The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023) roadshow made a significant impact as it rolled into Bhubaneswar on September 6, 2023, showcasing the nation’s commitment to its maritime sector’s growth and development.

Held at the Mayfair Convention in Bhubaneswar, the roadshow witnessed the presence of several dignitaries, including Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) & AYUSH, and Shri Shantanu Thakur, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Government of India. The event also hosted Bhushan Kumar, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Government of India, along with other prominent figures from the maritime and government sectors.

The roadshow served as a platform to emphasize the vital role of the maritime sector in India’s economic growth and development. It underlined the need for collaborative efforts between the government and the private sector to boost investment in this crucial sector.

Key discussions during the roadshow focused on the significant opportunities and challenges that confront the Indian maritime industry. These included the imperative for infrastructure development, the enhancement of maritime safety standards, and the promotion of innovation within the sector.

The event concluded with a collective call to action, urging stakeholders to collaborate and work in tandem to fortify and sustain India’s maritime sector, thereby contributing to the nation’s overall economic growth and prosperity.

The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023) promises to be a significant event, attracting stakeholders from the maritime industry worldwide. It is poised to provide a dynamic platform for constructive dialogue and collaboration, aimed at addressing the industry’s critical challenges and seizing the abundant opportunities on offer.

The Bhubaneswar roadshow stood as a testament to the growing interest and participation from stakeholders in the region, reinforcing India’s commitment to the maritime sector’s transformation and growth.