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World Marine AtoN Day

The Kingdom of Morocco has offered to host the main event celebrating the World Marine Aids to Navigation Day in Tangier, on 4 and 5 July 2023. The event will include a visit of the Cap Spartel lighthouse to celebrate the nomination as an IALA Heritage Lighthouse of the year.

Registration to be submitted to the host country representative:
Before 15th June 2023

The draft programme is as follows:

Tuesday 04/07/2023

Registration and Welcome cocktail

Opening remarks:

  • The Minister of Equipment and Water
  • IALA Secretary General

Official Exhibition Opening and Tour

Session 1: New emerging technologies in the field of maritime navigation and contribution of the port sector (To be confirmed)

Session 2: Preparation of the IMO Audit by African countries (tbc)

Session 3: Capacity Building for Africa

Session 4: The cultural heritage of lighthouses Trip to Cap Spartel: Thematic guided tour of the lighthouse and the Museum followed by a cocktail dinner

Wednesday 05/07/2023

Technical visits:

  • Visit of the maritime Surveillance traffic Center
  • Visit of the Tangier Med Port

Cultural visits:

  • Visit the marina of Tangier city
  • Visit of the Port Center
  • Visit of the Medina of Tangier
  • Visit of the IBN BattouTa Museum

Flyer of the event and registration form

Brochure de l’évènement FR

Circular Letter to IALA National and Associate Members

Circular letter to IALA Industrial Members