SMI Seminar 2016

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In its third edition this year, the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Seminar 2016 will be held on the morning of 19 April 2016 (Tuesday) during the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2016. Organised in conjunction with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Maritime Sustainability Forum and the MPA-SSA Maritime Cyber Security Seminar from 19 to 20 April, the SMI Seminar 2016 will be exploring “Smart Ships” to enable a future-ready Maritime Singapore.

Themed “Smart Ships”, the SMI Seminar will explore research and technology for the maritime industry as it sets its vision and focus upon the future vessel concept to bring in a new era of shipping and sustainability. This follows hot on the heels of the recent development in the Chinese’s 38,800 DWT smart ship project “i-Dolphin”. Participants, comprising of mid-management representatives from the industry and academia, can expect presentations by distinguished industry and academia leaders and experts, to be followed by a panel discussion for an exchange of insights and views on the subject.

Confirmed speakers include Keynote Speaker Mr Esben Poulsson, President of the Singapore Shipping Association, and Industry Speaker Mr Brijesh Tewari, Principal Specialist & Manager (Marine Consultancy Services) at Lloyd’s Register Asia.

The bi-annual SMI Research Showcase April 2016 will also be launched during the event. Shortlisted maritime and offshore research projects supported by SMI will be featured at this Showcase to raise and promote the profile of maritime and offshore research and technology in Singapore. The Research Showcase will also be recognising research excellence where visitors are invited to vote for their favourite research projects. Top projects under the SMI Research Showcase will be announced and featured thereafter.

More details will be announced shortly. For more information, please contact Mr. Jason Lin (

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19 Apr 2016 @ 09:30 AM



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