• Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C)
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Conference Agenda MARITIME INDIA SUMMIT 2021
Time Session Room Topics / Convenors / Moderators Speakers
1100 – 1215 hrs AUDI 1 Inauguration of the Summit by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 1 Plenary Session 1: Developing World Class Ports
  • Developing Mega Ports with World-Class Infrastructure
  • Improving the performance of ports to World Class Level
    • Smart Ports
    • Skills Development
    • Infrastructure Development
  • Evolving models for port development: PPP and landlord model
Convenors
Mr. Sanjay Sethi, Chairman, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust
Mr. Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Paradip Port Trust
Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan, Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Mr. Wan Chee Foong, Regional Chief Executive Officer-Middle East South Asia and Head of Group Business Development, PSA International Pvt Ltd
Mr. Eugene D Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Mr. Tanaka Toshimitsu, Director General, Osaka Ports and Harbors Bureau
Mr. Kristof Waterschoot, Managing Director, Port of Antwerp International
Mr. Rizwan Soomar, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director – Subcontinent, DP World
Mr. Dhruv Kotak, Managing Director, JM Baxi
Mr. Sameer Garde, President India and SAARC, CISCO
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 2 Break Out Session 1: Manpower Development- Skilling in Maritime Sector- Seafarers
  • Improving the quality of training of seafarers, both ratings and officers including dredging and enhancing their global footprint
  • Promoting world class maritime education, training, and research particularly in maritime law, maritime finance, maritime insurance, maritime governance, maritime informatics, etc.
  • Exploring the great potential of blue economy and its requirement of skilled manpower
  • Concept of maritime living labs and its potential in India
  • Sustainable deep-sea fishing, standardization of deep-sea vessel designs and skilled manpower requirements.
  • Skilling manpower in port and maritime logistics to make it globally competitive.
Convenors
Mr. Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Mr. Sharda Prasad, Advisor- Sagarmala, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University
Mr. Per Erik Dalen, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Maritime Cluster, Norway
Mr. Thomas TING, Chief Technology Officer, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Dr. Malini V Shankar, Vice Chancellor, Indian Maritime University
Mr. Madhu S Nair, Chairman and Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard Ltd
Captain TS Ramanujam, Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Sector Skill Council
1230 – 1315 hrs AUDI 5 Ministerial Session
1230 – 1233 hrs Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
1233 – 1238 hrs Address by
Mr. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, Hon’ble Minister of Transport and Communication Qatar
1238 – 1243 hrs Address by
Mr. Oleg N Ryazantsev, Deputy Minister of Industry & Trade, Russia
1243 – 1248 hrs Address by
Mr. Choriyev Jasurbek Ergashevich, Deputy Minister of Transport, Republic of Uzbekistan
1248 – 1258 hrs Keynote Address by
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers, Government of India
1258 – 1300 hrs Vote of Thanks
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 3 Special Session with States 1 - Investment Opportunities in Gujarat
Convenors
Mr. S. K. Mehta, Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust
Mr. Nandeesh Shukla, Deputy Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust
Shri M. K. Das, Additional Chief Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Minister & Additional Chief Secretary, Industries & Mines, IAS
Shri Kamal Dayani, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, P&TD, Government of Gujarat
Shri S. K. Mehta, Chairman, DPT
Smt. Avantika Singh, IAS, Vice Chairperson & CEO, GMB
Shri Manoj Kumar, Executive Director, IFSC Authority, Government of India
Mr. Jakob Friis Sorensen, Managing Director, APM Terminals, Pipavav
Mr. Marc Artsen, Port of Rotterdam
Shri Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 4 Special Session with States 2 - Investment Opportunities in Karnataka
Convenors
Dr. Venkata Ramana Akkaraju, Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust
Mr. K G Nath, Deputy Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust
