“ICMM links maritime museums worldwide, providing resources and communication opportunities for museum professionals”
o ICMM's next Congress is in Chile in 2017. Expressions of Interest are now invited for the 2019 ICMM Congress. Click here for details
o Before we get to the 2019 Congress, there's Valparaiso, Chile to look forward in 2017. Put the Congress dates in your diary now – 15-20 October 2017. Click the 'ICMM 2017 Congress' button in the main menu for more information.
o ICMM President Steve White's latest letter to members – click here
o Find news from Mystic Seaport, Royal Museums Greenwich, Maritime Museum of San Diego, Council of American Maritime Museums and other leading institutions by going to our Update page in the main menu and scrolling through the articles
o Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory has a new book out. Details here
o ICMM's Executive Council members entertained Mr Koji Sekimizu, the recently-retired Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at lunch during the Council's Greenwich, UK, meeting in March 2016. After lunch, Mr Sekimizu gave his reflections on maritime heritage, followed by discussion.
o Sail again in favour for cargo carrying. Admittedly, in small quantities, but you can read more here
o In Canada, is Kingston Ontario's historic Steam Launch Phoebe at risk? The story is here
o Information, abstracts and pictures from the ICMM 2015 Congress in Hong Kong can be read by clicking here
o Which museums are ICMM members? See the 'ICMM Member Directory' tab on the ICMM homepage or by clicking here.
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