International maritime exhibition “Asia
Pacific Maritime (APM) 2012 has been held in Singapore from
14th Wednesday until 16th Friday of March, 2012, to which
we, Imabari Shipbuilding Group, has participated. Asia Pacific
Maritime, this is the 12th opening, is the most famous and
biggest maritime exhibition in the Asian region, to which
many shipbuilders and marine machinery & equipment manufacturers
are taking part from all over the world.
As a member of the Cooperative Association of Japan Shipbuilders,
we participated in the exhibition together with other
Japanese shipyards and marine machinery & equipment
manufacturers, ten companies in total thus formed national
stand of Japan.
Headed by Singapore, total 53 countries including Norway,
where a lot of owners exists, Germany, Holland and U.K.
from Europe, Japan, Korea and China joined the exhibition.
This time, environment and energy saving are the key issues
of the exhibition, reflecting world environment problem.
Many related materials have been presented focusing to
these issues. In consideration of such world trend, we
positively presented our development of ships making the
use of LNG and natural energy such as wind and solar force
etc. Such presentation has attracted the visitors’ keen