News & Events

The Society's 188th Annual General meeting wil be held in April, which will be followed, as is poractice, by a buffet lunch for all attending. 

The AGM also saw history being made in that, for the first time in it's long history, the Society voted in it's first female Chairperson in the person of Linda Potter of Armac, who replaces Michael Harrison of Active Shipping and who will remain both a member of the Scoiety, and a valued committee member.

The meeting also welcomed a new member this year, V Marine Fuels Ltd.

The  full committe now comprises:

Mike Harrison.  Active Shipping Ltd

Linda Potter. Armac Shipping.

Nigel Tarrant. Admiral Harding Ltd.

Graham Pearson. Casper Shipping Ltd.

Peter Knight. Denholm-Wilhelmsen Ltd.

Bob Jones. GAC Shipping (UK) Ltd.

Neil Bixby. T & L Sugars Ltd (trading as Kentships)

Harry Corkerry.  Inchcape Shipping Services Ltd.

Our next annual luncheon is being held , as is traditional, on or by the River Thames. This year it will be held in the Autumn and as with 2014 the venue will be The Dickens Inn, St. Katherines Dock by the Tower of London.  Members take the oportunity of using the lunch to entertain friends and clients.  If you are not a member, and would like to attend why not join the Society ?

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Tel: 07850 674 969

London River Users Society

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Who Are We?

Shipping Yard

A society maintaining an effective role within the maritime and shipping industry together with associated companies and organisations that are collectively involved in commerce connected with the London's river and it's estuary.

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What Do We Do?

Cruise Liner

The Society functions at different levels, depending upon the role that it plays in the various activities of it's membership.

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Areas Embraced

City of London

As the name implies, the river means the River Thames, although it equally applies to those rivers and tributaries flowing into it, including the Medway which is accessed via the Thames estuary.

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Society Contacts

Linda Potter
Armac Shipping Services Ltd

Linda has spent a lifetime in the shipping industry, primarily in ship's agency.


Vice Chairperson.

Malcolm Lambard

Secretary to the Society

Malcolm has been a member of the society for more than 20 years, having spent his working life in liner shipping and container terminals.

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