MNI exhibition
MNI exhibition
MNI exhibition
What's New
  • This week we are privileged to announce that Maritime Nation India 2017 in association with ASCW is organizing ‘MNI CSCO ROUND TABLE 2017’.
    This week we are happy to share that Maritime Nation India 2017 received a letter of endorsement from The Minister of state for defence, Dr. Subhash Bhamre.
MNI 2017 Brochure
Maritime nation India 2018


Maritime Nation India is a three-day international exhibition that provides a unique global platform for exhibitors to demonstrate their expertise and explore potential business opportunities. Participants can benefit from the seven conferences on key segments (details below), special business sessions, and CXO roundtables, which are held alongside the exhibition. These programs bring in decision makers, industry experts, senior government officials, and business leaders from several countries as participants and visitors.

The maiden edition of Maritime Nation India held in September 2016, had over 2,000 visitors, 40 exhibitors,and 60 speakers from over 10 countries. Based on the feedback from the trade show and enquiries for booths, Maritime Nation India 14-16 September 2017 expects over 200 exhibitors and 6,000 participants in over 10 conferences.

The exhibition is being held at the CIDCO International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Navi Mumbai. The space is equipped for setting up booths and displaying a variety of equipment. The exhibition caters to all segments of the maritime industry and sees participation from sourcing delegations of different sectors including port authorities, shipping lines, terminal operators, and logistic operators including railways and container train operators. The industry segments of the maritime and logistics ecosystem represented in the Maritime Nation India trade show include:

  • Trade Lanes — Exporters, importers, shipping lines, forwarders, NVOCC, CHAs.
  • Infrastructure — Ports, Terminals, Container Freight Stations (CFS) Inland Containers Depots (ICD) , Logistics Parks, Warehouses.
  • Connectivity— Road, Rail , Inland Waterways transport operators, Coastal shipping, third party logistics service providers, forwarders, Container Train Operators.
  • Shipbuilding, Ship repair and Ship Recycling — Shipyards, Dockyards, Ship Breakers, ancillary industries and service providers.
  • Investment — Financial Institutions, M&A Advisors, Banks, Consultants and Legal Advisors.
  • Automation and Training-— Port equipment manufacturers, Warehouse and CFS /ICD equipment manufacturers, material handling equipment manufacturers, IT infrastructure and service providers, Maritime and Business Training establishments, Crewing and manning firms.
  • Cruise infrastructure — Cruise lines, cruise ports, marina developers, travel agents and service providers.

Program Schedule

14 September 2017

09.00 - 17.30 : Business Visitor registration
10.00 - 10.30 : Inauguration of the Maritime Nation India and brief interaction
10.30 - 19.00 : Exhibition Open for visitors Coffee Break & Networking
10.30 - 12.00 : Panel discussion-Collaborate to leverage India as a maritime nation
12.30 - 14.00 : Panel discussion-Collaborate to lift Maritime infrastructure in India and Abroad-Ports, CFS/ICD, SEZ & Logistics Parks
14.00 Onwards : Networking Lunch ( For pre-registered delegates only)
17.00 : B2B Meetings ( For pre-registered delegates only)
Special Business Program
12.30 - 13.30 : The Company of Master Mariners of India ( CMMI) Members Meeting on seafarer related issues Knowledge Session on risk management, GST
14.00 - 15.30 : MNI CSCO Round Table 2017 Round table of Chief Supply Chain Officers Leveraging Maritime Logistics for a Smarter Supply Chain How users can work with Shipping Lines, Ports and Dry Ports to cut costs and improve efficiency Participation: Supply Chain Heads from large exporters from the cements steel, automotive sectors discuss shipping requirements
15.30 - 17.30 : Indian Merchant's Chamber (IMC) Knowledge Session for members Single Window System for Export - Mr Satya Sahu, Commissioner (IT), Central Board of Excise & Customs, Department of Finance

15 September 2017

09.00 - 17.30 : Business Visitor registration
10.30 - 19.00 : Exhibition Open for visitors Coffee Break & Networking
11.00 - 12.00 : Panel discussion-Collaborate to build and maintain maritime transportation assets - Ship building & Ship repair
12.30 - 14.00 : Panel discussion-Collaborate to support creation of maritime infrastructure and assets - Infrastructure finance, Ship finance,
15.00 - 16.30 : Collaborate to increase efficiency and velocity in maritime trade- Automation & Training
16.30 - 17.30 : FIEO
17.30 - 18.00 : EXIM Bank- Launch of exporters portal
19.30 Onwards : Networking Dinner ( by invitation only )
Special Business Program
08.30 - 10. 00 : CEO's Breakfast Meet (Thomson Reuters) Participation: CEO's of Exporters-Importers, users of maritime & Logistics ecosystem meet to discuss efficiency & productivity
10.30-11.30 : MACCIA
12.00-15.00 : Institute of Marine Engineers of India (IMEI) Members knowledge session on International Maritime Organization (IMO) new rules for environment protection - Emission norms & ballast water management
15.00-17.30 : Association of Multimodal Transport of India(AMTOI) Maritime Training Session
18.00-19.00 : Maritime Training Session

16 September 2017

09.00 - 17.30 : Business Visitor registration
10.30 - 19.00 : Exhibition Open for visitors Coffee Break & Networking
10.00 - 11.30 : Panel discussion- Collaborate to connect Indian maritime infrastructure - Road, Rail, Coastal & Inland Waterways
12.00 - 13.30 : Panel discussion-Collaborate to develop and promote maritime India as a leisure destination
13.30 - 14.00 : Networking Lunch ( For pre-registered delegates only)
15.00 Onwards : Conclusion & Felicitations B2B Meetings ( For pre-registered delegates only)
Special Business Sessions
10.30 - 12.00 : Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) Growing Cruise Tourism- discussions by members.
14.00 - 15.30 : International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) International Conference 2017 Organized by Federation of Freight Forwarders' Associations of India (FFFAI) Supported by Ministry of Commerce Participants from government and trade organizations from Iran, Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan
15.00 - 17.30 : Trade Facilitation Conference by Federation of Freight Forwarders' Association of India (FFFAI)

Participating Organizations

Why Maritime World

90% of the world trade is carried by Sea

9.84 billion tons of shipment are carried by the sea every year

60% is the share that the developing countries contribute to the international seaborne trade.

The world seaborne trade in cargo ton-miles nearly double to 55,000 in 2015.

About 30% of international seaborne trade comprises various forms of fuels.

1.7 billion tons of crude oil was carried by sea in 2014

The world fleet grew by 3.5% in 2014 to a total of 89,464 vessels.

Dinner Partner


Hospitality Partner


Outdoor Media Partner

  • MNIMedia Partner

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