The 8th Annual Greek Shipping Forum is going to be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Athens in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
This event will provide a comprehensive review of current trends and outlook of the global economy and the main commodity, energy and shipping markets. It will also discuss critical issues and challenges the industry faces, including geopolitical and regulatory developments, technical and commercial fleet management and access to capital. It will examine bank financing, capital markets and alternative funding mechanisms and strategies.
Keynote speaker of the Forum is Mr. Zhang Ye, President of the Shanghai Shipping Exchange who will discuss “The internationalization of the Chinese Economy and Chinese Shipping”. Mr. Ye was awarded the honor of Shanghai Municipal Leading Talent, Top 10 Finance Leaders in Shanghai and selected as the Top 100 Most Influential People of Shipping Sector by Lloyd’s List consecutively in 2010-2013 and 2015. In 2012, he was also awarded the honor of Top 10 Most Influential Shipping People in China. He works as Shanghai Conference Ambassador since 2013.
The "2017 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award" will be presented to Professor Costas Th. Grammenos CBE DSc, LRF Chair in Shipping, Trade & Finance, Chairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London. Prof. Costas Grammenos has made a unique contribution to the global shipping industry not only by providing scientific and academic thought leadership through his writings and teachings but also through the establishment of an educational institution that has become the must-attend university for those who aspire careers in shipping, energy, trade and finance. More than 4.700 alumni belong to a unique network of professionals who today lead the industry to new directions. Costas Grammenos has achieved a uniquely positive and transformational impact on the global shipping industry.
Professor Costas Th. Grammenos will be introduced by Dr. Anthony Papadimitriou, President to the Board of Directors of Alexander S. Onassis Foundation and Dr. Nikolas Tsakos, President & CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation; Chairman, Intertanko.
PRESENTATION TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
* Outlook & Opportunities in Shipping
* Bank Finance & Shipping
* Alternative Finance
* Capital Markets
* Private Equity
* KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The Internationalization of China and Chinese Shipping
* “One Belt – One Road” The New Silk Road and How it Will Affect Shipping
* Regulatory Developments & Geopolitical Factors Affecting Shipping
* Optimizing Technical Management & Fleet Performance
* Analyst Panel
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES & ORGANIZATIONS
ABN AMRO Bank NV * Alexander S. Onassis Foundation * Anangel Maritime Services Inc * Apollo Management International * Berenberg Bank * BIMCO * Breakwater Capital * Cass Business School * Castlelake * Citi * Clarskons Platou Securities * Clyde & Co LLP * Columbia Shipmanagement * Common Progress Company * Offen Group * Chrystal Ocean Advisors * DC Maritime Partners * DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East * DVB Bank * EY * Holman Fenwick Willan International LLP * INTERCARGO * INTERTANKO * Jefferies LLC * LISCR (Hellas) S.A. * Maritime Strategies International * Maxim Group LLC * Meerbaum Capital Solutions * NAMEPA/NYMAR * NASDAQ * NAVES Corporate Finance * New York Stock Exchange * Northern Shipping Funds * Oak Hill Advisors (Europe), LLP * Reed Smith * Seward & Kissel * Shanghai Shipping Exchange * Sino Energy Capital Management, Hong Kong * Tototheo Group * Tsakos Energy Navigation * Tufton Oceanic Lt * Varde Partners * Watson Farley Wlliams * Wells Fargo Securities LLC.
To register please go to the link below: http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2017greece/index.html.