THE 6th GLOBAL SHIPBROKERS FORUM


Metropolitan Hotel, Athens 15th June 2017


WORLDWIDE DYNAMICS & ECONOMICAL DISARRAY.
THEIR EFFECT ON SHIPPING INDUSTRY


FORUM AGENDA

09:00 – 09:45  REGISTRATION & COFFEE

09.45 – 10.00  Welcome speeches by:    - Mr. John N. Cotzias - President of H.S.A.
     - Mr. George D. Pateras – President of NEE


SESSION 1 - Bankers and Financiers:
Banking as usual..! Liquidity, Basel III, Bank-exits, present ability to Finance, Better alternatives, Only alternatives, Leverage!

10.00 – 10.10   Mr. George Xiradakis (XRTC), Moderator introduction

10.10 – 11.30    Mr. George Douvros (CHATSWORTH SECURITIES)
     Mr. George Kofinakos (STORM HARBOR)
     Mr. Vassilis Mantzavinos (UNICREDIT)
     Mr. Dimitris Mitrou (ABB)
     Mrs. Katerina Stathopoulou  (INVESTMENTS & FINANCE)
     Mr. Dimitri Vassilacos (SHIP FINANCE SOLUTIONS)


11.30 – 12.00  COFFEE BREAK  sponsored by: CARRIERS CHARTERING

Presentation by AKEREON BUSINESS & IT CONSULTING
 
SESSION 2 – Shipbrokers and Shipping Analysts:
World is evolving, Markets develop, Industry creates opportunities. Hellenic Sale & Purchase focus, Predictions, Estimations, Freight expectations. Digitalization, new trend on online broking platforms, e-valuations, e-broking, is it the death of shipbroking as we know it??? Hopes & Wishful thinking… Learn all about it!

12.00 – 12.10   Ms. Eva Tzima (INTERMODAL), Moderator introduction

12.10 – 13.30    Mr. Savvas Athanassiadis (CLARKSONS)
     Ms. Maria Bertzeletou (IFCHOR)
     Mr. Takis Christofides (CARRIERS)
     Ms. Angelica Kemene (OPTIMA)
     Mr. George Logothetis (MARE MANAGEMENT)
     Mr. Vassilis Mouyis (DORIC)
     Mr. Constantine Orphanos (ACCESS)


13.30 – 14.30  LUNCH BREAK   sponsored by:  MELKA CHARTERING

SESSION 3 – Shipowners, Shipmanagers and Charterers:
Shipowner’s View of Today: How they invest, Where they focus, How firm are their investing decisions? Opportunistic Approach? Asset Play? Cargo side’s View of Today’s Markets. Are we aligned, is it still charterers market? China slowdown? Commodities demand supply?

14.30 – 14.40  Mr. George Gourdomichalis (PHOENIX), Moderator introduction

14.40 – 16.00    Mr. Thomas Pagonis (AL GHURAIR RESOURCES)
     Mr. Kostas Papadimitriou (ACF SHIPPING & TRADING)
     Dr. Kostas Rokkos (TST INT)
     Mr. Nikos Romanidis (EMPROS LINES)
     Dr. Stavros Tsolakis (DST)
     Mr. Alexis Angelopoulos (A.C.A. SHIPPING)
     Mr. Manolis Vordonis (ECO RECREATORS AT SPETSES INITIATIVE S.A.)


16.00 – 16.30  Discussion and conclusions