London: 21 February, 2023: The UK Ship Register (UKSR) is a long-time supporter of London International Shipping Week (LISW) and is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for this year’s event (LISW23).
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, LISW is one of the most respected and valued maritime events in the world, showcasing the best of UK maritime. The UK Flag is an important part of the UK maritime offer, recognised for its leading global performance in maritime safety, the welfare of seafarers and protection of the marine environment.
With thousands of international visitors expected and a full agenda of events, the UK Flag team will be available throughout the week to shine a spotlight on the value it offers, its significant expertise, a personal and tailored service and non-negotiable safety standards.
The UK Flag expanded its international eligibility in 2019 and has been able to offer more choice and flexibility to its customers. Registration fees are amongst some of the most competitive globally and there is no annual flag tax to pay. The introduction of the Enhanced Authorisation Scheme means customers can also take advantage of a dedicated team of world-renowned Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) surveyors or have the flexibility of being able to delegate to Class.
At LISW 2021, the MCA showcased its commitment and work in decarbonisation. Since then, the UK Flag team has set out to support innovative UK registered ship owners and operators with a personalised advice. The UKSR has seen a succession of newbuild LNG and Hydrogen dual fuelled vessels join its fleet as customers look to trusted MCA expertise on the transition to more sustainable shipping.
Commenting on the partnership, Dan Vivian, Commercial Director at the UKSR, said: “I am delighted the UK Ship Register is supporting this year’s much-anticipated London International Shipping Week. We greatly look forward to showcasing what the UK Flag has to offer and meeting with our industry colleagues throughout the week.”
LISW23 will be held in the week of September 11-15, 2023 and will play host to the maritime world with hundreds of events attracting thousands of international industry decision makers into London during the week. The headline LISW23 Conference will be held on Wednesday September 13th while the LISW23 Gala Dinner will be held on Thursday September 14th.