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Our
Vision

To promote and enhance London as a maritime centre.

To be the ‘voice’ of young shipping professionals in London by engaging with the broader shipping community.

Our
Objectives

To provide a forum where shipping professionals who work within the shipping industry in London can meet to build their social and professional networks.

To provide a competence and expertise-developing educational forum for young professionals who work within the shipping industry in London.

To function as a recognised and respected representative of the shipping industry in London and work towards its advancement.

Our
Background

Today the SPNL enjoys significant broad-based support from from companies and individuals alike. We are proud to have official backing from the UK Chamber of Shipping. Through regularly-organised events, young professionals from all aspects of the shipping industry are brought together to network, socialise and learn more about the industry we proudly form part of.

Read more about our background here.

WHY become an SPNL member

Our events offer members the opportunity to hear expert opinions on topical issues by industry respected leaders, from various fields in the maritime industry.

Being a member of SPNL not only provides you with a ticket to these informative presentations from industry leaders, but also a multitude of networking opportunities.  

Through our regularly organised events, we aim to bring together young professionals from all aspects of the industry to network, socialise and learn more about the industry we proudly form part of.

Our community is worldwide
SPN Mumbai

The Shipping Professional Network in Mumbai (SPNM) is Mumbai’s own meeting place for young shipping professionals established in Aug 2011 following footsteps and success of its sister organization – SPNL. 

SPN Copenhagen

The Shipping Professional Network in Copenhagen (SPNC) is Copenhagen’s own meeting place for young shipping professionals established in November 2013 following footsteps and success of its sister organization – SPNL.

SPN Zurich

We are a community of professionals working within shipping business environment in the German speaking part of Switzerland.

SPN Hamburg

The Shipping Professional Network in Hamburg e.V. (SPNH) is a platform for young shipping professionals, which was founded in July 2014. We regularly host events in which professionals from all areas of the industry can get together to network, socialize and learn more about the shipping industry.

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
Stay up to date with SPNL news and Events

SPNL and Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)

The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) is delighted to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Young Baltic Exchange Association (YBA) to work closely together on social events and educational initiatives as well as share invitations to various events.

SPNL LISW Gala Event – 13 September 2023

The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) hosted their London International Shipping Week Gala “Technology: Turning Risk Into Opportunity” on the evening of September 13th, at the Engine Rooms in London’s iconic Tower Bridge.

SPNL LISW Gala Event – 13 September 2023

The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) is pleased to announce they will be hosting their London International Shipping Week Gala “Technology: Turning Risk Into Opportunity” on the evening of September 13th, at the Engine Rooms in London’s iconic Tower Bridge.

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