Shri Kapil Mohan, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Karnataka Infrastructure Development, Ports & IWT Departments
Shri Gunjan Krishna, IAS, Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries & Commerce
Dr. Rakesh Kumar K, IAS, Director of Tourism, Government of Karnataka
Capt. C. Swamy, Director of Ports, Karnataka Maritime Board
Dr. Rakesh Kumar K, IAS, Director Tourism, GoK
Dr. A.V. Ramana, Chairman NMPT
Capt. C. Swamy, Director of Ports, GoK
Shri Ramachari, Director of Fisheries, GoK
Shri Vijay Kumar C., Vice President (Transport), iDecK
Shri Dhruv Gadh, Director, PWC Shri Arun Maheshwari, JMD & CEO, JSW
Capt. Suryaprakash Gutta, CEO, HPPL
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 5 Plenary Session 2: Shipbuilding, Ship Repair and Ship Recycling
Ship Building and Ship repair
  • Cooperation with international shipyards to enhance India’s global share of domestic ship building
  • Addressing policy and regulatory requirements
  • Developing ship repair clusters
Ship recycling
  • Positioning India as the ship recycling Hub
  • Discussion on Hong Kong Convention (HKC) and EU regulations
Discussion on Hong Kong Convention (HKC) and EU regulations
Convenors
Mr. Madhu Nair, Chairman and Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard Limited
Mr. A K Mehera, Deputy Chairman, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust Kolkata
Commodore Ashok Khetan, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, L&T Shipbuilding Ltd
Ms. Avantika Singh, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gujarat Maritime Board
Dr. Anil Sharma, President and Chief Executive Officer, GMS
VADM Narayan Prasad, Chairman and Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IR Class
Mr. Giuseppe Giordo, General Manager - Naval Vessel Business Unit, Fin Cantieri
Mr. Achille Fulfaro, Senior Vice President Sales - Naval Vessel Business Unit, Fin Cantieri
Mr. Robbert ZappeIj, Director Sales, Royal IHC
Mr. Jaco Kleijwegt, Area Sales, Royal IHC
Mr. Michiel Hendrikx, Director Sales, Damen Shipyards Group
Mr. Rabien Bahadoer, Area Sales, Damen Shipyards Group
Mr. Yasuo NAKAJO, Executive Officer, General Manager, Global Business Group, Japan Marine Science Inc.
Mr. Haresh Parmar, Hon. Secretary, Ship Recycling Industries Association (SRIA) India
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 6 Break Out Session 2: Shipping- Latest Trends, Future post Pandemic
  • Latest Trends of the global shipping market
  • Increased use of automation and digital technology
  • Building effective response strategies and plans for future
  • Opportunities for new markets/strategies
  • Addressing the risk of piracy
  • Maritime security and domain awareness
Convenors
Maritime security and domain awareness
Mr. Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Mr. Anil Devli, Chief Executive Officer, Indian National Shipowners Association
Mr. Richard Meade, Managing Editor, Lloyds List
Ms. Anne Steffenson, Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Danish Shipping
Dr. Mikael Lind, Associate Professor, Senior Strategic Research Advisor, Safety and Transport Department Safety Research, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Mr. Stephen Gordon, Managing Director, Clarksons Research Services Ltd
Mr. Cyrus Mody, Deputy Director, ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB)
Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar (PVSM, AVSM, VSM), Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS), Indian Navy
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 7 Special Session with States 3 - Investment Opportunities in Maharashtra
Convenors
Mr. Rajiv Jalota, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust
Mr. Unmesh Sharad Wagh, Deputy Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust
Mr. Aslam Ramzan Ali Shaikh, Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Fisheries, Textiles and Guardian Minister of Mumbai City, Govt. of Maharashtra
Mrs. Valsa Nair Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary -Tourism, Govt. of Maharashtra
Mr. Baldev Singh, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries, Govt. of Maharashtra
Mr. G. S. Rathod, Secretary, Mumbai Port Trust
Mr. Rajiv Jalota, IAS, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust
Dr. P Anbalagan, IAS, CEO, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation
Dr. Amit Saini, IAS, CEO, Maharashtra Maritime Board
Mr. Jagannarayan Padmanabhan, Practice Lead & Director -Transport & Logistics, CRISIL Ltd.
