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Global Trade Hub at London International Shipping Week

9 - 11 September 2019

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About the Event

Taking place across London, and featuring a number of regional events, London International Shipping Week (LISW), the most important UK shipping event, highlights London’s key role on the international maritime stage, and the strength and breadth of the UK’s maritime offering. Held only once every 2 years this year’s theme is “International Trade in a Changing World”

At this year’s LISW the Department for International Trade (DIT), Maritime UK and the Department for Transport (DfT) will be hosting the Global Trade Hub, which includes a number of talks and networking events.


Programme of Events

All events listed below will take place at Landing Forty Two, The Leadenhall Building.

Please note, spaces for all events are limited and we would encourage early registration. Once registered you will receive an email confirmation and further correspondence regarding availability.

Please click on the individual event titles listed below for further information and to register.


Time Session Hosted by
Monday 9 September    
09:15 - 11:50 UK Chamber of Shipping Event at London International Shipping Week 'Offshore Energy - A Green Revolution' Maritime UK
11:50 - 17:00 Regional Spotlight Maritime UK
Tuesday 10 September    
08:00 - 10:00 The UK’s Maritime Offering: Supporting the entire vessel lifecycle (Registration for this event is now at closed and at full capacity) Maritime UK
10:00 - 14:30 Global Maritime Technology Xchange (G-MTX) DIT
14:30 - 17:00 Spotlight: Education Maritime UK
17:00 - 19:30 Transforming Safety and Risk in Shipping   Maritime UK
Wednesday 11 September    
10:00 - 14:00  UK-China Maritime Services Exchange DIT
14:30  - 16:30 DfT Events: UK Tonnage Tax – One Stop Shop DfT
17:00  - 18:30  

DfT and Maritime London present 'Green Finance supporting a zero emission maritime future'



The UK Ship Register

In addition to attending many of the events across the week the UK Ship Register will be hosting an ‘open house’ for all registered attendees for the first time. They’re here to listen to you, answer your questions and showcase some of the developments they’re making in the UK Ship Register, including the digitisation of their ships registration system and a preview of the latest edition of the Ships Captains Medical Guide.

If you would like to drop in to see them at Landing Forty Two - The Leadenhall Building from Monday 9 September to Wednesday 11 September please register here. 1-2-1 meetings are also available on request.

Drop in at The Hub: Your LISW Base

The Hub’s location in the heart of The City makes it the ideal spot to conduct business and hold meetings. As you move between the numerous events taking place across London, the Hub’s breakout areas, office space, and onsite catering will ensure that it forms the ideal base for your visit to LISW. If you would like to use these facilities, please select the suitable ‘Drop In Session’ when you register to ensure your access to the venue.  

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Maritime Sector

As an island nation, the UK has long been the centre of global maritime trade. You can find the breadth and depth of our expertise throughout the UK with particular maritime clusters in London, Merseyside, Southampton, Aberdeen, Humber and beyond. Today UK maritime capabilities are used by the rest of the world, and our pioneering technology, manufacturing, engineering, ship management, UK ports and globally respected insurance, finance, law and shipbroking companies, make the UK a complete package for all maritime capabilities.


Landing Forty Two,

122 Leadenhall St,



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