Day of workers of the sea and river fleet (03/07)

There is probably no person in the world who would not gaze with delight at the blue, bottomless expanses of the sea, dreaming of someday going on a snow-white liner on an exciting journey. It is no coincidence that the profession of a sailor is surrounded by such a romantic halo, and every boy dreams of becoming a sea captain...

The professional holiday of sea and river fleet workers is celebrated annually on the first Sunday of July in a number of post-Soviet countries.

It has been known since the existence of the Soviet Union and was established by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 1, 1980 N 3018-X “On holidays and memorable days”, as amended by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of November 1, 1988 N 9724-XI “On amendments to the legislation of the USSR on holidays and memorable days.