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1st
Iron Ore & Coal
Shipping Summit ASIA 2013
HONG KONG

Trade – commodities - iron ore – coal – steel – maritime transportation – shipping innovations – sustainability - finance and smart investments in shipping


Wednesday 27 November 2013
 

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel

Hong Kong


   

This conference titled "1st Iron ore and Coal Shipping Summit Asia 2013" will be a unique forum in Hong Kong, for the leading players of the shipping and mining industry to explore and examine common challenges.

The conference will focus on the maritime transportation of iron ore and coal, making an attempt to forecast the trends of global economy; iron ore, coal and other commodities, production and distribution; the trading markets, shipping capacities, shipbuilding and shipping requirements; the financing and investment climate, shipping innovation effects on ship-values and the environmental imperatives.

This summit will feature many high profile speakers from shipping companies, charterers, traders, mining companies, steel mills, shipbuilders, ports, classification societies, financial institutions, politicians, regulators, brokers and the media. The entire maritime chain will gather atthis distinguished conference, where the exchange of information and ideas will make this an unforgettable experience.

The conference will take place in an open, stimulating, free-flowing environment with ambiance and informal discussions once again demonstrating the successful hallmark of the Mare Forum formula.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Hong Kong,


 


 

 

    WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2013
08:00  

Registration and coffee
 

    Opening and welcome
 
09:00   The Conference Organisers
Jannis Kostoulas
President, Mare Forum
Partner, OreCoal


Karen Kokabi
Managing Director
OreCoal

The Conference Chairman
Arthur Bowring
Managing Director, Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association
 
   

Session 1
The Big Picture - Geopolitics; the World today and tomorrow

  • The world economy, the global trade outlook, the financial crisis and its effect on shipping.

  • Geopolitics, the switch of power from West to East?

  • The multipolar world in motion

  • The world economy, world energy needs, resources, geopolitics, challenges and how it affects shipping

  • The role of Hong Kong in Asia and in the world

09:20  

Session Chairman
Arthur Bowring
Managing Director
Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association

 

SPEAKERS:

    Tim Huxley
CEO, Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Ltd.

Dato' Jude P. Benny
Managing Partner, Joseph Tan Jude Benny, Singapore

Oentoro Surya
Commissioner, PT Arpeni Pratama Ocean Line Tbk, Indonesia
Past Chairman, Indonesian Shipowners’ Association
 
10:00   Discussion between speakers, conference discussion panelists and audience participants

Conference Discussion panelists:
Sabrina Chao
Chairman, Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Ltd.
Jack Hsu
Oak Steamship
Martin Rowe
Managing Director, Clarkson Asia Ltd.
Wang Chunlin
Managing Director, Hongkong Maritime Research Centre
Peter Murphy
Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
Roberto Giorgi
President V.Ships
 
William Peng
Chinese Maritime Transport (HK) Ltd.
Kenneth C.K. Koo
Chairman, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd.
Rajaish Bajpaee
CEO, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
Peter Wijaya Surya
Managing Director, Aptus Maritime Ltd.
Dimitris Lyras
Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd. & Managing Director, Ulysses-systems
John Su
Managing Partner and CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.,
Geert Dokter
CEO, Fosite Marine, The Netherlands
Nicholas Mitsos
Chairman, EURAFRASIA GROUP
Konstantinos Kotsatos
Managing Director, Shipping & Trading Diamonds
Giosué Vezzuto
General Manager, RINA Asia
Lee Stenhouse
Managing Director, Roxburgh Environmental Ltd.
Duncan Dunn
SSY Futures Ltd.

 

10:30   Break
 
    session 2
10:50  

Global trade and commodities outlook;
Supply and demand of iron ore, steel, coal and other commodities

What are our market perceptions and expectations on commodities, trade and shipping markets?
The view from the shipbrokers - traders – analysts

  • Outlook for Asian demand and supply of raw materials in 2014/15

  • What are the market expectations for iron ore, steel and coal production and consumption?

