THE world financial markets may have suffered
a wobble over the last few months, but so far most sectors of shipping are
still making more money than anyone ever expected. So ship financiers should
be happy, with record newbuildings to finance and the general consensus that
the good times can roll on a little longer.
But can they, and what are the costs and crises which shipping can look
Come to Amsterdam and join leading shipowners and financiers in a very
personal rolling discussion of where shipping is going, what challenges and
opportunities it must face up to and where the smart money is going next.
Now in its seventh year, this Mare Forum Ship Finance conference attracts a
very high level audience who appreciate the dynamic format and honest debate
which has become its hallmark.
Join them, meet the top bankers and owners, and discuss money and ships with
market makers and industry shapers.
The Speakers and Discussion
(as of 22 October)
The list of speakers and discussion panelists will be updated regularly
Chairman, Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners
Deputy Director Institut Francais des Relations
PROF. MICHAEL J. ECONOMIDES
Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston
Managing Partner, Dr. Michael J. Economides Consultants, Inc.
Editor-in-Chief, "Energy Tribune"
Managing Director, Vroon BV
Giuseppe Bottiglieri di Navigazione SpA
Managing Director, Anthony Veder Group N.V
Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA
Chairman, First International Corp
Managing Director Griffin Hodings Group LLC
Editor in Chief, Lloyd’s
Principal Environmental Specialist
Global Head, ABF Shipping, ING Bank
TACO VAN DER MAST
Managing Director, NIBC Bank
CEO, AMA Capital Partners, USA
Professor NIKO WIJNOLST
Chairman, Dutch maritime Network
Managing Director, Global Shipping Group and Transportation
Head of M&A Advisory Division