About this Event

Taking place across London, and featuring a number of regional events, London International Shipping Week (LISW) highlights London’s key role on the international maritime stage, and the strength and breadth of the UK’s maritime offering. 

At this year’s LISW, the UK Government in collaboration with partner, Maritime UK, will be hosting the Global Maritime Hub which will include a number of activities, including workshops, talks and networking events.


Programme of Events

All events listed below (unless stated otherwise) will take place at 10 York Road, London, SE1 7ND.

Click here for a detailed programme of events across the week



Monday 11 September

8:30 - 10:30 - Global Maritime Hub Launch

13:00 - 16:00 - GREAT UK Maritime: Why trade in the UK 


Tuesday 12 September

9:30 - 11:00 - UK Freeports: Open for Business 

12:30 - 16:00 - Maritime UK AI Summit

13:00 - 16:00 - Shipbuilding Enterprise for Growth (SEG) meeting (invite only)


Wednesday 13 September 

9:00 - 13:00 - September Regional Council Meeting (invite only)

9:15 - 13:00 - International Business Exchange and Export Showcase

13:00 - 15:30 - NSIGN Launch and Showcase

15:00 - 18:00 - Great British Green Tugs – How do we get there? 

15:00 - 16:30 - The UK as a Global Centre of Excellence for Cruise (invite only) 


Thursday 14 September

9:00 - 12:30 - SMI: Creating a leading edge - accelerating autonomous assurance to unlock the UK opportunity (external venue)

8:30 - 13:30 - The Maritime UK Regional Showcase

10:00 - 16:00 Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) 2 Showcase (external venue)

14:00 - 17:00 -  Solent Maritime Investment Showcase


Book drop-in meetings


At the Hub, there will be limited spaces to arrange drop-in meetings which can be used to have informal conversations with our partners including DBT and UKSC. 

To book for drop-in meetings with a partner, please do so here by Friday 8 September. 

To log into the portal you will need your booking reference number found in your confirmation email. Please note, all meeting requests are provisional until a confirmation email is received.


The Hub: Your LISW Base

The Hub’s location next to Waterloo and the South Bank, 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 will ensure that it forms the ideal base for your visit to LISW. 


Any queries? 

Contact us: DBTMarine@brayleinoevents.com 






Global Maritime Hub Headline Sponsors

For more information about the whole of London International Shipping Week and to register for other events, please visit the LISW23 website.