"Shipping - Is it all Glitter and Gold?"



3 Days Event - 21 Sessions - 90 Speakers
Tuesday - Thursday, October 12 - 14, 2021 - Digital Forum



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DAY ONE – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

8:30 - 8:45 AM

WELCOME REMARKS


Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link, Inc.
Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO & President - DNB Markets; Conference Chairman

8:50 - 9:40 AM

SHIPPING - IS IT ALL GLITTER & GOLD?
What is different this time? Are we at the beginning of a new supercycle for shipping spreading eventually across all market segments? Covid-19, technology, regulations and geopolitics have a transformational impact on the industry. What are major opportunities and challenges looking ahead? CEOs from the major market segments share their insight as to what makes this cycle different and the outlook ahead


Moderator: 
Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO & President - DNB Markets; Conference Chairman


Panelists:

  • Dr. John Coustas, CEO - Danaos Corporation (DAC)
  • Mr. Robert Bugbee, President - ENETI Inc. (NETI) & Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)
  • Mr. Paul Wogan, CEO - GasLog
  • Mr. Petros Pappas, CEO - Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK)
  • Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP); Chairman - INTERTANKO 2014-2018
9:45 - 10:35 AM

DRY BULK SECTOR PANEL


Moderator: 
Mr. Jorgen Lian, Equity Analyst - DNB Markets, Inc


Panelists:

  • Mr. Gary Vogel, CEO - Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE)
  • Mr. Martyn Wade, CEO - Grindrod Shipping Holdings (GRIN)
  • Mr. John Michael Radziwill, CEO - GoodBulk; C Transport Maritime
  • Mr. Polys Hajioannou, CEO - Safe Bulker (SB)
  • Mr. Stamatis Tsantanis, Chairman & CEO - Seanergy Maritime Holdings (SHIP)
10:40 - 11:00 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
CREATING AND SUSTAINING AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN THE TRANSITION TO A GLOBAL CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY

  

Mrs. Kelly Speakes-Backman

Acting Assistant Secretary, Principal Deputy Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Department of Energy
11:05 - 11:50 AM

INDUSTRY PREPAREDNESS FOR COP26 AND ITS AFTERMATH
The panel will focus on the energy transition and the pathways towards zero emissions shipping. This is one of the most critical challenges the industry faces today, and the discussion is particularly timely given recent regulatory developments and the upcoming COP26 meeting.


Moderator: 
Mr. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO - DNV Maritime


Panelists:

  • Mr. Cameron Mackey, COO - Eneti Inc. (NETI)
  • Mr. John C. Wobensmith, President & CEO - Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK)
  • Mrs. Lois Zabrocky, CEO - International Seaways (INSW)
  • Mr. Bo Cerup-Simonsen, CEO - Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center
11:55 -12:45 PM

THE NEW LANDSCAPE OF BANK FINANCE FOR SHIPPING
The panel will discuss the evolving role of banks as capital providers to shipping. Are banks stepping up or decreasing their involvement with shipping? What is the impact of alternative sources of capital? It will also address the impact of regulations and green shipping as well as the emergence of new regional and international hubs providing capital to shipping.


Moderator: 
Mr. Daniel Rogers, Partner - Watson Farley Williams


Panelists:

  • Mr. Philipp Wuenschmann, Global Head of Shipping - Berenberg
  • Mr. Shreyas Chipalkatty, Global Head of Shipping - Citi
  • Mr. Evan Cohen, Managing Director & Group Head of Maritime Finance - CIT
  • Mr. Ilias Katsoulis, Global Head of Shipping, Global Credit Financing and Solutions - Deutsche Bank AG
  • Mr. Christos Tsakonas, Global Head of Shipping - DNB
12:50 - 1:15 PM

SPOTLIGHT ON ATLAS CORPORATION - 1X1 Discussion

 

  Mr. Bing Chen
President & Chief Executive Officer - Atlas Corp. (ATCO)
  Mr. James T. Cirenza
Managing Director - DNB Markets, Inc
1:20 - 2:10 PM

CRUDE TANKERS SECOR PANEL


Moderator: Mr. Ben Nolan
, Head of Maritime Research – Stifel


Panelists:

  • Mr. Hugo de Stoop, CEO - Euronav (EURN)
  • Mr. Lars Barstad, CEO - Frontline Management (FRO)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Pribor, SVP & CFO - International Seaways (INSW)
  • Mr. Robert Burke, Partner & CEO - Ridgebury Tankers
  • Mr. Harrys Kosmatos, Corporate Development Officer - TEN Ltd. (Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP)
2:15 - 2:55 PM

