INMEX INDIA 2013 Opens Its Doors
South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event INMEX INDIA 2013 opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities.
“The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of national and international cargo but also provides a variety of other services such as cargo handling services, shipbuilding and ship repairing, freight forwarding, lighthouse facilities and training of marine personnel etc,” says Guru Prasath, Group Exhibitions Director, Informa Exhibitions.
“INMEX INDIA 2013 set to unleash maritime business opportunities India’s sector set to grow 20% annually to reach US $ 80 Billion by 2020,” said Capt. Arun Sharma, CMD, Indian Register of Shipping at the inauguration of INMEX INDIA 2013.
The event has over 550 participating companies from 35 Countries including 7 Country Pavilions from Holland, Norway, Korea, Singapore and China among others The products and solutions showcased at the event include dredging, marine equipment, marine offshore technology, ocean engineering, port equipment, port technology, ship repair, Marine telecommunications and navigational equipment, shipbuilding and underwater robotics among others.
“Despite challenging market conditions, INMEX INDIA has consolidated its strong position in the global maritime calendar for many companies and consistently continued its growth which underscores the importance of genuine business opportunities gained from the show. This year’s edition is hosting more than 500 participating companies from 35 countries, thereby successfully establishing itself as South Asia’s definitive event for the maritime and shipping community,” added Guru Prasath.
A high level INMEX Technical Conference themed “One Maritime Voice” takes place alongside the event, wherein over 40 prominent Indian & International speakers comprising of Industry leaders, policy makers and experts on the Shipping & Maritime sector will involve in deliberating issues related to the Indian Maritime sector. The panel discussions at the technical conference will be added feature which will highlight and offer solutions to challenges being faced within the industry.
Press Release, October 8, 2013