Marine Technology


Oceans span the globe - does your Marine Technology business? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. The U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service’s Marine Technology team can assist your company take advantage of worldwide sales opportunities.

You can find international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to marine technology companies below listed by the key subsectors covered by our Team:

  • Ocean and Underwater Technology
  • Pleasure Boats and Accessories
  • Port Equipment and Services
  • Shipbuilding and Related-Industries

Your company can tap a world-wide network of Commercial Specialists to help advance your international business development plans including:  

  • Finding qualified business partners and end users
  • Navigating international documentation regulations
  • Successfully bidding on foreign government contracts
  • Promoting your technology overseas at trade shows and single company promotions.

We can also guide you to additional U.S. Government exporting resources including

  • U.S. Export-Import Bank export insurance and financing
  • Small Business Administration STEP export grants
  • U.S. Trade & Development Agency foreign buyer delegations and project feasibility studies

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Read about recent U.S. marine technology company international sales successes.

Take action now: Contact a marine technology trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, sign up for email updates. We look forward to working with you! Locate your nearest ITA Marine Technology trade specialist.

**NEW!! - For detailed country by country analysis of Pleasure Boat markets in over 25 countries, please see the 2016 Pleasure Boat International Resource Guide. Click the cover below to download a copy!

Upcoming Events include:

Miami International Boat Show- Virginia Key, Florida (February 11-15, 2016)

With a new location just across the Bay from downtown Miami, Virginia Key is easy to get to by land or sea. For the fourth year, the Progressive© Insurance International Boat Show© has partnered with the U.S. Department of Commerce to invite qualified business-to-business buyers from around the world to join us at recreational boating’s biggest marketplace in the U.S.A! For more information, visit http://www.miamiboatshow.com/.

Oceanology International 2016- London, England (March 15-17, 2016)

The free to attend Oceanology International 2016 extensive technical program will include insights and case studies from industry, government and academic experts and provided excellent educational, learning and networking opportunities for all attendees. For more information, visit http://www.oceanologyinternational.com/en/ .

Hannover Messe 2016 Partner Country logo

Connect to global opportunities in the Marine Technology at HANNOVER MESSE – April 25-29, 2016

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker invites U.S. companies to join the U.S. delegation at HANNOVER MESSE 2016. USA Partner Country status makes the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology an even better opportunity for American businesses. Learn more


Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013 Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013
IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013 -- Commercial Vessel/Eq. (Non-Fisheries), Electronic Components, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Miami, FL, United States 02/14/2013 - 02/18/2013
Event Summary:
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail (MIBS) is one of the largest boat shows in the world. Entering into the 71st year in 2012, the show will occupy over 2 million square feet of exhibit area and host over 105,000 people. MIBS spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina and Yachting Center, and Miami Marina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. You name it you'll see it here—from the latest in powerboats, sailboats and engines to cutting-edge marine electronics and accessories to the best in nautical gifts, services and apparel.

Contacts:
Sandra Edwards, Seattle
Financial Analyst
Phone: 206-553-5615 x 228
Sandra.Edwards@trade.gov
Julia Rauner Guerrero, Luanda
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +244-222-641-000 ext 1063
julia.rauner@trade.gov
Julie Balzano, National Marine Manufacturers Association

Phone: 954-441-3234
JBalzano@nmma.org
Gary Rand, Abu Dhabi
Commercial Officer
Phone: +971-2-414-2530
Gary.Rand@trade.gov
James Yi, OIO-DAS
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 2024826482
James.Yi@trade.gov
Rebecca Torres, Tel Aviv
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 972-3-519-8509
rebecca.torres@trade.gov

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