The Organizing Committee for the International Far Eastern Maritime Show 2018, which is set to take place in Vladivostok, held its first session in Moscow. Participants in the session included representatives from federal government bodies, relevant ministries and agencies, the heads of Russian regions, and representatives from the Russian Navy. Members of the Organizing Committee examined organizational issues linked with the event and discussed preparation plans and a roadmap for the show. The Roscongress Foundation was selected as official operator of the International Far Eastern Maritime Show 2018, with responsibility for both preparation and execution.
«The International Far Eastern Maritime Show is of great importance to the shipbuilding sector. All of the leading companies in this field have been invited to take part. I am certain that event will attract the attention both of industry experts and of a broader public. The venue and the infrastructure available on Russky Island will make it possible to host the show at the highest level, and we look forward to welcoming guests from regions all over Russia to Vladivostok, as well as our foreign friends and partners»
, remarked Russian Presidential Adviser Anton Kobyakov.
The show will feature an extensive business programme, as well as exhibition and show
programmes. The key objectives of the event are to assist the development of a shipbuilding cluster and associated industries in the Russian Far East, as well as to integrate it into wider shipbuilding industry in the Asia-Pacific region. The business programme will be built around four central themes: civil shipbuilding and repair, naval shipbuilding and repair, shipping regulation, and port infrastructure.
The event will bring together 1,500 participants from Russia and foreign countries. It is
anticipated that delegations will attend from Vietnam, India, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan. Visitors can look forward to scientific and practical conferences on current issues facing the sector, bilateral technological symposia, and seminars from leading firms in the industry. The International Far Eastern Maritime Show will host the First Shipbuilding Hackathon and a Young Engineers Convention.
The International Far Eastern Maritime Show will take place from July 25 to 28, 2018 on the eve of Russian Navy Day and the Navy Day Parade. The key events will be held on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island.