Mr. Unmesh Wagh, IRS, Deputy Chairman, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)
Capt. BVJK Sharma, Director- Ports (CEO Office), Adani Ports & SEZ and Chairman, FICCI Committee on Transport Infrastructure
Mr. Dhruv Kotak, Managing Director, JM Baxi
Mr. Shantanu Bhadkamkar, President, AMTOI
Dr. Brijendra Saxena, Retired Founder Principal, Tolani Maritime Training Institute
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 8 Special Session with States 4 - Investment Opportunities in West Bengal
Convenors
Mr. Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust
Mr. A K Mehra, Deputy Chairman, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust
1530- 1700 hrs AUDI 1 CEO’S FORUM
with Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizer, Government of India.
Convenors
Mr. Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI
Time Session Room Topics / Convenors / Moderators Speakers
1100– 1230 hrs AUDI 1 Plenary Session 3 – Ease of Doing Business, Coastal Shipping, Hinterland Connectivity and Multi-modal logistics
  • Boosting port connectivity; cargo movement to hinterland and effective multimodal solutions
  • Measures to promote coastal shipping
  • Ease of Doing Business: Institutional policy related and procedural reforms for the sector
Convenors
Mr. T K Ramachandran, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust
Mr. Sunil Paliwal, Chairman, Kamarajar Port Limited
Mr. Wim Dillen, International Development Manager, Port of Antwerp
Mr. Emile Hoogsteden, Vice President Commercial, Port of Rotterdam Authority
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schlipköther, Member of the Executive Board, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer, Head of Port Authority, Duisburger Hafen AG
Mr. Steve Felder, Managing Director – South Asia, AP Moller Maersk Group
Mr. Pawan Kumar Aggarwal, Special Secretary-Logistics, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
Mr. K Sanjay Murthy, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, National Industrial Corridor Development Corporation
Mr. Rahul Modi, Managing Director, Pushpak Logistics Solutions LLP and President, Coastal Container Transporters
Capt. Rakesh Singh, Hon. Secretary, ICC Shipping Association
1100– 1230 hrs AUDI 2 Break Out Session 3: Opportunities in Maritime Financing and Insurance
Opportunities in Maritime Financing
  • Government’s plans and opportunities under the Maritime Vision 2030
  • Key trends and developments in Maritime Banking and Financial Services
  • Financing of ports, port terminal and port-based industries
  • Financing of coastal, inland waterways and allied infrastructure
  • Ship Financing and Financing the revival of Indian shipbuilding sector:
    Challenges & Solution
    1. Innovative solutions for funding
    2. Challenges for domestic and international financiers
    3. Developing Vessel financing mechanisms
Panel Discussion on Moulding India as a Maritime Re-insurance Hub
Convenors
Ms. H K Joshi, Chairman and Managing Director, Shipping Corporation of India
Dr. Venkata Ramana Akkaraju, Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust
Mr. Dilip Kumar Gupta, Managing Director, Sagarmala Development Company Limited
Opportunities in Maritime Financing
  • Mr. Ashwani Bhatia, Managing Director, State Bank of India
  • Mr. David Rasquinha, Managing Director, EXIM Bank
  • Mr. Vinod Giri, Managing Partner, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
  • Mr. Sebastian Blum, Director - Maritime Industries- Europe, Asia, Americas, KfW IPEX-Bank
  • Ms. Sue Ann Gan, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright (Asia) LLP
Moulding India as a Maritime Re-insurance Hub
  • Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia, Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
  • Mr. Devesh Srivastava, Chairman and Managing Director, General Insurance Corporation of India
  • Mrs. Arti Mathur, General Manager, Oriental Insurance Company Limited
  • Mrs. Kuhu Mohapatra, Deputy General Manager, New India Assurance Company Limited
  • Capt. Rahul Khanna, Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality
1100– 1230 hrs AUDI 3 Roundtable on Shipping and Seafarers with Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizer, Government of India
Welcome Address by
Shri Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Keynote Address by
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers in Government of India
Interaction with CEOs Moderated by
Mr. Vikram Singh, Joint Secretary (Ports), Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Summing up and Concluding Remarks:
Capt. Sanjay Prashar, Managing Director, V R Maritime Services Private Limited
1100– 1230 hrs AUDI 4 Special Session with States 6 - Investment Opportunities in Lakshadweep
Convenors
Dr. M Beena, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
Mr. Cyril C George, Deputy Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 5 Plenary Session 4: Water Transport- Promoting Cargo and Passenger Movement, Sea Planes tourism
  • Multi-modal transport linkages between IWT, coastal, railway and highways.
