National Maritime Day: 5 April

The 55th edition of National Maritime Day was celebrated all over India. NMD is celebrated on 5th April every year since 1964.

The theme for National Maritime Day 2018 is: ‘Indian Shipping – An Ocean of opportunity’. In April 1919, SS Loyalty, the first ship of the Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd started from Mumbai to the United Kingdom.
Source- The Indian Express