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8:25 AM – 8:30 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Opening Remarks Mr. Marius Halvorsen, President & CEO - Fearnley Securities
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM London as a Global Capital Raising & Investment Destination Mr. Axel Kalinowski, Head of Central and Southern Europe - London Stock Exchange
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Game Changers & Future of the Shipping Industry
 The panel will discuss trends and developments that affect the industry – regulations, technology, market forces and more!
Opening Address:
Mr Knut Oerbeck-Nilssen, CEO – DNV GL

Mr. Joshua Apfelroth, Partner – Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

  • Mr. Knut Oerbeck-Nilssen, CEO - DNV GL
  • Mr. Frederick J. Kenney, Director of Legal and External Affairs – International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Dr. Sadan Kaptanoglu, CEO – Kaptanoglu Shipping; President – BIMCO
  • Mr. Mark O’Neil, President Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Mr. Francis Richardson, CEO - Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority
9:50 AM – 10:00 AM LNG Presentation Mr. Gonzalo De Arteaga, Senior Analyst – Fearnresearch
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM LNG Sector
1x1 Discussion
  • Mr. Espen Landmark Fjermestad, Equity ResearchFearnley Securities
  • Mr. Jon Skule Storheill, CEO – Awilco LNG
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM LPG Sector
1x1 Discussion
  • Mr. Peder Nicolai Jarlsby, Equity Research – Fearnley Securities
  • Mr. John Lycouris, CEODorian LPG
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM COFFEE BREAK
10:50 AM – 11:25 AM Private Equity & Consolidation
Is Private Equity an opportunistic short-term or a strategic long-term investor in shipping? Does PE drive industry consolidation? Is there still appetite for shipping investments?
Mr. Panos Katsambas, Partner - Reed Smith

  • Mr. Kevin O'Hara, Managing Director – AMA Capital Partners
  • Mr. Anders Meyerhoff, Principal – Apax Partners
  • Mr. Andrian Dacy, Managing Director and Group Head, Global Transportation Group - J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager - Tufton Oceanic Limited

11:25 AM – 12:00 PM
Capital Markets
Are capital markets open to shipping? What types of capital shipping companies can raise – debt, equity, structured finance – and where. Are investment banks committed to shipping?
Mr. Rolf Johan Ringdal, Partner – BAHR

  • Mr. Jim Cirenza, Managing Director – DNB Markets, Inc.
  • Mr. Rikard Vabo, Managing Director - Corporate Finance – Fearnley Securities
  • Mr. Douglas Mavrinac, Managing Director - Global Head Maritime Investment Banking – Jefferies LLC
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Asia – The Locomotive for Global Shipping Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial - InvestHK
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1:40 PM – 2:15 PM Decarbonization – Conquering the Next Frontier
Beginning of the Longer Journey – Targets, Challenges & Strategies
Watson Farley

  • Mr. Michael Parker, Global Industry Head for Shipping – Citi
  • Mr. Martin Stopford, Non-Executive President – Clarkson Research Services Limited
  • Dr. Grahaeme Henderson, Vice President, Shipping & Maritime Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited
2:15 PM – 2:50 PM Product Tankers
Sector Panel Discussion
Mr. Randy Giveans, Maritime Shipping Group Head, Equity Analyst - Jefferies LLC

  • Mr Kim Ullman, CEO - Concordia Maritime
  • Mr Carlos Balestra di Mottola, CFO – d’Amico International Shipping
  • Mr Jacob Meldgaard, CEO – TORM A/S (TBC)
  • Mr. David Morant, Managing Director - Scorpio Tankers
2:50 PM – 3:25 PM Crude Oil Tankers
Sector Panel Discussion
Dr. Arlie G. Sterling, President & Co-Founder – Marsoft Inc

  • Mr Hugo de Stoop, CEO - Euronav
  • Mrs. Lois Zabrocky, President & CEO - International Seaways
  • Mr. Mr. Aristidis Alafouzos, COO - Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp.
  • Mr. Robert Burke, CEO - Ridgebury Tankers
  • Mr. Nikos Tsakos, President & CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation, Former Chairman INTERTANKO 2014-2018
3:25 PM – 4:00 PM The Changing Landscape of Bank Finance as the Main Capital Provider to Shipping
Options available to shipowners from traditional banks – global and specialized banks, new entrants, leasing.
Mr. Tony Rice, Partner - HFW

  • Mr. Ryan Zhang, Senior Manager, Ship Leasing Dept. – AVIC International Leasing Co, Ltd
  • Mr. Evan Cohen, Managing Director and Group Head of Maritime Finance Business – CIT
  • Mr. Shreyas Chipalkatty, Managing Director - Global Shipping, Logistics and Offshore – Citigroup
  • Mr. Bill Guo, Executive DirectorICBC Financial Leasing
4:00 PM – 4:25 PM Alternative Finance
Alternative Finance has become a much bigger source of funding to shipping. Typical transactions, relative costs, advantages & disadvantages compared to traditional sources of finance.
Mrs. Diana Syziu, Partner – Hill Dickinson

  • Mr. Nicolas Duran, Partner & Director Investment Banking – Fearnleys Securities
  • Mr. Eirik Eide, CFO – Ocean Yield
  • Mr. Richard Moore, Co-Founder and Managing Director – RMK Maritime LLC
  • Mr. George Cambanis, Managing Director – YieldStreet Marine Finance
4:25 PM – 5:05 PM Dry Bulk Shipping
Sector Panel Discussion

  • Mr. Magnus Halvorsen, CEO – 2020 Bulkers
  • Mr. Gary Vogel, CEO – Eagle Bulk Shipping
  • Mrs. Birgitte Vartdal, CEO – Golden Ocean
  • Mr. Martyn Wade, CEO – Grindrod Shipping Holdings
  • Mr. Hamish Norton, President – Star Bulk Carriers
  • TBD Scorpio Bulkers
5:05 PM – 5:35 PM Container Shipping
Sector Panel Discussion

  • Mr. Constantin Baack, CEO -MPC Container Ships
  • Mr. Aristides Pittas, Chairman & CEO - Euroseas Ltd.; Chairman & CEO - Eurodry Ltd.
  • Mr. Cao Deambrosio, Managing Partner - Seamax Capital Management
5:40 PM – 5:55 PM Closing Remarks Hon Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State – UK Department for Transport and Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (TBC)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception

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