During the New Members’ Events we give the opportunity to our new premium and affiliate members of the Cluster to present their activities and to meet the other members and partners, during lunch or evening events.

Registration below for the 2024 New members’ Event with BGL BNP PARIBAS. Presentation of two new members: the law firm Bonn & Schmitt, and the shipowner Green Navy. It will be followed by a networking cocktail.

2024 New Members' Event (At BGL BNP PARIBAS premises at 18:30)

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2023 NEW MEMBERS’ EVENT — 24/10/2023

The Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois organized its annual New Members’ Event on October 24th, 2023, at ING Luxembourg, during which three new members give a pitch presentation.

Our Premium member Brouxel & Rabia, Luxembourg Law Firm, was introduced by François Brouxel, Co-Founder and Partner. With a multicultural team speaking 14 languages, the firm is known for its unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality legal services to a diverse clientele worldwide. They offer a comprehensive range of legal solutions (Corporate law, Investment funds, Real estate, M&A, Private Equity, Tax, Banking & Finance, Dispute resolution, Regulatory matters, etc.), ensuring that clients receive expert guidance tailored to their needs.

Our new member Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Europe (part of Britannia P&I Club) was represented by Bertrand Mohr, Chief Risk Officer. The group is one of the market leaders in the International Group of P&I Club and the first established in 1855. They provide shipowners and charterers (called « Members ») with protection and indemnity insurance, as well as freight, demurrage, and defense insurance.

And our new member Kouros was presented by Francis Bretnacher, Managing Director, and Alain Guinot, Chief Risk Officer at Kouros France. The company, created in 2016, follows a unique business model: it is an active investor in established companies and an entrepreneur developing its own projects, supporting production facilities, transport and the distribution of renewable energies, and more.


We thank Isabel Frits, Head of Wholesale at ING Luxembourg, for giving the Opening speech and ING Luxembourg for welcoming the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois and hosting the event in their premises. We also thank our Chairman, Fabrice Maire, for the Closing speech during which he presented the last Cluster’ activities for the rest of 2023. LinkedIn post.

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On November 29th, 2022, the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl organized a New Members’ Event at Tero River House in Luxembourg.

After the opening speech of Mr. Fabrice Maire, Chairman of the Cluster, we introduced Bourbon Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. Mr. François Brijs, Maritime Manager, gave an interesting presentation about the company’s activities.

Bourbon operates in 30 countries with 6,290 employees. They have the 1st offshore fleet services in the industry. They have 285 vessels. In September 2022, has been created Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. Bourbon Wind will lead Bourbon Group’s strategy and the implementation of its wind development plan to serve and coordinate all activities in this field, offering cross-functional synergies of Bourbon Subsea Services, Bourbon Mobility, and Bourbon Marine & Logistics.

Their vision: « Committed to supporting offshore energies development as a reference partner, building sustainable and innovative maritime solutions. »


On October 11th, 2022, the Cluster Maritime Luxembourgeois asbl welcomed Euronav as a new member 2022 during an event at Cercle Münster. Its Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Lieve Logghe gave a company presentation and insights about their strategy of net zero emission for 2050. The members had the luck also to meet Mr. Alex Staring, Chief Operating Officer, and Mr. Glenn Mariën, Group Tax Manager.

Euronav Luxembourg S.A. has been based in the Grand-Duchy since 1995, early stage of the maritime sector. They employ around 220 people in offices throughout Europe and Asia, and about 3,200 seafarers. Euronav is the world’s largest independent tanker shipping company engaged in the safe, reliable, and efficient shipping and storage of crude oil. They are listed on Euronext Brussels and on the NYSE under the symbol « EURN ». Euronav owns, operates and manages a young fleet of around 70 vessels, consisting of VLCCs, Suezmaxes, FSOs and V-plus.

To reduce emissions, they have split their strategy: REDUCE & INVEST (less energy used) until 2027 & SWITCH & SCALE-UP (cleaner energy used) to achieve their goals for 2050. The target for 2024 is carbon neutrality at roundtrip via lower carbon fuels. They aim to achieve for 2030, 40% lower emission CO2 intensity at fleet level compared to 2008, and 80% by 2040. Following this link, you can read their Sustainability Report: