Wasp Class Stinger

Thursday, September 24, 2015

World Maritime Day

Yes, it's also National Punctuation Day, but more importantly is should be the day we appreciate the work of honest mariners who bring the goods:

It's World Maritime Day!:
Today, we live in a society supported by a global economy, which simply could not function if it were not for shipping. Shipping serves global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo, all over the world, cost-effectively, cleanly and safely.

Establishing a sustainable maritime transportation sector is essential to the development and growth of the world's economy.
How important is the shipping industry and the open seas that allow goods to flow? Not many answers to that better than this U.S. Navy piece:




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