Agenda


 
8:00 AM – 8:25 AM REGISTRATION
MORNING SESSIONS
8:25 AM – 8:30 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link
  Audio Webcast
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8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Opening Remarks Mr. Marius Halvorsen, President & CEO - Fearnley Securities
  Audio Webcast
  Video Webcast
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
  Audio Webcast
  Video Webcast
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 Orbeck-Nilssen, CEO – DNV GL

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

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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9:50 AM – 10:00 AM LNG Presentation Mr. Gonzalo De Arteaga, Senior Analyst – Fearnresearch
  Audio Webcast
  Video Webcast
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM LNG Sector
1x1 Discussion
  Audio Webcast
  Video Webcast
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM LPG Sector
1x1 Discussion
  Audio Webcast
  Video Webcast
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?
Moderator:
Mr. Panos Katsambas, Partner - Reed Smith

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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11:25 AM – 12:00 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.
Moderator:
Mr. Tony Rice, Partner - HFW

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Asia – The Locomotive for Global Shipping Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial - InvestHK
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12:15 PM – 1:30 PM NETWORKING LUNCH
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AFTERNOON SESSIONS
1:40 PM – 2:15 PM Decarbonization – Conquering the Next Frontier
Beginning of the Longer Journey – Targets, Challenges & Strategies
Moderator:
Mr. Patrick Kirkby, Partner – Watson Farley & Williams

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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2:15 PM – 2:50 PM Product Tankers
Sector Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Mr. Randy Giveans, Maritime Shipping Group Head, Equity Analyst - Jefferies LLC

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anelists:   Audio Webcast
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2:50 PM – 3:25 PM Crude Oil Tankers
Sector Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Dr. Arlie G. Sterling, President & Co-Founder – Marsoft Inc

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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3:25 PM – 4:00 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?
Moderator:
Mr. Rolf Johan Ringdal, Partner – BAHR

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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4:00 PM – 4:35 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.
Moderator:
Mrs. Diana Syziu, Legal Director – Hill Dickinson

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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4:35 PM – 5:10 PM Dry Bulk Shipping
Sector Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Mr. Espen Landmark Fjermestad
, Equity Research – Fearnley Securities

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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5:10 PM – 5:40 PM Container Shipping
Sector Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Mr. Richard Meade
, Managing Editor – Lloyd’s List

Panelists:   Audio Webcast
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5:40 PM – 5:50 PM
Closing Remarks
  Ms. Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State - UK Department for Transport

  Audio Webcast
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6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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