CEMS forges strategic partnerships at Global Maritime India Summit 2023 to boost skill development and innovation


The Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding (CEMS), a dynamic skill development knowledge centre established by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways under the Sagarmala initiative and promoted by the Indian Register of Shipping, made a significant impact at the Global Maritime India Summit (GMIS) 2023.

The event provided CEMS with an opportunity to actively engage with industry professionals, garnering substantial interest and invaluable feedback regarding customized training solutions. In addition, CEMS received invitations from industry leaders to participate in skill development initiatives.

GMIS 2023 provided CEMS with the unique opportunity to establish strategic alliances by signing Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the following partners:
• Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Mumbai, aiming to facilitate innovation and knowledge sharing in the field of skill development;
• CYIENT, a global engineering and technology solutions company, leveraging combined expertise to drive innovation within the industrial sector;
• Seatech Solutions International Pte, formalised an existing collaboration with a focus on advancing solutions in the maritime and shipping industries; and
• Logistics Sector Skill Council, where CEMS’ contribution will focus on fostering skill development, training, and upskilling within the logistics industry, ultimately leading to a more efficient and skilled workforce.
The strategic partnerships emphasize CEMS’ commitment to fostering innovation and driving positive change across a wide range of sectors through skill development. Through these collaborative agreements, CEMS aims to harness the strengths and expertise of its partners to boost industrial growth, drive technological advancements, and advance workforce development.

This event provided an excellent opportunity for thought leaders, industry experts, and innovators to converge and shape the future of manufacturing and industrialization. Through its active participation in GMIS 2023 and the signing of these MOUs, CEMS demonstrates its commitment to pioneering innovative and sustainable practices within industrial landscapes with the support of Indian Register of Shipping & Sagarmala.