Industry rofessionals will confer at ‘MASTECH 2013’ on naval architecture, shipbuilding, oil & gas during the Gulf Maritime Trade Fair in UAE.
For the second consecutive edition, MAST the Middle East Alumni of Ship Technology and Expo Centre Sharjah, have entered into an agreement to organize the MASTECH conference at Expo Centre Sharjah during the Gulf Maritime 2013 trade fair.
MASTECH is organized by MAST an alumni association of naval architects graduated from the department of ship technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India.
MASTECH 2011 saw about 638 delegates attending the presentation of nearly 20 technical papers focusing on next generation ship design, shipping economics, technical innovations in maritime industry, marine heavy lift & transport, and oil & gas sector.
“MAST successfully partnered with Expo Centre Sharjah in 2011 to provide the industry with unique insights into naval architecture and new developments in the industry. Changing regulatory guidelines, safety norms and security concerns imply that naval architects need to keep pace with latest advancements and MASTECH 2013, together with Gulf Maritime, will be an event that the regional maritime and offshore industry can hardly afford to give a miss,” said Mr. Shine Jose, MAST President.
Gulf Maritime is the region’s foremost maritime event and caters to the complete requirements of the commercial, government and the military maritime industry.
The eighth edition of the Gulf Maritime exhibition attracted 2,095 trade visitors and delegates, recording an 80 per cent rise in turnout in comparison to the previous show.