We have participated in the'Nor-Shipping 2009' which
was held at Oslo, Norway, from 9th to 12th June.
'Nor-Shipping' has been held 21 times already, and renowned
as one of the two major international maritime exhibitions
to be held in alternate year in Oslo as 'Nor-Shipping'
and in Greece as 'Posidonia', big event to where a lot
of entities mainly from European maritime circle gathers.
With the support by The Nippon Foundation, twelve Japanese
shipbuilders including we Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
representing Japan Ship Exporters Association and The
Shipbuilders' Association of Japan have taken place and
presented national booth in the Exhibition.
Around 1,100 entities and enterprises from 52 countries
have presented their booths, and 17 countries among those
participants including Japan, Norway, Korea, Holland,
Rumania and the United States have organized national
booth respectively. More than 28,000 people visited the
The number of participating entities increases every
year, and the number of visitors also exceeded the previous
Exhibition, adding booming activities to the Exhibition.
Through the deepened exchange with the Norwegian and
European shipping companies during the 'Nor-Shipping',
we believe that we could make good appeal of the superior
quality and advanced technology of the Japanese shipbuilders,
namely Imabari Shipbuilding group among others.