ShipTek 2009 is All Ready and Set to Go

April 20, 2009

ShipTek, the second edition of the flagship event of Marine BizTV for year 2009 strikes the shores of Singapore on 6th and 7th at Sing Expo with the theme, Technology Revolution in Marine and Offshore Industry. The event is organized by Marine BizTV and Aries Marine, the largest ship design and consultancy firm in the Middle East. The event is managed by Biz TV Events, the events wing of Marine BizTV.

The Classification Societies have confirmed their presence at ShipTek 2009. Berg Propulsion has associated as the Event Exclusive Partner and Titanium Tantalum Products Ltd as the Conference and Networking Sponsor (Day 1). Class NK, Goltens, Mandovi Drydocks, MSI,Mari-Time and Seagull Marine have associated with ShipTek 2009 as Associate Partners.

Class NK Chairman and President, Mr. Noboru Ueda has extended his esteemed presence to inaugurate ShipTek 2009 conference. The International Conference will have paper presentations by eminent personalities on vital topics some of which include Mr. Paul Ostergard, CEO,ShipServ, Mr. Tech Kong Leong, Marine Consultant, Maritime Industry Advisory Committee, Dr. M.Abdul Rahim, Director-Technology, Europe and Africa, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, Dr.Winfried Kuhn, Owner and Managing Director, Sybille Schaller& Dr.Kuhn GmbH and many more.

Maritime Expo, held alongside the conference features Digi Booth for the first time in the maritime industry of South East Asia. Digital Booth is a cutting edge technological concept to offer simplified business solutions right on the show floor.

Adding a greater dimension to the two day event, ShipTek 2009 also unfolds a splendid evening on May 7 at Raffles Ballrom, Swissotel- The Stamford to mark the much awaited Launch of Marine BizTV in South East Asia along with the 3rd International Maritime Video and Excellence Awards to honor and bestow the outstanding contributions to marine and offshore industry. Sixteen categories of awards are included this time, which is divided into Maritime Video and Excellence Awards. Titanium Tantalum is the award sponsor for the Best Editing and Berg Propulsion for Maritime Personality of the year, Best Classification Society and Best New Building Yard. To salute the legends of the Maritime Industry, Lifetime Achievement Awards are exclusively sponsored by Class NK who already bestowed ShipTek 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards. MTU and Mari-Time have extended their support as Associate Partners for this gala nite. To add cheers for the award nite Profiters International and Seagull Marine have associated as wine sponsors. The live web cast of this two day event will be available on

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Big Shots @ ShipTek 2009

March 20, 2009

ShipTek 2009, the international conference on Technology Revolution in Marine and Offshore industry is set to hit the shores of the Lion City, Singapore on 6 May 2009, followed by the dashing evening bringing the glitz and colors of International Maritime Video & Excellence Awards on May 7th.

Delegates and Exhibitors from around the globe will show up for ShipTek 2009. Various big shots in the maritime industry have associated with ShipTek 2009 as partners. Berg Propulsion has joined ShipTek 2009 as the Event Exclusive Partner. Titanium Tantalum Private Limited has associated as the Network Evening Partner and also sponsors the first day of the conference. Class NK, Goltens, Mandovi Drydocks, MSI and Mari-Time has associated with ShipTek 2009 as Associate Partners for the event. An extensive array of maritime organization has also joined ShipTek 2009 as supporting organizations.

ShipTek international conference also constitutes an international maritime expo, ShipTek Expo 2009, which is an ideal platform to reach out to the global market. The new technological concept ‘Digital Show’ executed through Digi Booths will add glamour to this business rendezvous.

Nominations have already been entered for the International Maritime Video & Excellence Awards. The award categories are divided into two categories namely Maritime Video Awards and Maritime Excellence Awards and also three special awards given for the lifetime achievements. The marvelous evening of May 7th will also be the venue to witness the launch of Marine BizTV in South East Asia.

International magazines viz. Marine & Industrial Report, Logistics Management, Transport Weekly, Shipping, Marine & Ports, Offshore World, Indonesian Shipping Gazette, Cargo Times, Marine & Offshore Oil & Gas Supplies Directory and Energy Asia are associated with ShipTek 2009 as Official Media Partners and Shipping Today & Yesterday, World Oils, DVV Media Group and Going to Meet as Official E Media Partner offering worldwide promotions. The live web cast of this two day event will be available on

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Marine Elite Class meets @ ShipTek 2009

February 20, 2009

With ever more vigor and verve ShipTek is back for the year 2009. Unraveling the technology revolution in marine and offshore industry, ShipTek 2009 international conference presents papers on various interesting and hot topics of the maritime industry.

