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Cyprus Shipping Chamber, paid tribute to World Maritime Day 2018 Cyprus Shipping Chamber, paid tribute to World Maritime Day 2018

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The Cyprus Shipping Chamber, as the official representative of the Cyprus Shipping Industry, paid tribute to World Maritime Day 2018, which has been established and celebrated by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) every year at the end of September, with a dedicated member’s meeting on September 24, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol.

The World Maritime Day celebrates the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world’s economy. The theme for the year is IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future.

During the member’s meeting, Christos Atalianis, senior marine surveyor, Shipping Deputy Ministry, presented the structure and commendable work of the IMO, along with a presentation on the IMO Maritime Ambassador Scheme by the Chamber’s Marine Manager and, Alexandros Josephides, IMO Maritime Ambassador for Cyprus. The two short films developed for this day’s celebrations by the IMO, were also shown.

Furthermore, the Chamber is participating at the official celebrations for the World Maritime Day 2018 by the IMO, which are held at their Headquarters in London on September 27.