Dec 22

Six Sponsors Announced for the Annual Dinner 2023

The Annual Dinner is around the corner, be part of one of the most exclusive black-tie events in the UK shipping calendar.

This event will offer everyone the opportunity to network with colleagues and celebrate recent maritime milestones. Book your tickets on our event page.

Last year, the Annual Dinner attracted nearly 800 influential guests in the shipping industry and this year we hope to outdo this number by welcoming many more.

The event will be held at the iconic 5-starts hotel, JW Marriott Grosvenor House, located on Park Lane in the heart of Mayfair, on Monday 6 February 2023. 

This year’s sponsors are:

Read what some of our sponsors said about our Annual Dinner below.





Philip Fullerton, Northern Marine Group Managing Director reacted by saying:

 “We at Northern Marine are proud to recommit our support to the UK Chamber of Shipping in 2023 as Gold Sponsor of its prestigious Annual Dinner.

“As a leading global provider of ship management and marine services, we look forward to celebrating the considerable achievements and future capability of the UK maritime industry alongside our peers in London on February 6th.”


René Kofod-Olsen, V.Group CEO said:

“V.Group is proud to sponsor the UK Chamber of Shipping’s 2023 Annual Dinner, a highly anticipated event in the maritime industry calendar. 

“For a number of years, V.Group has been a close partner of the Chamber, promoting the interests of UK shipping as a global leader in the maritime industry. 

“As an organisation, we’re looking forward to attending this prestigious event and reconnecting with our colleagues, partners and friends from across the industry.”  


Dan Vivian, UK Ship Register Commercial Director said:  

“The UK Flag is proud to continue its enduring partnership with the UK Chamber of Shipping by supporting the 2023 annual dinner. 

“Last year’s event was one of the first times the whole industry was able to meet as the Covid Pandemic subsided. This year will be a chance to build on the recovery of the sector and look forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead with confidence and collaboration. 

“The valuable insights from Chamber members ensure the UK Flag can continue to support its customers’ needs, 24/7, 365 days a year, right across the world.”


Ben MacLehose, Denholm CEO said:

“The UK Chamber’s Annual Dinner presents an excellent opportunity for the industry to come together. The Denholm Group are delighted to continue our sponsorship of this important event in the UK Maritime calendar.”


Our Head of Membership and Business Development, Tony Jerome wanted to take this opportunity to say:

“Thank you to all our sponsors for showing their continued commitment and support, without them, we simply wouldn’t be able to achieve the same level of success that the Annual Dinner sees every year. 

“Each sponsor brings with them their invaluable expertise and unique views on shipping matters that help us ensure this sector stays strong and continues to thrive in the years ahead.”