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London International Shipping Week 2017 Update 30 March

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LISW17 Supporting Organisations and Sponsors meet in London to discuss plans for the event

Over 50 London International Shipping Week (LISW) sponsors and supporting organisations attended a briefing and lunch held at the Baltic Exchange yesterday to hear latest developments about the week from LISW’s Steering Group Chairman Jeremy Penn and Communications Working Group Chairman Sean Moloney.

Mr Penn said: “This September’s event looks set to be the biggest yet with more industry events attracting global maritime leaders to London. The purpose of LISW is not just to extol the UK’s position as a world maritime hub, but also to build relationships. The support of sponsors and supporting organisations is a real credit to the event.”

Speaking of the impact LISW is having globally, Mr Moloney added: “Shipping’s voice really comes alive during LISW. The number and calibre of events being held this year truly reflects the world’s opinion of the UK and LISW.  By working with sponsors and supporting organisations we can deliver another successful and top level LISW.”

As new sponsors and supporting organisations continue to come onboard, the message is clear:
London is open for global maritime business.

London International Shipping Week is one of the most important and influential shipping industry events anywhere in the world. With over 160 separate top-level events expected, including the world-class LISW17 Conference and Gala Dinner, you cannot afford to miss it. Your next moves:

•    Block out your diary for the whole week of 11-15 September 2017
•    Book your place on the LISW17 Conference
•    Reserve a table or individual seat at the LISW17 Gala Reception and Dinner
•    Download the LISW17 App to see the rapidly-growing events and networking diary
•    Use the real-time  LISW17 App to see who else is registered, to arrange your own meetings and to register for key events

‘There is a growing appreciation that the shipping industry is vitally important to support everyday life and trade around the globe.
London International Shipping Week is a superb showcase for our sector.’

Helen Deeble CBE
Chief Executive Officer, P&O Ferries Division

‘A great opportunity to remind the world’s shipowners and charterers that UK-based maritime businesses offer an unparalleled range of professional support services’
Jeremy Penn
The Baltic Exchange
Chairman, LISW17 Steering Group

‘LISW has, in very short order, joined the must-attend elite gatherings for the global shipping and marine industries. It not only showcases the market-leading maritime capability of the UK, but has also become a catalyst for the debate of thought-provoking issues and, indeed, thought-leadership on many challenging matters currently facing our industry.’
Harry Theochari
Global Head of Transport, Norton Rose Fulbright

The sharply-focused LISW17 Conference, taking place at The Grosvenor House Hotel, entitled Tomorrow’s Maritime World, will feature world-class speakers. It is the place to hear where the maritime world is heading from industry thought leaders. The programme will also present keynote addresses from other key sectors, outlining strategic direction, lessons learned and results achieved against the backdrop of continually evolving digital technology.

Latest LISW17 Events

To view further details including programme information, target audience and registration options, please visit the links from the LISW17 Events Calendar.

LISW app


To keep up to date, in real-time, on the LISW17 schedule of events, event news and to be able to interact with attendees before and during the event, please download the LISW17 event app. Simply click on the link in your mobile application and follow the download instructions as follows:

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