Activities – March 25, 2020
Myanmar Marine Expo (MYANMEX) 2019 is an event that brings an international congregation of companies together in Myanmar. The event is an exceptional meeting point for the global maritime community in Myanmar, a region where the industry remains buoyant and strong growth is set to occur.
On 6th and 7th of November 2019, Uniteam Marine was delighted to participate in the inaugural Myanmar Marine Expo ( MYANMEX ) 2019 in conjunction with the Maritime Conference Myanmar (MCM) 2019.
The event was held at the Novotel Yangon Max Hotel and was organized by Fireworks Myanmar, supported and endorsed by the Myanmar Nautical Association (MNA), the Federation of Myanmar Engineering Societies the Myanmar Fisheries Federation and the Department of Marine Administration.
The Expo showcased more than 100 exhibiting brands from 20 different countries and was visited by over 2,000 people.
The Conference aims to set benchmarks, to promote peer to peer networking and to highlight new and upcoming market trends and opportunities in the maritime industry, in line with the government’s sustainable development goals and key objectives.
About 250 participants from the industry attended the event, and a total of 16 presentations were delivered by speakers from governmental bodies, key industrial stake holders, Maritime education centres and regional associations. On the first day of the seminar, the opening address was delivered by His Excellency U Kyaw Myo, Deputy Minister for Transport and Communications. Accelerating commercial and regulatory developments in Myanmar’s maritime sector, is one of the key objectives of Myanmar’s government, aiming to become an Asian Maritime hub.
The conference focused on how the industry has progressed in its technology adoption strategy, and what more needs to be done. Particularly:
- Maritime law and policy, legislation and regulation,
- The Marine environment,
- Job opportunities for Myanmar seafarers and
- Maritime education and Training
Four panel discussions were held during the seminar. The subjects covered were:
- National fleet expansion and the promotion of seafarer’s employment,
- Safeguarding marine environment of Myanmar,
- Marketing Myanmar’s Seafarers – How can the Myanmar MET system improve? and
- Future Ready Workforce
By becoming “Grand Supporters” of MCM, both Uniteam Marine and Uniteam Training have taken the opportunity to enhance their brands and image through the event, and connect with many visitors and potential clients at MYANMEX.
Our representatives from Uniteam Group of Companies, had the opportunity to talk with many visitors, driving our brand awareness among the marine community and beyond. Uniteam Marine had a significant role in the suc- cessful completion of the event with Captains Than Oo, Thet Naing, Tin Maung Tun and San Moe Aung participation in panel discussions and Captain Than Oo giving a presenta- tion entitled: “Job opportunities for Myanmar Seafarers”.
Uniteam Marine is eagerly looking forward to participating in similar events in the future.
Phyo Win Nyunt, Administration Manager and QMR