Agenda




       
 8:15 AM – 8:55 AM REGISTRATION - BREAKFAST RECEPTION
MORNING SESSIONS
  8:55 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President, Capital Link
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast
 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM  The Global Commodity,
Energy & Shipping Markets
Mr. Gautam Khurana, CFA, Director, Drewry Maritime Financial Research
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

9:20 AM – 10:00 AM New Regulations &
Compliance Affecting Shipping

Ballast Water Treatment; NOX Emissions - Tier 3; Sulfur Limits – Scrubbers; Revised Hull Common Structural Rules
Moderator:
Dr. Loizos Isaias, Head of Maritime Service & Advisory – South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM New Technology and Data Analytics – The Gamechanger for Global Marine Insurance Mr. Christopher M. Payne,  Partner, EY Head of Insurance Technology and Alliances for EMEIA  – EY
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM Digitalization & Cybersecurity Moderator:
Dr. Michalis Pantazopoulos, Managing Director, Liberian Registry – LISCR (Hellas) Ltd. 
 Presentation/PDF

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast
10:55 AM - 11:10 AM Marine Digitalization and the Future of Risk Mr. Johan Backas, Managing Director, Eniram
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

11:10 AM - 11:25 AM Navigating Chinese Port Inspections Mr. Terence Zhao, President, Singhai Marine Services
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM Sanctions Compliance in an Uncertain World - A Guide for Shipowners, Charterers and Financiers Mrs. Jane Freeberg Sarma, Partner, Reed Smith
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM The Future of Shipping Mr. Casper Ryborg, Partner, Global Leader Ports & Shipping, Deloitte
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Consolidation & M&A in Shipping
Shipping is a fragmented industry but there has been increasing consolidation along the cargo and ownership sides – will this continue? It is creating a new standard?
Mr. Michael Kirk, CEO, RMK Maritime
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast
Global Maritime Clusters - Competitive Advantages & Business Development Opportunities
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM New York Mr. Clay Maitland, Chairman, New York Maritime (NYMAR); Managing Partner, International Registries 
  Video Presentation
 
Video Webcast

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Malta Dr. Jean-Pie Gauci-Maistre, Managing Partner, Gauci-Maistre Xynou
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Bermuda Mr. Francis Richardson, Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority (BSMA)
 Presentation/PDF
  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE ADDRESS


Luncheon Sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award

Introductory Remarks by

Dr. George A. Gratsos
HELMEPA Chairman


  Audio Webcast

Honoring


Mr. Panos LaskaridisPresident - European Community Shipowners Associations;
CEO - Lavinia Corporation / Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd.
  Audio Webcast

Introductory Remarks by
Mr. Takis Arapoglou
Chairman, Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) Ltd.


  Audio Webcast

Honoring

Mr. Athanasios Laskaridis Chairman & CEO - Lavinia Corporation,
Lavinia Enterprises Limited
and Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd.
 Video Speech

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
2:40 PM - 3:20 PM Bank Finance
Banks have been the traditional source of finance for the shipping industry – how major shipping banks deal with new regulatory and market challenges.
Moderator:
Mr. Stephen Drury, Partner, HFW

Panelists:

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

 
3:20 PM - 4:00 PM New & Alternative Sources of Finance for Shipowners
New Banks and credit funds as sources of capital for the shipping industry.
Moderator:
Mr. Stuart McAlpine, Partner, Clyde & Co.

Panelists:

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast


4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Private Equity
Is Shipping still an area of interest for Private Equity? Which sectors and types of deals are PE funds looking at. What can owners expect when dealing with PE funds.
Moderator:
Dr. Stefan Rindfleisch, Partner, Ehlermann Rindfleisch Gadow

Panelists:

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

4:40 PM - 5:20 PM Capital Markets
We have seen several secondary equity and debt offerings, a few OTC listings. Are capital markets open to shipping? What kind of capital can owners raise and where? Are new listings likely?
Moderator:
Mr. Robert Lustrin, Partner, Seward & Kissel

Panelists:
  • Mrs. Christa Volpicelli, Managing Director, Citi
  • Mr. Erik Helberg, Chief Executive Officer, Clarksons Platou Securities AS
  • Mr. Nicolas Duran, Director - Corporate Finance and Partner, Fearnley Securities
  • Mr. Todd Wilson, Managing Director, Jefferies LLC
  • Mr. Eric Schless, Managing Director - Wells Fargo

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

5:20 PM - 6:00 PM
Industry Challenges & The Road Map Ahead

Geopolitical, Regulatory & Market Developments Affecting Shipping
The Industry’s Response
Moderator:
Mr. George Paleokrassas, Partner, Watson Farley Williams

Panelists:

  Audio Webcast
 
Video Webcast

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Cocktail Reception Sponsored by NYMAR (New York Maritime)




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