India is 16th among the maritime countries with its 7500 km of coastline and over 14000km of waterway and not only this 70% of the trade by value moves through the maritime transport which make the Indian maritime industry the back bone of the Indian growth and economy.

Government of India is also investing a lot to tap the vast potential for growth in maritime sector by identifying & strengthening the maritime infrastructure and increasing the total cargo handling capacity of the ports in the country. Apart from capacity addition, port efficiencies are being improved through mechanization and modernization.

Apart from capacity addition, port efficiencies are being improved through mechanization and modernization.
On The same line Government is also working hard to increase the transportation through the water ways.




About CII

The confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has over 8,300 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 250 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes, Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, Livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
The CII theme for 2017-18, India Together: Inclusive. Ahead. Resposible emphasizes Industry’s role in partnering Government to accelerate India’s growth and development. The focus will be on key enablers such as job creation; skill development and training; affirmative action; women pairty; new models of development; sustainability; corporate social responsibility, governance and transparency.
With 66 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 10 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, South Africa, UK and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 344 counterpart organizations in 129 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.


  • Port Construction, Firm & Infrastructure Developers.
  • Marine Offshore Technology Providers.
  • Shipping Lines
  • Cargo Handlers
  • Freight Forwarders & Brokers.
  • Services, Engineering, IT , Insurance, Financial Institutions & consultants.
  • Cruise & Light House Tourism & Ferry Operators.
  • Electronic & Navigation Equipment Manufacturers
  • Security & Fire Fighting Equipment Manufacturer
  • Ship Builders & Ship Recyclers
  • Inland Waterways freight transporter
  • Special economic zone Developers / Investor
  • Dredger Manufacturer
  • services, Engineering, IT , Insurance, Financial Institutions & consultants.
  • Cruise & Light House Tourism & Ferry Operators.

Logistics Services Pavilion

  • 3PL and 4 PL
  • Transportation / Fleet Operators
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Warehousing & Storage
  • Shipping Lines
  • Ports & Terminals
  • LSP's
  • Express Services - Courier
  • Air Freight / Sea Freight
  • Consultancy
  • Labelling & Packaging Solutions
  • Project Cargo / Bulk Cargo / Multimodel
  • Commercial Vehicle

Storage Equipment & Systems

  • Racking Systems / Shelving Systems
  • Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS)
  • Cargo Shelves

Logistics Hardware Pavilion Material Handling Equipment

  • Forklifts / Stackers / Cranes
  • Hydraulic Jacks
  • Hoists
  • Conveyors
  • Weighing Instrument and Metering Device
  • Scissor Lifts / Platforms
  • Dock Levellers
  • Pallets
  • Robot and Handling System
  • Carousels
  • Bins & Containers

Warehouse Equipment & Systems

  • Automated Guiding Vehicles (AGV)
  • Commercial Vehicles/Tank & Trailers

Logistics Technology Pavilion

  • Enterprise IT Solutions - SCM, ERP, CRM
  • Inventory Management Systems
  • ADC & Bar code
  • E-Commerce
  • Tracking Systems
  • E-Procurement & Fulfillment E-Markets
  • Logistics Information & Telematics Automation Systems
  • Software & IT Solutions for Logistics & SCM
  • Telecommunications
  • Security Solution & Equipments
  • Communication Technology & equipment


The objective of this conclave is to bring together all stakeholders and Government representatives of this sector to a single forum, to discuss and share ideas, exchange viewpoints and knowledge about critical policies, sector analysis, financial aspects and review of technology available for the Future industry. Industry giants as a whole have moved from being just a service provider to a position where they provide end to end supply chain solutions to their customers.

This would facilitate and pave the way for developmental fundamentals of logistics & Warehousing for a sustainable future.

Focus of Discussions on:

  • Cargo Industry – “Present to Future Needs” (Automation + Technology + Standards + Design)
  • Supply Chain Management – “Global Best Practices & India Oriented Solution” ( Manpower + skilling + attrition)
  • Effects of Technology Revolution – “E-Commerce, Analytics & Data Mining”
  • Port – Led future Development – “Trends, Sustainability, Taxation & Innovation”

Takeaways from the Conclave:

  • Best practice followed by leaders
  • Utilize effective technology
  • Focused market for export & import
  • Increasing potential for Countries, Ports and  Airports for Business
  • Government industry collaboration 

Who will Attend:

  • Shippers
  • Carriers (Airlines, Shipping Lines & Transporters)
  • Forwarders
  • Customs House Agents
  • Venture Capital Firms
  • Startups
  • Airports, Ports, Warehousing and
  • Vendors

These attendees have expertise in strategic development, logistics strategy and innovation, IT, product development, business development, innovation strategy, and other facets related to Maritime, Ports, Logistics & Warehousing modernization.

Eminent Speakers:
Government, National & International from Logistics, Tax Experts, Innovators, Startups and many more…

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Get in touch


Mr. Ashwani Singh

+91 99934 46328

Mr.Vijay Verma

+91 99302 42770

Mr.Prasad Parte

+91 9920 827298


Mr. Pawan Grover

+91 93203 57624


Confederation of Indian Industry (WR)
105, Kakad Chambers, 132 Dr A B Road, Worli, Mumbai - 400018. India.

+022 2493 1790


Mr.Prasad Parte

+91 9920 827298