As a run up to Bengal Global Business Summit 2017, a Seminar on Opportunities in Maritime Sector in West Bengal was organized by the Govt. of West Bengal in partnership with FICCI on August 26, 2016.
The objective of the Seminar was to showcase the investment opportunities in West Bengal Maritime Sector amongst prospective investors, market the specific projects for investments and bring together multiple stake holders on the same forum.
The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon'ble Minister- in-Charge, Departments of Finance, Excise, Commerce & Industries, Public Enterprises, Industrial Reconstruction, Govt. of West Bengal.
The Seminar was attended by Port/Terminal Operators, Ship Building, Barge Manufacturers, Jetty builders, Dredging, Shipping/ Warehouse providers, Logistics/Supply Chain Companies, Industry – Engineering/ Manufacturing/ Infrastructure, Banks & Financial Institutions, Marine Consultants - Legal & Advisory, Chambers & Associations, Consulates, Government & PSUs and others including Skills training providers in Maritime Sector.