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Monday, April 8, 2019 - Westin Hotel

HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK





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MORNING SESSIONS
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration & Coffee
8:30 AM – 8:35 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Mark O’Neil, CEO - Columbia Shipmanagement
Mr. Terence Zhao, CEO - Singhai Marine Services
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
8:35 AM – 8:45 AM Opening Remarks Mr. Esben Poulsson – Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping; President – Singapore Shipping Association; Executive Chairman – ENESEL
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
8:45 AM – 9:05 AM  Singapore A Leading Global Maritime Hub – Vision for the Future Ms. Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive (Development) – MPA

Interviewed by:

 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
9:05 AM – 9:40 AM 2020: Is the Industry Prepared for this
Game Changer?
A discussion among leading industry participants on availability, compatibility, standardization & pricing of marine fuels; options and strategies to comply with the major environmental regulations in effect as of 2020
Moderator: 
Mr. Simon Petch, Partner - Watson Farley & Williams

Panelists:
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
9:40 AM – 9:50 AM Can regulation and competitiveness co-exist? H.E. Natasa Pilides, Shipping Deputy Minister to the President – Republic of Cyprus
 Presentation/PDF
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
9:50 AM – 10:20 AM Digitalization: A Fad or a Means to an End?
How Digitalization Can Reduce Carbon Emissions and Operating Costs – The Transformational Impact of Technology on Shipping
Moderator:
Ms. Cristina S. Santa Maria, Regional Manager South East Asia, Pacific & India - DNV GL - Maritime

Panelists:
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM FOCUS ON INDUSTRY LEADERS
A One-On-One Discussion on the Shipping Industry’s Outlook – Opportunities – Challenges and More!



Mr. George Prokopiou
Chairman
Dynacom Tankers Management 
(VIA WEBCAST) 

Interviewed by:
Mr. Richard Brand, Partner - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

 Video Webcast

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM The Global Shipping, Commodity & Energy Markets - Shipowners & Charterers Perspective 
Shipping is affected by developments in the global commodity and energy markets. The panel will discuss cargo and trading flows, the role of Asia in global trading and the impact on shipping.
Moderator: 
Mr. Frans van de Bospoort, Global Head of Shipping - DVB Bank

Panelists:
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
11:15 AM – 11:50 AM
Global Shipping Banks & The Availability of Finance for the Shipping Industry
  • Banks have been the traditional source of finance for the shipping industry – how major shipping banks deal with new regulatory and market challenges.
  • Is the bank finance market shrinking or growing? Is new capital available for the industry? Who can qualify for bank finance and at what cost and terms?
Moderator:
Mr. John Forrester, Partner - HFW 

Panelists:
  • Mr. Wang Zhao, Director of Asia-Pacific - AVIC International Leasing Co., Ltd International Leasing Co.
  • Mr. Michael Parker, Industry Head, Global Shipping & Logistics and Chairman EMEA Corporate Banking – Citi
  • Ms. Kristin Holth, Global Head of Ocean Industries - DNB
  • Mr. Frans van de Bospoort, Global Head of Shipping - DVB Bank

 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
11:50 AM – 12:05 PM Harnessing the Potential of the Retail Investor Market as a Source of Capital for Shipping
Combining Capital Markets & Technology to Optimize Access to Capital
Mr. George Cambanis, Managing Director - YieldStreet Marine Finance
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
12:05 PM – 12:40 PM The Growth of Regional Trading Opportunities in Southeast Asia Moderator: 
Mr. Jayendu Krishna, Director – Drewry Maritime Financial Research
 Presentation/PDF

Panelists:

 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
12:40 PM – 12:50 PM What you need to know about
the Greater Bay Area
Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial – InvestHK
 Presentation/PDF
 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
12:50 PM – 1:30 PM Industry Consolidation – Growth & MA What It Takes to Compete in Shipping Today Moderator: 
Mr. Gregg Johnston, Partner – Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance

Panelists:

 Audio Webcast
 Video Webcast
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Networking Luncheon

     




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