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Happy National Maritime Day 2024 Quotes, Theme, History and image

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Happy National Maritime Day in India is being celebrated like every year with a new theme, this year the 60th anniversary of National Maritime Day is being celebrated in India.
In the context of intercontinental commerce and the global economy, it is the most efficient, safe and healthy, environmentally friendly form of transportation of goods and connectivity from one corner of the world to another.

Happy National Maritime Day Observed

DayIndian Maritime Day
Observed5th April (every year)
OrganizedMinistry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
National Maritime Day Theme 2023Navigating the future: safety first!
SignificanceTo commemorate the day of voyage of India’s first commercial vessel

A felicitation ceremony is organized on this day, on this day people who have made special and extraordinary achievements in their lifetime are honored with the “NMD Award of Excellence”.

National Maritime Day History

The day first began on April 5, 1919, when SS Loyalty, the first ship of The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Limited, traveled from Mumbai to the United Kingdom (London).

National Maritime Day 2024 : Theme

Navigating the future: safety first!“The theme highlights the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).

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2021“Sustainable Shipping beyond COVID-19”
2020“Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet”
2019 “Empowering women in the maritime community”
2018 “Indian Ocean-An Ocean of opportunity”
2017“Connecting Ships, Ports and People”

National Maritime Day of India – Awards

1Sagar Samman Varuna AwardLate Capt Harry Subramaniam(posthumously)
2Sagar Samman Award for Best Indian Ship-owning CompanyShipping Corporation of India (SCI)
3Sagar Samman Award for Best Maritime Training InstituteGreat Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavala, Pune

National Maritime Day Quotes & message

“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came.” – John F. Kennedy

“India’s progress is linked to the sea, and the sea will be critical to our future.” – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India.

The best thing about the sea is its unpredictability. You never know what the next wave is going to bring.” – Frank Delaney

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The sea, to me, is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim—the rocks—the motion of the waves—the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?” – Walt Whitman

“The Indian maritime sector is critical for our national security, economic growth and job creation.” – Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry (India).

“The sea, to me, is a continual miracle; the fishes that swim, the rocks, the motion of the waves, the ships with men in them. What stranger miracles are there?” – Walt Whitman

“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

“Ships are the nearest things to dreams that hands have ever made.” – Robert N. Rose

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd

World Maritime Day celebrates such better dimensions brought by International Trading companies.

“A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.” -Jacques Yves Cousteau

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The sea is the same as it has been since before men ever went on it in boats.” – Ernest Hemingway

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