Shipbuilding/Ship Repair/Conversion, Offshore Technology in South East Asian Maritime Industry, Green Concepts for Marine Industry, Ahead through Storm / Financial Crisis- Protection Measures, Maritime Safety and Security, Corrosion Prevention and Protection, Computer Applications in Design/ Building of Ships & Offshore Structures, Marine Communications, Novel Equipments & Modules for port applications and operations, Floating Mega Structures & Hydrodynamics are the topics for paper presentation.

ShipTek 2009 also clubs a maritime expo, showcasing products and services of the offshore and marine industry. Class NK, MSI and Goltens has confirmed their stalls for ShipTek Expo 2009. Mandovi Drydocks, Class NK, MSI, Goltens and Titanium tantalum are also associated as Associate Sponsors for the event.

Titanium Tantalum will sponsor the first day of the conference and is also associated as networking sponsor. Medias from around the globe has joined ShipTek both as official media partners and as e media partners. Two new media partners, Indonesia Shipping Gazette and Cargo Times have also recently joined ShipTek 2009 giving worldwide promotions.

Another highlight of ShipTek 2009 is the launch of Marine BizTV in South East Asia after the mesmerizing mega launch of Middle East in the year 2007. Marine BizTV now covers Asia, Africa, Europe, South and North America through Hotbird, Thaicom and Eurobird Satellites.

The Maritime Video and Excellence Awards also shows up for the second day, May 7 at Swissotel –The Stamford presenting awards for 16 categories and three lifetime achievement awards in the marine and offshore field. Well known organizations have also joined for ShipTek 2009 as supporting organizations. The live webcast of the event shall be available at making it available to the entire world.

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Singapore Seizes ShipTek 2009

December 28, 2008

After the inaugural and successful run of Marine BizTV’s flagship event ShipTek 2008, at Kochi, India, which was also the first ever maritime event to be telecast live globally through, Singapore is all set to host ShipTek 2009, in May.
ShipTek 2009 will explore the pivotal role of Technology Revolution in Marine and Offshore Industry on the 6th and 7th of May 2009, at Sing Expo, Singapore. ShipTek 2009 being the first ever maritime event organized in the region by an audio visual media, the mega event is a much awaited one by the South East Asian Maritime sector. The two day event will culminate with the glitzy and colorful Launch of Marine BizTV in South East Asia; at Swissotel- The Stamford right at the heart of Singapore, bringing the entire event to a memorable finale thus paving way for Marine BizTV operations in South East Asia.
Distinguished maritime organizations like Society of Maritime industries, Indian National Ship Owners Association and Royal Institution of Naval Architects have already declared their support to ShipTek 2009. Besides, the event is getting wide range of media publicity through well known media like Marine & Industrial Report, Maritime Today, The Naval Architect – RINA, Automate Magazine, Energy Asia, Marine Offshore & LNG Journal.
As ShipTek 2009 deals with one of hottest current issues of the maritime industry, ‘Technology Revolution in Marine and Offshore Industry’, it will be right podium to render knowledge, exchange information and strike deals with the best of the industry. The conference boasts of 21 speakers over the two days of keynote addresses, commercial and technical presentations, poster sessions and panel debates in seven sessions. The seven sessions designed to focus on separate topics related to ship design and new construction, ship repair and conversion, marine engineering and offshore engineering.
ShipTek 2009 will feature a maritime expo comprising of 30 stalls. Exhibitors participating in ShipTek Expo 2009 will have the fabulous opportunity to showcase their products. The new technological concept of Marine BizTV, Digital Show is also going to add glamour to this business rendezvous. The exhibitor can display all their corporate videos and sales presentations etc though this unique facility. Wide range of participation is expected from the renowned maritime regions like Middle East, South East Asia and Indian sub continent.
The second day of ShipTek 2009 will witness the 3rd International Maritime Video Awards and the Launch of Marine BizTV in South East Asia. When Marine BizTV was launched on 7th May 2007 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Dubai, Middle East awed at the largest ever maritime convergence in the region. The moment also witnessed the first ever International Maritime Video Awards. Marine BizTV expects an unprecedented gathering of maritime professionals from across the globe to witness the remarkable evening at Swissotel – The Stamford. Undoubtedly ShipTek 2009 will be embossed in gold in the history of maritime annals. ShipTek 2009 will be covered by Marine BizTV and telecast globally ‘live’ on

SAPOG (South Asian Port Games) announces Marine BizTV as its exclusive ‘International Marketing Partner’

August 21, 2008

The opening ceremony of SAPOG 2008, the first ever South Asian Port Games will be held at Sri Lanka. Scheduled for 4 consecutive dates, the event commences on 4th October 2008 and concludes on 8th October 2008. The Official ‘Logo’ & ‘Web’ launch of SAPOG took place on 12th August 2008 at ‘Ceylon Continental Hotel’ Colombo.


