Whether you are ecstatic by emissions; bamboozled by bunkers; marvelled by all matters maritime or indeed levitated by shipping law then London International Shipping Week (LISW) will have something for you. With 39 events already confirmed for the week and another 20 or so being organised, LISW has all the signs of exceeding all expectations when it comes to attendance and the diversity of shipping sectors visiting the capital.
Ship owners, ship managers, ship agents, ship brokers, insurance brokers, lawyers, arbitrators, bunker brokers, ship suppliers, bankers, charterers and many many more besides have already booked their place to attend the week-long extravaganza.
And the high profile LISW Conference and Gala Dinner will keep the 375 conference delegates and 600 Gala Dinner guests captivated as global shipping industry and political leaders outline their thoughts on shipping’s lot and London’s role in shaping its future.
So here is London International Shipping Week in numbers
39 (events already confirmed for LISW)
60 (anticipated final number of events that will take place)
600 (minimum number of Gala Dinner guests)
375 (number of conference attendees)
>50 (number of nationalities expected to attend LISW)
20 (number of major sponsors of LISW)
6 (number of British Government departments supporting LISW)
77 (number of international organisations supporting LISW)
4 (number of maritime charities which will benefit from LISW)
10 (number of media partners reporting on LISW)
219.5 (number of hours of events on the main LISW Calendar of Events)