Mazaheri told a press conference on Monday that presence of foreign companies in Iran will lead to technology transfer and job creation.
He said marine economy and management, offshore oil and gas industry, seafaring and marine transportation, rules and standards, health, safety, and environment in marine industry, oceanographic and meteorological conditions, ship design and construction, coastal and offshore facilities, marine renewable energy and new technologies, and human resources are among highlights of the 18th Marine Industries Conference.
He emphasized that 500 specialized articles had been sent to the secretariat of the conference and out of the total 370 articles had been admitted by the scientific board and panel of juries. He added that the articles will be presented to the audience in verbal and poster forms.
The 18th International Marine Industries Conference is organized by the Iranian Association of Naval Architecture and Maritime Engineering in collaboration with other national marine organizations, industries and businesses.