Riga Shipping Dinner 2019 Announcement

April 3, 2019

Traditional annual event Riga Shipping Dinner will be held on the 11th April 2019 for the fourth time.
We are pleased that Riga Shipping Dinner has taken permanent position on the agenda of the regional industry leaders — there are 250 participants from 19 countries registred for Gala dinner at the Blackheads House: shipowners and top-level executives of companies operating in the shipping sector of Baltic, North and Black Sea regions. And it became good tradition that the event is sold out weeks before it starts!

Riga Shipping Dinner has become an important communication platform for shipping business and the premier place with opportunity to meet shipowners and top-level executives all at once. It allows informal communication with colleagues, making new business contacts and just relaxing in the welcoming atmosphere made up by good music, elegant interior and gourmet food and beverages.

The event will start with conference dedicated to digitalization of maritime trade, marine cyber risks, dealing with mass media and other interesting topics.

Famous Riga’s ladmark, House of the Blackheads, will host Gala Dinner with the special menu selected for our guests by chefs of restaurant “OZO”. As always our guests will be able to relax at cigar terrace, take part in the lottery and enjoy musical performances from:

  • the saxophone quartet “n[ex]t move” – the first ladies’ saxophone quartet in the Baltics and
  • Jazz group “Big Al & The Jokers” – nine attractive musicians with charming soloist Algirdas Shuminskas.

On the next day guests of Riga Shipping Dinner will have an opportunity to take part in the Golf Event at Ozo Golf Club. Green cards holders will be able to join Golf Tournament, but others will be able to enjoy golf training by professional staff of the Club.


Marine Services Groupa
Marine Services Group is the unique group of companies offering Insurance, Legal, Shipsale, Survey services to maritime and transport industry as a one stop shop. Since 2017 we provide also non-marine insurance products. Thus, we are ready to be your partner in any situation.
Besides group headquarters based in Riga, we have allocated representative offices in the most strategically situated locations for maritime — Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Tallinn, Murmansk, Vladivostok, Odessa, Larnaka and Ghent. www.marineservices.lv
Marine Services Group as a host of Riga Shipping Dinner would like to thank all the event supporters.


Alandia is a niche marine insurance provider and one of the leading marine insurers in Scandinavia focusing on the Nordic and Baltic markets. They pride themselves being a stable and reliable insurance partner who delivers comprehensive insurance solutions adapted to their clients’ individual needs and have a focus on long-term relationships. Their main business lines are Hull & Machinery, P&I, Cargo as well as Yacht insurance. Current rating by Standard & Poor´s (S&P): A- (Outlook Stable). www.alandia.com


Alpha Shipping Company SIA
Alpha Shipping Company SIA is a provider of complete set of shipping services with 25 years’ experience in industry. Their vessels are being managed under the highest standards and their agency team ensures that every ship is handled as quickly and smoothly as possible.
Their success is gained through continuous improvement driven by the integrity, teamwork and professionalism of their main asset – people. Therefore, they are fully prepared to meet all your requirements in light of shipping business. www.alpha.lv


GTS Shipping, Vara Shipping and Vilnis Marine
GTS Shipping provides a comprehensive service in all aspects of ship management, including Ships’ operations, technical maintenance and chartering services, covered in house by their experienced team.
Vilnis Marine has over 20 years chartering experience within the packaged timber industry. Shipping over 1 million m3 annually, they can provide an effective logistic solution for all enquiries.
Vara Shipping  offers professional ship agency services at the most competitive price to their principals.
Contact details: phone:+371 67 869 677, e-mail: info@vilnismarine.lv; chartering@gtsship.com; agency.riga@varaship.lv


SOLAR Shipping
SOLAR Shipping is a unique fast-growing shipping company of 46 well-educated, strong and professional specialists. The company was established in 1996 as a broker and has risen into a carrier with annual turnover of 8 million tons and commercial activity covering mainly Russian export of raw materials such as steels, coal, ore, fertilizers, grains and other commodities from Russian ports in Baltic, Black, Azov, Caspian, White/Barents Seas and also CIS Pacific/Far East region. Apart of head office in St. Petersburg, Russia, the company has presence in Moscow, London and Zug.
Contact details: phone +7 812 718 19 52; e-mail: chartering@solar.ru


RINA provides a wide range of services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors through a global network of 170 offices in 65 countries. RINA is a member of key international organisations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards. RINA is one of the founding members of IACS. www.rina.org

We truly hope that participation at Riga Shipping Dinner will be useful and pleasant for all event participants and information you obtain at the Conference will be valuable in your future business and Gala dinner informal communication helps to develop new business contacts.

Welcome On Board!

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