Asia Pacific Maritime 2006 returns for the 9th time to Singapore later this month (22 - 24 March 2006). This international maritime event aims to connect quality Asia Pacific buyers to a global pool of maritime products, technologies and services suppliers. The event is widely recognized as an effective platform for industry players to interact, network and explore collaborative opportunities as well as getting updated with the latest emerging trends in the maritime trade. Calling it "One-Stop Knowledge Hub" organizers prepared a number of seminars and conferences to provide first-hand information and insights into the current and anticipated shipbuilding trends and capabilities in the Far East region and beyond.
China Shipbuilding – Presentation by China Association of National Shipbuilding Industries (CANSI) and China Ship News will focus on the anticipated shipbuilding trends and capabilities in China. Being one of the top three shipbuilding nations in the world, what is China’s winning formula to gain such prominent status in shipbuilding besides its booming economy and technology know-how? Which China shipyards are the rising stars and what are the possibilities of collaboration with shipyards from other countries? This interactive and informative session will address all that you want to know about China’s shipbuilding and shipyards.
Ship Building & Repair Business in Japan - Japan has been the leader in shipbuilding for nearly 50 years since 1956. The boom of China economy has benefited the shipbuilding industry through an increase in newbuilding orders and a rise in shipbuilding prices. However, the rise in newbuilding prices does not completely reflect the increase in ordered tonnage, and various cost factors such as the rise in steel prices and the strengthening of the yen are also squeezing profits. As a consequence, shipbuilders are still unable to fully enjoy the benefit of upswing of newbuilding prices. This interactive presentation will address how the Japanese shipbuilders can remain competitive while adapting itself to the rapidly changing landscape.
Asian Shipbuilding Symposium - Leading maritime technology suppliers, equipment manufacturers and industry groups will gather their strength and knowledge to showcase the very latest products and address the most imminent issues via a power-packed presentation, interactive dialogue session and networking functions.
Innovation in British Marine Technology - Presented by British Marine Equipment Association (BMEA). With the marine equipment industry contributing around £1billion to the UK economy per annum (and a significant share of that coming from export orders), this seminar will allow attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the latest developments and innovations in British marine technology. Companies supplying marine equipment and services spanning the maritime industry and including shipbuilding, navigation, ship repair, satellite tracking and port technology, will be represented.