Robust Market Drivers across the Barge Sector

The regional dynamic of the barge market is varied and dependent on factors such as project needs, deployment location, Cabotage and Local Content regulations, etc.

Asia’s ONLY Barge conference provides a comprehensive analysis across different barge segments and their commercial outlook. Gain top level views on specific factors for each type of barge to understand commercial risk and identify where substantial future opportunities exist in Asia Pacific.

An Overview of the Jack Up Barge and Liftboat Markets

Michael Jones, Offshore Broker, Kennedy Marr Ltd

LNG Barge Market Outlook

Markku Miinala, Regional Director – Singapore, Delta Marine

Offshore Jack-Up Barge Market Outlook

John Howard, Chairman, International Jack-up Barge Owners Association

Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo Barge Market Outlook

Djoni Sutji, President Director, PT Indonesia Bulk Carrier, Board Member, Indonesian Shipowners’ Association

Barges for Heavy Lift Operations

Dirk Verwimp, Senior Sales Manager and EPC Advisor, Sarens

Trends Towards Vessels Deployment for Offshore Wind

John Freeland, Director, Renewables Offshore

Press Contact

Ruoh Yi Tham


Tel: +65 6508 2401

About Asia Pacific Barge

The world’s first and only Barge conference will provide a comprehensive market outlook of high demand vessel types across a range of industry sectors. South East Asia and key international markets will be covered in context to segment analysis, market entry strategies and new opportunities.

Be it AWBs, Jack ups, Pipelays or new growth areas of LNG and Offshore Wind, demand, day rates, design and technology will be addressed for all. Also covered will be the Dry Bulk market and what lies in store for barge operators and builders.

The event will be held from the 7-9 April 2014 in Singapore.

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About IBC Asia

IBC Asia is a division of Informa plc, the largest publicly owned organiser of conferences and courses in the world providing inspiring marketplaces and the opportunity for knowledge to be shared. Informa publishes over 2,100 subscription based information services including academic journals, real-time news and structured databases of commercial intelligence. Informa’s book business has more than 55,000 academic and business titles in print.

Based in Singapore, IBC Asia has established itself as a premier conference and training provider with more than 30 years of experience in providing innovative, focused and high quality business information and training across Asia, covering a wide spectrum of industries spanning the fields of Agribusiness, Commodities, Energy, Finance, Infrastructure, Life Science, Maritime, Metals & Mining and Telecoms & IT.

IBC Asia produces over 200 conferences and training courses annually, both in the region and internationally. Gaining international recognition as established platforms for knowledge sharing and industry networking, the events are well attended by business leaders, international experts and luminaries; quintessential for developing business opportunities and creating partnerships in the industries that it represents.

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