Waibhav Kale, Agwe’s South East Asia head, in attendance at this years Global Maritime India Summit
The Maritime India Summit 2023 got underway on 17th Oct with a virtual inauguration by Mr Narendra Modi, honourable PM of India. He emphasized on the need to ensure secure and peaceful navigable sea routes for shared prosperity. He also highlighted India's contribution and responsibility in doing so, given the fact that 90% of the world's trade takes place through the oceans.
Spread over three days from the 17th – 19th Oct, the Summit included several discussions and roundtables with stakeholders from the entire maritime ecosystem, including a session on Maritime Safety and Security. The discussion was moderated by Vice Admiral Ashok Kumar (Retd), the first National Maritime Security Advisor. The discussion focused on the need for collaboration & cooperation to ensure Free, Secure and Safe, Sea Lines of Communication, from the Atlantic in the West to the Pacific in the East.
There was also an exhibition, organized alongside the summit which provided a platform to actors from within the maritime industry to connect and explore business opportunities.
Agwe was represented by its very own SE Asia head, Waibhav Kale as a Delegate for the Summit