Agenda

Thursday, May 5, 2022

9:00 am
OPENING REMARKS

Presentation By:

President
Capital Link
9:00 - 9:20 am
SETTING THE STAGE - SHIPPING MARKETS UPDATE & OUTLOOK
Replay: Video Audio

Presentation by:

Head of Research
Cleaves Securities AS
9:20 - 10:00 am
SHIPPING - NAVIGATING THROUGH GEOPOLITICAL TURBULENCE
Replay: Video Audio

Introductory Remarks by:

Commercial Counselor, Athens
U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator:

General Manager
Greece - Liberian Registry (LISCR Hellas)

Panelists:

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs for European - Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Hellenic Republic
Team Leader - EU Maritime Security Strategy and maritime Common Information Sharing Environment (EUMSS & CISE)
European Commission
Partner
Stephenson Harwood
Managing Director
Columbia Shipmanagement
10:05 - 10:25 am
NAVIGATING THE MARINE FUEL LANDSCAPE - PATHWAYS TO GREEN SHIPPING
Replay: Video Audio

Presentation by:

Vice President for Global Sustainability
ABS
10:30 - 11:10 am
SHORT SEA SHIPPING - Leading the Green Revolution to Zero Emissions
Replay: Video Audio

Moderator:

Principal Specialist, Head of R&D & Advisory Unit Maritime
DNV Maritime

Panelists:

Ambassador of Norway to Greece
General Manager - Apollonia Lines SA; Vice President
Hellenic Chamber of Shipping
President
Hellenic Short Sea Shipping Association (HSSSA)
National Technical University of Athens
11:15 - 11:55 pm
EXAMINING ESG - HOW THE LANDSCAPE IS EVOLVING
Replay: Video Audio
The panel will take an in depth look at how the maritime conversation around ESG is changing due to industry expectations, societal pressures & the regulatory environment. What does ESG means for shipowners, charterers, lenders, investors and insurers? How are they navigating transparency requirements and what is the best practice for reporting? This session will focus on how different stakeholders perceive the risks & opportunities associated with ESG and what this means for shipping in the short, medium & long term.

Moderator:

Head of Sales, In Service
Lloyd's Register

Panelists:

Associate Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services
EY
Chief Strategy Officer
Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
Commercial Head for Structured Deals and Decarbonization
Cargill
Managing Director, CEO & President
DNB Markets
Vice President, Commercial
Tufton Asset Management
12:00 - 12:40 pm
BANK FINANCE
Replay: Video Audio

Moderator:

Partner, Head of International Finance
Hill Dickinson

Panelists:

Regional Manager
Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (Europe) GmbH
Global Head of Shipping
Berenberg
Managing Director Head, EMEA Shipping, Logistics & Offshore
Citi
Senior Vice President, Head of DNB Athens Representative Office
DNB Bank
General Manager, Structured & Shipping Finance
Piraeus Bank
12:45 - 1:00 pm
GREEK BANKS AT THE FOREFRONT OF SHIP FINANCE
Replay: Video Audio
The Greek Bond Market - An Innovative Funding Mechanism For Shipping Companies                                                                                 

Remarks by:

CEO
Piraeus Bank
1:05pm - 1:15pm
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Replay: Video Audio

Minister of Shipping & Insular Policy
Hellenic Republic
1:20 - 2:50 pm
LUNCHEON & AWARDS CEREMONY
Replay: Video Audio

2022 CAPITAL LINK GREEK SHIPPING LEADERSHIP AWARD

Honoring:

Founder & Chairman
Diana Shipping

Introduced by:

Founder & President
Tsakos Group
2:50 - 3:40 pm
MARITIME POLICY & REGULATORY UPDATE
Replay: Video Audio

Moderator:

Partner, Assets & Structured Finance Group
Watson Farley Williams

Panelists:

Director for Waterborne
Directorate General for Mobility and Transport - European Commission
Secretary General
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
President
European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA)
CEO
Lemissoler Navigation
Director, Marine Enforcement Division
IMO
Member of the Board
Union of Greek Shipowners
President & CEO
Ariston Navigation Corp.
3:40 - 4: 20 pm
ALTERNATIVE FINANCE
Replay: Video Audio

Moderator:

Partner, Co-Head of Capital Markets Group
Seward & Kissel LLP

Panelists:

Managing Director
Ascension Finance
Managing Director
BRAEMAR NAVES
Managing Director
Direct Ship Finance
Managing Director
Entrust Global
Founder & Managing Director
Neptune Maritime Leasing Ltd
4:20 - 5:00 pm
CAPITAL MARKETS
Replay: Video Audio

Moderator:

Counsel
Reed Smith LLP

Panelists:

Managing Director, Global Transportation Group
Citi
Senior Managing Director
Nasdaq
Deputy CEO
Cleaves Securities AS
Managing Director
DNB Markets
Managing Director, Head of Maritime Investment Banking
Stifel
5:05 - 5:20 pm
STRUCTURED PRODUCTS: Useful Investment Solutions To Reshape Returns And Mitigate Your Portfolio Risk - Leverage On Leonteq Securities Expertise.
Replay: Video Audio
Sharp rise in global uncertainty coupled with strained monetary policies (in an attempt to fight off inflation) have led investors facing volatile and unattractive markets. How cautious investors (shipping treasuries and family offices) looking for smooth consistent returns could take advantage of the current environment?

Director, Structured Solutions
Leonteq Securities
5:20 - 7:00 pm
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