  • Sustainable Dredging and river training strategies
  • River cruise tourism in India and Seaplanes Opportunity: Prospects and potential
  • Urban water transport: establishing last mile connectivity through Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax services
  • Innovative technologies in IWT sector growth and development
  • Eastern Waterways Connectivity- Transport Grid
  • Amphibious hovercrafts for cargo and passenger commercial operations
Convenors
Mr. Rajiv Jalota, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust
Mr. Pravir Pandey, Vice Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India
Mohammed Mezbah Uddin Chowdhury, Secretary Shipping, Government of Bangladesh
Dr. Amita Prasad, Chairperson, Inland Waterways Authority of India
Ambassador Vikram Doraiswami, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh
Capt. Anil Kishore Singh, Chairman, FICCI Sub-committee on Inland Waterways and Coastal Shipping and Chief Executive Officer (Inland Waterways and Dredging), Adani Ports & SEZ
Mr. Harrie De Leijer, Partner, STC-NESTRA BV
Mr. Sergey Lazarev, Head of export department, SSSR-FLEET
Prof. Pratap Talwar, Managing Principal, Thomson Design Group
Mr. Arnab Bandyopadhyay, Lead Specialist - India Transport, World Bank
Mr. Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, Spicejet Ltd
Mr. Raj Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Cruise
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 6 Break Out Session 4: Bulk Cargo Transportation: Focus on liquid Cargo
  • Emerging global trends in bulk liquid cargo
  • Status of bulk cargo transportation in India: Key trends and Infrastructural developments
  • Opportunity India: Expansion and upgradation of bulk cargo capacity
  • Role of Technology, equipment and digital operations
  • Addressing challenges associated with handling bulk liquid cargo with focus on environmental concerns
Convenors
Mr. Sunil Paliwal, Chairman, Kamarajar Port Limited
Dr. M Beena, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
Mr. Sunil Kumar, Joint Secretary (Refineries), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India
Ms. Kathryn Clay, President, International Liquids Terminal Association
Mr. Rajesh Nigam, Executive Director- Supply and Distribution, Indian Oil Corporation
Mr. Jacob Sorenson, Managing Director, APM Terminal Pipapav
Mr. Rajesh Makwana, Deputy Inspector General, Indian Coast Guard
Mr. Abhijit Singh Gusain, Senior Sales Manager – Marine Solutions, Emerson Dubai
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 7 Special Session with States 7 - Investment Opportunities in Odisha
Convenors
Mr. Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Paradip Port Trust
Mr. Asish Kumar Bose, Deputy Chairman, Paradip Port Trust
Shri Padmanabha Behera, Hon’ble Minister, Commerce and Transport, Odisha
Mr. MS Padhi, Principal Secretary, Commerce and Transport Department, Government of Odisha
Mr. Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Paradip port Trust
Other Speakers to be added*
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 8 Special Session with States 8 - Investment Opportunities in Andhra Pradesh
Convenors
Mr. K Rama Mohan Rao, Chairman, Vishakhapatnam Port Trust
Mr. Durgesh Kumar Dubey, Deputy Chairman, Vishakhapatnam Port Trust
Shri Mekapati Goutham Reddy, Hon'ble minister for Industries, Commerce, Information Technology, government of Andhra Pradesh
Shri R. Karikal Valaven, IAS, Industries, Infrastructure, Investment & Commerce
Shri NP Ramakrishna Reddy, CEO, AP Maritime Board
Lt Cdr Ravindranath Reddy, Dy. CEO, AP Maritime Board
Other Speakers to be added*
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 1 Plenary Session 5: Port-led Industrialization: Building Port Cities and Maritime Clusters
  • Leveraging port ecosystem for industrialization and generating new employment opportunities
  • Investment Scenario and Opportunities for industry
  • Opportunities in major ports in India
  • Maritime Cluster
  • Developer/Operator Perspective: Experience, Concerns and Future Strategies
  • Port cities: learning from global best practices
  • Transition processes in metropolitan port development
Convenors
Mr. P Raveendran, Chairman, Chennai Port
Mr. K Rama Mohan Rao, Chairman, Visakhapatnam Port Trust
Mr. Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Paradip Port Trust
Mr. Sanjay Sethi, Chairman, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust
Mr. S K Mehta, Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust
Lt. JG. Kamolsak Promprayoon, R.T.N., Director General Port Authority of Thailand Port of Thailand
Mr. Bhushan Kumar, Joint Secretary-PPP, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Mr. Ki-chan Nam, Chief Executive Officer, Busan Port Authority
Mr. Jose Firmo, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Acu
Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Vice President, ArcelorMittal
Mr. Vincent De Saedeleer, Honorary Vice President, ‎Port of Zeebrugge
Mr. Gert-Jan Nieuwenhuizen, Managing Director, Port of Amsterdam
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 2 Break Out Session 5: Green and Sustainable Maritime Sector
  • Making Ports green & sustainable by increasing generation, usage and sale of renewable energy - solar, wind and hybrid
