Court circuit Embassy 2 November 2007
Captain Luis Burgos, Alternate Permanent Representative of Chile to IMO and Secretary General Mitropoulos
Bahamas High Commissioner Basil O'Brien with Secretary General Mitropoulos
The High Commissioner for Antigua and Barbuda Carl Roberts, Mrs Roberts and Secretary General Mitropoulos
World Maritime Day
The theme for this year's World Maritime Day was environmental challenges. In his address, IMO Secretary General Efthimios Mitropoulos said that although the maritime industry was the least polluting of all forms of transportation, maritime nations needed to work together to ensure cleaner seas.