APM Conference: Asian Shipbuilding Spotlight

APM Conference: Asian Shipbuilding Spotlight

14 Mar 2018, 15:00 - 15:50

Hall A, Level 1, APM Conference Theatre

Can Asia match up to the global leadership in shipbuilding?

APM welcomes the region’s leading shipbuilders as we put them in our hot seat to tackle the issues that keep them awake at night and what are their plans for growth amidst the current market outlook.  This session will explore the following:


  • How can Asia better compete on a global playing field in terms of shipbuilding?
  • What are the Asian shipbuilding powerhouses of China, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam Philippines & Singapore doing differently to stay relevant in this dynamic market?
  • How are shipyards dealing with the issue of oversupply and over capacity which is still looming in the market?
  • What are the current market disruptors in shipbuilding right now and how are the various technological advancements helping to mitigate these disruptions?
  • Can the region work together to create a shipbuilding powerhouse in the Asian market?


  • Nazery Khalid


    Honorary Secretary & Head of Planning & Development, Malaysia

    Association of Marine Industries Malaysia & Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation

    Nazery Khalid is Honorary Secretary of Association of Marine Industries of Malaysia (AMIM), an association featuring Malaysian shipyards and various...

  • Eddy Kurniawan Logam


    President Director & Chairman, Indonesia

    PT Logindo Samudramakmur Tbk and Indonesian Shipbuilding & Offshore Association (IPERINDO)

    Mr. Eddy Kurniawan Logam has been the President Director at PT Logindo Samudramakmur Tbk since 1996. Mr. Logam has More than 20 years of experience...

  • Mario Moretti


    Senior Director

    RINA Marine & Energy Asia

    Mario is responsible for the company’s activities in the marine and energy sectors in Asia. He started his carrier in RINA in 2005 as a surveyor in...

  • Melissa Charn


    Principal Consultant

    Singapore Advisory Team, Drewry Maritime

    Melissa Charn has 10 years of professional experience in the maritime industry, with direct industry involvement, as well as, a rigorous background...

  • Tony Richardson


    Managing Director

    Shiptech Pte Ltd, Naval Architects

    Tony has served as a marine apprentice ship in 1955 in Yorkshire England. He worked in various Shipyards on the Tyne & Wear, and in Essex. He’s also...

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