Capitalizing on the long established track record of organizing highly successful large scale maritime conferences in major industry centers around the world, the “11th Annual Capital Link Shipping & Marine Services” Forum will take place on September 25th 2018 in London, in partnership with Fearnley Securities and in cooperation with the London Stock Exchange.
This event is bringing together a distinguished group of industry experts and provides a comprehensive review and current outlook of the various shipping markets and also covers topics of critical interest to Shipping Professionals, Financiers & Investors. The participants will gain a deeper understanding of the current state of the shipping and marine services industry, the subsequent effects on their investments, and a clear focus on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Capital Link’s investment conferences, organized across New York, London, Athens, Limassol, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo, are known for combining rich informational content, interesting discussions about the shipping and marine services sectors, the financial and capital market, as well as unique promotion and networking opportunities. The London Forum will also offer the opportunity for 1x1 meetings between company management teams and investors.
HIGH CALIBER AUDIENCE
Commercial and Investment Bankers • Charterers • Classification Societies • Commodity and Energy Traders • Finance Providers • Financial Advisors • Financial and Trade Media • Hedge Fund Managers • Institutional Investors • P&I Executives • Lawyers and Insurers • Market Analysts and Consultants • Private Equity Firms • Risk Advisors • Ship Managers • Ship Operators • Shipowners • Shipbrokers • Sovereign Wealth Funds • Venture Capital Firms
To register please visit the link: http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2018london/signup.html
INDUSTRY PANEL & PRESENTATION TOPICS
Welcome remarks: Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link.
Opening remarks: Mr. Rikard Vabo, Managing Director, Corporate Finance - Fearnley Securities
London as a Global Capital Raising & Investment Destination
Section remarks: Mr. Axel Kalinowski, Head of Central and Southern Europe – London Stock Exchange
Shipping, Shipbuilding and Trade: Overview & Outlook
Section remarks: Mr. Martin Stopford, Non- Executive President - Clarkson Research Services Limited
“Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still” Heraclitus - Game Changers & Future of the Shipping Industry (Panel Discussion)
Trends and developments that affect the industry – regulations, technology, market forces etc.
Moderator: Mr. Joshua Apfelroth, Partner – Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
IMO 2020 – Dilemmas, choices and economics
Section remarks: Mr. Dag Kilen, Senior Analyst – Fearnley Securities
IMO – The Owners Response (Panel Discussion)
Ballast Water Treatment, Sulfur Emissions, Decarbonization – Regulations, Technology, Strategic Options & Capital Considerations
Moderator: Mr. Toby Royal, Partner – Watson Farley Williams LLP
Dry Bulk Sector (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Mr. Bobby P Mitropoulos, Managing Director - Weberseas (Hellas) SA
Future Proof Ships - The Blueprint for Newbuilds (Presentation)
How the IMO strategy will impact the value of the vessels and what the Owners can do to future proof their assets
Mr. Tore Longva M.Sc, Principal Consultant, International Regulatory Affairs – DNV GL – Maritime
Bank Finance (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Mr. Tony Rice, Partner – HFW
LNG Sector (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Mr. Peder Nicolai Jarlsby, Shipping Equity Research – Fearnley Securities
Moderator: Mr. Richard Hakes, Partner – Reed Smith LLP
Alternative Finance & Yield (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Mr. Rolf Johan Ringdal, Partner – BAHR
Moderator: Mr. Espen L. Fjermestad, Shipping Equity Research – Fearnley Securities
Crude Oil Tankers Sector (Panel Discussion)
Moderator: Dr. Arlie G. Sterling, President & Co–Founder – Marsoft Inc.
PARTICIPATING SHIPPING COMPANIES