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Day of the Seafarers 2017

25 Jun 2017

This year, once again, 25 June will mark the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS). DotS was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. Its stated purpose is to recognize the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil society as a whole.

The resolution "encourages Governments, shipping organizations, companies, shipowners and all other parties concerned to duly and appropriately promote the Day of the Seafarer and take action to celebrate it meaningfully".

This year our theme is "Seafarers Matter".

Free Admission. A variety of programmes and activities are offered for visitors to join for free.

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General Guided tour ( 60 mins per session)

14:00 ( Cantonese) / 16:00 (Cantonese)

Number of participants per session : 20
 
Shrink Plastic ‘Pirate’ workshop ( 40 mins per session)
13:30/ 14:15 /15:00
Number of participants per session :10
 
KM Koo Ship Bridge Simulator ( 30 mins per session)
Session 1: 14:00
Session 2: 14:45
Session 3: 15:30
Session 4: 16:15
Number of participants per session :15
 
Admission to this activity is by free ticket. 
Tickets for session 14:00 and 14:45 will be available from 13:30
Tickets for session 15:30 and 16:15 will be available from 15:00
Places are limited and in first come first served
 
Pirate Colouring Corner
14:00-17:00