National Maritime Day 2021 - 58th Edition

India celebrates National Maritime Day on April 5 every year to commemorate the first voyage of the first Indian-flagged merchant ship
Sheena

Updated: Apr 07, 2021 11:30:51 am

07 April 2021 Current Affairs:Every year, India celebrates National Maritime Day on April 5.

About National Maritime Day:
♦ India celebrates National Maritime Day on April 5 every year to commemorate the first voyage of the first Indian-flagged merchant ship "S.S.LOYALTY" from Mumbai to London in 1919.
♦ The day to commemorate Indian seafarers is "National Maritime Day". Take this opportunity to say "Thank you" to the naval personnel working in the country around the clock to ensure seamless transportation of basic items.
♦ During the pandemic, seafarers risked their lives and brought back thousands of Indians who were stranded in other countries due to the lockdown forced by the coronavirus.
 
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