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Singapore to showcase OSV sector to the public with OSV@Vivo 'Open House'

Singapore to showcase OSV sector to the public with OSV@Vivo 'Open House'

As part of Singapore Maritime Week 2016 the general public will get the chance to learn more about the offshore support industry with two OSV’s berthed at Vivo City.

The OSV@Vivo Open House will see two OSVs and along with offshore marine equipment on display at Vivo City Waterfront from 21 – 23 April and open to the public between 10am and 6pm.

The Open House will showcase a key sector in the Singapore maritime industries with the country having the world’s most OSV newbuild investors, the Singapore-flag is the second largest for OSVs and the country ranks third largest in terms of OSV ownership.

Mike Meade, Singapore Shipping Association councillor and chairman of the SSA Offshore Services Committee stated: “With the support of the MPA (Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore), SMF (Singapore Maritime Foundation) and IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) the OSV@Vivo outreach programme is aimed to target the youth of Singapore and show the diversity of vessels, careers and jobs that can be undertaken in the offshore marine sector. 

“As well as those traditional roles that the talent pool knows of, such as deck officers and engineers we aim to also promote those non-traditional marine roles such as subsea, ROV and survey that are undertaken in the offshore marine space.”

Those interest to visit can register online at www.osvatvivo.org with the maximum number of visitors capped at 200 per hour.

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