Gibraltar maritime sector announced as Sponsors of LISW23 Headline Conference Cocktail Reception

LONDON: NOVEMBER 30, 2022: In recognition of the close and historic maritime ties between Gibraltar and the United Kingdom, HM Government of Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Maritime Administration, and the Port Authority of Gibraltar will represent the many companies, private organisations and public entities that make up the thriving maritime sector in Gibraltar in sponsoring of the LISW23 Headline Conference Evening Reception at the London headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

The reception, to be held on the evening of Wednesday 13 September, will be the second time running that Gibraltar will have sponsored the event at the IMO.

Welcoming news of Gibraltar’s involvement, Shipping Innovation, owner and event manager of London International Shipping Week, said the post-conference reception will be one of the highlights of LISW23 and will give delegates and speakers the perfect opportunity to socially network at the highest level in the amazing surroundings of the terrace of the IMO Building, which overlooks the Thames.

Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director of Shipping Innovation and co-founder of LISW, said: “The continuing support of HM Government of Gibraltar, along with the Port of Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Maritime Administration and the entire maritime community of Gibraltar underlines the unique relationship between the UK and Gibraltar and the closeness with which these two key maritime communities work.

“The Gibraltar Reception will take place immediately after the LISW23 Conference on Wednesday 13 September. Due to the expectation of very high demand, invitations to attend will be restricted to LISW23 Conference delegates and speakers. Conference tickets are now available via the official LISW23 website:,” he added.

LISW23 will be held in the week of September 11-15, 2023 and will play host to the maritime world with hundreds of events attracting thousands of international industry decision makers into London during the week. The headline LISW23 Conference will be held on Wednesday September 13th while the LISW23 Gala Dinner will be held on Thursday September 14th.


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