Capital Link 2nd Cyprus Shipping Forum

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The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum will take place in Limassol on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Columbia Plaza, under the Auspices of the Republic of Cyprus.


The event aims to highlight the significant role of Cyprus as a maritime, energy and logistics hub and as an investment and business destination. The Forum will feature major international speakers and delegates and local leaders in an exchange of ideas on critical industry topics. It will discuss the developments and trends in the major shipping, financial and capital markets as well as issues pertaining to geopolitical and regulatory developments, technical and commercial fleet management. The Forum will highlight the competitive positioning and advantages of Cyprus as an industry hub.


The Forum presents a unique opportunity to meet and network with a large, high-caliber audience of ship owning and offshore executives, institutional investors, research analysts, industry experts, commercial and investment bankers, risk advisors, private equity and venture capital firms, high-net worth investors, and financial media. The event will be open to the buy and sell side communities as well as the media. By attending, 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.




The Forum is organized under the Auspices of the Republic of Cyprus. Bank of Cyprus is the Lead Sponsor.  The event has the support of the Department of Merchant Shipping, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and many other industry associations.


The Conference Chairman of the Forum is Mr. George A. Tsavliris, Principal of Tsavliris Salvage Group. Mr. Tsavliris is Former Chairman of INTERMEPA (International Marine Environment Protection Association), he is the President of CYMEPA (Cyprus Marine Environmental Protection Association), as well as member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners, Honorary Chairman of the Tsavliris Cultural Foundation and member of the Board of Directors of ECSA (European Community Shipowners' Associations).


Keynote speakers of the Forum are:
  • Mr. Marios Demetriades, Minister of  Transport Communications & Works of the Republic of Cyprus &
  • Mr. Louis Pochanis, Director, International Banking, Wealth & Markets - Bank of Cyprus





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  • Cyprus as a Maritime, Logistics & Energy Hub
  • The Shipping Markets

 Sectors Review & Outlook

  • New Regulations & Compliance Affecting Shipping

Ballast Water Treatment 

NOX Emissions - Tier 3

Sulfur Limits – Scrubbers

Revised Hull Common Structural Rules

  • Digitalization & Shipping
  • Marine Digitalization and the Future of Risk
  • Blockchain & Cybersecurity
  • Shipmanagement – What’s Next                 
  • Crewing, Staff Training & Retention Strategies – Optimizing Staff Development
  • Addressing the Industry’s Need for Capital
  • Marine Insurance & Reinsurance – Where is it Heading?
  • The New Energy Landscape –Business & Investment Opportunities
  • Looking Ahead – Positioning to Take Advantage of Opportunities – The Shipowner Perspective




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