day. Malta commemorates this occasion on the same day as IMO (International Maritime Organisation), on Thursday 24th September 2015.

The theme for World Maritime Day in 2015 as approved by the Council of the Organisation is Maritime Education and Training. The text of a message from the Secretary General of IMO, Mr Koji Sekimizu is enclosed.

This year’s theme was chosen in order to focus on maritime education and training, two areas that are essential for the long-term sustainability of the sector, both at sea and on-shore.

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