Institute maritime du Québec

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Coat of arms (crest) of Institute maritime du Québec

Official blazon

Arms : Argent a base barry-wavy Bleu Céleste and Argent overall an anchor Azure fouled Or, on a chief Azure a sun rising between two mullets Or;
Crest : A three-masted ship Azure pennons Or sailing upon waves proper issuant from a coronet of maple leaves and fleurs-de-lis Or
Motto: VIGILANTIA ET FORTITUDO ("Vigilance and fortitude")


Arms : The ship’s anchor represents maritime transport and industry, and therefore the Institute’s vocation for maritime training. The wavy lines recall the sea and the Institute’s coastal location in Rimouski, Quebec. The sun symbolizes the light of knowledge and the Institute’s mission of research and teaching. Its rays, emitted in every direction, allude to its international scope. The stars represent the students trained at the Institute.
Crest : The symbol of a ship sailing on waves, long used by the Institute, represents its vocation of maritime teaching. The maple leaves are a symbol of Canada and the fleurs-de-lis of Quebec. Together, they represent the Institute’s status as a national school.
Motto: These Latin words, meaning “Vigilance and fortitude,” express fundamental values for those who work within a maritime environment. The arms were officially granted on March 15, 2021.

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