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Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) 2017

Join the Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017 on April 26-28, 2017 ­­­­- Singapore
The biennial Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is a highlight event of the Singapore Maritime Week. It showcases maritime innovation projects, upcoming technologies, and sustainable solutions for ship owners and ports to be efficient and stay ahead of competition.
Singapore Maritime Technology Conference 2017
This year’s conference will feature 2 key tracks with focus on technical and industry aspects.

Technical Track: 5th International Port-Maritime Technology Conference (MTEC) 2017

The 5th International Maritime-Port Technology and Development Conference will be held from 26 to 28 Apr 2017 in Singapore, in conjunction with SMTC 2017. MTEC is a technical conference series held alternately between Singapore and Norway biennially. MTEC2017 is organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Research Council of Norway, Singapore Maritime Institute and MARINTEK, partnering the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic. 

Industry Track: 2nd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) 2017

The Singapore Maritime Technology Conference is a biennial international maritime technology conference and exhibition organised by MPA. The conference aims to profile and showcase Singapore’s international standing in maritime and port technology and R&D; demonstrate thought leadership on the latest developments, products, services and application in the maritime industry and create partnerships and collaborations amongst researchers, academics, engineers and professionals in the maritime and port industries.

SMTC is attended by shipping companies, port operators, maritime and port authorities, technology companies, classification societies, tertiary research institutes, and executives involved in maritime technology research, development, innovation development and application. The inaugural SMTC was held in April 2015 and had attracted about 520 participants from 21 countries with close to 20% of participants attending from overseas.

Conference Themes for 2017:

- Big Data and IOT in shipping
- Green Shipping
- Smart Shipping
- Port of the Future
- Offshore Marine technologies
- LNG technologies
- Floating platforms
- Fuel management and efficiency
- Alternative fuels

SMTC 2017 will be attracting 500+ participants from over 20 countries through this outstanding networking event. The event will be graced by 70+ expert speakers and top industry leaders who will be sharing their insights and case studies during the impressive line-up of industry sessions.

Featured Expert Insights:

Envisioning a New Future for the Maritime Industry

A keynote address by Pierre Sames (DNV GL)   

Enabling Transformation through Technology – Where are the Possibilities?

A panel discussion by Michel Foulon (CMA CGM), Joern Springer (Hapag-Lloyd AG) andProf Kim Yonghwan (Seoul National University)

Smart Shipping Initiatives – Blending Realism with Possibilities

Shipowners’ panel by Nitin Mathur (Wallem Singapore), Aleksander Stensby (Torvald Klaveness), Rene Rasmussen (Maersk Tankers A/S) and Shaj Thayl (APL)

Port Operators’ Panel: Ports of the Future

Port operators’ panel by Michael Jak (SmartPort), Marjolein Boer (Port of Rotterdam) and Tan Wee Meng (Jurong Port) The iUeMagazine team is delighted to work with the Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017 as Online Media Partners & is expected to bring Unlimited Inspiration for all readers from the proceedings of this event. Staying tuned to the enriching updates from this event is recommended.

Get expert inputs on your questions and network with the people who matter! SMTC 2017 is poised to deliver cutting edge technology insights from different sectors of the industry. Chatham House Rules will ensure robust debates and allow for provocative views to be aired.

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