LISW19 Sponsors


Taking place across London, and featuring a number of regional events, LISW highlights London’s key role on the international maritime stage, and the strength and breadth of the UK’s maritime offering.

Our industry partnerships with the UK Government, led by the Department for Transport, ensure substantial ministerial and official involvement throughout the week. Among the sectors represented will be charterers, shipowners, ship managers, shipbrokers, lawyers, regulators, bankers, ship and bunker suppliers, commodity traders, port authorities and operators, insurers, maritime service providers, ship builders, engineering and technology companies.



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Sponsorship of LISW19 will propel your company to the forefront of the world’s shipping industry and, depending on the level of sponsorship you choose, can also afford unique access to government and industry leaders.


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A comprehensive week of events which include a range of seminars, conferences, meetings and networking weeks. London International Shipping Week will culminate in an official LISW Conference and Gala Dinner to be held on Thursday 12 September 2019.


London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial To book your ticket to the #LISW19 Flagship Conference on Thursday 12th September, please call +441296 682108 / +44… 10 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial RT @WISTAInt: We are proud to co-host a panel discussing “Diversity and Digitalisation in the #shipping industry” with @InmarsatGlobal duri… 10 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial @InmarsatGlobal ANNOUNCES DIGITAL AND CREW WELFARE EVENTS AT #LISW19 Click below for details: 14 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial RT @robbanassafina: Inmarsat announces digital and crew welfare events at London International Shipping Week @LISWO 14 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial We are absolutely delighted to have you on board as our Diamond sponsor @InmarsatGlobal and are very much looking f… 15 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial RT @Maritime_London: More evidence showing this is the best place in the world to do business! 15 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial RT @TheCityUK: New research finds London is a top destination for multinational headquarters, attracting more HQ investment than Singapore,… 15 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial RT @Maritime_London: This year @LISWOfficial will be better than ever - we have great speakers lined up for the conference, delegations fro… 15 hours ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial Great! Not long to go now @pkcarnie until #LISW19 1 day ago
London International Shipping Week 2019 @LISWOfficial We hope everyone has a copy of our #LISW19 media partner ⁦@IHS4SafetyAtSea⁩’s latest issue. It is a great read :) 2 days ago


Our new LISW app is free-to-use and available on Android and iOS platforms. A few of the key features include:
Plan your day during the week
Easy registration process
Full details of all events
User networking - in-app messaging


London International Shipping Week has been hailed a resounding success by thousands of global shipping industry leaders across all sectors of the global shipping industry.

  • Michael ParkerMichael ParkerGlobal Industry Head, Shipping & Logistics, Citigroup

    “As we look forward with anticipation to the 4th London International Shipping Week in September, London and the rest of the UK’s maritime business in all the different sectors will engage with the global maritime community and key leaders in the consumer and industrial world who will join us to discuss the vital issues of the day. The changes that maritime regulations and developments in the global economy and the supply chains of world trade will have on everyone involved makes participation in the events of LISW 2019 essential for those who need to know and want to know how their business will be impacted.”

  • Tom BoardleyTom BoardleySecretary General (Europe), Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

    “As we look forward to the next LISW in September this year, it is a great opportunity to remind the world, and the many stakeholders and supporters of the maritime industry in the UK, how important the sector is to the UK’s global profile. The enhanced profile that the IMO is taking in environmental sustainability, from its HQ in London, is just one indication of how the UK will continue play host to key global discussions this year, and beyond, that will dictate the industry’s future.”

  • Harry TheochariHarry TheochariChair, Maritime UK | Partner – Global Head of Transport, Norton Rose Fulbright

    “At a time when global shipping businesses are facing so many challenges it is particularly exciting to be a part of, and to be working with, the maritime industries of the UK. There is a clear understanding in the UK of the issues we face but there is also a real sense of belief and confidence in our maritime industries which is shared by Government. MUK and I are very much looking forward to welcoming all our friends, colleagues and business partners from around the world to LISW in September not only to share the issues and concerns we all have for the future, but to discuss, debate and hopefully develop possible answers and remedies to these vexing matters. The desire to facilitate innovative thinking on a global basis has been at the heart of LISW since its inception and that is the reason it has, in such a short space of time, become one of the most important maritime events in the world. There is certainly a need, right now, for us all to see how we can best take our industry forward into a century that will necessitate tremendous change.”

  • Clemence ChengClemence ChengCEO / Managing Director – Europe Division, Hutchison Ports UK / Hutchison Ports Group

    “London, the World Capital City, has always been at the forefront of shipping industry developments. LISW19 will further demonstrate how London remains a global shipping centre and a driver for World trade.”