SAPOG 2008 aims to build solid relationships with real sporting spirit among all Sea and Air ports in the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) region. SAPOG 2008 has also declared Marine BizTV, the world’s first maritime satellite channel as its only International Marketing Partner. Marine BizTV is a 24 free to air Satellite channel available across Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America.


The steering committee for SAPOG consists of Patron in Chief – His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka; Patron – Hon. Rathnasiri Wickramanayake, Prime Minister, Democratic Socialist Republic of
Sri Lanka; Chairman – Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa, Minister of Ports and Aviation Cabinet, Sri Lanka; Deputy Chairman – Hon. Sarath Gunarathne, Deputy Minister of Aviation, Sri Lanka and Convener – Hon. Dilan Perera, Minister of Port Development, Sri Lanka. The organizing committee of SAPOG 2008 consists of Hon. Dilan Perera as the Executive Chairman and Mr. Nalin Attygalle as the Project Director.


The participating countries for SAPOG 2008 are Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. A total number of 677 participants have registered for the event so far to mark their presence from these seven countries. The host country, Sri Lanka will provide Transport, Food and Lodging for all legitimate participants for SAPOG.  


SAPOG 2008 constitutes a wide series of games both indoor and outdoor like Carrom, Billiard, Table Tennis, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Volleyball and Beach Volleyball. Two more sports, Golf and Tennis are also included for the event. The newly introduced countries of SAARC will also be given an opportunity to enter their respective teams for SAPOG 2008. The observer status countries in the region like Australia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Korea, Vietnam and United States are also invited for the ever first port games by SAARC.


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May 29, 2008

BOAT INDIA ‘08 is a two-day international conference on Leisure Boating and Yachting to be held at Hotel Taj Residency Cochin from 15 to 16 December 2008. The event organized by Marine BizTV – the Global Maritime Television Channel and managed by BizTV events is in the inaugural year to establish itself as the benchmark and stimulus for the International Leisure Boating and Yachting Industry and will steal the worldwide maritime attention.

BOAT INDIA Awards 2008 is the first International Boating Awards of the sub continent. The awards are bestowed for the outstanding boating and yachting personalities for their excellent contribution to the boating and yachting industry. The inaugural award ceremony will be held at Le Meridien, Cochin on 14 December 2008

Boat India 08- International Conference on Boating and Yachting

Dec 15- 16 2008

Hotel Taj Residency, Cochin

International boating Awards

Dec 14 2008

Hotel Le Meridian

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Marine BizTV

IInd Floor , Vithayathil Building,

Edapppally, Cochin- 682024

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May 28, 2008

MAST (Middle-east Alumni of Ship Technology) an alumni association of Naval Architects graduated from Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology is organizing their first international Maritime conference named as MASTECH 2008. The conference will be held at Crown Plaza Hotel Dubai on 12 and 13 November 2008. The MAST alumni association is working in the UAE since 1980’s and has over 150 members working in various positions in UAE marine industry. MAST has excellent knowledge and penetration in the Middle East marine industry.

MASTECH 2008 will be an excellent opportunity to hear from leading industry and technical experts worldwide. The two-day conference provides an unrivalled environment to exchange information, showcase the latest technical innovations, explore collaborations, highlight business opportunities and take stock of trends and issues at the heart of future strategies.

There will be 24 speakers over the two days of keynote addresses, commercial and technical presentations, poster sessions and panel debates in four sessions. The four sessions designed to focus on separate topics related to ship design, new construction and ship repair, marine engineering and offshore engineering. MAST is expecting more than 250 international delegates for the conference. There will be no doubt that this conference will be very much beneficial to naval architects, marine engineers, designers, ship managers, surveyors, charterers, port operators, marine auditors, finance and insurance executives, safety operators etc. There will be an exhibition to focus on the advanced engineering and design innovations in shipbuilding during the conference. MAST also intends to organize an award night to recognize individuals and establishment for techno maritime achievements. The conference is supported by Biztv events and Marine Biz TV will telecast it globally.