THAILAND – At least 8,000 maritime and offshore professionals around the world are expected to gather in Bangkok for this year’s Thailand Marine & Offshore Expo (TMOX) 2016.

The industry professionals will look into the pressing concerns of Thailand’s booming oil & gas, shipbuilding, offshore, and maritime industries – from the changing market trends to the latest industry technology.

TMOX 2016 will be held from 6 to 8 September at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand, incorporating with Oil & Gas Thailand 2016.

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The three-day event will run from 10:30 am to 5 pm and organizers urged visitors to come in proper attire. Those wearing shorts and slippers will not be allowed to enter the event venue. Minors 16 years old and below also are not allowed to enter.

The organizers also said that admission will not be open to the public because only trade professionals will be allowed to enter at no cost.

Thailand Marine & Offshore Expo Gets Government, Industry Support

TMOX 2016 is endorsed by Thailand’s Ministry of Industry, Marine Department, Port Authority of Thailand, Bangkok Dock Company Ltd, Thai Shipbuilding and Repairing Association, Petroleum Institute of Thailand, Thai Shipowner Association, and the International Freight Forwarders Association, to name a few.

Expected to visit the Thailand Marine & Offshore Expo 2016 are ship managers, ship and boat owners, ship builders and repairers, cargo and container terminal operators, port and maritime agents, port managers, oil and gas exploration companies, power generation firms, drilling companies, and other key players in the marine and offshore industry.

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Last year, the event gathered 93 exhibitors with 160 booths. Exhibitors came from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UK, US, and Vietnam.

TMOX 2016 provides participants a venue to look into the latest maritime, offshore, oil and gas, and shipbuilding opportunities in the country. The event also offers participants a platform to penetrate the emerging Southeast Asia market. –