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Marine Technology


Oceans span the globe - does your Marine Technology business? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. The U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service’s Marine Technology team can assist your company take advantage of worldwide sales opportunities.

You can find international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to marine technology companies below listed by the key subsectors covered by our Team:

  • Ocean and Underwater Technology
  • Pleasure Boats and Accessories
  • Port Equipment and Services
  • Shipbuilding and Related-Industries

Your company can tap a world-wide network of Commercial Specialists to help advance your international business development plans including:  

  • Finding qualified business partners and end users
  • Navigating international documentation regulations
  • Successfully bidding on foreign government contracts
  • Promoting your technology overseas at trade shows and single company promotions.

We can also guide you to additional U.S. Government exporting resources including

  • U.S. Export-Import Bank export insurance and financing
  • Small Business Administration STEP export grants
  • U.S. Trade & Development Agency foreign buyer delegations and project feasibility studies

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Read about recent U.S. marine technology company international sales successes.

Take action now: Contact a marine technology trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, sign up for email updates. We look forward to working with you! Locate your nearest ITA Marine Technology trade specialist.

**NEW!! - For detailed country by country analysis of Pleasure Boat markets in over 25 countries, please see the 2016 Pleasure Boat International Resource Guide. Click the cover below to download a copy!

Upcoming Events include:

International WorkBoat Show, New Orleans (November 30-December 2, 2016).

Attend the International WorkBoat Show at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The WorkBoat Show is a great opportunity to work face to face with your suppliers, learn about new products and discover the latest innovations across the industry from the people bringing them to life. For more information, visit: http://www.workboatshow.com/

Oceanology North America - San Diego, California (February 14-16, 2017)

The first Oceanology to take place in North America, the trade show will be a leading forum where industry, academia and government can share knowledge and connect with the marine science and ocean technology communities. This show is being sponsored by The Maritime Alliance. For more information, visit: http://www.oceanologyinternationalnorthamerica.com/.

Ocean Business 2017 – Southampton, United Kingdom (April 4-10, 2017)

Ocean Business is a hands-on ocean technology exhibition and training forum. The event incorporates an international ocean technology exhibition running in parallel with live demonstration and training sessions, Offshore Survey: a technical conference and Ocean Careers: an interactive careers event. For more information, visit: http://www.oceanbusiness.com/.

OCEANS 2017 – Aberdeen, Scotland (June 19-22, 2017)

Papers on ocean technology, exhibits from ocean equipment and service suppliers, student posters and student poster competition, tutorials on ocean technology, workshops and town hall meetings on policy and governmental process. For more information, visit: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=35253.

OCEANS 2017 – Anchorage, Alaska (September 17-21, 2017) Papers on ocean technology, exhibits from ocean equipment and service suppliers, student posters and student poster competition, tutorials on ocean technology, workshops and town hall meetings on policy and governmental process. For more information, visit: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=35122.


Detailed Event Information For Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013) Detailed Event Information For Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013)
Dubai International Boat Show 2013 (DIBS 2013) -- Electrical Power Systems, Financial Services, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03/05/2013 - 03/09/2013
Event Summary:
The Dubai International Boat Show 2013, held March 5-9, 2013 at the Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi, Dubai U.A.E., is the undisputed maritime sales platform uniting over 5,000 high-net-worth individuals from the local area and wider GCC with world-class suppliers and distributors from across the maritime spectrum. With a rich history and a proven track record spanning two decades, the Dubai International Boat Show 2013 is the most anticipated event in the Middle Eastern maritime calendar. With emphasis on brand message - partnership, passion, progress - the Show is an unparalleled platform for U.S. exhibitors to showcase boats and products to the Middle East's marine investors and enthusiasts. Consistently attracting over 26,000 visitors each year, the multi–award winning dynamic Dubai International Boat Show is among the top five leading boat shows around the world. Hosting over 33 world premieres and regional launches, the Show provides leading international brands the opportunity to make the most of the PR and advertising coverage worth over US$7.6 million. The 21st edition of the show will see the incorporation of the luxury lifestyle element added on to boating and yachting experience. The exhibition is divided into six dedicated sections catering to targeted visitor profiles varying from superyacht buyers to diving professionals and marine enthusiasts. U.S. companies interested in the marine products and services, boat construction and repair, deck equipment, navigation and communication, mechanics and electrics, safety equipment, finance and insurance, travel and tourism, and adventure sports sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), throughout the Middle East, and Europe should consider exhibiting at the Dubai International Boat Show 2013. Stay up-to-date with all the exciting developments. Visit www.boatshowdubai.com

Contacts:
Robert Bannerman, Dubai
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +971-4-309-4963
Robert.Bannerman@trade.gov
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov
Russell Hood, Oak Overseas Ltd.

Phone: 704/837-1980, x302
rhood@oakoverseas.com
Hemesh Chandavarkar, Dubai World Trade Centre

Phone: 971.4.3086204
Hemesh.Chandavarkar@dwtc.com
Ashok Ghosh, Dubai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +971 4 309 4935
Ashok.Ghosh@trade.gov

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