Marintec 2013 – 'The Asian Market Gateway' Opens

MarineLink.com
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Opening ceremony: Photo credit Marintec 2013

Regarded by many as the only gateway to the Asian maritime market, Marintec China 2013 has opened with due ceremony in Shanghai.

With a significant increase in the floor area from 2011, this year's Marintec China covers more than 70,000 square metres. Taking up six exhibition halls, (Hall N1, N2, N3, W3, W4, W5) of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), this year looks like being another record breaker.

Sixteen national / regional pavilions from Austria, mainland China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan region, the United States and the United Kingdom are also staging in Marintec China with a wide variety of maritime products and technologies.

In addition, the Senior Maritime Forum is being held from 2-5 December at the Kerry Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai.  The overall theme is "Green Technology, Transformation, Breakthrough" with sessions dedicated to "Shipbuilding," "Shipping and Ports," "China Summit on International Ocean Engineering Equipment" and "Marine Finance," as well as keynote speeches in the morning sessions.
 
Marintec China is sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, PRC; the Ministry of Transport, PRC; and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government; and co-sponsored by the China State Shipbuilding Corporation; the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation; the China Association of National Shipbuilding Industry; and the Chinese Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers; organised and managed by UBM and the Shanghai Society of Naval Architects & Ocean Engineers (SSNAOE).

www.marintecchina.com
 

Maritime Reporter March 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Carnival Sails to Profit

The world's largest cruise company Miami-based Carnival Corp reported a net profit of $49 million, or 6 cents per share in the first quarter ended Feb. 28.   That

Ukraine Arrests Turkish Ship for Visiting Crimean Port

Turkey owned merchant ship flying the flag of Tuvalu was arrested by Ukrainian authorities over a visit it made to a port in Crimea, reports Reuters. The ship's captain detained.

USCG Flush Ice down River Systems to Facilitate Shipping

The Coast Guard cutter fleet is flushing ice through the Great Lakes river systems to prevent ice jams and facilitate commercial shipping as the shipping season

Technology

Austal Graduates 48 4-Yr Apprentices

Austal USA combined two classes to graduate a total of 48 members of Austal’s cutting-edge four-year apprenticeship program yesterday at a formal ceremony held at the Arthur R.

SimCity

Building Capacity, as Deadline for Trained Crews Nears   “You see that ship. That’s our ship,” says Karsten Saevik, as he directs our attention to the virtual

Maritime Training Five Years from Now: A Look Ahead

For anyone involved in maritime training, now is an incredibly exciting time full of opportunity. More than ever before, there are new advanced techniques and technologies

News

Is China Building a Naval Base in Africa?

Recently, The Namibian reported the existence of a "confidential letter from Namibia's ambassador to China, Ringo Abed, to Namibia's foreign minister stating that

JV Wins $2bln Freeport LNG Contract in US

A joint venture (JV) between CB&I, Chiyoda International and Zachry Industrial has won a contract worth over $2bn from FLNG Liquefaction 3 for a liquefied natural

Puerto Rico Readies for Largest Cruise Ships

Thanks to a pier expansion and enhancement, Puerto Rico will welcome the two largest cruise ships in the world, Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, in 2016.

Communication

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan GPS Backup Bill

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA), the Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation,

Affordable SATCOM for Workboat Applications

SATCOM edges closer to providing standardized services to the workboat sector. It’s affordable now and someday soon, you won’t be able to afford to be without it.

Salvage, Wreck Removal Beset with Chronic Problems

The basic nature of maritime casualties, salvage and wreck removal has evolved rapidly over the last few years. Ships and offshore constructions have become more technologically elaborate,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2112 sec (5 req/sec)