ESW15 Conference – With less than two weeks to go, book your delegate places now!
This is one of the most important shipping conferences ever to take place in Europe. It is the first time theentire European shipping industry has been given such an extraordinary opportunity to meet and influence the most important European policy makers – and vice versa. Click here for the conference programme and details of the high level speakers. To book for the conference please click here
ESW Gala Dinner – Tickets now available!
The Reception & Gala Dinner will take place at one of Brussels’ most prestigious venues, Le Plaza Hotel, to celebrate ECSA’s 50th anniversary. Individual tickets and corporate tables of ten are now available but space is strictly limited. For further information and to book click here.
Three onsite port visits: Antwerp, Ghent and Zeebrugge. March 5 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Port visits to Antwerp (Maritime Skills and Competences), Ghent (Sustainable Shipping) and Zeebrugge(Innovations improving Maritime Safety). Buses will pick up EU decision makers and other interested parties and bring them to one of the three Flemish ports depending on their preferred theme. Places are limited. To book and for further information please click here.
ESW Sponsorship Opportunities – not too late to book!
There are a few sponsorship packages remaining for European Shipping Week. Find out more about by clicking here.
ESW Event App is now LIVE! Click on the image to download. All delegate information becomes available to download when you register for the conference!
ESW Magazine and 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 moreIf you are unable to attend European Shipping Week, make sure your presence is felt by advertising in the guide and supporting this important ground-breaking event.
ESW15 Conference Speaker Line-up
Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport
João Aguiar Machado, Director General DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission
Markku Mylly, Executive Director, European Maritime Safety Agency
Fotis Karamitsos, Acting Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
Paolo Tonon, Vice-President and Head of Maersk Maritime Technology
Emanuele Grimaldi, Managing Director, Grimaldi Group
Adam Goldstein, President & Chief Operating Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, President of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs
Tor Egil Svensen, CEO Maritime, DNV GL
Dan Sten Olsson, CEO, Stena Sphere
Per Hansson, Vice President Strategy Ship Power, Wärtsilä
Peter De Keyzer, Chief Economist, BNP Paribas Fortis
Jos Dings, Director, Transport & Environment
Gerd Deimel, President, German Maritime Shippers Council and Vice-President, Lanxess Deutschland
Alfred Hartmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Hartmann AG
Patrick Verhoeven, Secretary General, European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)
Thomas Rehder, President, European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)
Antonio Belmar da Costa, Regional VP Europe, European Community Association of Ship Brokers and Agents (ECASBA)
John C. Lyras, President, Paralos Maritime Corporation SA and Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
Marc Stordiau, Chairman, European Dredging Association (EuDA)
Peter Vierstraete, Chairman, European Tugowners Association (ETA)
Pia Voss, Spokesperson of ECSA, Maritime Social Dialogue Committee
Mark Dickinson, General Secretary, Nautilus International