IMO World Maritime 2023: “MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on”

World Maritime Day 2023

The World Maritime Day 2023 takes place on 28 September 2023. This year’s World Maritime theme is “MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on”.

  • IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum 2023. The event takes place on 28 September 2023 at IMO Headquarters, London, and online. The Forum includes topics such as: Environmental performance; reducing plastic litter from ships; supporting innovation in marine fuel production; decarbonizing the maritime sector; unlocking green finance; and partnerships and collaboration. Read more details here.
  • Lighting up landmarks. IMO Headquarters will be bathed in blue light in the evening of the day to promote this year’s theme. IMO invites Member States, intergovernmental organizations in cooperation with IMO, and non-governmental organizations in consultative status with IMO to lighting up landmarks. Please find the photo gallery here. Read more details here.