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Singapore shipping - the ports, products and plays

AT ANY one time there are about a thousand vessels in the Singapore Port. Statistics show that every two to three minutes, a ship leaves or departs to, or from, 600 ports across 120 countries. Shipping is a global business sensitive to the state and swings of the world economy. It connects ports and countries for many companies pursuing activities like importing raw materials and exporting to new...

Good and bad news for bulk carrier owners

BULK carrier owners have been struggling against a very poor market for nearly two years but, it seems, there is good news. Better times are said to be on the way. Freight rates are set to rise across all dry bulk carrier segments as the global economic recovery gains momentum, ending the sector s most bearish run since the start of the economic crisis in 2008/2009. according to the latest...

Shipshape maritime sector key to economic growth

AT THE harbour town of Labuan Bajo in Flores, eastern Indonesia, the ferries taking passengers to neighbouring islands are infrequent and packed, and many of the fishing boats are the worse for wear. Similar scenes are common across the archipelagic country of 17,500 islands, where growth in sea transport has lagged behind that on land and air. But hopes are high that the incoming administration...

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Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference 2014

A leading oil and gas industry event in Latin America, Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference, takes place at Riocentro Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro every two years.

Since its first edition in 1982, both the exhibition and the conference have contributed to build up Rio de Janeiro's reputation of being the “Brazilian oil capital”. In fact, Rio de Janeiro State concentrates 80% of the oil produced in the country, along with 50% of the total gas production.

The Expo is an outstanding opportunity for national and foreign companies to display their products and services. Similarly, the Conference stands as a prominent place for networking, discussing major technological issues and promoting innovative ideas.

Offshore Korea 2014

The 2nd Offshore Korea will be held in Busan, the offshore and shipbuilding city in Korea, from Nov. 12 (Wed) to Nov. 14 (Fri) 2014 .Korea, the largest offshore shipbuilding market and one of the biggest markets for those businesses of the offshore and shipbuilding equipment and materials, has large shipyards with their highest shipbuilding technologies.
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