Chittagong, 26 December, 2009: A three day long engineering exhibition was organized by the Mechanical Engineering Dept of BUET in the campus of BUET starting from 26 Dec 2009. 41 organizations participated in the exhibition to display their engineering activity & their contribution to the nation. This exhibition was brought up with an international conference on Mechanical Engineering alongside, where researchers from number of foreign countries took part.
Western Marine Shipyard, the leading shipyard in the country participated in the exhibition & awarded the 2nd prize for their outstanding performance & display in the exhibit. The prize was awarded by the Hon’ble Industry Minister, Dr. Dilip Barua in the closing ceremony of the exhibition.
Western Marine one of the biggest shipyard in the country is currently engaged in shipbuilding for foreign buyers. The shipyard has confirmed orders for 18 no. of international ocean-going vessels. Its order consists of 5 X 4100 DWT Ice-class Container Vessels for Denmark, 12 X 5200 DWT Multi Purpose Cargo vessels for Germany & 1 X Floating Reception Vessel for a Finis buyer. The outstanding shipbuilding practice of the company has enhanced it to achieve a global reputation at a very short period of time ensuring several international contracts & also local orders to meet the demand for inland vessels, in both the public & private sector.