Open Letter to International Press and Cultural Heritage Networks re: RMS Titanic

Lettre ouverte aux réseaux de Presse Internationale et de Patrimoine culturel 29 May 2020 Dear Sir/Madam,  The International Congress of Maritime Museums is both deeply concerned and disappointed to learn of the recent decision of a Virginia court - over-riding an international agreement newly ratified by the UK and US governments1 - to permit the … Continue reading Open Letter to International Press and Cultural Heritage Networks re: RMS Titanic

New ‘Åland Accord’ – A Statement of Code of Ethics for Maritime Museums

The Maritime Archaeology Committee presented a new version of the Code of Ethics to the 19th ICMM Congress in 2019. The Code was duly approved at the ICMM General Assembly in Mariehamn, Åland Islands on 19 September 2019, and is therefore named the ‘Åland Accord’. The Åland Accord – Statement of Code of Ethics for Maritime Museums:  WE, … Continue reading New ‘Åland Accord’ – A Statement of Code of Ethics for Maritime Museums

ICMM statement on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Dear ICMM Colleagues and Friends,  In this time of unprecedented international crisis relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, first of all we hope that you, your families, your friends and work colleagues are all safe and healthy.  If any of you have fallen ill with the coronavirus, or have been personally impacted in any way (for example, by a family member … Continue reading ICMM statement on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Interview: Becky Treneer from National Historic Ships UK on the SHTP2 project

Becky Treneer Becky Treneer, SHTP2 Project Coordinator at National Historic Ships UK, talks to ICMM about the Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership project, a unique practical traineeship within the maritime heritage sector. The Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership project offers the opportunity for a new generation to develop the vanishing skills and knowledge essential for maintaining, handling … Continue reading Interview: Becky Treneer from National Historic Ships UK on the SHTP2 project

In Memoriam: Jobst Heemeyer

ICMM has lost a great friend following the sad passing of long-standing Associate Member, Jobst Heemeyer, after a prolonged illness.  Jobst was the descendant of a Hamburg family that enjoyed great success in the shipping and hotel industries.  Of independent means, he assembled over the years an extraordinary collection of historic  vessels (including several large … Continue reading In Memoriam: Jobst Heemeyer

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Matthew Tanner Pour une traduction française de cette page, cliquez ici Welcome to the new ICMM website! My name is Matthew Tanner, and I have the honour to serve ICMM as its President. I am also the Director of the ss Great Britain maritime museum and historic ship in Bristol, UK. ICMM represents a worldwide … Continue reading Welcome to the ICMM website! Bienvenue Wilkommen 欢迎 Bienvenido Benvenuto Welkom 어서 오십시오 Velkommen Välkommen Velkomin Witamy Hoşgeldiniz ようこそ Haere mai Benvingut Bem-vinda Sveiki Maligayang pagdating Tervetuloa Tere tulemast

Manual of Maritime Curatorship available to ICMM members

The updated edition of A MANUAL OF MARITIME CURATORSHIP has now been published and is available to ICMM members. Produced by the Maritime Heritage Network, this handbook provides a useful introduction to maritime curatorship for those who work in maritime museums, as well as those in related museum and heritage fields who are not maritime … Continue reading Manual of Maritime Curatorship available to ICMM members