Inward Trade Delegation from China to visit Seawork

Meet the Buyer event at Seawork 2015

With the continuing and increasing development of the workboat and patrol boat industry in China, Seawork Asia with the support of the UK DIT is organising a trade delegation to visit Seawork International in July.

The Department of Trade & Industry (DIT) will set up Meet the Buyer meetings at Seawork International, on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 July 2018.

The main interest of the delegation lies in purchasing Vessel Design, Aluminium Alloy Vessels (Rescue, Patrol and Pilot), Wind Farm Service Vessels and Innovative Equipment (Propulsion, High-speed Marine Seats)

Delegates that are likely to attend would be from the following groups:

Government Associations - China Rescue, China Pilots, China MSA

Shipyards - Jiangsu Tongyang, Green Boat Shanghai

Equipment - HASC-Marine Shanghai, Volvo Penta Shanghai

Seawork Exhibitors who would like toregister their interest in taking part in these Meet the Buyer meetings with the Chinese Inward Trade Delegation, please email:

Seawork Asia is the largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition in the Asian region. Seawork Asia 2018, 6 – 8 November 201, takes place at a new venue, the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). The exhibition provides unique access to this fast-growing sector, attracting 100 exhibitors and more than 5,500 attendees from 12 countries, bringing 240 brands and 5,000 products to the event

Sister event to Europe’s leading commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, now in it’s 21st year, Seawork Asia is a key meeting point for buyers and decision makers; presenting a unique opportunity for businesses to enter, build and maintain their market positions in China and the East Asian Region.