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25 June 2021

Today is International Day of the Seafarer!

On 25 June the International Maritime Organization (IMO) celebrate International Day of the Seafarer. The theme is a fair future for seafarers. 

Read more about how we are celebrating seafarers.

12 March 2021

IMO Secretary-General appoints Annalisse Sly as member of the WMU board of directors

Annalisse's experience in the maritime industry is to join the World Maritime University where her experience will be an asset to the governing body of maritime and ocean professionals.

Read more about her appointment.

19 February 2021

Australia aims for re-election to IMO Council’

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has announced our candidacy.

Read the media release

Australia celebrated World Maritime Day 2020

Australia supports the work of the IMO to prepare the maritime sector for a sustainable future. See the videos where Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Australia’s Permanent Representative to the IMO (PRIMO) speak about Australia’s commitment to ensuring a sustainable planet for all, and recognising the service, courage and commitment of the maritime community in these difficult times.