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London International Shipping Week – News Update

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LISW LOGO dueeThe ‘must attend’ event of 2015, offering well over 100 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry.


With less than a month to go to London International Shipping Week 2015, interest is soaring among the members of the fourth estate with maritime and non-maritime journalists furiously planning which events to attend.Meetings have already been held with the official media partners to ensure the events are being covered and a list of all visiting journalists is being compiled to ensure that event organisers have access to the writers.Sean Moloney, Director of Shipping Innovation and Chairman of the LISW PR and Marketing sub-committee, welcomed the enthusiastic involvement of the press, claiming that their efforts were crucial in getting the right message out about what is a must-attend global event. He said: “Our media partners and the visiting press are an essential component of the week and we look forward to working with them to spread the strong word about LISW15 internationally.”


Programme Propelling World Trade: LISW Conference 2015
Thursday 10 September:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Have you booked your delegate place yet? Here’s why you should: The strongest international speaker line-upever in a global shipping conference. Moderated by BBC Newsnight and News Channel Presenter, Emily Maitlis, the speakers include:

  • Robert Goodwill MP, Minister for Shipping & Ports
  • Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, Republic of Singapore
  • Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Paul “Chip” Jaenichen, Administrator, United States Maritime Administration (MARAD)
  • Fotis Karamitsos, Acting Director General, DG Move, European Commission for Transport
  • The Rt Honourable The Lord Mayor of the City of London,  Alderman Alan Yarrow
  • Jeremy Penn, Chairman, LISW15 Steering Group, Chief Executive, The Baltic Exchange
  • Dr Andrew Sentance CBE, Senior Economic Adviser, PwC, Chair of TheCityUK’s Independent Economists Group (IEG)
  • Sabrina Chao, Chairman, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Limited, Deputy Chairman, Hong Kong Shipowners Association
  • Jari Kauppila PhD,  Senior Economist, International Transport Forum (ITF), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Paddy Rodgers, CEO, Euronav n.v.
  • Professor Ajit Shenoi, Director, Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute, University of Southampton
  • Tom Boardley, Marine Director, Lloyd’s Register, President, UK Chamber of Shipping
  • Dr Grahaeme Henderson, Vice President Shipping & Maritime, Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited

The LISW Conference offers the highest-level networking available, packed with owners, managers, charterers, lawyers, class, national, international and regional regulators, insurers and other thought leaders, including 200 of the shipping industry’s global VIPs, specially chosen and invited by the LISW15 Steering Group.

Venue: The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, Mayfair, London. 9.00-5:00 pm,  Thursday 10 September.

To register for the LISW Conference please click here.

LISW15 Gala Dinner – Book your table today!
 LISW Gala The LISW15 Gala Dinner will be held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on Thursday 10 September. Due to high demand only a few Gala Dinner tables remain.  To secure your table or individual place, please book today.To book your Gala Dinner table, please click here.
LISW15 – Secure your place!
 ISSS final 500pxDGS-Group 500pxDiamond Sponsor The second International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS) will be a key component of this year’s London International Shipping Week. Its highly-focused programme will feature key presentations by the top decision makers in global ship owning and ship management, who will tackle the major issues facing the sector today. The programme has been put together by senior officers from InterManager, alongside leading owners and managers, and like the first ISSS in Singapore last year, promises to be another sell out success.  For further information and to register please click here.
lngshipping An Introduction to LNG Bunkering 7 September Baltic ExchangeThis one-day seminar/training course is designed to bring delegates up to speed with the technical, operational, practical and safety-related aspects of using LNG as a source of fuel for ships. It will also cover the commercial issues, including pricing scenarios.   For further information and to register please clickhere.  An Introduction to Shipping 9 September Baltic Exchange
This one-day course explains the essentials of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the maritime sector as well as non-specialists, such as maritime lawyers and insurers, who require a broad introductory knowledge of shipping to do their jobs effectively. For further information and to register please click here.  
LISW15 Highlighted Events.  Click here to view all the LISW Events 
citibank 500px Citi and LISW Discussion & Reception. Click here for more information.
IHS globe IHS Maritime & Trade Forum: Oil price and freight rate volatility, who are the potential winners and losers? Click here for more informatio
tm green Nigeria – Post Election – Implications on maritime security and of the trading ban on tankers.  Click here for more information.  
VIMC Logo CMYK International Launch of the Vancouver International Maritime Centre.  Click here for more information.  


Interested in running your own shipping-related event at LISW15?  If so, please contact the events team at events@shippinginnovation.com or call +44 1295 814455
LISW15 Latest Sponsors
 tm green Tatham Macinnes joins LISW15 as a Bronze Sponsor.
PVI Protection Vessels International joins LISW15 as a Bronze Sponsor.
 Please click here for information on all LISW15 sponsors.
#LISW15 Twitter Hashtag
 twitter As part of the social media acivity we have introduced the twitter hashtag:  #LISW15 to be used when tweeting about this event.A hashtag is simply a way for people to search for tweets that have a common trend or topic. They allow you to create communities of people interested in the same topic by making it easier to find and share info related to it. We encourage all participants involved with LISW15 to use the twitter hashtag when tweeting about LISW15.
LISW15 App is LIVE!  Download now
 App Download the LISW15 event app today and keep up to date on all the event news. All registered attendees are listed on the App.  In order to access this list you must be a registered attendee.Please click on any of the icons to download the LISW15 App.Sponsored byworld fuel 150pxapp storegoogle store


LISW15 Sponsorship Opportunities
 sponsorship opportunities Sponsorship of LISW propels your company to the forefront of the world’s shipping industry and, depending on the level of sponsorship, affords unique access to government and industry leaders.A variety of tailored sponsorship packages are still available for companies wishing to take advantage of this momentous event.Click here to see the sponsorship opportunities.


LISW15 Event Accommodation
 Grange Hotels logo-300dpi-for print LISW has selected several Grange Hotels as the recommended accommodation for the week.  Special rates have been negotiated for LISW delegates, subject to availability.  Click here for further details.


LISW15 Facts & Figures
*Only 25 days to go before the start of LISW15
*75 events already confirmed  (over 100 events are expected)
*51 signed up sponsors so far
*66 supporting organisations to date
*2, 218 followers on Twitter and growing!
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