About the World Maritime Day 24th September:
In this year 2020 all over the world celebrated World Maritime Day on 24th September. The main focus on Shipping and transport. 80% or more of world trade, including vital medical supplies, food, and other basic goods that are critical for the COVID-19.
Theme of the year 2020:
This year new theme of the Wold Maritime Day is ‘Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet’.
This can provide the opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In 2020 provides the leaders from various sectors, including shipping. This can be given urgent steps they further plan towards a sustainable future.
Developing the cut greenhouse gas emissions, reduce the sulfur content of ships’ fuel oil, implement the Ballast.
Also, the water Management Convention, protect the polar regions, reduce marine litter, improve the efficiency of shipping.
The exchanging the electronic information, meet the challenges of the digitalization of shipping. The participation of women in the maritime community.
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Reference Used : www.un.org