International Business Exchange and Export Showcase

International visitors can discover the best the UK has to offer in commercially ready technology, advanced manufacturing, competitive and quality maritime equipment and design. UK guests can unlock international opportunities in the Maritime Sector and understand the key markets and themes through shared experiences and case studies. A Showcase for business to meet and share ideas and develop new relationships. Expected to be opened by the UK Minister for Economic Security at Department for Business and Trade and involving a Panel of international business leaders and case studies of UK industry. Followed by networking lunch.


09:30 – 09:45 Registration and tea/coffee

09:45 – 09:55 Keynote

10:00 – 10:45 Business Landscape Panel Session 


  • Louise Ledgard, Future Business Director for BMT will moderate the panel
  • Thomas Reckefuss, Vice President Global Business Development at Wilhelmsen Ship Management
  • Yikai Yao, Regional Director (UK and Nordics) Enterprise Singapore
  • James Atkins, Maersk Brokers


10:45 – 11:00 Q&A

11:00 – 11:45 Solutions and Case Studies Panel Session


  • Christian Bale, Mitsui Offshore Limited moderating
  • Panel members include:
    • BMT
    • Wight Shipyard
    • Anemoi

11:45 – 12:00 Q&A

12:00 – 13:00 Networking Lunch                      

Audience a mix of international business and innovative UK based companies.


Online booking is now closed, however places are still available. If you are interested in attending please email