In Association with


Global Maritime Summit will celebrate Maritime Excellence Achievers to recognize the industry best practices demonstrating leadership & innovation in the transformation of the Indian Maritime Industry.

Application categories for Maritime Excellence Achievers

Category Sub-Category
Company Level Port Operational Excellence
Terminal Operational Excellence
Ship building & repair – Promoting “Atmanirbhar Bharat”
Cruise services – promoting water-based tourism
Ferry services – promoting urban/ water-based transportation
Shipping - Promoting Multimodality
Maritime Service Providers
Project level Inland waterway terminal – Promoting modal shift
Lighthouse – Promoting Tourism
Cross category Maritime Innovation & Start-ups
Maritime Research, training and skill development
Global category* Maritime Excellence in Global ESG initiatives

* Firm can be in any country but have footprints in India; The Indian registered firm can showcase achievement of own or any of their global group entities

What’s in it for Achievers?

  • Marketing and publicity through press releases, interviews, social media campaigns and featuring them on MoPSW website & Indian Mission websites
  • Recognizing best practices by making them an integral part of discussions in various maritime Centre of Excellences/ Working Groups, thus seeking their valuable insights
  • Provide forum to showcase their innovative solutions to various ministries/ PSUs/ Port Authorities etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The entity applying for the award shall be a company registered in India under the Companies Act 1956, or a partnership firm registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act of 2008
  • The entity must submit their certificate of incorporation or partnership deed
  • The entity must have all applicable trade or trade-specific registrations (example: CE, GST Registration, etc.). There should not have been any defaults in the last three years (FY 2019-20, 20-21, 21-22) by the entity or any of its promoters or any of their group entities. The entity may be asked to submit the related documents
  • For the Start-ups, it should be a DPIIT recognized startup
  • For the MSMEs, it should be a recognized MSME entity
  • For the entities applying under “Maritime Excellence in Global ESG initiatives” category, the entity must have a global presence including India