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Middle East Offshore Support Journal Confernce

Conferences & Exhibitions // March 21, 2017

08-09 May 2017
United arab emirates, Dubai
T. +44 20 8370 7794
E. louise.smith@rivieramm.com
W. www.osjmiddleeast.com/index.htm

The 4th Annual Middle East OSJ Conference in Dubai brings together leading shipowners, oil and gas majors, shipbuilders, investors, financiers, technology providers to discuss opportunities in Iran, Africa, Caspian, India and ME region, solutions in the current market uncertainty, and vessel technologies that will be needed to boost UAE’s oil output capacity target. Key topics for 2017 •Outlook on shallow water vessels: demand, design and technology •Investment appetite in the OSV market •Scrapping of aging OSV tonnage •African Market: East and West •Opportunities and update on Iran •Oil price volatility and its impact on vessel owners •Overall global political uncertainty and its effects on the industry •Potential solutions on how to handle uncertainty •Survival in the present market and preparing for the upturn •Improving operating efficiency and performance •New technology to save operational cost •Islamic Financing for the offshore industry •How banks are coping with valuations of current asset values •Dealing with discounts on existing contracts and renewals of old contracts •Managing the effect on safety and maintenance of OSV due to budget cuts and crew fatigue due to longer rotations

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