Videos – Presentations


Morning session

Welcome remarks

Despina Travlou

Principal & Founder, Slide2Open

Video

Greeting speeches

Panagiotis Kouroumplis

Minister, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy

Video

Greeting speeches

Duncan Dunn

Chairman, The Baltic Exchange

VideoPresentation

Chairman’s opening remarks: Present shipping market conditions – What to expect?

Professor Martin Stopford

Non-executive President, Clarkson Research Services Ltd.

VideoPresentation

Spotlight

Shipping, an old industry: The way things were, and the way things are – Changes and opportunities.
The weakest links and the greatest challenges – How shipping, and specifically Greek shipping, can
still thrive in a new market.

John Platsidakis

Chairman Intercargo, Managing Director, Anangel Maritime Services Inc.

interviewed by Yuri Bender

Editor-in-Chief, Professional Wealth Management at Financial Times

Video

Welcome to the World of Modern Shipping Finance! A brief introduction

Basil M. Karatzas

CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.

VideoPresentation

Corporate Risk Management in the Shipping Industry

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Drobetz

Professor of Corporate Finance and Ship Finance Hamburg Business School, University of Hamburg

VideoPresentation

Back to the good ol’ days? The new regulatory environment of the banking sector and the impact on the shipping industry

Yves Kallina

Senior Vice President, HSH Nordbank’s Global Loan Syndicate, HSH Nordbank AG

VideoPresentation

Chinese Leasing: What it is; How it works; Could Chinese Leasing fill the funding gap left in the wake of shipping banks?

Cruise Chi

Executive Manager, Bocomm Shipping Leasing (Europe), an affiliate of Bank of Communications Finance Leasing Co., Ltd.

VideoPresentation

Forward Freight Futures (FFAs) and their Role in Structured Finance

Duncan Dunn

Incoming Chairman, Baltic Exchange, Senior Director, SSY Futures Ltd.

VideoPresentation

Noon session

The Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co. Panel Discussion

Shipping Banks, Credit Funds & Chinese Leasing – Traditional Ship Mortgages & Modern Shipping Finance activities, expectations, practices and future trends

  • Morten Arntzen, Senior Shipping Industry Advisor, Macquarie Bank
  • Cruise Chi, Executive Manager, Bocomm Shipping Leasing (Europe)
  • Joseph Cipolla, Senior Vice President, WAFRA Capital Partners Inc.
  • Yves Kallina, Senior Vice President, HSH Nordbank’s Global Loan Syndicate, HSH Nordbank AG
  • Basil M. Karatzas, CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.

Moderator:
Yuri Bender, Editor-in-Chief, Professional Wealth Management at Financial Times

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Panel Discussion

The current state of Shipping Finance: Expectations, experiences and useful tips

  • George Gourdomichalis, Managing Director, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A
  • George Laios, Group’s Business Development Manager, NJ Goulandris Maritime Inc.
  • Dr. Kostas Rokkos, Chairman & CEO, TST International S.A.
  • Frithiof Wilhelmsen, Vice President, Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions

Moderator:
Professor Martin Stopford, Non-executive President, Clarkson Research Services Ltd.

Video

Afternoon Session

Shipping in the Modern Era: Digitalization, Disruption, IoT, Compliance

Current technological developments and asset risks in today’s Shipping

Dr. Kirsi Tikka

Executive Vice President – Global Marine, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

VideoPresentation

Spotlight

Show me the R.O.I.: An efficient Data driven Operational and Decision Management System

  • George Christopoulos, Vice Admiral of the Hellenic Navy (Rtd), Marine Operations LAROS – Prisma Electronics
  • Yuri Bender, Editor-in-Chief, Professional Wealth Management at Financial Times

VideoPresentation

Panel Discussion

Digital Disruption in the Shipping Industry

  • Vangelis Asvestas, Distribution Account Manager/Cloud & IoT Lead, Cisco Greece, Cyprus, Malta
  • Greg Atkinson, Director & Chief Technology Officer, Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. Fukuoka, Japan Managing Director of Ohori Capital Pty. Ltd.
  • Christos Giordamlis, CEO, Prisma Electronics SA
  • Constantine Komodromos, Co-founder & CEO, VesselΒot
  • Dr. Kirsi Tikka, Executive Vice President – Global Marine, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Moderator:
Dr. Konstantinos Galanis, Director of Operations, Dido Shipping Co SA, Lecturer, Hellenic Management Centre – ICS Greek Branch

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Late afternoon session

Spotlight

Credit Funds: What it is. How it works?

  • Joseph Cipolla, Senior Vice President, WAFRA Capital Partners Inc.
  • Nick Roos, Managing Director, Maritime Asset Partners
  • Interviewed by Basil M. Karatzas, CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.

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Panel Discussion

Public and Privately-held independent Shipowners assess the current status of the shipping market and investment opportunities

  • Dr. George A. Gratsos, President, Standard Bulk Transport Corp.
  • Basil M. Karatzas, CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.
  • George A. Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Nicolas A. Vernicos, Shipowner, Vernicos Maritime S.A., President, ICC-Hellas
  • Emmanouel A. Vordonis, f. Chairman & Executive Director, Thenamaris Ship Management Inc.

Moderator:
Yuri Bender, Editor-in-Chief, Professional Wealth Management at Financial Times

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