HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 22 November 2019 - The "Hong Kong
Maritime Week 2019" (HKMW 2019), a major annual event of the maritime and
port industries in Hong Kong, was launched on November 17 with the Opening Ceremony held November 18 , followed by the 'Capital Link Hong Kong Maritime
(LEFT-4)The Chairman of the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board and Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Frank Chan Fan, speaks at the Capital Link Hong Kong Maritime Forum.
Thanks to the tremendous support received from the industry, the Hong Kong
Maritime and Port Board and the co-organisers, the Hong Kong Shipowners
Association and the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Hong Kong Trade Development
Council and the Invest HK, kickstarted the fourth edition of the HKMW from
November 17 to 23 2019.
Officiating at the
opening ceremony of the HKMW 2019, the Chairman of the HKMPB and Secretary for
Transport and Housing, Mr Frank JP Chan Fan said that "The maritime industry
has been the pillar of Hong Kong's economy and will continue to be. With the
rapidly changing environment and the new regulations, the Hong Kong Maritime
industry will have to adapt and grow alongside with it. The government will
support the industry's drive towards innovation and technology so that Hong
Kong's maritime industry can progress into the future. "
Focusing on developing
the next generation of maritime leaders within the Hong Kong, Mr Chan
elaborated on the new opportunities and the support that the government has
been providing to the industry. This year's edition of HKMW 2019 focuses on
bringing Hong Kong's Maritime to the next step.
HKMW 2019 offers more than 45 activities organised by 50 local and
international maritime bodies. The activities cover eight themes, namely
shipping and maritime, maritime law and arbitration, ship finance, marine
insurance, ship management, marine technology, port and logistics, and maritime
education and career. Activities in different formats will be held along
the week long's celebration of the maritime industry.
details of HKMW 2019, please visit www.hkmw.hk.