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Singapore Maritime Technology Conference

April 26, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Singapore Maritime Technology Conference

The biennial Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017 is organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and would be held in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Week 2017.

This year’s conference will feature 2 key tracks with focus on technical and industry aspects.

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

The 5th International Maritime-Port Technology and Development Conferenceor MTEC 2017 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. Paper selection will be based a one-page abstract of about 300 words in length including, but not limited to:

  • Green Shipping
  • Smart Shipping
  • Port of the Future
  • Ocean Space Technologies

2nd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) 2017

In its endeavour to develop Singapore as an international maritime technology centre of excellence, MPA seeks to encourage partnerships in R&D. One of the ways MPA champions partnerships and grows strong R&D linkages between industry and tertiary and research institutions is by hosting key maritime events.

The Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) 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.

Who attends?

  • Shipowners and Managers
  • Ports and Terminals
  • Shipbuilders/repairs
  • Classification
  • Technology and Solution Providers
  • Offshore Technology
  • Equipment Providers
  • Marine Services
  • Government
  • Communications and ICT Service
  • Academic Organisations
  • Research Institute
  • Maritime Institutes
  • Governmen
  • Maritime R & D Project Owners
  • Technology Services Providers
  • Classification
  • Offshore Marine Research Centers.

What 2016 participants said:

  • “Very Interesting and Informative conference. Some of the talks were really cutting edge technology.”
  • “A great conference! I’ll be back for the next one.”
  • “Excellent opportunity for all organizations related to Maritime activities”
  • “Very Informative and well presented”.


April 26, 2017
April 28, 2017
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