The World Maritime Day Parallel Event in New York City is just around the corner… 11 days away to be exact. Ports around the nation will also be holding similar events to recognize this year’s theme, “Climate Change: A Challenge for IMO too! Responding to a Changing Environment.” To find out what ports in your area are doing, click here.
As the Coast Guard prepares for the weekend’s festivities, the Commandant, Admiral Thad Allen, had a few words about the event and its purpose. Click here for the video on the Coast Guard’s Visual Information (CGVI) Gallery or click here for YouTube video.