UK Chamber of Shipping welcomes three new members

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At the last meeting of the UK Chamber of Shipping Supervisory Board, the Chamber was delighted to formally welcome Schneider Electric, Wine Dark Sea and Ince as its newest members.

The UK Chamber is the voice of the UK shipping industry and has nearly 200 members. The three new members will now get to enjoy the benefits of being part of the UK’s largest shipping industry trade body.

UK Chamber Chief Executive Bob Sanguinetti on welcoming the new members commented:

"The UK shipping industry is the backbone to communities across the UK. It employs over 180,000 people and brings in nearly £20bn in turnover to our economy each year. We offer businesses and organisations a fantastic opportunity to work together to shape our great industry and I am delighted to welcome our newest members to the Chamber and look forward to working with them in the coming years."

Michael Volikas Joint Managing Partner from Ince said:

“Ince is delighted to join the UK Chamber of Shipping, an influential champion of the shipping industry. We very much look forward to working with the UK Chamber of Shipping and its existing members to address the issues facing the shipping industry in the years to come.”

Pete Selway Marketing Manager from Schneider Electric said:

“Schneider Electric is delighted to join the Chamber of Shipping. Working together, we can help to decarbonise shipping, saving energy and improve global air quality. We look forward to driving forward efficient and sustainable technology in the sector and welcome the resulting commercial and environmental benefits.”

Alex Donger founder of Wine Dark Sea said

“Wine Dark Sea is honoured to join the UK Chamber of Shipping. It is an important organisation as it represents shipping’s interests and provides an excellent platform for companies within shipping to collaborate. We look forward to attending future events and playing an active membership role.”

About our new members:


With a heritage reaching back nearly 150 years and a deep commitment to the maritime industry, Ince is an international legal and professional services firm, with offices in seven countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With over 500 people, including over 100 partners worldwide, Ince provides legal advice and strategic guidance to clients ranging from the world’s oldest and biggest businesses operating across numerous industries to ultra-high net worth individuals. 

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric provide energy and digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. They combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure and industries. They make process and energy safe and reliable, efficient and sustainable, open and connected.

Wine Dark Sea

Wine Dark Sea intuitive voyage management software, chartering & operations teams perform complex tasks and make fast decisions. Other voyage management software can be poorly integrated, difficult to use and expensive. Wine Dark Sea delivers a platform built for easy voyage management. All tasks are integrated and you get the data you need for effective decision making.

You can view our full membership list here and if you would like to learn more about the work of the UK Chamber or becoming a member, please contact Tony Jerome, Head of Membership and Business Development.