India Tanker Shipping & Trade Summit 2019

“Emerging Opportunities in India's Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade”

1st February 2019 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E) Mumbai.

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The 5th India Tanker Shipping & Trade Summit, the most awaited conference in India, is back. This one-day conference has become a common platform for all the stakeholders, be it a refinery, oil marketing companies, ship-owners, oil terminals, law firms, P&I Clubs or ship suppliers to discuss the topics of common interests. The first four editions of the conference, held in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 were attended by several stalwarts of the industry from various shipping and maritime hubs of the world.

Introduction & Objective:

Introduction & Objective:

Stalwarts of the industry will discuss the current and future trends of the Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade. Join the stalwarts and industry colleagues in the discussions to explore “Emerging Opportunities in India's Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade”

India’s Current Refining capacity is estimated to be more than 215 MMTPA. More than 400 Very Large Crude Carriers terminate voyages on the Indian Coast every year. In spite of this booming trade Indian ship owning sector has not grown to its true potential.

Chemical Industry is central to any developing world economy. Developed economies have greater per capita usage of chemicals over the developing economies.  Enhanced requirement of IMO2/3 Chemical tankers for both import and export of specialized products- Expect about 10 pct. growth over next 5 years. What opportunities will be created in terms of trade & employment?  

According to a TechSci Research report, India’s LNG demand is anticipated to increase from 64 mmscmd in 2015 to 306.54 mmscmd by 2025. What are the opportunities in India’s Seaborne LNG Transportation? What is the impact of latest regulatory measures on Seaborne Oil and Chemical trade?

With the above perspective in view and to explore if we are geared to grab the opportunities, The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce a one-day conference on 1st Feb 2019, Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai.


The Conference discussions are extremely useful to Oil Refineries, Oil marketing companies, Port &Terminals, Bulk Liquid Storage, Companies engaged in industrial chemicals, bulk and fertilisers Ship owners, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Marine Surveyour & Inspections, Operators, Charterers, Cargo Interests, Port Operators, Ship & Cargo Brokers, Ship Agents, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Barge Operators, Financial Institutions, Insurance and Law Firms, Private Maritime Security Companies, Media, National and Regional Authorities.

Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai

1st February 2019




Session 1   Time


Shri. Pradeep Rawat


National Shipping Board, Govt. of India

Shri. Neeraj Bansal, I.R.S.


Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Mr. Vijay Handa

Sr. Vice President

Reliance Industries Ltd.

Mr. Sudesh Kamath

Managing Director

Odfjell India

Mr. Dhiraj Pahuja


Shapoorji Pallonji Forbes Shipping Ltd.

Mr. Vishavdeep Gautam


WOMAR Logistics Pte Ltd.
“Chemical Tankers - Trends & Outlook”:

Mr. Mehul Bhatt

Managing Director

Maersk Tankers India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Ashish Niranjan

Head-Shipping & Operations,

Nayara Energy

Mr. Kartik Santhanam

EVP, Corporate Sourcing

Deepak Fertilizers & Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd.
“An Overview of Industrial Chemicals, Bulk & Fertilisers

Mr. Ravi Mehrotra

D.G.M. (International Trade)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Indian Tanker Market : Charterers Perspective

Mr. Rajiv Kumar

D.G.M. – Chartering,

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Opportunities in India Tanker Business

Mr. Ashwin Shanker

Advocate & Arbitrator

The Chambers of George A. Rebello
“Shipowners’ Risks in Delivering Cargo Against Letter of Indemnity Without Original Bills of Lading”

Mr. Pradeep Rajan

Senior Managing Editor

Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight, S & P Global Platts
"Global Trends In Tanker Trade & Impack of IMO 2020"

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1st February 2019 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E) Mumbai.

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