24 September 2020
World Maritime Day 2020
24th September 2020 - World Maritime Day
We must not forget our seafarers!
On the occasion of World Maritime Day, Armateurs de France once again pays tribute to the 1.6 million seafarers from around the world, these forgotten heroes who remain mobilized even in severe times of health crisis!
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"Seafarers’ work is unique and essential. Just like other key workers, seafarers are on the front line in this global fight. They deserve our thanks. But they also need –and deserve –quick and decisive humanitarian action from governments everywhere, not just during the pandemic, but at all times."
Kitack Lim, Secretary General of IMO, on International Seafarers Day