Le Gala des Armateurs is a yearly event with more than 100 guests. It includes a networking cocktail, a Gala dinner, and the participation of special guests. Each year the Cluster makes a donation to a Luxembourgish association.

The sixth edition will be organized on May 16th, 2023!

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SIXTH EDITION — 16/05/2023

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FOURTH EDITION — 25/10/2022

On October 25th, 2022, the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl organized the fifth edition of the Gala des Armateurs at Hotel Le Royal Luxembourg. Our Treasurer, Mr. Charles Gosselin opened the event, and we had the honor to receive Minister Claude Turmes, Minister of Energy and Spatial Planning, who gave us a brilliant speech talking about the current energy crisis, but also the projects of offshore wind farms in the Nordic regions with artificial islands.

Our Chairman, Mr. Fabrice Maire, gave a presentation talking about energy solutions for shipping and the last activities of the Cluster. His insights were followed during the speech of Ms. Léa Fournier and Mr. Eran Chvika from Pinsent Masons, who gave us clues to face the energy challenges and highlighted the fact that concrete solutions for a greener future do exist and that the maritime sector is a perfect example of a proactive and forward-thinking industry that has fully understood the stakes of sustainability.

This year, the Cluster has chosen to support Friendship NGO – Luxembourg, we thank its President, Mr. Marc Elvinger, to have presented the association and its hospital vessels. Through fundraising, and contribution of the Cluster, 10.000€ has been donated to Friendship Luxembourg to support their activities.


FOURTH EDITION — 26/10/2021

With more than 110 guests, the fourth edition of the Gala des Armateurs took place at Novotel Kirchberg on October 26th, 2021During this evening, we had the luck to listen to excellent speeches. Our Chairman gave the first one, Mr. Fabrice Maire, followed by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Pierre Gramegna. Then, we had Mr. Peter Round, who talked about Kleos Space and the company’s development in Luxembourg.

So we can say that all the room was under the spell of these speakers! Our guests also had the opportunity to attend an art exhibition during the networking cocktail, and to see the artworks of Mr. Cedric Raths and Ms. Axelle Salvage.

With the generosity of all of you, the Cluster raised 4.500 € for the Luxembourgish association Een Häerz fir kriibskrank Kanner asbl

THIRD EDITION — 21/10/2020

The Luxembourg Maritime Cluster celebrated 30 years of Luxembourg Maritime Law with the Commissioner of Maritime Affairs on October 21st, 2020. The law was created on November 9th, 1990. The Gala was organized in a special atmosphere surrounding the pandemic and all the safety measures. It was the first event since March 2020 and the last one possible to manage for this year. The Cluster was the only organization to propose such an event for the end of the year, and it gave a breath of fresh air for all the participants.

The Cluster was honored to receive Minister Mr. Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy, and Minister for the Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, who talked about the marine sector’s future perspectives, its integration within the government’s economic diversification policy and the ongoing efforts towards green Shipping.

SECOND EDITION — 27/03/2019

The Luxembourg Maritime Cluster and its members celebrated the second edition of the annual Gala des Armateurs on March 27th, 2019, at the Parc Hotel Alvisse in Luxembourg. Approximately 100 guests welcomed Mr Bob Kieffer, Directeur du Trésor, and Ms. Flavia Micilotta, Director of the Luxembourg Green Exchange. Flavia spoke about the sustainable finance and the opportunities for Luxembourg. Th Cluster thanks its sponsors 2019, without them this kind of event might not be achievable. Thank you to: CLdN, Dredging International Luxembourg, Jan de Nul Group, Intershipping, CAE Aviation, MSC and the Spuerkeess!

The Gala des Armateurs is not only a convivial and networking event, it is also a fundraising event for charity. The Cluster raised 2.475 € in 2019 for the “Toutes à l’école” association.

FIRST EDITION — 09/05/2019

The Luxembourg Maritime Cluster and its partners celebrated its 10 year anniversary on May 9th, 2022, at the Parc Hotel Alvisse. About 150 guests welcomed Mr. Etienne Schneider, Minister of Economy, who announced the finalization of an agreement with the Ministry of Finance to facilitate vessel registration procedures. Entertainment was ensured by the general good mood as well as a Jazz orchestra, 5D game and a photobooth. The 10 year Gala ended late at night to the satisfaction of all the guests.

↓ For more information about our previous Galas des Armateurs read our Activity Reports ↓