Hyderabad will be hosting yet another international event with the Maritime India Summit 2021 is slated to be held for two days on March 2 and 4, 2021.
There is a tremendous response received from the invited countries like the USA, Russia, Denmark, Brazil, Japan, Sweden, Singapore, Netherlands within ten days of the announcement. A total of 31 CEOs have confirmed their participation, including 14 international and 17 from India. Also, 76 speakers have confirmed their participation where 39 are from across the globe and 37 are from India.
Some of the prominent speakers at the proposed event would be as follows:
Wan Chee Foong, Regional CEO-Middle East South Asia and Head of Group Business Development, PSA International Pvt Ltd
Eugene D Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Tanaka Toshimitsu, Director General, Osaka Ports and Harbors Bureau
Kristof Waterschoot, Managing Director, Port of Antwerp International
The Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways is also in process of finalizing more than 79 MoUs to be signed in conjunction with the summit. These MoUs will be signed with different coastal states and stakeholders of the sector. The MSW is looking forward to closing over 400 MoUs during the Maritime India Summit 2021.
These MoUs are focused on attracting investment, skilling and generating employment in the sector. The signing of these MoUs will help in streamlining the process of ship maneuvering resulting in more business to the ports and economic stability to the sector and its stakeholders.
The MIS 2021 will provide a unique platform that will have the physical and virtual presence of prominent shipping and transport ministers, dignitaries from across the world. The maritime States of India will participate in the Summit through dedicated sessions. The Summit will also include an exclusive CEOs’ forum and various thematic and breakout sessions.