Capital Link’s “7th Annual Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum” will take place on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Athens at the Divani Caravel Hotel.
In the context of the Forum, the “2017 Capital Link Maritime CSR Leadership Award” will be presented to Mr. John Platsidakis, Chairman, INTERCARGO; Managing Director - Anangel Maritime Services Inc. in recognition of his commitment in applying and promoting Best Industry Practices. The Introductory Remarks and the Award presentation will be made by Mr. Panagiotis Laskaridis, President - European Community Shipowners Associations; CEO - Lavinia Corporation/Laskaridis Shipping Co. Ltd.
With a 7-year track record it is the only Forum that showcases Operational Excellence in the Maritime Sector and explores Best Industry Practices across all major areas such as fleet management, technological innovation, crewing, energy efficiency and the environment, safety & security. The Forum also aims to highlight companies that implement Best Industry Practices as part of their Corporate Culture.
The Forum provides an interactive platform on the topic of Operational Excellence, Best Industry Practices and Sustainability linking shipping companies, charterers, government and non-government industry associations, classification societies, P&I Clubs, flag registries, technology & service providers and the financial and investment community.
This year, Senior Executives from 26 leading shipping companies, 3 major classification societies, as well as charterers, financiers and key industry organizations will come together to discuss geopolitical, regulatory and market trends that affect shipping and how the implementation of Best Industry Practices translates into tangible commercial, operational and financial competitive advantages.
The extensive shipping company participation in the Forum is key. Safe, efficient and compliant operations are the backbone of the industry, and the Forum attributes to the Operational Side of the business and to the companies that implement Best Industry Practices the attention they deserve.
This Forum is addressed among others to Ship Managers, Shipowners, Ship Operators, Shipbrokers, Commercial and Investment Bankers, Charterers, Classification Societies, Flag Registries, Commodity and Energy Traders, Environmental Maritime Organizations, Industry Associations, Government and Non-Governmental Organizations, Financial and Trade Media, Institutional Investors, P&I Club Executives, Lawyers and Insurers, Market Analysts and Consultants, Private Equity Firms and offshore industry entities.
Further information here.