  • What are the changing routes due to different energy demands?

  • What is the role of emerging markets in today’s demand and supply of iron ore and coal?

  • How do China, Brazil, Australia and India affect the dry bulk commodities?

  • What are the signs of improving world market outlook?

  • What is the future of Coal vs other energy commodities?

  • The shipping market and the future Shipping Trends

  • What will it take for shipping to become profitable again in today’s economic situation?

  • Is scrapping enough to rebalance the fleet?

  • Can China save shipping again?

  • How do we create a more efficient shipping industry that is going to be profitable in the long-term?

  • What is the criteria that charters look at before ordering a ship?

  • Can environmentally sound ships generate enough revenue to be profitable?

  • Is dry bulk maritime transportation an opportunity?

  • Where do we see freight rates going in the near future?

  • How can we create synergy between the shipping profits and shipping sustainability?

  • The derivatives market in drybulk shipping; is it still relevant? Does it do a good job of hedging risk?

10:50  

Session Chairman
Giosué Vezzuto
General Manager, RINA Asia


SPEAKERS:

    Jagmeet Makkar
Co-head of Chartering and
Global Head of Shipping Assets,
Noble Group Ltd.
 
    Ralph Leszczynski
Head Research Department,
Banchero Costa & Co. SpA
 
    Jayendu Krishna
Director,
Drewry Maritime Advisors, Singapore
 
    Richard Wilmot
Partner
Watson, Farley & Williams Asia Practice LLP
 
    Jamie Dalzell
GMS (China)
 
12:00  

Discussion between speakers, conference discussion panelists and audience participants

Conference Discussion panelists:
Sabrina Chao
Chairman, Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Ltd.
Jack Hsu
Oak Steamship
Martin Rowe
Managing Director, Clarkson Asia Ltd.
Wang Chunlin
Managing Director, Hongkong Maritime Research Centre
William Peng
Chinese Maritime Transport (HK) Ltd.
Kenneth C.K. Koo
Chairman, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd.
Roberto Giorgi
President V.Ships

Peter Murphy
Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
 

Rajaish Bajpaee
CEO, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Arnold Wu
Head of Asia Shipping Division, BNP Paribas - Transportation Group (invited)
Peter Wijaya Surya
Managing Director, Aptus Maritime Ltd.
Dimitris Lyras
Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd. & Managing Director, Ulysses-systems
John Su
Managing Partner and CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.,
Kosmas Mazarakis
Managing Director, WEM Lines S.A.
Geert Dokter
CEO, Fosite Marine, The Netherlands
Nicholas Mitsos
Chairman, EURAFRASIA GROUP
Konstantinos Kotsatos
Managing Director, Shipping & Trading Diamonds
Lee Stenhouse
Managing Director, Roxburgh Environmental Ltd.
Duncan Dunn
SSY Futures Ltd
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12:50   Lunch hosted by

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    session 3
13:50   Ship Finance and Investments
Where is ship finance capacity for new business?
  • The macro economic outlook of China and unique opportunities for HKEx to operate in an era of transition
  • Has the crisis fundamentally changed the future of global ship finance picture or not?
  •  Where is ship finance available now and will there be sufficient finance for all?
  • Who can access the sources of finance
  • Alternative sources of finance - a picture of where else you can get finance today other than traditional banks.
  • Which banks are active now and who will be active in the future?
  • Finance resources; Where are our banks? Private, public equity
13:50  

Session chairman
Christian von Oldershausen
Senior Vice President, Global Sales,
Germanischer Lloyd SE

 

SPEAKERS:

    Romnesh Lamba
EVP, Co-Head of the Global Markets Division
HKEx, Hong Kong Exhange
 
    Dimitris Belbas
Managing Director,
Head of Shipping Finance, Seafin Pte Ltd.
 
