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Singapore Maritime Week to hit the shores here in April

Published on Feb 19, 2013 4:04 PM

The eighth edition of the Singapore Maritime Week will take place from April 7 to April 12 this year.

Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the event will once again gather the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events.

Mr James Hughes-Hallet, chairman of global group John Swire & Sons Limited, will speak at this year's Singapore Maritime Lecture on April 10. Previous speakers include former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Mr Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.

Like previous years, the maritime week will offer public outreach programmes A free exhibition titled "An Insight into Maritime Singapore" will be held at Plaza Singapura from April 1 to April 7, and display maritime artefacts and exhibits.

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