The Washington D.C. observance of National Maritime Day was broadcast on YouTube this year. The 40-minute ceremony can be viewed on the Maritime Administration’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/MaritimeAdministration1950
National Maritime Day, May 22nd honors mariners who have served our nation in times of peace and war. The day is also a tribute to the maritime industry as a whole and its critical importance to our economy and national security.
The annual issuance of the President’s Maritime Day Proclamation honoring mariners and the U.S.-flag fleet is available by following this link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/05/21/a-proclamation-on-national-maritime-day-2021/
The Washington DC-area based “Ride & Shine Bicycling Trailblazing Women” put together a fun and popular 6 minute video in honor of National Maritime Day as they biked around our nation’s capital visiting maritime-themed memorials. The video, which included a quick stop at M.E.B.A. Headquarters, can be viewed at this link: https://tinyurl.com/maritimebike