Bari-Ship 2023

Every two years, Japan’s shipping industry gathers in Imabari to see the latest developments in maritime technology and to talk business. Join Pavilion of Denmark and showcase your products to the largest cluster of maritime-related industries in Japan.


25.05.2023 - 27.05.2023


Japan, Imabari-City, Texport Imabari - Imabari Computer College - Fuji GRAND Imabari

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Please send us an e-mail if you are interested in participating in Pavilion of Denmark @ Bari-Ship 2023

Mie Jakobsen Head of Marine and Head of Cruise & Ferry danish export / dansk eksport
Head of Marine and Head of Cruise & Ferry Mie Jakobsen +45 2173 6336
Inge Lis Nielsen Project Manager danish export
Project Manager Inge Lis Nielsen +45 6020 8555

Bari-Ship is the most important maritime event in West Japan

Bari-Ship exhibition and conference is held in the city of Imabari, home to the largest cluster of maritime-related industries in Japan. The city’s importance in this sector cannot be overstated - shipbuilding companies headquartered in Imabari account for one-third of all commercial tonnage built in Japan each year, while its shipowners control one-third of Japan’s ocean-going fleet.

Imabari is Japan's largest maritime city

It is home to numerous shipowners, shipbuilders, marine equipment makers, marine finance, and support service companies. It accounts for the largest volume of ship building in Japan, and Imabari-based ship owners own 35% Japan’ s ocean going fleet.

Who can you meet?

Visitor Categories are: Shipbuilders, Ship Repairer, Shipping firm, Ship owners, Ship operator,Ship Machinery and Equipment etc...

Bari-Ship attracts visitors from all over Japan. The number of expected visitors is 17,000 and 350 exhibitors (Forecast).​

Imabari-based companies leading Japan maritime industry
Taking pride of place in Bari-Ship are the three pavilions for Imabari’s shipbuilders, ship-owners and marine equipment makers.
A special feature of Bari-Ship is that on the last day of the show the exhibition is open to the public. This is the day when you are likely to meet Imabari’s shipowners and ship builders at their most relaxed, as they bring their families to view the exhibits. The visitors of this day should not be underestimated.

Why participate at the Bari-Ship?

1. Meet the key-players that you primarily meet in Imabari

Imabari-City is home to the largest cluster of maritime-related industries in Japan, including the "Imabari-Owners" that are well known in the world maritime industry. Bari-Ship is the place that enables you to meet with those key maritime industry players.

2. Bari-Ship is a gathering place for the entire Japanese maritime industry​

Because of the important role that Imabari-based companies play in the Japanese and global maritime industry, Bari-Ship serves as a gathering place for maritime professionals from all over Japan including ship owners, ship operators, ship builders, trading companies and marine equipment importers.

3. Show, Tell, Demonstrate

Bari-Ship provides exhibitors the opportunity to not only show their products on their stands, but also to give technical presentations about their technology in the seminar program as well as product demonstrations in and around the venue. These presentations are always well attended by technical and procurement specialists from Japanese shipbuilders and ship owners.

4. Give. And Take!​

Bari-Ship provides you with a platform to provide the Japanese shipping community with information about your company and products. But at the same time, the perfect chance to gather information about the Japanese market and deepen your understanding of the needs and opportunities in Japan.

Source: Informa Markets Japan Co Ltd

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Exhibitor Categories

  • Shipbuilding / Ship Repair
  • Ship Design
  • Ship Machinery and Equipment
  • Computer Systems & Software
  • Port Authorities, Terminal Operators / Port Equipment & Services
  • Ship Registry
  • Trading
  • Cargo Handling
  • IT systems & software