About LISW

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Shipping Innovation Limited is an independent joint venture company that brings together two of the most creative, energetic and well-connected media companies in the maritime, transport and energy industries: Elaborate Communications Ltd. and Petrospot Ltd.

‘A multi-faceted Public Relations, Publishing, Marketing and Advertising Agency specialising in the promotion of companies and organisations in the international maritime sector.’

Providing bespoke PR and Marketing services targeted to meet individual clients’ needs, Elaborate’s team of skilled communicators excels at harmonising publicity opportunities with management strategies designed for maximising profit margins.

Elaborate’s publishing division produces two influential maritime magazines: Ship Management International, the main publication for ship owners and ship managers and The Ship Supplier the leading publication for the ship supply sector.

A dynamic independent publishing, training and events organisation focusing on the maritime, energy and transportation industries Petrospot organises major international events, including London International Shipping Week, European Shipping Week, Maritime Week Americas, Maritime Week Africa, Maritime Week Gibraltar, Portugal Shipping Week, ARACON, the Middle East Bunkering Convention and the Ship.Energy Summit. It also organises extensive training, including the globally-recognised Oxford Bunker Course and BunkerExperience.

It also publishes authoritative books on marine fuels, marine surveying and maritime law www.petrospot.com/books.

Petrospot publishes Bunkerspot, the world’s foremost source of information on the technical, operational, commercial, legal and environmental aspects of bunkering, and ship.energy, the go-to information hub for news, longer reads, interviews, podcasts and expert comment on new fuels, technologies and vessel efficiency. 


LISW21 is the ‘must attend’ event of 2021, offering over 150 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, ship owners, ship managers, bunker suppliers, lawyers, ship brokers, bankers, insurers, insurance brokers, commodity traders and brokers, ship suppliers, port operators, shipping service providers and many more.

The LISW21 Headline Conference and Gala Dinner attract the very highest-level government and shipping industry leaders from the UK and around the world and will crown what promises to be another amazing week.

LISW21 is organised by Shipping Innovation together with the Department for Transport, British Ports Association, Baltic Exchange, Maritime London, Maritime UK, The Society of Maritime Industries, UK Chamber of Shipping and UK Major Ports Group. LISW was created and is produced by Shipping Innovation – a joint venture between Elaborate Communications and Petrospot.

The maritime world comes to LISW to do business!


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