13th MARE FORUM SHIPFINANCE 2013


SHIPOWNERS VERSUS CAPITAL PROVIDERS
A lively debate between Shipowners and Capital Providers
 

"A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers"
Aristoteles
(Greek Philosopher 384 v.C. - 322 v.C)

TUESDAy 22 October

NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

AMSTERDAM - THE NETHERLANDS


mare forum's 12th MARE FORUM SHIPFINANCE 2012 photoset  


 

 


Final list of registered participants 2012


 

It will be great again!
 
The 13th MARE FORUM shipfinance 2013 “Shipowners versus Capital Providers” will once again gather an impressive number of leading Dutch and international shipowners, CEOs from shipping, bankers, key investors in shipping, financial institutions, trading and brokerage companies, consultants and entrepreneurs, classification societies, regulators, the media and other members of the international maritime community will all again take an active part at this prestigious conference, in order to network, learn, discuss and debate all contemporary and urgent themes in ship-finance and ship-investments.

The 13th Mare Forum Ship Finance 2013 forum, will be held at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam on Tuesday 22nd October.

Among the Speakers and Discussion Panelists are: (as of 14 October)
  • Gust Biesbroeck Global Head Transportation Energy, Commodities & Transportation, ABN AMRO Bank 
  • Remco Steger Director Shipping ING
  • Rene Krijthe Managing Director, Rabobank Shipping
  • Sander Scheepens Managing Director, Deputy Global Head Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Fabrizio Vettosi Managing Director, Venice Shipping and Logistics S.p.A., Investment & Advisory
  • John Hartigan Senior Investment Manager, Northern Fund Management
  • Wilhelm Magelssen Director, Shipping, Offshore & Energy Group, Pareto Project Finance AS
  • Richard Greiner Partner, Moore Stephens LLP
  • Modi Mano Managing Director, M Sea Capital Ltd.
  • Carlos DiMottola Venice Shipping and Logistics S.p.A., Investment & Advisory
  • Francesco Fuselli Managing Director, Banchero Costa
  • George Xiradakis Managing Director of XRTC Business Consultants 
  • Janos Koenig Managing Director, Eurofin
  • Tineke Netelenbos President, Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners
  • Coco Vroon Managing Director, Vroon BV 
  • Jan Valkier Managing Director, Anthony Veder Group
  • Christian Garin Vice Chairman, Sea Tankers and Past President, French Shipowners Association 
  • Ugo Salerno CEO, RINA
  • Robert Lorenz-Meyer Past President BIMCO, and President Ernst Russ GmbH & Co. KG
  • Roberto Giorgi  CEO, V.Ships
  • Philip Embiricos Past President BIMCO
  • Michel Fransen CFO, Spliethof
  • Laurent Bozzoni Director, SOCATRA (to be confirmed)
  • George Gourdomichalis CEO, PHOENIX SHIPPING & TRADING
  • Bart Otto Managing Director, Flinter 
  • George Tsavliris Chairman, INTERMEPA and Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
  • Nick Kounis Analyst ABN AMRO
  • Nick Hubbard Braemar Seascope and Consultant to Graig Investments Ltd.
  • Willem Slendeboek Senior Port and Shipping Consultant, Dynamar B.V.
  • Johan Wagelaar Partner, Bloem Doze Nienhuis
  • Foteini Kanellopoulou Senior Analyst (Market Analysis), Clarksons
  • Apostolos Poulovassilis Regional Marine Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Lloyd's Register
  • Peter Schalk Managing Director, Arklow Shipping Nederland B.V.
  • Geert Dokter CEO, Fosite Marine
  • John Su Managing Director & CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.
  • Wolfgang Buttgereit Regional Vice President, ABS
  • Bote de Vries Managing Director, Finamar
  • Dimitris Lyras Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd. (t.b.c.)
  • Joep Gorgels Country Executive Norway , ABN AMRO Bank
  • Enrico Paglia Research Manager - Banchero-Costa & Co. SpA
  • Pino Spadafora Area Manager Benelux, Baltic & Scandinavia, RINA
  • Nienke Blans Head Transportation South Europe, ABN AMRO bank
  • Christian von Oldershausen  Germanischer Lloyd
  • Sander Schakelaar JR Shipping
  • Massimo Volta General Manager Northern & Western Europe, RINA
  • Emily Dérogée van Rosmalen  Director, Dutch Legal Network for Transport & Shipping Foundation
  • Diederik Tjeenk Willink Director, NBZ Management BV
  • Maurizio D'Amico, Director D'Amico Societa di Navigazione SpA
  • Taco van der Mast Partner, Bendel, van der Mast & Co.
  • Focko Nauta Managing Director, Finship BV
  • Paul Stevens Chief Financial Officer, Navig8 Group
  • Athena(jiao) Wu Managing Director, Wenz & Associates Inc.
  • Jannis Kostoulas Managing Director, Mare Forum
  • more to confirm..


 

    Tuesday 22 October
08:00   Registration
 
    session 1

Opening and Welcome


 
09:00   Jannis Kostoulas
Managing Director, Mare Forum

Gust Biesbroeck

Head of Transportation, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Tineke Netelenbos
President, Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners

 
    session 2

What’s next?
Geopolitics, the World economy, Commodities and Trade. The Shipping Industry in the Global Context.


