The maiden flagship initiative of the Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C) Government of India is being organised in the month of March. Hon’ble Prime Minister has consented to inaugurate the Summit. The event will comprise of a 3-day Summit and Exhibition. The event will be attended by various stakeholders in the maritime sector including senior and eminent policy planners, domestic and international investors, CEOs of Indian and global maritime companies, industry experts, thought leaders, technology providers, bankers and insurers, representatives of major ports and shipping lines from across the world.
The Virtual Maritime India Summit will host forums to foster interaction between stakeholders through B2B and G2B meetings; special sessions on investment opportunities in India’s maritime sector including ship building, ship repair, ship recycling, dredger/ barge manufacturing, setting up of new ports and capacity augmentation of existing ports, port-based industrial development, port-based Smart cities, development of maritime cluster, hinterland connectivity projects, multi-modal logistics hubs, development of inland waterways for cargo and passenger transportation, coastal shipping, passenger ferry services, lighthouse and cruise tourism, island development and aquatic resources, renewable energy projects in ports and other services (Financing, Legal, Design etc.). The conference will project vast investment opportunities in each of the Indian maritime states and union territories.