Navalshore 2012: technological advance and workforce training – the key for the Brazilian shipbuilding industry
Main players and specialists from the sector discussed the challenges for the sector at workshops and conferences during the three days of Latin America’s principal trade fair for the segment
Navalshore 2012: Investment in technology is the way for the Brazilian shipbuilding industry to achieve greater efficiency and productivity.
Investment in innovation, technology and planning will be fundamental for the Brazilian shipbuilding industry to reach global levels of competitiveness. This vision is shared by exhibitors, attendees and conference delegates at Navalshore 2012 – Shipbuilding and Offshore Industry Fair and Conference, the key meeting point for the shipbuilding and offshore segment in Latin America, which is taking place until Friday (August 8th) at the SulAmérica Convention Center [Centro de Convenções SulAmérica], in Rio de Janeiro.
The industry confirms optimism for the future of the brazilian shipbuilding, maritime and offshore industries.
The consolidation and growth in the shipbuilding industry is creating a big impact in the creation of jobs in Brazil. According to data from Sinaval (The National Union of the Shipbuilding and Offshore Construction and Repair Industry), released on Wednesday August 1st during the first day of Navalshore 2012 – Shipbuilding and Offshore Industry Fair and Conference, in 2016 the segment will have 100,000 job opportunities, a number that could even multiply four-fold if the projection were to include positions generated in the subsidiary sectors for equipment and services.