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Mare Forum
&
EuroMed Marseille,
Ecole de Management

present:

MARSEILLE MARITIME 2007

Global Maritime Industries
Quo Vadis?
 
 

 Wednesday 14 November 2007

Sofitel Palm Beach  Hotel
Marseille - France




 

    Tuesday 13 November
16:00   Registration
19:00   Welcome drinks
20:00   Welcome dinner
 
    Wednesday 14 November
08:00   Registration
   
Opening and Welcome
 
09:00   Conference Chairman
Niko Wijnolst
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters and Professor in Shipping
 
09:05   Mare Forum
Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director Mare Forum
 
09:10   EuroMed Marseille School of Management
Jean-Paul Leonardi
Vice President and CEO Euromed Marseille,
Ecole de Management
 
    Session 1

Setting the course for the future
 
     
09.15   Introduction by the session Chairman
Philippe Louis Dreyfus
President Louis Dreyfus Armateurs
 
09:20   Geopolitics – The world disorder; wars, tensions of interests – Iran, Islam, Middle East, Russia, Venezuela, US, Europe, Russia, China
Xavier Guilhou
CEO, XAG Conseil
 
09:30   Growth and consolidation in container shipping
Nicolas Sartini
Directeur central groupe des lignes ASIE EUROPE
CMA-CGM
 
09:40   Boom and bust in global shipbuilding?
Corrado Antonini
Chairman, Fincantieri
 
09:50   Ports of the future: keeping up with Asia’s growth
Niko Wijnolst
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters and Professor in Shipping
 
10.00   The offshore industry’s investment cycle and peak oil
Jacques de Chateauvieux
CEO Bourbon
 
10:10   Forum discussion between speakers discussion panellists and audience participants

Discussion panellists:
Chantal Helman
Strategy and Finance Director,
Port Autonome de Marseille

Bertrand Thouilin
Director Maritime Transport Groupe Total

Jean Louis Cambon
Head of MICHELIN Ocean Management Committee

Jean-Bernard Raoust
CEO Barry Rogiano Salles (BRS)
 
10:50   break
    Session 2

Sustainable Maritime Industry
 
     
11.10   Introduction by the session Chairman
Francis Vallat
Chairman, French Maritime Cluster
 
11:15   The European perspective – the EU as a global maritime leader
Jacques Michaux
Deputy Head of Unit - DG TREN
European Commission
 
11:25   Growth of shortsea shipping and the Common European Maritime Space
Paul Kyprianou
Managing Director, Grimaldi & Louis Dreyfus Lines
External Relations Manager of the Grimaldi Group
 
11:35   Sustainable maritime technology for European leadership
Bernard Anne
Managing Director, Bureau Veritas
 
11:45   3 main environmental issues on the agenda for Shipping...
Per Marius Berrefjord
Senior Vice President, strategy and business development, maritime DNV
 
11:55   Forum discussion between speakers discussion panellists and audience participants

Discussion panellists:

Roberto Giorgi
President V.Ships

Didier Salomon
Head of Shipping Finance, BNP Paribas

Clay Maitland
Managing Partner International Registries, Inc./ Marshall Islands

Julian Bray
Editor in Chief,Lloyd's List
 

12:35   lunch hosted by FORTIS


 
    Session 3

The Shipping Markets
Buy, Sell or Hold?

 
     
13.55   Introduction by the session Chairman
Jean-Yves Gueritaud
Global Head of Ship Finance, Calyon

 
14:00   Global economic and trade forecast
Guy Verberne
Head of Economic Research,
Fortis Merchant Banking / Global Markets FORTIS GROUP
 
14:10   Biofuels – investments – production – transportation
Gilbert Brunner
Managing Director, FairEnergy
 
14:20   Forecast of the DRY BULK MARKET
Jean-Bernard Raoust
CEO Barry Rogiano Salles (BRS)
 
14:30   Forecast of the WET BULK MARKET
Bertrand Thouilin
Director Maritime Transport Groupe Total
 
14:40   Forum discussion between speakers discussion panellists and audience participants

Discussion panellists:

Christian Garin
CEO Fouquet Sacop,
Chairman of the Board, Port of Marseille


Raymond Vidil
CEO Marfret

Philippe Louis Dreyfus
President Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

Laurent Bozzoni
Director, SOCATRA
 

15:35   break
 
    Session 4

The changing Faces of Capital providers in Shipping
 
     
15.55   Introduction by the session Chairman
Niko Wijnolst, Conference Chairman
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters and Professor in Shipping
 
16:00   Global Shipfinance trends - The Shipping Market Cycle vs. the Ship Lending Cycle
Taco van der Mast
Managing Director, NIBC Bank
 
16:10  

German money for French Shipowners
Tobias König
Managing Partner, König & Cie. GmbH & Co KG.
 

16:20   Commercial Banks – Changing their role in shipping?
Jean-Yves Gueritaud
Global Head of Ship Finance, Calyon
 
16:30   Private Equity – Your Partner?
Advantages and disadvantages
Geert Dokter
Mamaging Director, Hanzevast Shipping
 
16:40   Public of Private? Advantages and disadvantages
Gerald Verweij
Executive Director
Fortis Equity Capital Markets Group, FORTIS
 
16:50   Forum discussion between speakers and audience participants
 
17:30   Synthesis and Conclusions
Niko Wijnolst, Conference Chairman
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters and Professor in Shipping

Julian Bray
Editor in Chief,Lloyd's List
 

17:40   Drinks



We look forward to welcoming you to
Marseille
,

 

Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director
Mare Forum
Jean-Paul Leonardi
Vice President and CEO Euromed Marseille
Ecole deManagement
Professor Niko Wijnolst
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters

 



 

 


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