2023 will be a year involving much change for the maritime sector. New environmental regulations will focus on innovation aimed at efficiency and green fuels. All this and much more will serve as a thematic framework for some of the most important professional meetings for the maritime and port sector.
4th American LNG Forum
The ideal forum to learn about new developments related to LNG and advances in its technology stands out for how it facilitates connection and doing business within the sector. The event covers topics such as the export of LNG, the panorama of projects in the USA, LNG fuel solutions and the latest technologies in LNG plants.
>> When: 13 and 14 March
>> Where: Houston, Texas, USA
>> Further information: americanlngforum.com
Running for more than 40 years, this is one of the most important events in the Oil & Gas sector as well as in the energy supply chain. It brings together industry, governments and the largest companies in the sector, resulting in an event to discover new opportunities for innovation.
>> When: 15- 17 March
>> Where: Perth, Australia
>> Further information: https://aogexpo.com.au/
Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
OTC brings together energy professionals from all over the world to share ideas and innovations and discuss the crucial issues of the offshore energy sector. The meeting celebrates 50 years pursuing its goal of deepening technical knowledge of marine resources and environmental issues.
>> When: 1 – 4 May
>> Where: Houston, Texas, USA
>> Further information: 2023.otcnet.org
Canada Gas & LNG (CGLNG)
The key event in the gas and LNG industry in Canada continues to adapt to the major changes taking place in this market by gathering the entire value chain, from producers, gas pipeline operators and LNG projects, to transport companies, petrochemical operators and energy producers in Canada and around the world.
>> When: 9 – 11 May
>> Where: Vancouver, Canada
>> Further information: canadagaslng.com
One of the most outstanding events in the industry. Apart from providing an opportunity for executives and other professionals in the sector to meet, it also offers an exceptional opportunity to exhibit new products and services as well as discover new avenues for innovation.
>> When: 22 – 24 May
>> Where: Houston, Texas
>> Further information: https://www.ilta.org/
The meeting point for access to the commercial marine and working craft markets, this is Europe’s largest commercial nautical show and combines indoor exhibition space, outdoor demonstrations and floating displays.
>> When: 12 -15 June
>> Where: Southampton, U.K.
>> Further information: seawork.com
Australasian Coasts and Ports 2023 Conference
The most important forum in the Australasia region offers professionals the chance to meet and discuss issues covering all disciplines related to coasts and ports and look to the future of the port sector.
>> When: 15 -18 August
>> Where: Twin Waters, Queensland, Australia
>> Further information: coastsandports2023.com.au
In the midst of a changing energy landscape, this fair aims to serve as a hub for discussion about natural gas, LNG, hydrogen, low carbon solutions and climate technologies. Gastech 2023 will face the future amid an industry-wide transformation to drive progress toward net zero energy.
>> When: 5 – 8 September
>> Where: Singapore
>> Further information: gastechevent.com
The world’s largest gathering of energy industry professionals addresses the challenges and opportunities of a future driven by safe and sustainable energy. It offers a platform for more than 160,000 professionals from 164 countries to collaborate, establish partnerships and learn about the latest solutions for decarbonisation.
>> When: 2 – 5 October
>> Where: Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates
>> Further information: adipec.com
Greenport Cruise & Congress
An event for discussion and knowledge of new developments in environmental and sustainable port practices. It will offer alternatives to reduce the carbon footprint and be more sensitive to environmental considerations, two vital aspects for future success.
>> When: 18 – 20 October
>> Where: Antwerp-Bruges, Belgium
>> Further information: portstrategy.com/greenport-cruise-and-congress
World Ports Conference
It will focus on addressing the challenges that affect world trade such as geopolitical tensions, the energy crisis, inflation and extreme weather conditions. The event will bring together ports and their business partners to successfully innovate, finance, invest and sustain the energy transition and port digital transformation in the long term.
>> When: 31 October – 2 November
>> Where: Abu Dhabi, UAE
>> Further information: worldportsconference.com/index.html
Americas Energy Summit & Exhibition
An international meeting forum for the LNG, gas and hydrogen value chains to share market perspectives and exchange ideas. This year will revolve around current pressing issues such as energy security and price volatility.
>> When: 31 October – 3 November
>> Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
>> Further information: worldlngamericas.com
Intermodal Africa 2023
This event will promote West African ports, maritime transport and transport logistics infrastructures for foreign investment and trade. It will be attended by 25 world-class speakers and more than 200 professionals from the port, transport and logistics field from all over the continent.
>> When: 28 – 30 November
>> Where: Cotonou, Benin
>> Further information: http://transportevents.com/EventsLinks/Benin2023EB.pdf
This event brings together a range of professionals in the sector with the aim of addressing the challenges facing the sector regionally, generating an exchange of ideas, all with the focus on innovation within the port area.
>> When: TO BE CONFIRMED
>> Where: –
>> Further information: http://www.cocatram.org.ni/repica/repica.html
One of the most outstanding events within the Latin American port sector. This annual event brings together professionals from the segment for the exhibition and generation of debate around the projects developed in the industry as well as standing out for the range of its commercial exhibition and its characteristic networking programme.
>> When: TO BE CONFIRMED
>> Where: Barranquilla, Colombia
>> Further information: https://aapalatinoamerica.com/es/