MNI conference
MNI conference
MNI conference
What's New
  • This week, we are privileged to share that Maritime Nation India has received a letter of endorsement from The Minister of Commerce and Industry of India-Ms Nirmala Sitharaman. We are happy to also share that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has confirmed participation in Maritime Nation India 2017
MNI 2017 Brochure

MARITIME NATION INDIA CONFERENCE 2017

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years of mere study of books. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Maritime Nation conferences are planned meticulously to facilitate fruitful interaction between service users, service providers, policy makers, and influencers. The conversations with industry stalwarts, round table conferences, CXO sessions, and association meetings provide an opportunity to formulate views on emerging issues in the global maritime and logistics ecosystem.

The trade show presents a unique opportunity for you to network and interact with top executives of participating companies, diplomats, industry chambers, academia and government representatives.

India with its vast coastline and a glorious maritime past has a huge potential to rebuild itself to be a key global player in the maritime and logistics ecosystem. Maritime Nation India 2017, to be held on 14-15-16 September, contributes towards realising this potential through its industry-themed conferences.

The 2nd edition of Maritime Nation India Conference, to be held over a span of three days, 14-16 September 2017 would have conferences around seven key sectors of the maritime and logistics ecosystem:

  • Trade Lanes, Shipping
  • Ports, CFS/ICDs, SEZs, Logistics Parks
  • Shipbuilding, Ship Repair and Ship Recycling
  • Multimodal Connectivity- Road, Rail and Inland Waterways transport and Coastal shipping
  • Investments and Advisory for the Maritime and Logistics Ecosystem including legal aspects
  • Technology and Training
  • Cruise and Lighthouse Tourism infrastructure

Eminent speakers, policy makers and business leaders will address the conference, presenting you a unique opportunity to network with top executives of the exhibiting companies, diplomats, and the Ministers as well as senior government officials from the Ministries of Commerce, Shipping, Transport among other dignitaries.

Maritime Nation India is an integrated platform for exchange of ideas and networking across the sectors and will benefit all its participants, including the regulators by providing insights and actionable suggestions.


Program Schedule

14 September 2017

Conference
10.30 - 12.00 : Collaborating to leverage India as a maritime nation-Trade Lane & Shipping
12.30 - 14.00 : Collaborating to lift Indian maritime infrastructure in India and Abroad- Ports, CFS/ICD, SEZ & Logistics Parks
14.00 Onwards : Networking Lunch (For pre-registered delegates only)
B2B Meetings (For pre-registered delegates only and Supporting Associations)
Special Business Program
: Interactive sessions would be held around key themes in the maritime and logistics sectors, organised by industry chambers and partner organisations.

15 September 2017

Conference
11.00 - 12.00 : Collaborate to build and maintain maritime transportation infrastructure- Ship building & Ship repair
12.30 - 14.00 : Collaborate to support creation of maritime infrastructure and assets- Infrastructure finance, Ship finance, M&A
15.00 - 16.30 : Collaborate to increase efficiency and velocity in maritime trade- Automation & Training
Special Business Program
: Interactive sessions would be held around key themes in the maritime and logistics sectors, organised by industry chambers and partner organisations.

16 September 2017

Conference
10.00 - 11.30 : Collaborate to connect Indian maritime infrastructure- Road, Rail, Coastal & Inland Waterways
12.00 - 13.30 : Collaborate to develop and promote maritime India as a leisure destination- Cruise & Light House Tourism
13.30 - 14.00 : Conclusion & Felicitations 14.00 : Networking Lunch (For pre-registered delegates only)
14.00 : Networking Lunch (For pre-registered delegates only)
Special Business Sessions
: Interactive sessions would be held around key themes in the maritime and logistics sectors, organised by industry chambers and partner organisations.
2 pm - 3.30 pm : INSTC International Conference 2017 Organised by FFFAI.
Conference convener : Mr Shankar Shinde , Vice Chairman - Federation of Freight Forwarders Association In India Business
Representatives of trade, maritime and logistics industry of the INSTC member countries would participate.
3.30 pm - 5 pm : Trade Facilitation Conference Organised by FFFAI
Conference convener : Mr Shankar Shinde , Vice Chairman - Federation of Freight Forwarders Association In India
Why you must Attend?

Build invaluable Industry connections with High-profile participants and discuss key issues to gauge the business prospects and benchmark your approach with other stakeholders.

Interact with Business delegations from among exporters, importers, shipping lines, ports, cruise lines.

High-level presentations, case studies, sector updates and panel discussions.

Merchandise trade contributes to over 50% in the country's real GDP and 95% of this merchandised trade by volume is moved throught maritime transport.

Discuss diverse topics relating to policy and regulatory challenges etc.

The sector-focused conferences would be held over the three days will take up emerging issues related to India re-emerging as a prominent Maritime Nation and follow through on the initiatives taken in this space so far.

This will benefit all its participants, including the regulators by providing insights and actionable suggestions.

Networking Opportunities

Be prepared to talk business and policy with the following industry stakeholders:

Freight Forwarders Trade Associations Private Investors (Domestic/International) Indian Navy and Coast Guards
Port Authorities Port & Terminal Operators Importers/ Exporters Offshore Suppliers & Services
Shipping Lines Container Terminal Operators Ship Builders, Designers & Repairers Port and Terminal Equipment Manufactures
Policy Makers Port Infrastructure Developers Ship Registrars & Consultants Financiers & Insurers
Ship Operation and Management Government Agencies Trade Publication /Media CFS/ICD developers and operators
Classification Societies Legal Professionals Export/Import Councils Academic & Research Bodies
Regulatory Authorities Naval Architects & Designers Cargo Handling Equipment Cos Ship Inspection and Surveys
Marine, Electrical & Mech. Engineers Security Agencies Logistics Service Providers
IT Solutions Providers Port and Maritime Agents Navigation Equipment Providers