London International Shipping Week News

AqualisBraemar LOC Group to develop green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC)

AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group) has been awarded an innovative research and development (R&D) project, to develop a green hydrogen production barge, under the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). The Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) is funded by the Department for Transport and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK. ABL Group and Longitude Engineering partnership ABL Group, including group company, Longitude Engineering, will work in a consortium with G...

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050, as greenest ever London International Shipping Week begins

Cleaner and greener channel crossings are expected in the next decade, as the London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW 2021) launches, announced the Department for Transport’s, Robert Courts MP, and The Rt. Hon Grant Shapps MP. Highlights include: UK to push for international shipping emissions to reach absolute zero by 2050, Transport Secretary sets out ambitious global 2050 target, as the UK government launches greenest ever International Shipping Week, and Vision of...

ATPI Marine & Energy and Qatar Airways open London International Shipping Week

As the industry looks ahead to its recovery, specialist travel management company, ATPI Marine & Energy, in partnership with Qatar Airways, has today kicked off this year’s London International Shipping Week (LISW21) by opening the London Stock Exchange. The week-long event will be the largest and most important LISW to date, hosting up to 160 in-person, hybrid and virtual functions. This year’s theme of ‘Driving Growth and Recovery in a Disrupted World’ will explo...

MSC CEO keynote speech at the London shipping week conference

In his keynote speech at the London International Shipping Week (LISW21) conference, held at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Soren Toft, CEO, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, discussed the current economic environment, the pressure the whole supply chain is facing and how the industry is evolving to ensure growth in a disrupted world. Emphasising shipping’s role as the backbone of global trade with a huge influence on the global economy, Soren explored the current st...

ABS launches industry-first simulation decarbonisation service

In an industry first, ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modelling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonisation technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The SIM-based Energy Efficiency Evaluation Service will allow both new-build vessels and existing vessels to compare different design and operational options and evaluate the performance impact of adding new technologies. This is just th...

Maritime’s £56bn UK economic impact revealed at the start of London International Shipping Week

A new study has revealed the significant economic contribution of the maritime industry, contributing more than £56.4 billion per annum. These 2019 figures represent a 19% increase from the last time statistics were produced for the industry in 2017, which put the annual figure at £47.4bn, higher than aviation and rail combined at the time. The preliminary Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) findings, commissioned by Maritime UK, come as global industry leaders conve...

Maritime charities attract top industry speakers to share views on seafarers’ welfare during London International Shipping Week

As the global maritime industry looks back on a hugely challenging year for seafarers, four major maritime charities will come together at Inmarsat, to explore how technology will shape the future for seafarers’ welfare. The Mission to Seafarers, in collaboration with The Seafarers’ Charity, Stella Maris and Sailors’ Society, will be fielding their CEOs, on each of the four panels. Promoting Seafarers welfare This half-day afternoon conference, ‘Meeting the needs of se...

Newport Shipping joins LISW21 as Bronze Sponsor

Newport Shipping, the global dry-docking, retrofit repair and vessel conversion specialist, has signed up to London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21) as a Bronze Sponsor, showcasing its support for one of the industry’s biggest events. "LISW is one of the must-attend events for the shipping industry, so we’re honored to be a sponsor,” said Lianghui Xia, Managing Director, Newport Shipping. “We really appreciate this chance to showcase Newport’s unique value...

Sea/ to sponsor LISW21

Digital shipping platform provider Sea/ has signed up as a Bronze Sponsor of London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21). The company, which digitalises workflows to enable traders, charterers, operators, analysts, owners and brokers to manage freight transactions, has committed to supporting one of the shipping industry’s biggest global events. Responsibility As a bronze sponsor, Sea/ will have a brand presence across LISW21, which takes place from 13–17 September. Company r...

London International Shipping Week 2021 gets positive news with easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Anticipation for London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21), the global maritime industry’s first in-person gathering since early 2020, is set to soar following UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s announcement that London is open for business. The British Prime Minister has confirmed an easing of COVID-19 restrictions across England by July 19, 2021, giving people working in shipping clear passage to reconnect at LISW21, slated to take place from September 13 – 17, 2021....

Mersey Maritime announced its third annual conference the Mersey Maritime Exchange

Industry body Mersey Maritime’s third annual Maritime Exchange conference will be a hybrid event, taking place on Friday, June 25, both online and in the magnificent surroundings of a Grade-II-listed former Victorian hydraulic tower in Wirral’s docklands. Maritime 2050: Where are we now? is being organised by Mersey Maritime in partnership with the Department for Transport and Maritime UK and will discuss the progress of the UK’s Government’s Maritime 2050 report, which...

London International Shipping Week 2021 confirms that they will go ahead with a mixture of in-person and virtual events

Following the announcement in February of the UK Prime Minister’s roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions, Shipping Innovation, organisers of London International Shipping Week 2021, would like to confirm that LISW21 will go ahead this year as a mixture of in-person and virtual events. LISW21, the week-long maritime showcase supported by the domestic and international shipping, ports and maritime industries as well as the UK Government, will take place from 13-17 September this year, giv...

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