 
09:20 Session Chairman:
Ugo Salerno
CEO, RINA
 
09:30 Geopolitical considerations – Exploring the risks and rewards
Philip Embiricos
Past President BIMCO
 
09:40 What’s the next episode of the continuous financial crisis?
Nick Kounis
Analyst ABN AMRO
 
09:50 World economy and Shipping
Robert Lorenz-Meyer
Past President BIMCO, and President Ernst Russ GmbH & Co. KG
 
10:00 Discussion between speakers and audience participants
 
10:30 break
 
session 3  

Light ahead in the tunnel?
The Shipping Markets’ Outlook – optimism in the air?
 
11:00 Session Chairman:
Roberto Giorgi
CEO, V.Ships
 
Shipping markets in focus per ship type:
11:10

Containers

Nick Hubbard

Braemar Seascope and

Consultant to Graig Investments Ltd.

Willem Slendeboek MSc
Senior Port and Shipping Consultant
Dynamar B.V.
 
 
11:30 Sort sea shipping; challenges and future perspectives
Johan Wagelaar
Partner, Bloem Doze Nienhuis
 
11:40 Tankers
Foteini Kanellopoulou
Senior Analyst (Market Analysis), Clarksons
 
11:55 The Offshore market outlook
Wilhelm Magelssen
Director, Shipping, Offshore & Energy Group, Pareto Project Finance AS
 
12:05 The market of sustainable shipping, and future shipping trends 15 to 30 years
Apostolos Poulovassilis
Regional Marine Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA),
Lloyd's Register

 
12:15 Discussion between speakers discussion panellists and audience participants

Discussion panelists:
Coco Vroon Managing Director, Vroon BV
Jan Valkier Managing Director, Anthony Veder Group
Christian Garin, Vice Chairman, Sea Tankers and
Past President, French Shipowners Association
Michael Fransen CFO, Spliethof
Rene Krijthe Managing Director, Rabobank Shipping
Bart Otto Managing Director, Flinter
George Tsavliris Chairman, INTERMEPA and Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
Peter Schalk
Managing Director, Arklow Shipping Nederland B.V.
Modi Mano Managing Director, M Sea Capital Ltd.
George Xiradakis Managing Director of XRTC Business Consultants
Geert Dokter CEO, Fosite Marine
John Su Managing Director & CEO, Erasmus Shipinvest B.V.
John Hartigan Senior Investment Manager, Northern Fund Management
Richard Greiner Partner, Moore Stephens LLP
Remco Steger Director Shipping ING
Laurent Bozzoni Director, SOCATRA (invited)
George Gourdomichalis CEO, Bluewall Shipping Limited
Wolfgang Buttgereit, Regional Vice President, ABS
Bote de Vries Managing Director, Finamar
Dimitris Lyras Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd.
Joep Gorgels Country Executive Norway , ABN AMRO Bank
Enrico Paglia Research Manager - Banchero-Costa & Co. SpA
Pino Spadafora Area Manager Benelux, Baltic & Scandinavia, RINA
Nienke Blans Head Transportation South Europe, ABN AMRO bank
Paul Stevens Chief Financial Officer, Navig8 Group
more discussion panelists to be announced
 
13:00 Lunch
 
session 4  

What is my bank doing?
Investment Opportunities

 
14:30 Session CoChairmen:
George Gourdomichalis, CEO, Bluewall Shipping Limited
Christian von Oldershausen Germanischer Lloyd
 

 
Topics to be discussed:
Where is ship finance capacity for new business?
The Dutch, German, British, Asian and American Capital Providers perspective
CV’s
KG’s

Private equity
Restructuring issues

Investment opportunities
 
14:40 Remco Steger
Director Shipping ING
 
14:55 Janos Koenig
Managing Director, Eurofin
 
15:10 Sander Schakelaar
JR Shipping

 
15:25 Athena(jiao) Wu
Managing Director, Wenz & Associates Inc.
 
15:35 Massimo Volta
General Manager Northern & Western Europe
RINA
 
15:50 Discussion between speakers discussion panellists and audience participants
 
 
Discussion panelists:

Rene Krijthe Managing Director, Rabobank Shipping
Sander Scheepens Managing Director, Deputy Global Head Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
John Hartigan Senior Investment Manager, Northern Fund Management
Richard Greiner Partner, Moore Stephens LLP
Taco van der Mast Partner, Bendel, van der Mast & Co.
Carlos DiMottola Venice Shipping and Logistics S.p.A., Investment & Advisory
Roberto Giorgi CEO, V.Ships
Robert Lorenz-Meyer Past President BIMCO, and President Ernst Russ GmbH & Co. KG
Coco Vroon Managing Director, Vroon BV
Gust Biesbroeck Head of Transportation, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Modi Mano Managing Director, M Sea Capital Ltd.
Wolfgang Buttgereit, Regional Vice President, ABS
Francesco Fuselli Managing Director, Banchero Costa
Emily Dérogée van Rosmalen Director, Dutch Legal Network for Transport & Shipping Foundation
George Xiradakis Managing Director of XRTC Business Consultants Ltd
Focko Nauta Managing Director, Finship B.V.
Fabrizio Vettosi Managing Director, Venice Shipping and Logistics S.p.A., Investment & Advisory
Diederik Tjeenk Willink Director, NBZ Management BV
RINA Representative
Maurizio D’Amico Director, D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA
Nienke Blans Head Transportation South Europe, ABN AMRO bank
Pino Spadafora Area Manager Benelux, Baltic & Scandinavia, RINA
Paul Stevens Chief Financial Officer, Navig8 Group
George Tsavliris Chairman, INTERMEPA and Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group

more discussion panelists to be announced
 
16:00 - 17:00 Drinks

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