March 3-5, 2016

- Venue -
Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai, India

SMP World Expo 2016 will be an ideal platform for the members of the shipping, maritime, ports and trade fraternity for interacting with a cross section of users and service providers across the Globe. The Exhibition will allow participating companies to showcase their products and services to both domestic and global users in the industry, while the Conference will see an active participation from eminent people from Indian Navy and Shipping Industry who will discuss and debate on all-inclusive issues affecting the shipping and marine sector in the country.


SMP World Expo 2016 will be an ideal platform for the members of the shipping, maritime, ports and trade fraternity for interacting with a cross section of users and service providers across the Globe. The Exhibition will allow participating companies to showcase their products and services to both domestic and global users in the industry, while the Conference will see an active participation from eminent people from Indian Navy and Shipping Industry who will discuss and debate on all-inclusive issues affecting the shipping and marine sector in the country.

DELIBERATIONS BY GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED SPEAKERS: Deliberations on topical issues by renowned international experts on latest global trends, innovative technologies, insights into successful project executions , case studies and success stories and topics of relevance will be highlight of international conferences.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS: Formal dialogues between the representatives from the industry and the Government, global representatives, influencers & planners and technology & allied services providers in quest of probable solutions to address the issues to excel the growth of Shipping, Marine & Ports sector.

Key Areas of Development:

  • Indian shipping would aspire to reach a level of 130 million GT by 2020
  • Development of two hub ports on each of the West and the East coasts – Mumbai (JNPT), Kochi, Chennai and Visakhapatnam
  • Heavy mechanisation of cargo handling equipment at all ports
  • To achieve a global shipbuilding market share of 5 percent by 2020
  • Development of IWT infrastructure
  • Development of storage areas near ports
  • Better port connectivity through road and rail ways
  • New Coastal Shipping Policy