Several top executives of ports, logistics sector and industries will attend the East Coast Maritime Business Summit being held at Novotel Varun Beach from Thursday.

Principal Secretary, Industry and Commerce, Government of AP, K. Pradeep Chandra will inaugurate the two-day meet. The summit is being organised by Maritime Gateway in collaboration with Visakh Container Terminal, Krishnapatnam Port and Visakhapatnam Port Trust.

Among others, Member-Secretary of National Transport Development Policy B.N. Puri, CMD of CONCOR Anil K. Gupta, in-charge Chairman of VPT and Chairman of Kolkata Port R.P.S. Kahlon, Chief Commissioner of Customs Deepa Dasgupta, CEO and Director of Essar Ports Ltd K.K. Sinha and J.M. Baxi & Co Director Dhruv Kotak will speak at the inaugural session.