International Summit on Port & Maritime Logistics is a one Day Conference followed with IMC -Golden Helm Awards 2021.The event creates an unrivalled platform for the Port & Logistics Professionals to discuss, develop and plan strategies for the upliftment of the sectors on a global scale.

The event will bring together top level speakers and decision makers under one roof making it one of the most efficient platform to collaborate and exchange information on various aspects from new trends in the global trade,logistics, Inovation,sustainability & development of ports on adapting new technologies, create investments, market trends ,emerging Markets & future prospects.

The Event


  • Digitalization of Ports operations in today’s Digital age.
  • Outlook on Port sustainability strategy in the coming years
  • Investment Scenario and Opportunities for Ports & Logistics Sector
  • Development of Port & Future Outlook
  • Port Connectivity and Role of Road & Rail Infrastructure on Ports and Logistics
  • Cybersecurity in Shipping and Ports
  • Strategic solutions for improving efficiency of “End-to-End Logistics” in UAE
  • Modern Policies & Regulations Affecting the Port Industry
  • The Benefits of Port Digitalization for Maritime Pilotage and Marine Services
  • Digital Transformation in Shipping
  • Overcoming & Tackling the Major Environmental Concerns for the Port Industry
  • The Environmental Development of Technology & Innovation in the Port Industry
  • Analyzing the ways Ports are Adapting to Combat Severe Weather Conditions and Preparing for the effects of Climate Change
  • How Ports are Adapting to the Current Environmental Regulations & Policies placed in the Port Industry
  • Emerging port technologies: port digitalization & innovation
  • End-to-end data integration & standardization
  • Main speed-bumps on the road towards digitalization of seaports
  • Structuring valuable port PPPs for strategic business growth
  • The role of port authority in facilitating trades and moving towards sustainable development goals
  • Industry 4.0 and its impact on supply chain management
  • Regional Ports and Terminals cooperation: Implementation of training and development to improve opportunities and increase competitiveness
  • The importance of green ports in balancing environmental challenges with economic demands
  • Accelerating Digitalization: AI in Supply Chain
  • Maritime logistics planning and optimization
  • Future of Green Shipping in Ports
  • The Maritime Transport Sector: Present and Future with Current Challenges.
  • Steps to Ensure Ship owners/Ship Operator requirements
  • Logistics Infrastructure, Legislation & Policies for the Logistics and Transport Sector.
  • Attracting the Investors ,Business Enthusiasts ,and Regional Banking by Introducing New concepts of developments ,Investment Plan etc..
  • Port Readiness and Implementation of International Maritime Conventions.
  • Demonstration of Best Practices, Knowledge & Expertise in IT and Cyber Security of Port Operations
  • Human Resources Competencies Development in Shipping, Logistics and Offshore Industries.

IMC Golden Helm Excellence Awards 2021

Most Efficient Port- Management
Best Maritime Logistic Company
Best Maritime Organization
Most Efficient Port- Sustainable operation
Best Corporate Social Responsible organization
Best Marine Insurance Firm
Best Media- Port & Logistics
Best Shipping Line
Excellence in Logistic Management – Individual
Excellence in Port Management-Individual
CEO of the Year- Maritime Logistic Operations
CEO of the Year- Port Management
Women Professional – Maritime Logistics
LTA- Entrepreneur
LTA – Professional Excellence

Rules & Regulations

  • Nomination entries are free of charge
  • All entries will be acknowledged. If no acknowledgment is received within seven days of submission, please reach out to us via mail.
  • Entrants will also be notified by email, if they are shortlisted.
  • The judges shall have sole and absolute discretion in determining whether or not an application meets the requirements of or is in accordance with these rules and regulations.
  • The Judging Panel reserves all rights to exclude any nomination that is improperly submitted or arrives after the deadline. Thereafter, all decisions on the eligibility of candidates will be made by the judging panel.
  • The dress code for the Award Night is Formals/National Dress.
  • The entry for the Award Evening will be strictly on Invitation basis.

Who Should Attend

  • Ship Management and Operation.
  • Ship Agents & Brokers.
  • Classification Societies.
  • Marine Insurance.
  • Shipyard, Drydocks, and Slipways.
  • Banking, Financial Services Firms.
  • Spare Parts Suppliers.
  • Bunkering & Lubricants.
  • Law and Legal firms..
  • Supporting industries
  • Government agencies & Maritime Administrations.
  • Ships-Owners, Shipping Lines..
  • Freight Forwarders, & Logistic Companies..
  • Inspection and HSE firms..
  • Shipchandlers, Offshore & Marine Services.
  • Maritime, Shipping, Logistics, & Offshore Educational & Training Institutes.
  • Lifting Equipment, Cranes and Machineries for Ships, Ports & Offshore.
  • Ports and Containers Terminals operators/Managers
  • Chambers of Commerce, Economic and Industrial sectors.

Media Partners

Supporting Partners