London International Shipping Week 2023

IRS hosted two notable events: a Round Table and a Technical Seminar that gained widespread industry attention and engagement.

The Round Table discussion on "Seascape 2030 - Decarbonisation and the Human Element" – 12 Sep 2023

The topic was kicked off by renowned shipping economist Dr Martin Stopford with fellow panellists Savraj Mehta from North Standard, Lee Martindale of Wartsila and Ben Darnton from Halcyon Recruitment sharing insights on the vital role human element will play in developing sustainable technologies and systems. The discussion was moderated by Penny Thomas of Navigate PR.


IRS' Technical Seminar on “Decarbonisation, Alternate Fuels & Human Element” – 13 Sep 2023

The seminar was well received for its content and relevance to the maritime industry's pressing challenges. Guy Platten, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping, delivered a brief address, stressing the importance of these topics for shaping the future of the shipping industry. Mr. Vijay Arora gave a detailed presentation which followed a high level of audience engagement, with several questions posed on decarbonisation and the human element.