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.