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National Maritime Day 2019: April 5

Published on April 07, 2019
The National Maritime Day 2019 was observed on April 5th, 2019.

The theme of the National Maritime Day 2019 was "Indian Ocean- An Ocean of opportunity".

About the National Maritime Day:

National Maritime Day (NMD) first observed on April 5th, 1964, aims to spread awareness in supporting safe and environmentally sound commerce between the continents across the world.

Awards Conferred during the National Maritime Day:

  • NMD Varuna Award to recognize persons for their sustained and outstanding contribution.
  • NMD Award of Excellence to recognize and persons for their lifetime exceptional and distinguished achievements or performance at the senior functional level in the Indian Maritime Sector.
  • Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Maritime Education and Training' shall be given by the National Maritime Day Celebrations (Central) Committee for the sustained contribution made by an individual to the Maritime Education and Training.

One must know:

It has to be noted that the World Maritime Day is celebrated on September 26th every year to highlight the importance of shipping, maritime security and environment.


Q. When is the National Maritime Day observed every year?
April 4th
April 5th
April 6th
April 7th

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