World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2016 was held at Haliç Congress Center
World Maritime Day Parallel event was held by International Maritime Organization (IMO) between the dates 4-6 November 2016 at Haliç Congress Center.
World Maritime Days is celebrated in different countries and with different themes every year. The event which focused on the theme, “Shipping: Indispensable to the World” was formally opened by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim. The theme was chosen to focus on the critical link between shipping and global society and to raise awareness of the relevance of the role of IMO as the global regulatory body for international shipping.