St. Petersburg to host exhibition and conference on shipbuilding and equipment for shelf development

St. Petersburg to host exhibition and conference on shipbuilding and equipment for shelf development

On September 13–16, the OMR 2022 International Exhibition and Conference for Shipbuilding and Equipment and Technologies for Development of the Arctic and Continental Shelf will be held as part of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.

During the four-day exhibition, experts will discuss the development of the Northern Sea Route and offshore oil and gas resources in the waters of the Arctic zone, the digitalization of business processes in the Arctic, environmental and industrial safety, marine medicine, and the building of human resources potential in the northern regions. The topic of the plenary session is “Strategic goals and priorities of shipbuilding and technical and technological support for the development of oil and gas resources in the Arctic and the continental shelf of the Russian Federation.”

Also, thematic activities will be held at the event venue and city enterprises. The St. Petersburg Committee for Industrial Policy, Innovation and Trade will hold an Import Substitution Exchange intended for shipbuilding and related industries.

The Presentation Zone will host seminars and workshops by specialists from leading companies operating in the industry.

Young specialists will compete in solving cases related to prospecting and exploration of hydrocarbons on the continental shelf, shipbuilding, and marine medicine.

Participants in technical seminars at the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) and the Krylov State Research Center can visit a landscape wind tunnel, a simulator center, stands for static and dynamic structural tests, and also take part in an experiment to study the hydrodynamics of maritime transport and ship ice performance in an ice prototype pool.

Representatives of the Ministry of Energy, Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic, Ministry of Natural Resources, Gazprom, United Shipbuilding Corporation, Gazprom Flot, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, Atomenergomash, Rubin Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering, Korall Central Design Bureau, Lazurit Central Design Bureau, Krylov State Research Center, Avangard Moscow Machine Building Plant, Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Technology Center, Central Marine Research and Design Institute and others will make keynote speeches at the event.

For more information on how to take part in the business program and order invitation tickets to the exhibition, visit