    1. Marine LNG ecosystem in India.
    2. Positioning India as an LNG bunkering hub.
    3. Promoting LNG as fuel for coastal, inland waterways.
    4. Transportation of LNG thru coastal/ inland waterways.
  • Green and sustainable port- Port of Oslo perspective
    1. On board vessels, with focus on near shore operations
    2. Port infrastructure/ Port operations
    3. Shore supply systems/ Solar systems
  • Enabling Shipping’s transition to future Fuels and Energy systems
    1. Dual Fuel/ Hybrid- Electric solutions
    2. NH3/ Methanol/ Ethanol/ H2 system
  • Perspective on New/ Green technologies in Shipping
    1. Coastal and Inland transportation opportunities for India
    2. Zero emission/ Electric/ H2/ Hybrid technologies/ Autonomy
  • Green Ports: Key Global Initiatives, Future Vision and Innovation (carbon neutrality, pollution control measures, energy management, Green technology/innovation, Global trends)
Convenors
Mr. S K Mehta,Chairman, Deendayal Port Trust
Mr. Madhu S Nair, Chairman and Managing Director, Cochin Shipyard Limited
Mr. JN Swain, Chairman and Managing Director, Solar Energy Corporation of India
Mr. Ingvar M Mathisen, Port Director/Chief Executive Officer, Port of Oslo
Mr. Akshay Kumar Singh, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Petronet LNG Limited
Ms. Camille Egloff, Managing Director and Senior Partner, BCG Athens, Global Transportation and Logistics Leader
Mr. Christian Sovik, Senior Vice President -Sales, Corvus Energy
Mr. Sanjay Verma, Director- Decarbonization Solution, Wartsila Singapore Pvt Limited
Mr. Tomoaki Ichida, General Manager, Energy Business Strategy, Mitsui OSK Lines Japan & President, e5 Lab Inc.
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 3 Special Session with States 9 - Investment Opportunities in Goa
Convenors
Dr. E Ramesh Kumar, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust
Mr. Guruprasad Rai, Deputy Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust
Dr. Pramod P. Sawant, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa
Shri J Ashok Kumar, IAS, Secretary Industries, Govt. of Goa
Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, IAS, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust
Shri Nikhil Desai, Managing Director, Goa Tourism Development Corporation
Shri Suraj J. Dialani, Chairman and Managing Director Konkan Maritime Cluster, Goa
Capt. James Braganza, Captain of Ports, Captain of Ports Department- Goa
Shri Dipak B Shah, Director, Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS)
Shri Ravi Shankar, Executive Director, Drishti Marine
1400 – 1530 hrs AUDI 4 Special Session with States 10 - Investment Opportunities in Tamil Nadu
Convenors
Mr. T K Ramachandran, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust
Mr. P Raveendran, Chairman, Chennai Port
Thiru. N. Muruganandam, I.A.S., Principal Secretary, Industries Dept. Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Dr. Darez Ahamed, I.A.S., Executive Director, Guidance Tamil Nadu