    Speaker to be announced
     
14:30   Discussion between speakers, conference discussion panelists and audience participants

Conference Discussion panelists:
Sabrina Chao
Chairman, Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Ltd.
Jack Hsu
Oak Steamship
Martin Rowe
Managing Director, Clarkson Asia Ltd.
Wang Chunlin
Managing Director, Hongkong Maritime Research Centre
William Peng
Chinese Maritime Transport (HK) Ltd.
Kenneth C.K. Koo
Chairman, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd.
Roberto Giorgi
President V.Ships

Peter Murphy
Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
 

Rajaish Bajpaee
CEO, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Peter Wijaya Surya
Managing Director, Aptus Maritime Ltd.
Dimitris Lyras
Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd. & Managing Director, Ulysses-systems
John Su
Managing Partner and CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.,
Geert Dokter
CEO, Fosite Marine, The Netherlands
Nicholas Mitsos
Chairman, EURAFRASIA GROUP
Konstantinos Kotsatos
Managing Director, Shipping & Trading Diamonds
Giosué Vezzuto
General Manager, RINA Asia
Lee Stenhouse
Managing Director, Roxburgh Environmental Ltd.
Duncan Dunn
SSY Futures Ltd



 

     
    session 4
14:50   New ships - new Fuels – Environment business, Innovations, technological advances,

 
   
  • How will shipping be in the next 20 to 30 years?
  • Is LNG the fuel of the future?
  • Does investing in eco-ships make economic sense?
  • Is the shipping industry prepared for the ECA’s worldwide?
  • Will Hong Kong become the next ECA and if yes when?
  • Who has the ability to finance the new shipping technology?
  • What are the pros and cons of using eco-ships?
  • Who will benefit from the use of scrubbers?
  • Is now the right time to implement these regulations?
  • Maritime security services in west Africa 

    ISO 28007 a lifeboat for the ship owner 

14:50  

Session chairman

Bill Shi
Vice President, ABS Greater China Division


SPEAKERS

    How will shipping be in the next 20 to 30 years?
Luis Benito
Lloyd's Register Marine
Global Strategic Marketing Manager
 
    Fuels LNG and scrubbers
Christian von Oldershausen
Senior Vice President
Global Sales, Germanischer Lloyd SE
 
    Rear Admiral Robert C. North (Ret. USCG)
President, North Star Maritime, USA
 
    Ballast water management
Tjitse Lupgens
Project Manager, Damen Shipyards
 
    Maritime security services in west Africa ISO 28007 a lifeboat for the ship owner
Sean J. Foley
Business Development Manager, Port2port
 
    Peter Cheng
Managing Director, Peter Cheng Naval Architect & Marine Consultant Ltd.
 
    Lee Stenhouse
Managing Director - Roxburgh Environmental Ltd
 
16:10   Discussion between speakers, conference discussion panelists and audience participants

Conference Discussion panelists:
Sabrina Chao
Chairman, Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Ltd.
Jack Hsu
Oak Steamship
Martin Rowe
Managing Director, Clarkson Asia Ltd.
Wang Chunlin
Managing Director, Hongkong Maritime Research Centre
William Peng
Chinese Maritime Transport (HK) Ltd.
Roberto Giorgi
President V.Ships

Kenneth C.K. Koo
Chairman, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co., (HK) Ltd.
Rajaish Bajpaee
CEO, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement

Peter Murphy
Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
 

Peter Wijaya Surya
Managing Director, Aptus Maritime Ltd.
Dimitris Lyras
Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd. & Managing Director, Ulysses-systems
John Su
Managing Partner and CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.,
Geert Dokter
CEO, Fosite Marine, The Netherlands
Nicholas Mitsos
Chairman, EURAFRASIA GROUP
Konstantinos Kotsatos
Managing Director, Shipping & Trading Diamonds
Giosué Vezzuto
General Manager, RINA Asia
Lee Stenhouse
Managing Director, Roxburgh Environmental Ltd.
Duncan Dunn
SSY Futures Ltd


 

17:00   Conclusions
 
17:15-
18:15
  Drinks Reception