Informa Markets in India, together with Hamburg Messe und Congress, today inaugurated the industry’s most prestigious event for the shipping and maritime industry, INMEX SMM India at the Jio World Convention Center, BKC, Mumbai .
INMEX SMM India
The show brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, trade experts and government officials on a common platform to discuss and showcase global and Indian shipping trends and technologies.
The inaugural ceremony on the 12e edition of INMEX India 2022 was marked by the presence of Vice Admiral Narayan Prasad (IN Retd) CMD Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Ministry of Defence, Government of India Company; Rear Admiral C RaghuramVSM, Chief of Technical Staff, HQ Western Naval Command; Dr Malini V Shankar, Vice-Chancellor, Indian Maritime University and Chairman, National Shipping Board, Government of India; Hon. Mr Arne Jan FloloConsul General, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Mumbai; Mr. Sabyasachi HajaraAdvisory Chairman of INMEX SMM India and former CMD, Shipping Corporation of India; Mr Bernd AufderheideCEO, Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH; Mr Andrew Williams, Executive Vice President, Information Markets and Mr Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India. The show also provided an integrated platform for live business networking opportunities as well as knowledge of future technologies.
Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets India, said, “After the resounding success of the previous edition, INMEX SMM India Expo 2022 has once again brought together industry market leaders, showcasing the latest technologies and catering to all target groups, creating an environment cutting-edge communications and business. The consistency of attendance figures is proof of how INMEX SMM India 2022 is shaping the development of the shipping and maritime sector. We also have a curated program of conferences for a better understanding of the industry by key industry influencers. We continue to see more advances and innovations compared to previous editions.
“India has 7,500 km of coastline, 12 major ports and over 200 non-major ports. The contribution of the maritime sector accounts for 95% of India’s total trade volume and 65% of the overall trade value. to increase growth and realize the true potential of the maritime sector and shipping, the government has envisioned Maritime India Vision 2030 by allocating Rs. 1709.50 crores to the Ministry of Shipping for development of infrastructure and facilities and INMEX SMM India 2022 will be a catalyst for the growth of this sector, which is expected to develop at a much faster rate,” he added.
Alongside the international exhibition, the expert-curated INMEX SMM India conference provided industry insight into the most complex industry issues, topics and trends to provide a comprehensive understanding of the maritime sector and shipping in India. Sessions include topics such as Commercial Shipping – Trends and Impact, Smart Shipping and Degassing, Shipbuilding – Creating the Right Ecosystem, Marine Insurance in India, Port Opportunities, Inland Waterways and many more. others. A B2B buyer program facilitated expert meetings between exhibitors and buyers at the Maritime Business Lounge.