Greek shipowner Nikolas Tsakos believes the UK government must look at ways to bring back shipowners to London if the city is to strengthen its maritime position globally.

The comments come as his Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN), which is celebrating 30 years as a public company, was revealed as lead sponsor of the London International Shipping Week (LISW) headline conference for 2023.

The plenary hall of the International Maritime Organization’s headquaters will once again host the event.