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:
Your company can tap a world-wide network of Commercial Specialists to help advance your international business development plans including:
We can also guide you to additional U.S. Government exporting resources including
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.
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Offshore Technology Conference 2014 - Houston, TX, May 5-8, 2014
The Offshore Technology Conference 2014 (OTC14), supported by the International Buyer Program (IBP), is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. The U.S. Commercial Service is currently recruiting delegations from over 25 countries and will organize various programs at OTC14 to assist U.S. companies export their products and services to these markets. Countries currently recruiting delegations include Algeria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. U.S. Commercial Services at OTC include Showtime Export Counseling meetings, B2B matchmaking and Country briefings/Procurement Seminars. For details and registration please visit: http://export.gov/texas/houston/otc2014/index.asp
DefSec Atlantic 2014 – Nova Scotia, Canada, September 3-5, 2014
Realize your business export potential in Canada. The U.S. Commercial Service Canada has partnered with organizers from the Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic to introduce your business to marine opportunities under the Department of National Defence’s C35 billion National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy. Receive special benefits and individualized counseling with U.S. Department of Commerce support. Contact Jessica Gordon for more information: Jessica.Gordon@trade.gov.
SMM Hamburg 2014 – Hamburg, Germany, September 9-12, 2014
SMM in Hamburg is the international platform and the leading forum for the maritime industry. This is where the world’s leading companies present their innovations, trends and forward looking technologies and set the course for future success of the industry. Fly the flag for your company by exhibiting at this fair – present your company, its products and services. Take this unique opportunity to present your new products and services to the trade visitors and experts from all parts of the world. For more information visit www.export.gov/germany/TradeShowsEvents or contact Claus Faltin at Claus.Faltin@trade.gov.
OCEANS 2014 - Newfoundland, Canada September 14-19, 2014
To be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada September 14-19, 2014 will bring MTS members to one of the world’s most dynamic marine technology markets. The U.S. Commerce Department can help you get the most out of your time in Canada through introductions to potential distributors and end-users in the underwater marine technology, oil and gas, and fisheries sectors. For details contact: Maryanne Burke at Maryanne.Burke@trade.gov in Boston or Luz Betancourt at Luz.Betancourt@trade.gov in Ottawa.
India Port and Marine Technology Trade Mission - November 9-15, 2014
This official U.S. Department of Commerce will visit the cities of Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Kochi to introduce U.S. firms and U.S. trade associations to India’s rapidly expanding ports and marine technology market and to assist U.S. companies to pursue export opportunities in this sector. The mission to India is intended to include representatives from leading U.S. companies and U.S. trade associations with members that provide state-of-the-art ports and marine technologies, including equipment and services for security, logistics, vessel tracking, oil spill detection and contingency preparedness, dredging, underwater exploration and mapping, among other goods and services. During the trade mission delegates will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with key port officials and prospective partners. As an optional add-on stop, interested participants can also visit the National Institute of Oceanology (NIO) in the State of Goa. For more details contact Julia Rauner at Julia.Rauner@trade.gov or 858-467-7038.
|Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013) -- Electrical Power Systems, Financial Services, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries|
The Dubai International Boat Show 2013, held March 5-9, 2013 at the Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, Dubai U.A.E., is the undisputed maritime sales platform uniting over 5,000 high-net-worth individuals from the local area and wider GCC with world-class suppliers and distributors from across the maritime spectrum.
With a rich history and a proven track record spanning two decades, the Dubai International Boat Show 2013 is the most anticipated event in the Middle Eastern maritime calendar. With emphasis on brand message - partnership, passion, progress - the Show is an unparalleled platform for U.S. exhibitors to showcase boats and products to the Middle East's marine investors and enthusiasts.
Consistently attracting over 26,000 visitors each year, the multi–award winning dynamic Dubai International Boat Show is among the top five leading boat shows around the world. Hosting over 33 world premieres and regional launches, the Show provides leading international brands the opportunity to make the most of the PR and advertising coverage worth over US$7.6 million.
The 21st edition of the show will see the incorporation of the luxury lifestyle element added on to boating and yachting experience. The exhibition is divided into six dedicated sections catering to targeted visitor profiles varying from superyacht buyers to diving professionals and marine enthusiasts.
U.S. companies interested in the marine products and services, boat construction and repair, deck equipment, navigation and communication, mechanics and electrics, safety equipment, finance and insurance, travel and tourism, and adventure sports sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), throughout the Middle East, and Europe should consider exhibiting at the Dubai International Boat Show 2013.
Stay up-to-date with all the exciting developments. Visit www.boatshowdubai.com
|Robert Bannerman, Dubai|
Principal Commercial Officer
|Hemesh Chandavarkar, Dubai World Trade Centre|
|Ashok Ghosh, Dubai|
Phone: +971 4 309 4935
|Russell Hood, Oak Overseas Ltd.|
Phone: 704/837-1980, x302
|Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist