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Valparaiso ChileNational Maritime Museum

Mystic Seaport Museum USA–Historic whaling ship Charles W Morgan

Hong Kong–Waterfront setting of Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Rotterdam the Netherlands–Waterfront at Rotterdam Maritime Museum

Greenwich UK–National Maritime Museum

Bristol UK–SS Great Britain

Amsterdam the Netherlands–National Maritime Museum

Åland Islands–Spars of tall ship Pommern and Åland Maritime Museum

Sydney Australia–1874 restored Barque James Craig, Sydney Heritage Fleet

Flensburg Germany–Historic craft at Flensburg Maritime Museum

Sydney Australia–'Action Stations' Pavilion, Australian National Maritime Museum

Shanghai China–China Maritime Museum

Elsinore Denmark–Danish Maritime Museum

Gdansk Poland–National Maritime Museum

Auckland New Zealand–National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy

Uppsala Sweden–Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala University

Salem USA–Maritime Gallery at Peabody Essex Museum

ICMM Notebook

o  CALL FOR PAPERS - ICMM 2017 Congress in Chile. Submissions are invited and close on 14 November 2016 - Click here for full details 

o  Are you a young maritime museum professional? Here's an opportunity to take part in the ICMM 2017 Congress in Chile in October 2017. Applications for Richard Foster Bursaries for the 2017 Congress are now open. Details on how to apply here

o  ICMM Executive Council member and Director of the Åland Maritime Museum, Hanna Hagmark-Cooper, is the proud recipient of the award for 'Museum of the Year' in Finland. Here's the story.

o  Expressions of Interest for the 2019 ICMM Congress have now closed. Thank you to those museums which submitted EOIs.

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. The Call for Papers for the 2017 Congress is now open - details 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 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.


 ** TO ALL ICMM members: The photographic 'carousel' above this Notebook can show 20 pictures. If your museum has a photograph you would like considered for the 'carousel', email it with a brief description to the Webmaster

(Left) Dordt in Stoom 2016 - a biennial steam event in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Vic 96 in the foreground was among the visiting foreign ships. More pictures and details here.   (Right) Hong Kong visitorWith the iconic Hong Kong Star Ferry in the background, the 89-year-old Norwegian full-rigged tall ship Sorlandet is berthed alongside the Hong Kong Maritime Museum during a stopover on her first-ever circumnavigation. Click here for the full story.


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