Thiru. T.K. Ramachandran, I.A.S., Chairman, VO Chidambaranar Port Trust
Dr. Neeraj Mittal, I.A.S., MD & CEO, Guidance Tamil Nadu
Thiru. T. Christuraj, I.A.S., CEO, Tamil Nadu Maritime Board (TMB)
Thiru. Ranjit Ray, CEO, DP WORLD FTWZ*
Thiru. Jai Khurana, Adani Ports & SEZs – CEO (Southern Ports)
1530 – 1700 hrs AUDI 5 Break Out Session: Investment Opportunities in Indian Maritime Heritage
  • Mausam: Maritime Routes and Cultural Landscapes
  • India Portugal Cooperation on Developing Maritime Heritage
  • Indian Naval Saga: Valorous Maritime Heritage of India
  • Digital Recreation of Indian Maritime Heritage Experience
  • Navigation and Shipbuilding Techniques in Maritime Heritage of India
Partner Country: PORTUGAL
Conveners
Mr. Bhushan Kumar, Joint Secretary (PPP & Sagarmala), Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Mr. Anil Radadiya, Addl. PS to Minister of Ports Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Assisted By:
Mr. Sushant Bharti, Conservation Architect (Ex. RA, National Museum, New Delhi)
Moderator:
Mr. Anil Radadiya, Addl. PS to Minister of Ports Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Mr. Raghvendra Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Govt of India
HE Mr. Carlos Pereira Marques, Ambassador of Portugal to India
Mr. Bhushan Kumar, Joint Secretary (PPP & Sagarmala), Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi, DG, Naval Operations, Indian Navy
Mr. Ashutosh Gowariker, Actor, Director and Producer
Mr. Nandish Ramesh Pethani, Advisor (Projects & Planning), Indian Ports Association, Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways
Time Session Room Topics / Convenors / Moderators Speakers
1030 – 1100 hrs
(India Standard Time)
AUDI 5 Opening Session – Chabahar Day
1030- 1035 hrs
(5 minutes)
Welcome Address by
Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan, Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India (TBC)
1035- 1038 hrs
(3 minutes)
Screening short film on Chabahar Port
1038- 1041 hrs
(3 minutes)
Address by
Mr. Qudratullah Zaki, Minister of Transport, Afghanistan
1041- 1044 hrs
(3 minutes)
Address by
Mr. Suren Papikyan, Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, Armenia
1044- 1047 hrs
(3 minutes)
Address by
Mohammad Eslami, Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Iran
1047- 1050 hrs
(3 minutes)
Address by
Mr. Oleg N Ryazantsev, Deputy Minister of Industry & Trade, Russia
1050- 1053 hrs
(3 minutes)
Address by
Mr. Choriyev Jasurbek Ergashevich, Deputy Minister of Transport of the Republic of Uzbekistan
1053- 1100 hrs
(7 minutes)
Keynote Address by
Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemical and Fertilizers, Government of India
Convenors and Moderator
Shri Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
1100 -1230 hrs
(India Standard Time)
AUDI 1 Session: Development of Port Infrastructure: Unleashing Opportunities
  • Accelerating project development by attracting private and public sector investments
  • Measures to increase port utilization and freight movement.
