Gaining the support of industry organisations is crucial for conferences to ensure the reach of the event continues to expand, bringing in new attendees, ideas and knowledge to the event.

If you would like to meet with members and key individuals from these leading industry organisations then be sure to book your place soon.

These excellent value delegate places include:

  • Conference attendance on all days
  • Full documentation in print and electronic format
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the conference
  • Place at the buffet dinner in the 1st night
  • Place at the conference dinner
  • Place at the technical visits
  • *NEW FOR THIS YEAR* your delegate place includes your on-board accommodation

Get all of the above for just €1567 when you book using the 20% early bird discount. This is a limited offer and must end on Friday 15th September 2017. Use discount code *early* at the checkout.

The 8th Gas Fuelled Ships Conference is pleased to confirm the support of the following leading and highly respected organisations:

BIMCO - an independent international shipping association, with a membership composed of shipowners, managers, brokers, agents and many other stakeholders with vested interests in the shipping industry.

VDR - The German Shipowners’ Association ‘Verband Deutscher Reeder’ (VDR) represents the common economic and sociopolitical interests of the German shipowners on national and international level.

SGMF – Their sole purpose is to encourage the safe and responsible operations of vessels using gas as fuel and all marine activities relating to the supply of gas used for fuel; to develop advice and guidance for best industrial practice among its members; and to promote criteria for best practice to all who have responsibilities for, or an interest in, the use of gas as marine fuel.

Danish Shipowners’ Association - Established in 1884 and represents Denmark's shipping and offshore industry.

SSA - The Voice of the UK Marine Industry

Maritime LNG Plattform - Based in Hamburg and Berlin and founded in February 2014. Now represents a coalition of more than 50 national and international companies, ports, associations and initiatives.

International Windship Association - IWSA is a growing, member driven association that is encouraging, advising and advocating for the use of wind propulsion technologies in the shipping industry.

Lars Robert Pedersen, deputy secretary general, BIMCO and Mark Bell, general manager, SGMF, will share the chairing and moderating duties at this year’s Conference onboard the Viking Mariella, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the event.

With just over two months to go and limited places available, book now!

For further details about the discounts available, or to put forward an industry organisation to become a supporter, contact the Events team on +44 1329 825335 or email

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