Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Five local shipbuilders will take part in the world’s biggest shipbuilding biannual fair in Germany to begin on Tuesday to showcase Bangladesh’s capacity in building ocean-going vessels for the global shipping companies.
The Bangladeshi participants are Ananda Shipyard and Slipways Limited, Western Marine Shipyard; Dhaka Dockyard and Engineering Works Limited, Khan Brothers Shipbuilding Limited and Karnaphuli Shipbuilders Limited, according to reports. 
The four-day international Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology (SMM-2010) trade fair will begin at Hamburg, the port city of Germany and major trading hub for central Europe.
Some 2,000 exhibitors from over 60 countries will showcase display of high- tech products and technologies for shipyards, marine equipment suppliers and marine technology specialists. More than 50,000 trade visitors are expected to visit the fair.
BBN/SI/AD-07Sept10-4:13 pm (BST)