INMEX INDIA 2013 Opens Its Doors to Thousands of …

first_img Print  Close 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 My location INMEX INDIA, October 9, 2013 zoom South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities.“The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of national and international cargo but also provides a variety of other services such as cargo handling services, shipbuilding and ship repairing, freight forwarding, lighthouse facilities and training of marine personnel etc.” says Guru Prasath, Group Exhibitions Director, Informa Exhibitions.The event has over 550 participating companies from 35 Countries including 7 Country Pavilions from Holland, Norway, Korea, Singapore and China among others The products and solutions showcased at the event include dredging, marine equipment, marine offshore technology, ocean engineering, port equipment, port technology, ship repair, Marine telecommunications and navigational equipment, shipbuilding and underwater robotics among others.“Despite challenging market conditions, INMEX INDIA has consolidated its strong position in the global maritime calendar for many companies and consistently continued its growth which underscores the importance of genuine business opportunities gained from the show. This year’s edition is hosting more than 500 participating companies from 35 countries, thereby successfully establishing itself as South Asia’s definitive event for the maritime and shipping community.” Says Guru Prasath.A high level INMEX Technical Conference themed “One Maritime Voice” takes place alongside the event, wherein over 40 prominent Indian & International speakers comprising of Industry leaders, policy makers and experts on the Shipping & Maritime sector will involve in deliberating issues related to the Indian Maritime sector. The panel discussions at the technical conference will be added feature which will highlight and offer solutions to challenges being faced within the industry.Organized by Informa Exhibitions India, one of the leading global exhibition organiser, part of the UK based INFORMA plc group, INMEX INDIA is supported by the Ministry of Shipping and several important maritime associations from within India and abroad.last_img read more

Broadview hospital emergency department closes indefinitely due to staff shortages

Since his aortic heart valve replacement 16 years ago, Garry Rink has gone to get blood work done every week at the Broadview Union Hospital. But with the hospital’s emergency department indefinitely closed due to staffing shortages, he now has to drive out of town.“I’ll just go wherever I have to go when the time comes I guess,” he said, noting he now has to drive to Grenfell 20 minutes away or Moosomin 40 minutes away. “It’s just going to be a little more inconvenient.”While he is still able to drive himself to appointments, Rink said other seniors in the town no longer have this capability.“You’ve got a lot of senior people in these little towns that maybe don’t have vehicles,” he said. “Hopefully it doesn’t come to (the hospital) being closed.”Without this easy access to health care, Rink said some residents would likely look at moving to a bigger centre where they are closer to an emergency department.Story continues belowThis advertisement has not loaded yet,but your article continues below.Broadview Mayor Carol Mills was also concerned that a lengthy closure of these key hospital services would cause residents to leave or deter people from moving to the town in the first place. She described the hospital as one of the town’s “drawing cards.”“We are such an aging community to begin with, and these people have no way of getting out of town to another emergency (department) or lab work, so it’s pretty hard on us,” she said.“It’s a great hospital (with) all the facilities we need, and just like that we don’t have acute care.”Most residents are now travelling the 40 minutes to Moosomin or even the hour to Melville, said Mills. She believes the closure is already having an impact on local businesses.“I think already the drugstore in town has noticed some decline in business because they have to go out of town, and they just get their medication or whatever they need while they’re out of town,” she said.The Broadview Union Hospital’s emergency department and acute care services closed on Aug. 30. Initially the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) had said the services would be reopened on Sept. 16, but after a continued struggle to find the lab technicians needed, it was changed to an indefinite closure.Jacqui Kennett-Peppler, a primary health care director for the SHA, said the hospital currently has no full-time combined x-ray lab technicians and needs two to reopen the departments.“We really can’t have an emergency department or an acute care site without that lab service being available consistently,” she said, noting the problem has been compounded by one of the hospital’s three physicians handing in his resignation, effective at the end of November.As for how long the search for staff might last, Kennett-Peppler said it’s “really hard to estimate.”Related All Nations Healing Hospital starts new foundation with anonymous $1M donation Regina doctor spends months volunteering at Pakistan hospital Medical technologists and technicians feeling job pressure But Mills is worried about the closure’s impact on more than just the town of Broadview, noting the entire RM of Elcapo and three neighbouring First Nations communities all use the hospital.Cowessess First Nation is one of the neighbouring communities whose residents use the hospital. Chief Cadmus Delorme said the majority of the First Nation’s 900 residents go to the Broadview Union Hospital, making its emergency department’s temporary closure “definitely a concern.”“Broadview has been a good ally to Cowessess for over 100 years and that hospital has been a very crucial part to our relationship. We utilize it a lot,” he said.“Sometimes these are life and death situations, so already to get to Broadview is about 20 minutes … but Melville would probably be about 40 minutes.”Delorme hopes that in the future, members of Cowessess First Nation could become trained for the positions the hospital needs to fill to help prevent a closure like this from happening years down the road.“It’s a challenge right now; it might be an opportunity in the future,” he [email protected] read more