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1/18/24 9:25
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Columbia Plaza Limassol

8:15 - 9:00 am
REGISTRATION
9:00 - 9:05 am
WELCOME REMARKS

President
Capital Link, Inc.
Principal
Tsavliris Salvage Group
Conference Chairman
9:10 - 9:40 am
CYPRUS SHIPPING FORGING AHEAD
Keynote Presentation by the Shipping Deputy Minister to the President Followed by 1x1 Discussion

H.E. Marina Hadjimanolis
Shipping Deputy Minister to the President
Republic of Cyprus

Interviewed by:

Shipping Partner
Montanios & Montanios LLC
9:45 - 10:00 am
REGULATORY UPDATE PRESENTATION
Strategic Business Partner
Lloyd’s Register
10:05 - 10:45 am
PREPARING FOR NET ZERO

Moderator:

Technical Director, SEEBA Zone
Bureau Veritas

Panelists:

CEO
Alassia NewShips Management, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer & Vice President
Danaos Corporation
President
Safe Bulkers (SB)
Dr. Dinos Arcoumanis
Professor Emeritus
University of London
Corresponding Member of Academy of Athens
10:50 - 11:20 am
COFFEE BREAK
11:25 - 12:05 pm
OPTIMIZING SHIP MANAGEMENT & FLEET PERFORMANCE

Moderator:

Ms. Chara Georgopoulou
Head Maritime R&D and Advisory Greece
DNV

Panelists:

Mr. Nikolas Vaporis
Chief Technical Officer
Capital Ship Management Corp.
President & CEO
Columbia Group
President
InterManager
Co-Founder & CEO
Kaiko Systems
Group Managing Director & CEO
MSC Shipmanagement Limited, Cyprus
12:10 - 12:50 pm
SHIP FINANCE – ADAPTING TO NEW REGULATORY & COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE

Moderator:

Head of Office (Limassol)
Hill Dickinson LLP

Panelists:

Mr. Nicholas Pavlidis
Head of Shipping
Bank of Cyprus
Head of Shipping Finance
Eurobank Cyprus
Mr. Dimitris Tzavaras
Head of Shipping
Hellenic Bank
Managing Director, Shipping Finance
ING Bank NV
12:55 - 2:00 pm
NETWORKING LUNCH
2:05 - 2:50 pm
ESG – CHARTING THE COURSE TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
This panel will focus on the necessity and tangible benefits of ESG from the viewpoint of various stakeholders – shipowners, bankers, insurers, charterers.

Opening Presentation by:

Partner, Risk Advisory, Sustainability & Climate Leader
Deloitte Greece

Moderator:

Mr. Ezekiel Davis
Vice President, Europe Business Development
ABS

Panelists:

Partner, Risk Advisory, Sustainability & Climate Leader
Deloitte Greece
Senior Vice President Head of DNB Athens Representative Office
DNB
Deputy CFO & Chief Compliance Officer
Safe Bulkers Inc.
Mr. Jeff Wakker
COO
Viterra Chartering B.V.
2:55 - 3:35 pm
INVESTING IN SHIPPING

Moderator:

Mr. Andreas Mylonas
Advocate, Managing Partner
AMG Mylonas & Associates, LLC

Panelists:

Chairman & CEO
Euroseas (ESEA) & EuroDry (EDRY)
Mr. Ronis Kyperesis
Head of Finance
Pelagic Partners
CFO
Hartmann Holdings
Mr. Hans Oust Heiberg
Partner
Sole Shipping
3:40 - 4:20 pm
CHARTERERS’ PERSPECTIVE- NAVIGATING THROUGH INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION

Moderator:

CEO
Safe Bulkers (SB)

Panelists:

Mr. Alex Sass
Vice President Freight
EP Resources AG
Mr. Samuel Jaeggi
Freight Trader
Mercuria
Mr. Mark Thompson
Senior Freight Trader
Olam International
Mr. Patrick Legierse
Global Head of Chartering
Viterra Chartering B.V.
4:25 - 5:25 pm
SHIPOWNERS’ ROUNDTABLE

Moderator:

Mr. Stavros Violaris
Partner, Sustainability Leader
EY Cyprus

Panelists:

CEO
Cyprus Sea Lines / Hellenic Tankers
President
Cyprus Union of Shipowners
CEO
Diana Shipping (DSX)
Chairperson
HELMEPA
Chairperson
INTERMEPA
Mr. George Mouskas
CEO
Olympia Ocean Carriers / Zela Shipping
CEO
Safe Bulkers (SB)
Mr. Petros Pappas
CEO
Star Bulk Carriers
5:30 - 5:35 pm
CLOSING REMARKS
Principal
Tsavliris Salvage Group
Conference Chairman
5:40 - 6:30 pm
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

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