Sea Asia 2019 to discuss issues facing today's maritime industry
SEA ASIA 2019, Asia's anchor maritime and offshore conference and exhibition to be held April 9 - 11 in Singapore, is expected to attract 15,000 people from 80 countries and regions from April 9 - 11 in Singapore
SEA ASIA 2019, Asia's anchor maritime and offshore conference and exhibition to be held April 9 - 11 in Singapore, is expected to attract 15,000 people from 80 countries and regions from April 9 - 11 in Singapore.
Taking place as part of April 6 - 14 Singapore Maritime Week, it will be graced and opened by Singapore's Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Communications and Information, Janil Puthucheary.
Sea Asia 2019 will feature new technologies in the exhibition, as well as national pavilions. These include a maritime start-up focused platform, the Innovation Arena, an additive manufacturing showcase in collaboration with Nanyang Polytechnic and a virtual reality welding demonstration.
Notably, the Sea Asia conference will see six shipping industry leaders debate the motion 'This House believes that too much is expected of the shipping industry on environmental matters'.
Chairman of Seatrade, Informa Markets, Mr Chris Hayman, said current developments in the industry today, such as the upcoming International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Sulphur Cap 2020, and the growing collaborations between start-ups and maritime, will also form significant parts of discussions at Sea Asia 2019.
'The sulphur cap sees the maritime industry moving into uncharted waters with what has been described as 'a once in a century event'. As a result industry looking at alternative fuels and solutions to operate within the new environmental regulatory limits. At the same time, companies are looking towards collaboration with start-ups to bring innovative solutions to the table,' said Mr Hayman.
The full conference programme which outlines the many other exciting discussion topics and speakers can be accessed here: https://www.sea-asia.com/Conference/Conference-Programme.