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EUROPEAN Shipping Week 2015 – Conference and Dinner spaces released today!

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European shipping week 2015

BRUSSELS 2-6 March 2015
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!
le plazaThe 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 antwerp trans 150px                               Port of ghent 400px                        MBZ 400pxPort 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!
eswappThere 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
esw guideEuropean 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 BulcVioleta Bulc,  European Commissioner for Transport


Joao Aguiar Machado


João Aguiar  Machado,  Director General DG Mobility and Transport, European Commission


Markku MyllyMarkku 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
  • Thomas Abrahamsson,  Vice Chairman, SEKO
  • Detlef Eckert,  Director, DG EMPL
  • Tineke Netelenbos,  Vice President, Dutch Maritime Cluster
  • Nikolaos Tsakos,  CEO and a Director of Tsakos Energy Navigation and Chairman, INTERTANKO
  • Ivan Sammut,  Registrar General for Shipping, Republic of Malta
  • Esben Poulsson,  Hon Sec, Singapore Shipping Association (SSA)
  • Kaspars Ozolinš,  State Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Republic of Latvia
  • Matthias Groote,  Member of the ENVI Committee, European Parliament
  • Niels Smedegaard,  CEO, DFDS and Board Member, Interferry
  • John Richardson,  Special Advisor, FIPRA
  • Julian Bray,  Editor-in-Chief, Tradewinds
  • Geoff Meade,  Europe Editor, Press Association
  • Rose George,  journalist and author of Ninety Percent of Everything 
  • Konstantinos Adamantopoulos,  Holman Fenwick Willan
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BRUSSELS 2-6 March 2015
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Shipping Innovation Limited is an independent joint venture between Elaborate Communications Ltd and Petrospot Ltd. Registered Address: Petrospot House, Somerville Court, Trinity Way, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3SN, UK (Company No. 8033419).

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