EXPANDING THE RESEARCH & INVESTOR UNIVERSE FOR SHIPPING
Research & Trading Platforms - Social Media - Financial & Industry Blogs


Moderator: 
Mr. Robert Bugbee, President - ENETI Inc. (NETI) & Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)


Panelists:

  • Mr. J Mintzmyer, Head of Research - Value Investor's Edge
  • Mr. Omar Nokta, Head of US Securities - Clarksons Platou
  • Mr. Calvin Froedge, Founder - TankerData.com
 

END OF DAY ONE - Thank you for joining us!

   
   
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DAY TWO – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

8:55 - 9:45 AM

A NEW ERA FOR GLOBAL COMMERCE & TRADE


Moderator: 
Mr. John Keough, Partner - Clyde & Co


Panelists:

  • Mr. Mark O'Neil, President & CEO - Columbia Shipmanagement; President - InterManager
  • Mr. Bud Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs - MSC Group 
  • Mr. Martin Fruergaard, CEO - Pacific Basin
  • Mr. Lasse Kristoffersen, Chief Executive Officer - Torvald Klaveness; President - Norwegian Shipowners Association, 2018-2020
  • Mr. Sean Fernback, President, Wärtsilä Voyage and Executive Vice President - Wärtsilä 
9:50 - 10:40 AM

CONTAINER SECTOR PANEL


Moderator: 
Mr. Christian Wetherbee, Managing Director, Transportation & Shipping Research - Citi Research


Panelists:

  • Mr. Graham Talbot, CFO – Atlas Corporation (ATCO) 
  • Mr. Evangelos Chatzis, CFO - Danaos Corporation (DAC)
  • Mr. Aristides Pittas, Chairman & CEO - Euroseas (ESEA) & Eurodry (EDRY)
  • Mr. George Youroukos, Executive Chairman - Global Ship Lease Inc. (GSL)
  • Mr. Constantin Baack, CEO - MPC Container Ships (OSLO: MPCC)
10:45 - 11:10 AM

SPOTLIGHT ON SOVCOMFLOT - 1x1 Discussion

 

  Mr. Nikolai Kolesnikov
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer - Sovkomflot
  Mr. Theodore Jadick
Managing Director, CEO and President - DNB Markets - Conference Chairman
11:15 - 12:05 PM

CHARTING CORPORATE STRATEGY IN A FAST-CHANGING WORLD
Panel to discuss strategies on diversification, fleet renewal, capital allocation


Moderator: 
Mr. Theodore Jadick, Managing Director, CEO and President - DNB Markets; Conference Chairman


Panelists:

  • Mr. Jerry Kalogiratos, CEO - Capital Product Partners (CPLP)
  • Mr. John C. Wobensmith, President & CEO - Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK)
  • Mr. Ulrik Uhrenfeldt Andersen, CEO - Golden Ocean (GOGL)
  • Mr. George Achniotis, Director & Executive VP-Business Development, Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM)
12:10 - 1:00 PM

PRODUCT TANKERS SECTOR PANEL


Moderator: Mr. James T. Cirenza
, Managing Director – DNB Markets, Inc


Panelists:

  • Mr. Anthony Gurnee, Founder and CEO - Ardmore Shipping Corporation (ASC)
  • Mr. Carlos Balestra Di Mottola, CFO - d'Amico International Shipping S.A. (BIT:DIS)
  • Mr. Mikael Skov, CEO - Hafnia (OSLO: HAFNIA)
  • Mr. Valentios (Eddie) Valentis, CEO, Pyxis Tankers (PXS)
  • Mr. Jacob Meldgaard, CEO - TORM (TRMD)
1:05 - 1:55 PM

CAPITAL MARKETS PANEL


Moderator: 
Mr. Robert Lustrin, Counsel - Reed Smith


Panelists:

  • Mr. Fredrik Julius Falch, Head of Shipping Corporate Finance – Arctic Securities 
  • Mrs. Christa Volpicelli, Managing Director & Head of Maritime Investment Banking - Citi
  • Mr. Jae Kwon, Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance - DNB
  • Mr. Chris Weyers, Managing Director, Head of Maritime Investment Banking - Stifel
2:00 -2:45 PM

THE SURGE IN SPAC IPOs - PLENTY OF CAPITAL LOOKING FOR DEALS


Moderator: 
Mr. Keith J. Billotti, Partner, Co-Head of Capital Markets Group - Seward & Kissel LLP


Panelists:

  • Mr. Akis Tsirigakis, Co-CEO - Growth Capital Acquisition Corp
  • Mr. Alexandre Ibrahim, Head of International Capital Markets - New York Stock Exchange
  • EFHutton Group (TBC)
  • Mr. Larry Glassberg, Partner & Senior Managing Director, Investment Banking - Maxim Group LL
 

END OF DAY TWO - Thank you for joining us!

