Gujarat Maritime Cluster represents a total maritime business ecosystem that offers a way for shipping businesses to operate anywhere in the world, from one world-class location. A one-stop solution for the maritime fraternity, GMC enables synergetic collaboration among the maritime / shipping industry players, logistics service providers and relevant government regulatory agencies in GIFT City, to open up power possibilities in maritime sector.
AS THE WORLD FOCUSSES ON A NEW ERA OF TRADE ACROSS THE SEAS, ONE DESTINATION IS EMERGING AS THE BEACON OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME TRADE. THE GUJARAT MARITIME CLUSTER IS A MODERN FOCAL POINT FOR THE GLOBAL MARITIME INDUSTRY.
One finds out that India is new to the concept of clusters when maritime industry is the topic of discussion. The last time when cluster development was talked about in the country was when Gujarat Maritime Board had successfully implemented the cluster based approach for development of shipbuilding yards in 2007.
To integrate the soft as well as the hard infrastructure in the maritime industry under one umbrella, we are seriously contemplating development of a Maritime Cluster in India.
We aim to capitalize on Gujarat’s 1600 km long coastline by setting up a Maritime Cluster - an ecosystem that’ll cover services providers and other stakeholders - as a one-stop solution for the entire maritime fraternity.
Gujarat Maritime Cluster is committed to driving innovation and growth within the Maritime Industry for implementing the vision of our hon’ble Prime Minister under the guidance of the hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat to make Gujarat a vibrant and successful international hub for maritime services.
I am confident that through collaboration and co-operation of all domestic and international stakeholders in the maritime industry, we will continue to make great strides in advancing the maritime sector and positioning our cluster as a global leader in the industry, under the guidance of the hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat.
As the CEO of this company, I am proud to implement the vision of our Hon'ble Prime Minister under the guidance of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat to setup the world's most vibrant, efficient and successful Maritime Cluster, and play a crucial role in India's economic growth under the guidance of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat through the development and expansion of our maritime of industries through synergetic collaboration, and serve as a hub for research and development, fostering collaboration and knowledge- sharing among industry players. As our Prime Minister stated, 'it is a new organisation paving the way for New India'. We believe that our success is built on the satisfaction of our members and we strive to exceed their expectations. We look forward to facilitating you.
Economic Powerhouse of India
As India’s most progressive and fastest growing states, Gujarat is shaping India’s tomorrow. With all the right fundamentals - strong entrepreneurship, excellent infrastructure, stable governance, business-friendly policies and habit to think ahead of times, Gujarat is underlining its commitment to ensuring ease of conducting business.
Gujarat Maritime Cluster shall include individuals/companies, government regulatory agencies, associations representing the various ports / maritime, shipping and logistics fields of business as well as various other supporting actors.
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Gujarat is a pioneering, futuristic and entrepreneurial state of India. In particular, Gujarat's maritime sector is considered to be the most proactive and well developed sectors of India. Gujarat Maritime Board was created in 1982 under the Gujarat Maritime Board Act, 1981 to manage, control and administer the minor ports of Gujarat. GMB presently manages the 48 non major ports of the State.
Gujarat Maritime University has been established under the Gujarat Private Universities Act, 2009. The prime objective of Gujarat Maritime University is to be a global centre of excellence in maritime education, research and development, professional training.
Ranking first amongst the world’s top 15 global financial centres, GIFT City, Gujarat will play a significant role in unleashing and augmenting the international financial services potential of our country.
As the dynamic nature of business in the IFSCs requires a high degree of inter-regulatory coordination within the financial sector, the IFSCA has been established as a unified regulator with a holistic vision in order to promote ease of doing business in IFSC and provide world-class regulatory environment.
Madhvendra Singh appointed as the first CEO of Gujarat Maritime Cluster
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