South Asia’s most important trade fair for the maritime and shipping industry – INMEX SMM India organized by Informa Exhibitions opened its doors today. The most comprehensive, industry-spanning trade fair in South Asia, INMEX SMM India 2017 got off to a busy start, with more than 500 participating exhibitors from 30 countries and country pavilions from China, Denmark, Germany and the USA, making their presence felt at the show.
INMEX SMM India was inaugurated by dignitaries from the Indian maritime and shipping industry namely Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, Chief of Staff – Western Naval Command, Indian Navy; Dr. Malini Shankar, IAS, Director General of Shipping, Government of India, and Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consul General of Norway in Mumbai, alongside other eminent industry players. Addressing the congregation at the inauguration ceremony, Vice Admiral Singh stated, “I am really privileged to be here today at INMEX SMM India. I think the way the exhibition has been organized, it will reflect well on the maritime industry in India and the Indian Navy as well.
We have people from various sectors and the equipment is an eye opener which gives us an insight into what the future technology holds for us.” Anita Mathews, Group Director – Industrial Group, Informa Exhibitions said, “Since the collaboration with Hamburg Messe und Congress, INMEX SMM India has constantly grown in quality and size.
INMEX SMM India is an indicator of the growth potential within the shipping and maritime industry and a positive outlook towards the future.” Tapping the new momentum in the industry and first CIMAC Circle welcomes high-level speakers The exhibition will be co-located with the INMEX SMM India conference which will discuss the new momentum in Indian shipping and maritime with industry heavy weights from the Indian Navy, Ministry of Shipping, Cochin Shipyard, Indian National Shipowners Association (INSA) and Inland Waterways over the 3rd and 4th of October.
INMEX SMM India will also host the first CIMAC Circle in India on 4th October. This high-profile conference will discuss the most stringent emission requirements yet for vessels in NOx emission control areas, along with solutions to assure engines passing periodic inspections. The CIMAC Circle will bring the biggest names to INMEX SMM India like Dr. RK Malhotra, Director General, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries; Casper Hededal Svendsen, Head of Emission Control, MAN Diesel & Turbo Copenhagen; Anuj Singh, Marine Client Support Manager, Lloyd’s Register Asia; Dr. SSV Ramakumar, President Indian NMA & Director R&D, Indian Oil; Dr. Claus Jacob, Vice Director, BASF and Mr. Rajesh Sood, Sr. VP & Director Designate T&OS, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI). Designed to help mariners and shipping companies achieve the full benefits of ECDIS, the Admiralty Theatre will provide industry insight and guidance on a range of subjects from changes in legal requirements to maintenance issues.
The Theatre will be led by Tom Mellor, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office on all three days of the exhibition. INMEX SMM India will continue till 5th October at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre at Goregaon (E) in Mumbai. Trade visitors can attend the event by registering onsite with a business card. About Informa Exhibitions: Informa Exhibitions delivers over 150 trade and consumer exhibitions annually across the globe. More than 800 talented individuals collaborate to present market leading events for sectors including beauty, construction, design, life sciences, maritime, nutraceuticals, pop culture and real estate.
Through face-to-face and digital channels, Informa Exhibitions enables communities to engage, experience and do business. We bring together people who want to buy and sell, and communities to network, do business and get inspiration. Our industry insight, coupled with our innovative and entrepreneurial approach provides the opportunity for business advantage. For more information, visit http://www.inmex-smm-india.com
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