Friday, April 10, 2015

UBM’s Sea Asia to welcome more than 14,000 delegates

News this week: Sea Asia, one of the leading maritime conferences and forum in the region, will welcome more than 14,000 delegates from over 60 countries and regions later this month.

In its 50th anniversary, Sea Asia 2015 will run as part of the Singapore Maritime Week at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre from 21st to 23rd April. Key events this year include the Sea Asia Global Forum and Offshore Maritime Forum. Industry players will discuss trends and issues impacting the maritime industry at Sea Asia Global Forum, while Offshore Maritime Forum will host industry experts to discuss various topics faced by the industry.

Singapore Maritime Foundation‘s (SMF) chairman, Mr. Michael Chia, said, “2015 is a big year with Singapore celebrating its 50th anniversary – a key milestone and opportunity to reflect on the sectors which have helped Singapore become what it is today. The maritime industry – which employs some 170,000 people in Singapore and contributes around 7% of Singapore’s GDP – has played a key role in driving Singapore’s development and this trend is set to continue.”

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