Singapore Maritime Week 2018 Date: 21 – 29 April 2018
Sat - April 7, 2018 3:31 pm     A+ | a-

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), organised annually by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and attracts movers and shakers from the international maritime community for a week of flagship conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime.

This year, SMW addresses the most critical challenges impacting today’s decision makers, including technology and disruption, sustainability and the global talent crunch. Members of the public can also immerse themselves in the vibrancy of the maritime ecosystem through exhibitions and sporting activities.

Some of the key speakers include:

  • -  Ola Elvestuen, Minister, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway

  • -  Lim Kitack, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organisation

  • -  Soren Skou, Group CEO of A.P. Møller Mærsk A/S

  • -  Jeremy Nixon, Chief Executive, Ocean Network Express (ONE)

  • -  Dr Martin Stopford, President, Clarkson Research

  • -  Erik Solheim, Executive Director, UN Environment

  • -  Tan Chong Meng, CEO, PSA International

    Key highlights and events include:

  • -  SMW Public Exhibition (2129 Apr 2018) Titled “Maritime Singapore.

    Future Ready”, the SMW 2018 Public Exhibition will impress visitors with its interactive exhibits, showcasing innovation in the future maritime ecosystem and exciting career opportunities.

  • -  Amazing Maritime Challenge (22 Apr 2018) - Organised by MPA and supported by MaritimeOne Partners, teams will pit against one another in a fun-filled race that will give them a glimpse of the adventure that the maritime industry has to offer.

  • -  Global Perspectives: The Future of Shipping (23 Apr 2018) A new addition to this year’s line-up of events, expect hard-hitting insights from renowned industry players on the future of shipping.

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  • -  Maritime Cyber Security Seminar (24 Apr 2018) The inaugural Maritime Cyber Security Seminar 2018 focuses on the theme “Shaping the Future of a Cyber-smart Maritime Industry”. A distinguished line-up of speakers will shed light on how to prepare for the smart maritime revolution.

  • -  Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (25-26 Apr 2018) - The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018 returns with the theme, “Shaping the Future Maritime Industry through Digital Innovation”. It will bring forth the top trends in digitalisation in the marine sector.

  • -  Singapore Maritime Lecture (26 Apr 2018) - The 12th Singapore Maritime Lecture is the pre-eminent event at SMW that looks at the most critical issues facing the industry today, and how industry players can draw on emerging opportunities and market forces to overcome these challenges.

  • -  Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Conference Green Shipping. Blue Business. Moving Forward Together (26 Apr 2018) By promoting a green shift in all segments of the maritime industry, the conference aims to contribute to the wider agenda of implementing the UN’s Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

    For more information, and to find out more about other events that are part of SMW 2018, please visit