  • Development of multimodal Infrastructure
  • Addressing concerns of port equipment suppliers
  • Addressing gaps in financing
Convenors
Mr. J P Singh, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Mr. Vikram Singh, Joint Secretary- Ports, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust
Ms. H K Joshi, Chairman & Managing Director, Shipping Corporation of India
Mr. Arvind Chaudhary, Economic Advisor- Ports, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Moderator
Mr. J P Singh, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
1100 -1110 hrs
(10 minutes)
Accelerating project development by attracting private and public sector investments
Mohammad Rastad, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organisation, Government of Iran
1110 -1120 hrs
(10 minutes)
Addressing concerns of port equipment suppliers
Mr. Farhad Montaser Kouhsari, Deputy Managing Director for Ports and Economic Affairs, Government of Iran
1120- 1130 hrs
(10 minutes)
Measures to increase port utilization and freight movement
Mr. Behroz Aghei, Director General of Sistan Baluchistan Ports Authority
1130 -1140 hrs
(10 minutes)
Mr. Khosro Saraee, Director-General of Transit, Logistics and Agreements of Ports and Maritime Organisation
1140 -1150 hrs
(10 minutes)
Development of multimodal Infrastructure
Dr. S K Chaudhary, Chairman and Managing Director, Ircon International Limited
1150-1200 hrs
(10 minutes)
Addressing gaps in financing
Mr. Atul Kumar Goel, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, UCO Bank
1200 - 1230 hrs
(30 minutes)
Q&A and Concluding Remarks
Mr. J P Singh, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
1100 -1230 hrs AUDI 2 Special Session with States 11 - Investment Opportunities in Andaman and Nicobar
Convenors
Mr. P Raveendran, Chairman, Chennai Port
Mr. S Balaji Arun kumar, Deputy Chairman, Chennai Port
Shri S. Balaji Arunkumar, (IRTS), Deputy Chairman, Chennai Port Trust
Capt. Rajinder Kumar, Adviser Shipping, A&N Administration
Director Shipping
Director Tourism
Director Industries and Fisheries
Officer, A&N Administration
1100 – 1110 hrs Welcome Address / Introductory Remarks by
Shri S. Balaji Arunkumar (IRTS), Deputy Chairman, Chennai Port Trust (Moderator of the Session)
Presentation on Investment Opportunities in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by
Capt. Rajinder Kumar, Adviser Shipping, A&N Administration
Promotional Videos
Interaction with Potential Investors/ Question and Answer session. Concerned officers from the Department of Shipping, Tourism, Industries and Fisheries, A&N Administration will be present
Concluding Remarks/ Vote of Thanks by Coordinating Officer/ Representative of A&N Administration
1230 -1400 hrs
(India Standard Time)
AUDI 3 Session: Boosting Business through Trade Promotion and Regional Connectivity
  • Enhancing regional connectivity for business development
  • Showcasing economic opportunities and port's operational capacities
  • Investment and collaboration for region’s development
  • Role of INSTC in development of Chabahar Port
  • Opening up of economic opportunities for business community
Convenors
Mr. J P Singh, Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Dr. Surendra Ahirwar, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
Mr. Vikram Singh, Joint Secretary- Ports, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Dr. E. Ramesh Kumar, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust
Ms. H K Joshi, Chairman & Managing Director, Shipping Corporation of India
Mr. Arvind Chaudhary, Economic Advisor- Ports, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India
Moderator
Dr. Surendra Ahirwar, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
1230 -1240 hrs
(10 minutes)
Enhancing regional connectivity for business development- In the context of INSTC
Dr. Saeid Rasouli, Vice-Minister for Roads and Urban Development,
Chairman of the Board and President of Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran (RAI)
1240 -1250 hrs
(10 minutes)
Inclusion of Chabahar in INSTC and transit of CIS bound goods through Afghanistan
Dr. Davood Moradian, Director General,
Afghanistan’s Institute of Strategic Studies
1250 -1300 hrs
(10 minutes)
Rail and road infrastructure developments in Afghanistan facilitating transit of goods
Ms. Zakia Wardak, Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
1300 -1310 hrs
(10 minutes)
Multilateral trade potential with India in the Central Asian region and inclusion of Chabahar in INSTC
