Shipyards Support Marinfec Asia 79

All of Singapore's major shipyards will participate in the Marintec Asia 79 Exhibition in Singapore, June 11-15, 1979.

The exhibition is being held in conjunction with four separate but interrelated seminars, with the common theme of marine transportation.

The participation by both local and other s h i p y a r d s f r om throughout the world is seen by Marintec Asia organizer Hugh Stanton as further evidence of the growing importance of the Southeast Asian market for shipbuilding and ships' gear supply.

The Singapore shipyards exhibiting at Marintec Asia 79 are Hitachi Zosen Robin Dockyard, Jurong, Keppel, Mitsubishi, Panasia, Promet, Robin, and Sembawang.

Other exhibiting shipyards include Dixie Dredge Co. (USA), Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Korea), Hongkong United Dockyards, Kalmar LMV (Sweden), Malaysia Shipyard & E n g i n e e r i n g , and Philippines Shipyard.

Other shipyards will feature on the national group stands which are being mounted by the U.S.

Department of Trade, the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion, West Germany, and Japan.

The Marintec Asia 79 Exhibition is being held in conjunction with the following seminars: "Shipcare 79" — theme of which is cost-effective ship operation, maintenance and repair; "Seatec II" — devoted to port works and dredging; "Inter Island Shipping" — maritime transportation as a means of economic development, and "Cargo Handling" — improving land-sea interface conditions.

Sponsors of Marintec Asia 79 are: SEDB—Singapore Economic Development Board; IAPH—International Association of Ports and Harbours; SASAR — Singapore Association of Shipbuilders & Repairers; ICHCA — International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, and UNESCAP —United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

For further details, write to Marintec Asia 79, 53-55 Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, U.K.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 4,  Oct 1978

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