Feb 24

UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Gala Dinner 5th February 2024

In person safety culture conference
Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th February 2024
In person safety culture conference
18:45 - 01:30
Member Tickets: £230 + VAT

Member Table of 8: £1,840 + VAT
Member Table of 10: £2,300 + VAT
Non-Member Tickets: £290 + VAT

Non-Member Table of 8: £2,320 + VAT
Non-Member Table of 10: £2,900 + VAT
AD 2023 tables
Park Lane

The UK Chamber of Shipping is delighted to confirm that its Annual Gala Dinner will be taking place on 5th February 2024.

Please save the date in your diaries.

The UK Chamber of Shipping is delighted to confirm that its 2024 Annual Gala Dinner will be taking place on 5th February at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane.

The premier black-tie event in the shipping calendar will be an opportunity to network with colleagues and celebrate recent achievements. Last year's event attracted around 855 influential guests from across the industry.


Ticket price includes: a sparkling wine on arrival followed by a 3-course dinner with half a bottle of wine, tea and coffee and petit fours.

Kindly Sponsored by:

If you are interested in sponsoring the Annual Dinner please contact the Chamber's Head of Membership and Business Development Tony Jerome

Gold Sponsor


Northern Marine Group

The Northern Marine Group​ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stena AB​
Stena is currently one of the largest family-owned group of companies in Sweden. Stena’s success over the years has been achieved by continuously caring about its customers, providing innovative solutions and by perfect performance.

​​Formed in 1983 with our global headquarters in Clydebank, UK, the Northern Marine Group has grown from a ship management provider to a group of companies offering the full spectrum of marine and offshore services.

President's Reception



With our global marine support services covering Ship Management, Technical Services, and Crew Operations, as well as Crew Services, Supply Chain, and Insurance, V.Group gives you the best in the industry.



Lloyd's Register

Trusted maritime advisers, partnering with clients to drive performance across the ocean economy.
Lloyd’s Register is a global professional services company specialising in engineering and technology for the maritime industry. We are the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships.

Our technical expertise is offered in more than 70 locations, serving clients based in 182 countries.

Denholm Group

J. & J. Denholm is a fifth-generation family business. To ensure the continued strength of the Group, each generation has carefully considered the longer-term view of the future. That is why today, The Denholm Group has purposefully evolved into four divisions: Shipping, Logistics, Seafoods and Industrial Services. Each division originates from shipping or maritime services and has developed and expanded its products and services as customers’ needs have changed and to bring them to new customers. This benefits all our stakeholders – customers, partners, shareholders, suppliers and employees.


Founded in 1862, ABS is a global leader in providing classification services for marine and offshore assets. Our mission is to serve the public interest as well as the needs of our members and clients by promoting the security of life and property and preserving the natural environment. ABS’ commitment to safety, reliability and efficiency is ever-present.

Programme Sponsor


MLA College

MLA College is a global, award-winning Higher Education provider specialising in the delivery of UK distance learning degrees, predominantly for the marine and maritime sector.

Founded in 2012, MLA College (formerly known as Marine Learning Alliance Ltd) was initially based within the University of Plymouth, our partner institution. But now, we are a registered Higher Education Institution in England in accordance with section 4(5) of the Higher Education and Research Act, 2017 (HERA).

Our aim is to enrich the student experience, extend industry relevance, provide world-class education, and foster creative collaboration and strategic partnerships with other national and international educational institutions and the private sector.

Annual Gala Dinner

Doors Open
Presidents Drinks Reception

Venue: JW Marriott GROSVENOR HOUSE LONDONPark Lane, London, W1K 7TN 

Tel +44 20-74996363


JW Marriott - Accommodation - please see the link below to book rooms directly;

Book your corporate rate for JW Marriott Grosvenor House 

Alternative Accommodation for all budgets:

  • Accommodation for alternative budgets, live availability at nearby hotels please check our hotelmap link.


Located on Park Lane in the heart of Mayfair. A stone’s throw from Bond Street, Knightsbridge, Regent Street tube stations. For those with an extended stay you may wish to visit some key attractions e.g., Buckingham Palace, V&A, Natural History & Science museums, and the West End, explore London and all it has to offer.


Is available for the Grosvenor House Garage (41 Reeves Mews, London W1K 2EH) please contact concierge from the hotel, who can be reached via email at mhrs.longh.concierge@marriotthotels.com  

Sailor's Society

The Sailor’s Society has been chosen as the Chamber’s ‘Annual Dinner 2024’ charity by Chamber President, Graham Westgarth. The event will take place on Monday 5th February at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. More than 850 guests are expected to attend the gala dinner.

Graham said, “I am delighted to announce the Sailors’ Society as our Charity partner for the UK Chamber of Shipping ‘Annual Dinner’. This wonderful charity has been supporting merchant seafarers for more than 200 years and I look forward to the shipping community coming together in February to raise some well-deserved funds to help them continue their fantastic work.”