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The port: Singapore's reason for existence

IN any story of modern Singapore, the port cannot be ignored. The city of Singapore was built around the port, and in the 1960s and 1970s, the port was still a key driver of Singapore s economy. Even as urbanisation went full speed, it was not neglected one of the development agencies formed in the 1960s was the Port of Singapore Authority, established in 1964 to oversee the development of the...


Nurturing marine secondary listings

SECONDARY listings are a better bet for the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in its bid to woo more marine and shipping related companies to be listed in Singapore. That the SGX is keen and is exploring ways to bring in more such companies has been reported by BT recently. The task is an uphill one, knowing that Singapore is competing with the likes of the United States and Norway. Both these markets...


ABB opens robotics packaging systems hub

ENGINEERING group ABB opened its Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Ayer Rajah yesterday, with hopes of further driving productivity for firms in Singapore and South east Asia.The new 600 sq m hub, which cost more than S$600,000, is an extension of ABB s existing Robotics Application Centre which was set up in 2010.ABB specialises in manufacturing customised industrial robot systems....


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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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