Mr. Mammadov Farhad, Deputy Director, State Maritime Agency under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Maritime Transport, Azerbaijan
1310 -1320 hrs
(10 minutes)
Joint Venture between Container Corporation of India (Concor) and RZD Logistics JSC (Russian Railways)- Future ahead
Mr. G Ravi Kumar, Executive Director (Distribution & Logistics), Container Corporation of India Limited
1320 - 1330 hrs
(10 minutes)
Industry perspective in realizing the potential of INSTC
Mr. Shankar Shinde, President Elect, Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India
1330 – 1340 hrs
(10 minutes)
Opening of economic opportunities for business community - Chabahar as a Catalyst for INSTC
Mr. Manoj Arora, President - Marketing, JM Baxi Group
1340 – 1400 hrs
(20 minutes)
Q&A and Concluding Remarks
Dr. Surendra Ahirwar, Joint Secretary- Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
1230 – 1400 hrs AUDI 4 Special Session with States 12 - Investment Opportunities in Kerala
Convenors
Dr. M Beena, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
Mr. Cyril C George, Deputy Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
Moderator
Dr. C Unnikrishnan Nair, Head, Maritime Logistics, Logistics Sector Skill Council
12.30 – 12.40 hrs Welcome Address by
Dr. M Beena, IAS, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust
12.40 - 13.00 hrs Presentation on Investment Opportunities & Maritime Policies in Kerala
Shri Sanjay M. Kaul, IAS, Secretary, Ports, Government of Kerala
13.00- 13.10 hrs Presentation on Port and Industrialisation
Shri N S K Umesh, IAS, Executive Director, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), Government of Kerala
13.10- 13.20 hrs Investment Opportunities in ‘Azhikkal Port’
Address by
Shri Radhakrishnan Luxman, IAS (R), Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Azhikkal Port Limited
13.20-13.30 hrs Investment Opportunities in Vizhinjam Port
Address by
Dr. Jayakumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited
13.30-13.40 hrs Q&A
13.40-13.45 hrs Vote of Thanks
Mr. T P Salim Kumar, IRS, CEO, Kerala Maritime Board, Government of Kerala*
1400 – 1420 hrs AUDI 1 Valedictory Session
1400:1405 Welcome and MIS Review Address
Additional Secretary (PSW)
Conveners’ address
1405:1410 Mr. T K Ramachandran Chairman, VOCPT (Ease of Doing Business, Coastal Shipping, Hinterland Connectivity and Multi-modal logistics)
1410:1415 Mr. Sunil Paliwal Chairman, KPL (Bulk Cargo Transportation: Focus on liquid Cargo)
1415:1420 Ms. H K Joshi CMD, SCI (Opportunities in Maritime Financing and Insurance)
1420:1425 Dr. Venkata Ramana Akkaraju Chairman, NMPT (Investment Opportunities in Karnataka)
1425:1430 Dr. M Beena Chairman, CoPT (Investment Opportunities in Lakshadweep and Kerala)
1430:1435 Mr. Rajiv Jalota Chairman, MbPT (Water Transport- Promoting Cargo and Passenger Movement, Sea Planes tourism and Investment Opportunities in Maharashtra)
1435:1440 Mr. Amitabh Kumar DG, Shipping (Manpower Development- Skilling in Maritime Sector- Seafarers)
1440: 1445 Mr. K Rama Mohan Rao Chairman, VPT (Investment Opportunities in Andhra Pradesh)
1445:1450 Mr. P Raveendran Chairman, ChPT (Port-led Industrialization: Building Port Cities and Maritime Clusters)
1450:1455 Mr. Sanjay Sethi Chairman, JNPT (Developing World Class Ports)
1455:1500 Mr. S K Mehta Chairman, DPT (Investment Opportunities in Gujarat)
1500:1505 Mr. Madhu S Nair CMD, CSL (Shipbuilding, Ship Repair and Ship Recycling)
1505:1510 Dr. E Ramesh Kumar Chairman, MPT (Investment Opportunities in Goa)
1510:1515 Mr. Vinit Kumar Chairman, PPT (Investment Opportunities in West Bengal and Orissa)
1515:1520 Mr. Vikram Singh JS(Ports) (Chabahar Port)
1520:1528 Secretary (PS&W) Address
Secretary (PSW)
1528:1538 Minister’s Address
Hon’ble MOS (PSW)(I/C)
1538:1540 Vote of Thanks
FICCI

our partners

Major event partners who are organizing and supporting MIS 2021

  • ficci
  • sagarmala
  • Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (I/C)
  • India Maritime Plus
  • India gov.in

Partner Country

  • Green Strategic Partnership
  • MFA TC Denmark

Convention Centre Partner

  • Ari Simulation

Platinum partners

  • APM Terminal
  • csll
  • Essar Port
  • HIMT
  • Infyz
  • indian waterways Authority of india
  • IMC
  • IPA
  • IPRCL
  • Indian Port Global Chabahar Free Zone
  • JMB Group
  • Nayara Energy
  • Sagarmala
  • SDCL
  • Van Oord

Gold partners

  • Envision
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Orrisa Stevedores Ltd

Silver partners

  • allcargologistics
  • MSz
  • s2shipping

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