Visakhapatnam Port Trust celebrates 58th National Maritime Day


The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) celebrated the 58th National Maritime Day on Monday with gaiety and enthusiasm. The rank and file at VPT participated in the proceedings which centered around this year’s theme “Sustainable Shipping – beyond Covid-19”.

VPT Chairman K. Rama Mohana Rao paid tributes to the seafarers who sacrificed their lives. He also received the salute of the crew on-board the flotilla which displayed their maritime potential.

The participants recounted their experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic and highlighted the significance of the National Maritime Day. The VPT Chairman cautioned about the challenges in the times ahead and called for concerted efforts to achieve success in a competitive world.

The event was conducted with adherence to Covid-19 protocols with face masks and social distancing being maintained by the participants.