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London International Shipping Week (LISW) is among the world’s prime maritime events, attracting one of the largest global audiences and bringing together the many strands of the shipping world for high level debate and blue sky thinking. Having launched in September 2013 the event has grown consistently and rapidly over the course of five editions and looks set to be even more successful for its 10th anniversary in September 2023.

Organised by Shipping Innovation with the full backing of the UK Government, as well as the international and domestic UK maritime industries, LISW23 will attract the world’s shipping industry decision-makers and thought leaders to London for a week consisting of well over 200 official events, including the headline LISW23 Conference on Wednesday 13 September and Gala Dinner on Thursday 14 September.

Platinum Sponsors

AMSTEEL is Saudi owned company which focused on port, transportation and steel services located in King Abdullah port of King Abdullah Economic City. AMSTEEL offers high quality material services for especially steel users. Our wide product range together experienced sales and operational team serves highest quality to Saudi Arabia market. AMSTEEL has long experience with rebar, structural steel, steel scrap collecting and processing, dredging pipe supplies etc.

Saifee, a premier Maritime & Offshore supplier based in the UAE. Over 50-years, we have successfully developed as the leading and most reliable supply chain partner to the maritime industry. Our aim is to provide clients with a cost-effective, quality-conscience and 24/7 supply solutions. Saifee has an inventory, over 40,000-items, specialized in Provision & Technical stores, available for immediate supply.

We are leading the maritime industry in comprehensive decarbonization and sustainability solutions. Our technical knowledge paired with our solutions help shipowners adhere to and stay ahead of rapidly evolving environmental regulations. Our approach offers shipowners a balanced view of their vessel with a customized plan to achieve their decarbonization and sustainability goals.

Gold Sponsors

A 249 hectare zone dedicated to the maritime industry

Dubai Maritime City is ideally poised to play a key role in shaping the future of the maritime sector for decades to come. All 249 hectares of DMC is a well thought out and planned maritime city with predetermined industrial as well as commercial precincts.

The industrial precinct primarily compromises of marine services that includes ship repair services, yacht manufacturing and repair, warehouses, workshops with supporting components like showrooms and retail trade facilities. DMC also offers ship building/repair plots that can be customized to accommodate specialized marine activities.

The commercial precinct is a mixed-use sea front area and is planned around retail, residential spaces, office towers and a promenade, making DMC a unique concept that successfully combines the principles of live work and play on scale.

Trusted maritime advisers, partnering with clients to drive performance across the ocean economy.

Lloyd’s Register is a global professional services company specialising in engineering and technology for the maritime industry. We are the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships.

Our technical expertise is offered in more than 70 locations, serving clients based in 182 countries.

Silver Sponsors

The Panama Maritime Authority is the Panamanian institution in charge of safeguarding the maritime interest of the country, within its services, it contemplates the flagging of ships and the national port system, being the biggest national hub of Central America, thanks to its modern port infrastructures and its logistic connectivity.

The Panama Ship Registry, focus primarily on providing legal and technical support to thousands of Shipowners who trust the Panamanian flag. The Panamanian fleet maintains a 96% compliance rate according to results and performances of the inspections by Port State Control in the various memoranda of understanding around the world, at the end of 2021.

It offers 24/7 services all over the world, through 53 consular offices, 14 international offices (SEGUMAR) for the registry of ships and 11 regional documentation offices for seafarers.  

The Ince Group is a dynamic international legal and professional services business with offices in ten countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

With over 700 people, including over 100 partners worldwide, The Ince Group delivers legal advice, strategic guidance and business solutions to clients ranging from the world’s oldest and biggest businesses operating across numerous industries to ultra-high net worth individuals.

Stephenson Harwood LLP is an international law firm with eight offices around the world, with our Middle East regional hub office located in Dubai.

We are one of the leading full-service law firms in the region with a dedicated team of lawyers who specialise in the maritime sector. Our team in the Dubai office is one of the largest regional teams with a specific focus on maritime law matters.  On the ground in the UAE we have 5 partners and 9 other lawyers  who are experts in a wide range of matters ranging from trade, charterparty, bills of lading issues as well as collisions, allision and asset finance.  We are consistently retained by many of the leading international marine contractors, shipbuilders, shipowners, P&I clubs, investors and lenders involved in the maritime industry and are instructed on the most significant and commercially sensitive matters (of both contentious and non-contentious nature) which occur in the region and are subjected to media attention.

Our team is recognised by the leading legal directories, including Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers & Partners Global, where they are described by clients as ''one of the best shipping law firms in the UAE'' and praised for their ''very pragmatic approach and excellent knowledge, expertise and experience.’'

Shell Marine offers solutions to drive vessel efficiencies, harness the potential of new technologies, and to embrace a mosaic of future fuels. Additionally, we provide a suite of lubricant products, digital solutions and technical services, supported by a community of experts, which can help you establish the best course to support your business. At Shell Marine, we’re committed to helping our customers and the industry move forward, together.

Conference Sponsor

Inmarsat is the world leader in global mobile satellite communications.

Relied on for over 40 years, our world-leading satellite networks touch every aspect of life, all over the planet, to keep communities, companies and countries connected when it matters most – even during the most turbulent times.

We’re here to keep you safe. Inmarsat was set up in 1979 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to develop a satellite communications network for protecting lives at sea and we are deeply proud of our safety heritage.

Strategic Supporting Organisations

Promoting and Unifying the Maritime Cluster in the UAE, the Emirates Shipping Association provides a unified voice to maritime stakeholders, authorities and decision-makers across the region.

Dubai Police is an integral part of the United Arab Emirates Police Force. Its mission is to improve the quality of life, in the Country, by operating in accordance with the constitutional rights to enforce the law and maintain security and safety of the community and of everyone living in the Country.

Dubai Police Force is chaired by His Highness, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum; Vice-President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai.

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