13th Singapore Maritime Week officially opens

Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions — By on April 23, 2018 at 6:27 AM

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health, and maritime industry leaders officiating the launch of Singapore Maritime Week 2018

Connectivity, Innovation and Talent as drivers for future growth

The 13th edition of the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), themed “Positioning for Future Growth – Driving Connectivity, Innovation and Talent”, was officially opened by Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health, at the Suntec City North Atrium yesterday afternoon.

To generate greater public awareness of the maritime sector, SMW 2018 will also feature outreach activities highlighting Singapore’s vibrancy and diversity as a premier global hub port and leading international maritime centre.

SMS taking a closer look at the “Port of the Future” interactive at the SMW “Maritime Singapore. Future Ready” Exhibition

From 21 to 29 April, the SMW Exhibition 2018, a key feature of SMW 2018, will be held at Suntec City North Atrium. Themed “Maritime Singapore. Future Ready”, visitors of all ages can gain insights into Singapore’s maritime industry and its plans to transform and become the Global Hub for Connectivity, Innovation and Talent.

Before the official opening of SMW 2018, participants of the Amazing Maritime Challenge also raced against time to complete tasks in different parts of Singapore that enabled them to learn more about the maritime industry.

SMS learning more about smart goggles and drone technology that is currently deployed for emergency operations

Since its inception in 2006 with 2,800 participants, SMW has grown significantly. This year, more than 30,000 maritime professionals, including high-level delegates from port authorities, industry leaders and members of the public are expected to attend the 34 events lined-up for this year’s SMW.

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