Gujarat Maritime University is Organizing International Maritime Arbitration Competition

About Gujarat Maritime University

The Indian Maritime sector has been consistently exhibiting strong growth and is slated to be the maritime market of the future. The establishment of Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavour by the Gujarat Maritime Board to provide a fillip to this growth by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry.

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 center of excellence in maritime education, research and development, professional training and it aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of maritime industry both in India and across the globe. The aspiration is to serve the global maritime community by producing educated and well trained professionals in the maritime domain.

In the first phase, the University plans to offer programs catering to the commercial aspects of Maritime value chain like maritime law, shipping finance and economics, maritime management, logistics, ship broking, ship finance, chartering, ship management just to name a few. The first phase will also have short term Executive Development Programs and Management Development Programs. The second phase will focus on the technical aspects.

About the Event

In Academic Session 2020-21, GIMAC Committee of School of Maritime Law, Policy and Administration, Gujarat Maritime University is holding its annual flagship event, GMU-CIArb (India) International Maritime Arbitration Competition (GIMAC) from April 9, 2021, to April 11,2021. The event is expected to have participation from about 50 Law Schools and Universities across India & abroad.  More details about GIMAC is available at –

GMU-CIArb (India) International Maritime Arbitration Competition is aimed at nurturing and creating opportunities for the development of the skills of Arbitration in Maritime Law.

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The Prize money for the winners of GIMAC 2021 are as follows:

Winning Team: Rs One Lakh
Runners up: Rs Fifty Thousand
Best Speaker: Rs Twenty Thousand
Best Researcher: Rs Twenty Thousand
Best Memorial: Rs Twenty Thousand

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