   
   
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DAY THREE  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021

8:55 - 9:40 AM

LPG SECTOR PANEL


Moderator: 
Mr. Greg Wasikowski, CFA, Associate Partner - Webber Research  


Panelists:

  • Mr. Anders Onarheim, CEO - BW LPG (OSLO:BWLPG)
  • Mr. John Lycouris, CEO - Dorian LPG (USA) LLC (LPG)
  • Mr. Charles Maltby, CEO - Epic Gas Ltd. (OSLO: EPICME)
9:45 - 10:10 AM

SPOTLIGHT ON NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS - 1x1 Discussion

 

  Ms. Angeliki Frangou
Chairwoman and CEO - Navios Martime Partners (NMM)
  Mr. Christian Wetherbee
Managing Director, Transportation & Shipping Research - Citi Research
10:15 - 11:05 AM

SUSTAINABILITY - AS A CORE BUSINESS STRATEGY
This panel will focus on four main topics – What is Sustainability? What is included in Sustainability? – How is it measured? – What are the practical implications / advantages to companies that focus on Sustainability? – What are the expectations of stakeholders (business & trading partners, society) regarding Sustainability?


Moderator: 
Ms. Kiara Konti | Director | Climate Change and Sustainability Services - EY


Panelists:

  • Mr. Matt Borys, Treasurer & Head of Capital Markets - Atlas Corp. (ATCO)  
  • Mr. Alex Hadjipateras, EVP of Business Development - Dorian LPG (USA) LLC (LPG)
  • Mr. Brian Gallagher, Head of Investor Relations & Communications, Member of the Sustainability Committee  - Euronav (EURN) 
  • Ms. Charis Plakantonaki, Chief Strategy Officer - Star Bulk Carriers Corp (SBLK) 
  • Mr. Jesper S. Jensen, Head of Technical Division – TORM (TRMD) 
11:10 - 12:00 PM

LNG SECTOR PANEL


Moderator: 
Mr. Randy Giveans, Group Head of Energy Maritime, Shipping Equity Research - Jefferies


Panelists:

  • Mr. Oyestein Kalleklev, CEO - FLEX LNG (FLNG)
  • Mr. Paolo Enoizi, Chief Operating Officer - GasLog Ltd.
  • Mr. Karl Fredrik Staubo, CEO - Golar LNG (GLNG)
  • Mr. Richard Gilmore, Executive Vice President - Maran Gas Maritime
 

ADDRESSING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

 12:05 - 12:25 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  

Mr. Daniel D. Maffei

Chairman
Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
12:30 – 1:25 PM

Introductory Presentation

  • Mr. Sam Ruda, Director - Port authority NY/NJ 


Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Mr. Sam Ruda, Director - Port authority NY/NJ

Panelists:

  • Mr. Bill Rooney, VP, Strategic Development - Kuehne + Nagel
  • Mr. Andrew Genn, Senior Vice President, Ports & Transportation Department - New York Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) 
  • Mr. John W. Butler, President and CEO - World Shipping Council 
  • More panelists
1:30 - 2:30 PM

ANALYST PANEL


Moderator: Mr. Robert Bugbee
, President – ENETI Inc. (NETI) & Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) 


Panelists:

  • Mr. Lars Bastian Ostereng, Equity Analyst – Shipping - Arctic Securities  
  • Mr. Omar Nokta, Head of US Securities - Clarksons Platou 
  • Mr. Amit Mehrotra, Director, US Transportation & Shipping - Deutsche Bank  
  • Mr. Jorgen Lian, Equity Analyst - DNB Markets, Inc 
  • Mr. Randy Giveans, Group Head of Energy Maritime, Shipping Equity Research - Jefferies
  • Mr. Magnus Fyhr, Managing Director, Head of Maritime Research - H.C. Wainwight
  • Mr. Ben Nolan, Head of Maritime Research - Stifel
 

END OF FORUM - Thank you for joining us!






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