Showing posts with label Seafarer’s Day. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Seafarer’s Day. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UN officials spotlight vital role of seafarers in global trade, transport

UN, 25 June 2014 – Seaborne trade is the engine room of the global economy, senior United Nations officials declared today, marking the Day of the Seafarer by calling on people everywhere to recognize the seafarers who, with quiet dedication, keep the wheels of the world in motion.

Today marks the fourth Seafarer’s Day, which aims to promote full appreciation for the work of seafarers and their role in modern societies. The event underlines the importance of this type of job and stresses the challenges that seafarers face on a daily basis.

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