Why the time is right for European Shipping WeekThe main aim of European Shipping Week (ESW) is to make European policy-makers aware of the value-added that shipping brings to Europe and its citizens, according to Patrick Verhoeven, Secretary General of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA).
In an exclusive interview with media partner Hellenic Shipping News, Mr Verhoeven said the time was right to demonstrate what the shipping industry is about ‘now that we have both a new European Parliament and European Commission in office.’ Read more
Top speakers announced for ESW Flagship Conference
Work is progressing well on putting together the programme for the European Shipping Week (ESW) flagship conference with a number of major industry leaders already confirmed as speakers at the event.
Philippe Louis Dreyfus, President of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Emanuele Grimaldi, Managing Director of the Grimaldi Group were quick to confirm their involvement at the event while Dan Sten Olsen, CEO of Stena Sphere and Marku Mylly Executive Director of the European Maritime Safety Agency have also agreed to speak at this important inaugural event. Tor Egil Svensen, CEO Maritime, DNV GL and Peter De Keyser, Chief Economist at BNP Paribas Fortis, will also add a strong element to the day’s proceedings. Read more
ESW15 Latest Event
Harmonization in the International Regulation of Shipping AlliancesThis seminar will focus on the need for convergence between the European Union, US and Chinese (and other) authorities’ assessment of shipping alliances. The issue has been brought under the spotlight by the prohibition of P3 by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and the subsequent development of 2M and the other major alliances. This event will provide an ideal forum for the industry to contribute to the debate. Read more
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW), an international law firm and one of the world’s leading specialists in shipping, maritime transportation, insurance, reinsurance and trade, joins ESW15 as a Platinum Sponsor. Read more
ESW Sponsorship Opportunities
A variety of high visibility sponsorship packages are available for European Shipping Week, ranging from Platinum (which includes one of the flagship networking events) to Gold, Silver and Bronze (each designed to suit particular budgets), to Associate (for tailor-made packages) and specific itemised sponsorships for the ESW Conference. Please note that Platinum and Gold Sponsors have priority over Gala Dinner table bookings.
Or you may want to sponsor the ESW Event App, an interactive experience that connects delegates, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. Read more
ESW Magazine & Official Event Guide
European Shipping Week Magazine & Official Event Guide will be the event’s only official publication covering news, views and comments on the week. By advertising in this publication you will reach every person attending any part of European Shipping Week, including Europe’s leading shipping companies and politicians. Read more
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