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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Upcoming Events include:
China International Boat Show – Shanghai, China – April 9-12, 2015
The China International Boat Show or CIBS is the top Asian boat exhibition. CIBS showcases current trends in the boating industry through their industry seminars offered throughout the show. Exhibits vary across boating sectors and include boats, maritime products and services, lifestyle and luxury accessories, and leisure and sports. The U.S. Department of Commerce has given CIBS a trade show certificate. For additional information, please visit http://www.boatshowchina.cn/en-us/Home
Ocean Business – Southampton, UK April 15-16, 2015
The Ocean Business Conference is an international conference of the latest oceanic technology and fosters business relationships between marine technology suppliers and service providers. The conference includes hands-on educational programs, as well as a technical conference on offshore surveying, known as Offshore Survey. Ocean Business Conference provides a unique opportunity for attendees to test different technologies in multiple environments – such as classrooms, testing facilities, docks, and the sea. At the conference, there will be over 300 exhibitors from 21 countries from the oceanographic, maritime defense, environmental monitoring, pollution control, ports, renewable energy, and maritime engineering sectors. For more information, please visit www.oceanbusiness.com
Oceans Italy – Genova, May 18-21, 2015 A unique opportunity to showcase your latest research results, products and prototypes, and to establish relations and promote networking with fellow researchers in the oceanic engineering and marine technology field. The topic of this year’s conference is “Discovering Sustainable Ocean Energy for a New World”. For speakers and agenda, see http://oceans15mtsieeegenova.org/index.cfm.
Nor-Shipping 2015 – Oslo, Norway June 2-5, 2015
Held biannually, Nor-Shipping is one of Europe’s leading maritime trade fairs and a U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Fair. It attracts top buyers including senior management, ship owners and operators, shipyard operators, port authority management, maritime organizations, maritime journalists and technical personnel in shipping, shipbuilding and management companies. USA Pavilion exhibitors will receive the support of U.S. Commercial Service in Norway, which will include B2B introductions and matchmaking services, market intelligence and a networking reception. Exhibition product categories cover virtually all technology and services for shipbuilding, ship repair and ship operation. For details, see http://messe.no/en/nor-shipping/.
Oceans 2015 – Washington, DC October 19-22, 2015
The annual OCEANS North America conference and exhibition, jointly sponsored by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES), rotates among locations with significant maritime communities. October 19-22, 2015, the event will once again be located in the Washington, DC area at the Gaylord Convention Center on National Harbor. It expects to attract over 3,000 attendees and will feature over 500 technical presentations and workshops. The exhibition will showcase the latest equipment, products and services in up to 200 commercial and informational exhibits. “Sea Change: Dive into Opportunity,” was selected as the conference theme to focus on the opportunities related to economic challenges and oceanic changes and the ability to mitigate and adapt to these changes with the application of the best research, technological developments and policy decisions. For more details visit: http://www.oceans15mtsieeewashington.org/
Oceanology International - Shanghai, China November 3-5, 2015
Oceanology International China, held annually in Shanghai for the last 2 years has tapped into this significant and expanding marine science and ocean technology community. A USA Pavilion will be offered with value added services for U.S. exhibitors. For exhibition details, please visit www.oceanologyinternational.com/china and to participate, contact: Ray Filbert at Reed Exhibitions, firstname.lastname@example.org
|China International Boat Show 2013 -- Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Electrical Power Systems, Furniture, General Consumer Goods, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries|
The China International Boat Show 2013 (CIBS 2013) will be held April 11-14, 2013 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai, China. U.S. manufacturers of and suppliers to the product categories below should plan to participate in CIBS 2013!
• Boats and luxury yachts (motor and sailing boats, super yachts, dinghies, pleasure and cruise boats);
• Components and equipment (power plants and propulsion equipment, communication and navigation equipment, on-board fittings and furnishings, etc.);
• Water sports (canoes and kayaks, diving, windsurfing, water skiing equipment, tours and sailing schools, on-board health and gym equipment);
• Marine, leisure and services;
• Tourism (hotels and resorts, charter companies, etc.); and
• Lifestyle (fashion, luxury accessories, interior design and furniture).
CIBS 2013 is a comprehensive display of China's boat industry chain, offering hundreds of boats on display, and several exhibition halls featuring thousands of products covering equipment, technology, supplies and services.
Anyone with a personal or professional interest in recreational boating knows that CIBS is the annual meeting point for Asia. Whether to do business or to satisfy a passion, whether to refresh networking opportunities or simply to be part of a community, visitors to CIBS acknowledge that the event has grown into a platform and milestone event for everybody in the industry, from insiders to the stylish jet-set, from traders to wealthy individuals, from maritime administration to families … you will find them all at CIBS 2013.
|Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Vivien Bao, Shanghai|
|Victoria Ma, Team4Dragons|
|Ricardo Pelaez, Lima|
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (51 1) 618-2440