National Maritime Day Quick Facts

Event NameNational Maritime Day ()
Event Started5 April 1964
Event LevelNational Day
Observed byIndian Navy

National Maritime Day Brief

Every year 'National Maritime Day' is celebrated across the country on 05th April.

National Maritime Day History

It is to be noted that on April 05, 1919, Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. The first steamship 'SS Loyalty' was launched into international waters for the maiden voyage from Mumbai to London. In its memory, this day is celebrated every year since April 5, 1964.

National Maritime Day Objective

The purpose of celebrating National Maritime Day is to make people aware of the activities of the Indian shipping industry and its role in the country's economy.

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National Institute of Oceanography:

The National Institute of Oceanography is a laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. It is headquartered in Goa and has regional offices in Mumbai, Kochi and Visakhapatnam. It was established on 01 January 1966. Its main objective is to study the specific oceanographic aspects of the northern Indian Ocean in detail.

Important Days of April Month - (National Days and International Days):

Day Event Name - Event Level
01 AprilApril Fools' Day - International Day
02 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day - International Day
05 AprilNational Maritime Day - National Day
06 AprilInternational Day of Sport for Development and Peace - International Day
07 AprilWorld Health Day - International Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy Day - International Day
17 AprilWorld Hemophilia Day - International Day
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day - International Day
21 AprilPublic Service Day - National Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day - International Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day - International Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Raj Day - National Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day - International Day
29 AprilInternational Dance Day - International Day

National Maritime Day FAQs:

National Maritime Day is observed every year on 05 April.

Yes, National Maritime Day is an National Day that is celebrated every year on April all over the India.

National Maritime Day started on 5 April 1964.

National Maritime Day is observed every year by Indian Navy.

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