09 January 2023

​2023 is set to be one of the greatest years for events taking place across the diverse world of maritime and energy. We attended many extraordinary events in 2022, but in 2023, we look forward to picking up the pace and getting back out there.

With so many events on offer, it can be hard to decide what to attend. To help you choose, we have outlined a selection of events in our calendar.

February 2023

UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner 2023

The UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner will take place in London on Monday the 6th of February. This exclusive black-tie event will set the scene for a fruitful year of events in maritime and shipping.

With last year’s event welcoming over 800 influential industry professionals, the 2023 dinner presents a fabulous occasion for networking and celebrating the world of maritime and shipping.

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Subsea Expo

From Tuesday the 21st to Thursday the 23rd of February, the world’s leading annual subsea exhibition and conference will return to Aberdeen, UK.

With over 6,500 industry professionals in attendance, this is an event not to miss. You can expect 185 exhibitors, displaying their most innovative subsea offerings. Will we see you there?

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March 2023

CMA Shipping Conference and Exhibition

Join the leaders shaping the future of the maritime industry at CMA Shipping from Tuesday the 21st until Thursday the 23rd of March. Celebrating with a three-day conference agenda in Connecticut, CMA Shipping promises to offer you a fantastic experience.

Martin Bennell, Managing Director at Faststream Recruitment will be joining influential leaders as a keynote speaker and panellist. Martin will be joining in on delivering in-depth discussions and providing expertise on key industry topics.

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Seatrade Cruise Global

Seatrade Cruise Global is the largest global cruise gathering. There is no place like it. Starting on Monday the 27th of March, this four-day event will offer attendees an invaluable week. Presenting opportunities for learning, networking, and much more.

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April 2023

Singapore Maritime Week

Singapore Maritime Week is one of the most attended and prestigious events in maritime. Set to take place in the heart of Singapore from Monday the 24th of April, over five consecutive days.

Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the week offers a diverse choice of flagship conferences, dialogues, exhibitions, and social events to celebrate the maritime industry.

We are honoured to be attending this renowned and highly curated industry event. We look forward to immersing ourselves in all things maritime. With a comprehensive programme on offer and countless networking opportunities, Singapore Maritime Week is an event we eagerly anticipate.

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Sea Asia

Sea Asia returns in-person to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from Tuesday the 25th to Thursday the 27th of April. Sea Asia is Asia’s universally recognised anchor and offshore event of the year.

This brilliant event aims to create new maritime communities, establish professional relationships, and share the freshest industry trends.

Over 10,000 delegates from over 60 countries/regions will head to Sea Asia to explore the 300 plus exhibitors, knowledge sharing theatres, market trends, innovative technologies, and latest product innovations.

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The Royal Institution of Naval Architects Annual Dinner

The RINA Annual Dinner is a prominent event amongst Naval Architects. As one of the most awaited events in the Institution’s diary, the dinner is recognised and supported by its members and the wider maritime community.

Professionals across the global maritime industry attend this esteemed event, including designers, architects, engineers, shipbuilders, operators and more.

This year’s annual dinner will take place in London on Thursday the 27th of April. Our Naval Architecture recruitment division is looking forward to being in attendance for 2023.

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Palma International Boat Show

From Sunday the 27th to Wednesday the 30th of April, Palma International Boat Show will be attended by over 200 exhibitors, displaying over 600 of the most sought-after Superyachts in Palma’s seaside promenade in front of the unmissable Palma Cathedral.

Visitors will be able to admire and even set foot on the most luxurious superyachts currently in the brokerage and charter market. You’ll also get to meet with industry experts and uncover the latest advancements in all things yachting.

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June 2023


Taking place across a variety of venues in Oslo, from Monday the 5th to Thursday the 8th of June, over 30,000 attendees will experience new and exciting maritime products and delve into pressing topics.

It is a crucial meeting point, where the maritime industry can connect with wider business areas and foster important partnerships to work towards a better maritime future.

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Seawork, Europe’s leading commercial marine and workboat exhibition is back for the 24th year. Welcoming over 8,000 industry professionals and experts who want to immerse themselves in all things maritime.

Seawork offers you the chance to explore an array of open-air exhibition stands and floating displays. You'll be networking with like-minded professionals with a passion for the sector.

Head to Southampton, one of the UK's key maritime hubs, from Tuesday the 13th to Thursday the 15th of June for this “one-stop shop” event of the year.

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Global Offshore Wind

Set to be even better than before, Global Offshore Wind continues to be the largest meeting place for the global offshore wind industry.

250 expert speakers, 200 exhibitors and over 5,000 attendees will come together at the ExCel London for two days of networking, dinners, discussions and much more.

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Cruise Job Fair London

Cruise Job Fair London attracts cruise professionals from across the industry, who are keen to progress, or kick start their cruise careers. The Faststream Recruitment team will be on hand to assist job seekers with questions and offer their expert career advice.

We will also be sharing the results from the Cruise Salary Survey and Employment Report 2023 during a keynote session and would love to see you there.

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September 2023

SPE Offshore Europe

Celebrating 50 years of innovation, SPE Offshore Europe will take place from Tuesday the 5th to Friday the 8th of September in Aberdeen, Scotland.

With countless challenges facing the energy sector, the conference and exhibition have a vision of accelerating the transition to a better energy future.

Expect an influential conference programme outlined by the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Including, thought leadership discussions, exhibitors and much more.

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London International Shipping Week

London International Shipping Week (LISW) is one of the most important international shipping and maritime events in the world. This pioneering event continues to gain tremendous momentum year after year. Showing no signs of slowing down, LISW will undoubtedly become even greater in 2023.

With an unbeatable programme, LISW will host hundreds of events for the maritime world. Thousands of industry professionals and decision-makers will head to London’s most impressive venues from Monday the 11th to Friday the 15th of September.

As a key sponsor of London International Shipping Week, we can’t wait to return to London for this exciting event.

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Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco Yacht Show is a must attend event for anyone enthusiastic about the world of Superyachts. Displaying the world’s most breath-taking Yachts, Monaco Yacht Show attracts people from across the industry.

As experts in the recruitment of Superyacht Crew, we will be attending the show from Wednesday the 27th to Saturday the 30th of September. We’ll be meeting with our clients, including Yacht Owners, Captains, and crew to discuss their individual recruitment needs.

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Breakbulk Americas

Breakbulk Americas is the leader in events for the global project cargo and breakbulk industry.

Join us at the event from Tuesday the 26th to Thursday the 28th of September in Houston, Texas. With over 200 exhibitors and service providers, you’ll be amongst decision-makers from reputable energy companies and EPCs. It is arguably the leading event in the region for networking and discovering new developments.

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October 2023

Maritime CEO Forum Monaco

Kicking off with a champagne reception the Maritime CEO Forum Monaco will take place on Thursday the 12th of October. This renowned conference will welcome senior executives working within the maritime industry to Yacht Club de Monaco.

The forum invites a select number of senior executives to engage in meaningful, thought-provoking, and valuable discussions. We are delighted to be in attendance.

What makes the forum unique is that there is no selling or presentations. It is simply important industry leaders discussing the most prevalent topics in maritime.

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If you plan to attend any of these maritime and energy events in 2023, we would love to meet up. Make sure you follow and check our events page regularly for the latest updates:

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