MARE FORUM

PRESENTS THE FORUM:

4th
MARITIME ITALY 2009

Italy and the World  -  Quo Vadis?
Recovery of the shipping markets
 when and how?
 

 Monday 11 May 2009

Hilton Sorrento Palace
Sorrento - Italy



For the programme see below

 

THE SPEAKERS AND DISCUSSION  PANELLISTS



Giuseppe Bottiglieri
President, Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company SpA
Conference Chairman

Nicola Coccia
President, Confitarma

Ugo Salerno
CEO, RINA

Giuseppe D'Amato
Perseveranza SpA

Mauro Balzarini
Chairman
SIBA Ships SpA

Leonidas Polemis
CEO
Remi Maritime Corporation

Mariella Bottiglieri
Managing Director
Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company SpA

 
Maurizio d’Amico
Director
D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA


Ms Pinar Kaptanoglu
Member of the Board
Kaptanoglu Holding


Angelo D’ Amato
CEO
Perseveranza SpA

 

Geert Dokter
Managing Director
Hanzevast Shipping

Paul Slater
Chairman & Chief Executive,
First International Corp.
Vice Chairman, Griffin Holdings Group, LLC

Jonathan Bird
General Manager
Noble Europe

John D'Ancona
Howe Robinson & Co. Ltd.

Ralph Leszczynski
Head of Research
Banchero Costa – China

 

Fabrizio Vettosi
CEO,Efigestioni SGR

Efilog Private Equity


Bart Veldhuizen
Managing Director, Head of Ship Finance,
Lloyds TSB

 

Joep Gorgels
Head of Transportation Europe
Fortis Bank Nederland


Bote de Vries
Managing Director

Finamar

 

Antony Zolotas
Managing Director
Eurofin

Nikos Stratis
Northern Shipping Funds
 

Representative
Italian Bank


Brett Salt
General Manager
Green Recycling Initiative

Roberto Cazzulo
Director, RINA
 

John Banaszkiewicz
FIS

William J. Sember
President
ABS Europe

Apostolos Poulovassilis
Regional Marine Manager,
Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
Lloyd's Register

 

Francesco Lauro
Managing Partner
Studio Legale Lauro

Theo Xenakoudis
Managing Director
International Registries, Piraeus

 

Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director
Mare Forum

 

Guy Verberne
Head of Economic Research
Fortis Bank Nederland

 

.... and many more to confirm
 

 

          

    Sunday 10 May

Social programme:

Boat trip hosted by
Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company S.A.

 

19:00   Welcome Drinks
 
    Monday 11 May
 
08:00   Registration
 
09:00   Opening and Welcome

Giuseppe Bottiglieri
President, Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company SpA
Conference Chairman

Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director, Mare Forum
Nicola Coccia
President, Confitarma
Ugo Salerno
CEO, RINA
 

    session 1

The world economy, global trade and the shipping markets
Depressed economies, low trades flows and perceptions about recovery
 
09:40   Global Macro Economic Outlook

Guy Verberne
Head of Economic Research
Fortis Bank Nederland

 

10:00   Discussion between speakers, discussion panelists and audience participants on the following theme:

Have we reached the bottom and when will we see trends of recovery?
 
10:30   break hosted by CONFITARMA


 
10:50   The Shipping Markets forecasts
 
    Lessons from the past: Shipping in troubled waters - and what you need to know
Giuseppe D'Amato
Perseveranza SpA
 
    Dry Cargo and Tanker Market Outlook
Outlook for charter rates and values

John D'Ancona
Howe Robinson & Co. Ltd.

Ralph Leszczynski
Head of Research
Banchero Costa – China
 
    Derivative markets
John Banaszkiewicz
Founder, Freight Investor Services, FIS
 
    Outlook on shipbuilding cancelations and ship scrapping
  • Who has the real hard information on the current situation and how should it be valued?
  • The orderbook: How much has been cancelled and how much will be cancelled next?
  • Is scrapping enough to rebalance the fleet?

William J. Sember
President, ABS Europe

Apostolos Poulovassilis
Regional Marine Manager,
Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
Lloyd's Register


Brett Salt
General Manager, Green Recycling Initiative
 

     
12:00   Discussion between speakers, discussion panellists and audience participants on the following theme:

Shall we buy cheap now, sell cheap now or wait on the beach?
 
    Discussion panellists:

Jonathan Bird
General Manager, Noble Europe
Mauro Balzarini
Chairman, SIBA Ships SpA
Leonidas Polemis
CEO Remi Maritime Corporation
Mariella Bottiglieri
Managing Director,
Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping
Ms. Pinar Kaptanoglu
Member of the Board, Kaptanoglu Holding
Maurizio d’Amico
Director,
D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA
Angelo D’ Amato
CEO Perseveranza SpA

Fabrizio Vettosi
CEO,Efigestioni SGR , Efilog Private Equity

Paul Slater
Chairman & Chief Executive,
First International Corp.
Vice Chairman, Griffin Holdings Group, LLC

Geert Dokter
Managing Director, Hanzevast Shipping

Roberto Cazzulo
Director, RINA
Theo Xenakoudis
Managing Director, International Registries, Piraeus

more discussion panellists to be announced
 

13:00   Lunch hosted by
 


 

 

 

 

14:30   session 2

Where to raise capital today? 
 
    The Ship financing industry under siege;

How much will banks lend and who are they lending to at the moment?

Towards the end of global shipping banks?

What’s the future of the Italian ship financing business?

Is private equity still interested in shipping?

What should you do with your company during the  downturn?
 
    Speakers panel:

Bote de Vries
Managing Director, Finamar

Representatives
Italian Banks (to be announced)

Joep Gorgels
Head of Transportation Europe
Fortis Bank Nederland
Fabrizio Vettosi
CEO,Efigestioni SGR , Efilog Private Equity

Paul Slater
Chairman & Chief Executive,
First International Corp.
Vice Chairman, Griffin Holdings Group, LLC

 

15:30   Discussion between speakers, discussion panellists and audience participants on the following theme:

How and where to raise capital today?

Discussion panellists:

Bart Veldhuizen
Managing Director, Head of Ship Finance,
Lloyds TSB
Antony Zolotas
Managing Director, Eurofin
Angelo D’ Amato
CEO, Perseveranza SpA
Nikos Stratis
Northern Shipping Funds
Francesco Lauro
Managing Partner, Studio Legale Lauro
Mauro Balzarini
Chairman, SIBA Ships SpA

Leonidas Polemis
CEO Remi Maritime Corporation
Mariella Bottiglieri
Managing Director,
Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping
Ms. Pinar Kaptanoglu
Member of the Board, Kaptanoglu Holding
Geert Dokter
Managing Director, Hanzevast Shipping
more discussion panellists to be announced
 

16:20   break
 
16:40   General Discussion on the following theme:

Where should the smart money go now? Any fresh ideas?
 
17:15   Synthesis and Conclusions
 
17:30   Drinks and Dinner hosted by


 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 


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