Second edition of Bangladesh International Marine and Offshore Expo (BIMOX), 2019 kicked off at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) of the capital on Thursday.
Commerce minister Tipu Munshi inaugurated the exhibition through a video message.
The minister said that a number of booths from different parts of the world are accommodated and showcasing their products in the exhibition.
"Our local maritime and offshore industry entrepreneurs will get more updates by witnessing the technologies and machineries are being presented in the exhibition," he also said.
Tipu Munshi also added that there will have a seminar and dialogue where ship safety and ship building with the participation of maritime experts across the country that would provide effective guidance on improving of the quality of maritime industries.
Savor International with an international alliance with Fireworks Trade Media Group of Singapore organized the second edition of the exhibition here.
The exhibition that will continue from September 19 to 21 where would be showcased ship building, ship repairs, shipping, maritime engineering, offshore engineering and technology, ship breaking equipment, ship recycling, offshore, oil and gas support, fishing vessels and fishery.
In the exhibition, Companies from around 14 different counties including Bangladesh will exhibit their products, technologies, and services in more than 160 booths.
Director General of shipping department Commodore Syed Ariful Islam, senior vice-president of BCCCI, ATM Azizul Hakim David, president of association of export oriented Ship Building Industries Bangladesh Abdullahel Bari, founder and co-founder of
Fireworks Trade Media Group Singapore Kenny Yong and Susan Tricia, managing director of Savor International Md Faizul Islam and others spoke on the occasion.