Maritime Georgia was founded in 2016 under the initiative of the Government of Georgia in

order to reflect the world maritime initiatives and promote Georgia as a maritime nation

throughout the globe and to promote common values Georgia shares with international

maritime community. First ever Georgia International Maritime Forum 2016 aims to highlight

the readiness to be the host country for IMO 2016 theme Shipping: Indispensable to the World.

Forum aims to promotion of common values of International Shipping.