>FMC to Participate in 2009 World Maritime Day Parallel Event

>The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it will be actively participating as a sponsor in the 2009 International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Maritime Day Parallel Event hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard on behalf of the United States on October 16th in New York City.

The goal of World Maritime Day is to attract public, private, and government attention to the many environmental initiatives within the maritime community to reduce the effects of climate change.