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Mare Forum
&
EuroMed Marseille,
Ecole de Management

present:

MARSEILLE MARITIME 2008

The Mediterranean Basin Shipping Future
 

 Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Pullman Marseille Palm Beach  Hotel
Marseille - France


 

    Monday 15 September
19:00   Welcome dinner
 
    Tuesday, 16 September
08:00   Registration
09:00   Opening and Welcome

Niko Wijnolst
Professor in Shipping
Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management
Conference Chairman

Francis Vallat
Chairman
French Maritime Cluster
Insitut Francais de la mer
Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director
Mare Forum
Bernard Belletante
CEO
Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management
 
    KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
     
09:20   Towards an integrated European and
Euro-Mediterranean cooperation on Maritime Transport

Dimitrios Theologitis
Head of Unit,
Maritime Transport & Ports Policy, Maritime Security.
European Commission, DG TREN
 
09:40   Geopolitics and Energy Supply and Demand – Global Overview
Michael Economides
Professor, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston
Managing Partner, Dr. Michael J. Economides Consultants, Inc.
Editor-in-Chief "Energy Tribune"
 
10:00   Discussion
 
10:30   break
 
    Session 1
The Shipping Markets Outlook -
Invest, Sell or Hold?

 
     
10:50   Dry bulk market outlook
Jean-Frédéric Laurent
Head of Research & Information Service
Barry Rogiano Salles (BRS)
 
11:05   Global oil and gas tanker and containers outlook
Ralph Leszczynski
Research Manager
Banchero-Costa & Co. SpA
 
11:25   Global Ship Finance Trends
The Credit crunch - How long will affect shipping and the shipping banks?
David Roberts
Head of syndications, FORTIS
 
11:40   Discussion between discussion panelists and audience participants
 
    discussion panelists

Philip Embiricos
President, BIMCO
CEO, EMBIRICOS SHIPBROKERS LTD
Roberto Giorgi
President, V.SHIPS
Geert Dokter
Managing Director, Hanzevast Shipping
Clay Maitland
Managing Partner International Registries, Inc./ Marshall Islands
Ghislain LORTHIOIS
Deputy General Manager
TERMINAL LINK
CMA CGM Group

Bernard Anne
Managing Director, Bureau Veritas
Francis Vallat
Chairman
French Maritime Cluster
Insitut Francais de la mer
Jean-Frédéric Laurent
Head of Research & Information Service
Barry Rogiano Salles (BRS)
Ralph Leszczynski
Research Manager
Banchero-Costa & Co. SpA
Audience participants

 
12:30   Lunch hosted by Bureau Veritas


 
    session 2
Energy for Europe – The south corridor; Shipping & Pipelines potential
 
13:30   The Russian, Central Asian, North African, Energy Export to Europe & The Mediterranean Basin Energy Future - oil & gas pipelines and shipping
Michael Economides
Professor, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston
Managing Partner, Dr. Michael J. Economides Consultants, Inc.
Editor-in-Chief "Energy Tribune"
 
13:50   The oil companies transport strategies
Luc Gillet
Director Maritime transport
TOTAL
 
14:10   Trade-off between LNG and CNG shipping
William J. Sember
President
Europe ABS
 
14:30   Sustainable tanker technology - ballast water, air emissions:challenges and opportunities
Bruno Dabouis
Director
Bureau Veritas
 
14:40   Discussion between discussion panelists and audience participants
 
    discussion paneliststs:

Patrick Decavele
Managing Director Brostrom France
Maurizio D’Amico
Director, Business & Technology Development
D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA
Harilaos Psaraftis
Professor, National Technical University of Athens
Former CEO, Piraeus Port Authority
Michael Economides
Professor, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston
Managing Partner, Dr. Michael J. Economides Consultants, Inc.
Editor-in-Chief "Energy Tribune"

Luc Gillet
Director Maritime transport
TOTAL
Philip Embiricos
President, BIMCO
Deputy CEO, EMBIRICOS SHIPBROKERS LTD
William J. Sember
President
Europe ABS
Bernard Anne
Managing Director
Bureau Veritas
Clay Maitland
Managing Partner International Registries, Inc./ Marshall Islands
Audience participants
 
15:20   Break
 
    session 3
Containers and Shortsea Shipping in Europe and Mediterranean Region
 
15:40   Shortsea shipping and the Common European Maritime Space
Professor Alkis Corres
Vice Chairman, Union of Short Sea Operators in Greece
 
15:50   The Mediterranean container hubs of the future
Harilaos Psaraftis
Professor, National Technical University of Athens
Former CEO, Piraeus Port Authority
 
16:00   Container shipping: impact of mega-containerships on ports in Europe and the Med
Ghislain LORTHIOIS
Deputy General Manager
TERMINAL LINK
CMA CGM Group
 
16:20   Discussion between discussion panelists and audience participants
 
    discussion paneliststs:
Anouar Alasri
Directeur Marketing et Commercial
TANGER MED, Port Authority
Professor Alkis Corres
Vice Chairman, Union of Short Sea Operators in Greece
Harilaos Psaraftis
Professor, National Technical University of Athens
Former CEO, Piraeus Port Authority
Ghislain LORTHIOIS
Deputy General Manager
TERMINAL LINK
CMA CGM Group
Representatives
Container lines and port terminals
Audience participants
 
17:10   Synthesis and Conclusions
Niko Wijnolst
Professor in Shipping
Euromed Marseille Ecole de Management
 
17:20   Drinks
     

 

If you are interested in ships, ports, money, environment, global trade and how they match up today and tomorrow, be there.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to Marseille,

 

 

Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director
Mare Forum
 
Bernard Belletante
CEO Euromed Marseille

Ecole de Management
Professor Niko Wijnolst
Chairman European Network of Maritime Clusters

 

 


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