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  • Start Date: 6 Jun 2023 - 9 Jun 2023
  • Start Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: NOVA Spektrum, Messeveien 8, 2004 Lillestrøm, Norway

Nor-Shipping will make a big return for 2023 this June, will we see you there? As one of the most popular shipping and maritime events, we are looking forward to seeing what the event will offer this year.

In 2022 Nor-Shipping welcomed over 30,000 participants and almost 600 global maritime companies to share the latest industry innovations. We had a fantastic time attending and we know that 2023 will be even better.

What can you expect?

Taking place from Tuesday the 6th to Friday the 9th of June, anyone enthusiastic about shipping and maritime will descend on Oslo, Norway for this much anticipated event.

Nor-Shipping is a thriving hub for decision makers from across the world to connect, join forces and unlock new business opportunities.

The four-day event includes an exhibition, conference, award ceremony and much more.


Nor-Shipping is a one stop show for ocean solutions and a place for businesses and individuals alike to come together to learn. Exhibitors will be on hand to talk to you about their latest products and maritime solutions.

As the world of maritime is continuously evolving there will also be an area dedicated to start-up companies who are leading the way in maritime innovation. If you want to uncover new emerging industry names, make sure you visit ‘Hall T’ to discover move.

Uncover the full exhibitors list and plan your visit here.

Nor-Shipping Ocean Leadership Conference

The conference at Nor-Shipping is one of the main event highlights and should be on everyone’s agenda. Supplying a space for people to share insights and dive headfirst into an extensive range of topics.

The Nor-Shipping Ocean Leadership Conference will welcome over 700 influential maritime business leaders to gain the insights that they need to lead their teams towards a more sustainable and profitable future.

What’s different about the conference this year?

High-profile maritime leaders will share their exclusive insights on how the shipping industry can navigate the most pressing of challenges.

Joseph Stiglitz - Nobel Prize-Winning Economist, Former Senior Vice President, and Chief Economist of the World Bank, will be one of the main conference speakers. He will be participating in live discussions, including:

  • ‘The Big Picture’

  • ‘Energy Transition, a maritime opportunity?’

Other influential guest speakers include:

  • Bo Cerup-Simonsen – CEO, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

  • Lynn Loo – CEO, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation

  • Fotini Ioannidou - Head of Maritime Safety Unit and Director Waterborne, European Commission

  • Guy Platten - Secretary General, ICS

  • Sanda Ojiambo - Assistant Secretary-General and CEO of the United Nations Global Compact

  • Arsenio Dominguez - Director Marine Environment Division, IMO

  • Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest - CEO and Founder Fortescue Metals Group

  • Lynn Loo – CEO, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation

  • Lasse Kristoffersen - CEO, Wallenius Wilhelmsen

  • Knut Arild Hareide - Director General of Shipping and Navigation Norwegian Maritime Directorate

  • Kittak Lim – Secretary General, IMO

  • Kjerstin Baathen – CEO, DNB

  • Remi Eriksen – Group President & CEO, DNV

  • Harald Solberg – CEO, Norwegian Shipowners’ Association


Influenced by the key themes from the conference, the dedicated ‘Blue Talks’ Stage will host some of the most engaging discussions.

With an extensive Blue Talks programme, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of topics that will benefit you the most. Some of the Blue Talks that have caught our interest include:

  • Blue Talk Kick-Off 2023 – Big Blue

  • Blue Talk 4 – What’s new with autonomous ships?

  • Blue Talk 12 – Running out of people

Plan ahead and discover the topics on everyone’s agenda on the official site here.

Nor-Shipping Awards

The awards recognise the continuous efforts and contributions from industry professionals. The awards include the Ocean Solutions Award, Young Entrepreneur Award, and the Next Ship Generation Award.

Find out more about the nomination criteria and make a difference by casting your nominations here.

What next?

Our team of global people specialists are delighted to be in attendance, including Mark Charman - CEO & Founder, Adam Graves - Director, and Amy Liddell – Head of Marine across the Asia-Pacific.

We will be attending various discussions, presentations, and networking sessions throughout the event. We’d love to meet up. So, please do get in contact to arrange a meeting in advance.

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