“ICMM links maritime museums worldwide, providing resources and communication opportunities for museum professionals”
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 Call for papers for the Royal Institute of Naval Architects Historic Ships Conference, in London 7-8 December 2016. Abstracts required by 8 May 2016. More details here
o Peter Neill, Director of the World Ocean Observatory has a new book out. Details here
o 24 March 2016 marked the passing of Peter Stanford, a man of considerable significance in the world of US maritime heritage, and with a reputation which spread worldwide. Read more about Peter Stanford by clicking 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 Its Valparaiso, Chile for the ICMM 2017 Congress. 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 In Canada, is Kingston Ontario's historic Steam Launch Phoebe at risk? The story is here
o Remains of stranded 1871 Whaling Fleet located in Alaska. NOAA archaeologists have found the battered remains of two whaling ships thought to be among those caught and destroyed in a major ice stranding of whaling ships in 1871. Read the story 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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