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Leading Shipping Companies Discuss Key Industry Topics at Capital Link’s 16th Annual International Shipping Forum

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2 days – 18 sessions – 39 shipping companies – 75 speakers

Free registration

NEW YORK, March 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Link will host its 16th annual International Shipping Forum as a digital event on Monday and Tuesday, March 28-29, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. The event is organized in partnership with Citi, and in cooperation with Nasdaq & NYSE.

Registration is free.

The conference will bring together senior executives from major shipping companies, financiers and industry participants who will discuss the trends, development and outlook of the various segments of the shipping market and also cover topics of critical interest to the shipping industry.

Keynote speakerMr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao, President of BW Group

1×1 meetings between shipping lines and institutional investors are available via video and audio conferencing. Please send all inquiries to [email protected]

REGISTRATION
Registration is free. To register, go to the link below:
https://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2022newyork/agenda/

In addition to sector panels (dry bulk, containers, tankers, tankers, LNG, LPG), the forum will address other critical industry topics, including those below.

SHIP FINANCE – THE SHIPOWNERS’ PERSPECTIVE
FIRST DAY – Monday March 28, 2022 – 2:05 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

This panel, made up of CFOs of shipping companies, will discuss how shipping companies approach, evaluate and utilize the various financing and capital raising options available to them from financiers and capital providers around the world.

Moderator:
Mr. Jasel Chauhan, Partner, Head of International Finance – Hill Dickinson International

Speakers:

  • Mr. Theodore (Ted) Young, Chief Financial Officer – Dorian LPG (NYSE: LPG)

  • Mr. Apostolos Zafolias, Financial Director – Genco Shipping & Trading

  • Mr. Stavros Gyftakis, Chief Financial Officer – Seanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ: SHIP)

  • Mr. James Doyle, Head of Business Development and IR – Scorpio Tankers (NYSE: STNG) and ENETI (NYSE: NETI)

  • Mr. Simos Spyrou, Co-CFO – Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

WORLD ECONOMY & NAVIGATION: A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP – FACING NEW GEOPOLITICAL CHALLENGES
Second day: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – 9:05 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Moderator:
Mr. John Benson, Partner – Watson Farley Williams

Speakers:

  • Mr. Mark O’Neil, President – ​​Columbia Shipmanagement; President – ​​InterManager

  • Mr. Gary Vogel, CEO – Eagle Bulk (NASDAQ: EGLE)

  • Mr. Ted Petrone, Vice President – Navios Corporation

  • Mr. Marco Fiori, CEO – Premuda SpA

  • Mr. Mark Darley, Director Marine & Offshore – Lloyds Register

CORPORATE STRATEGY AND CAPITAL ALLOCATION
Second day – Tuesday March 29, 2022 – 11:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

MODERATOR:
Mr. Edward S. Horton, Partner, Co-Head of Capital Markets Group – Seward & Kissel LLP

PANELISTS

  • Ms. Christa Volpicelli, Managing Director and Head of Maritime Investment Banking – Citi

  • Mr. Jerry Kalogiratos, CEO – Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ: CPLP)

  • Mr. John Wobensmith, CEO – Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK)

  • Mr. George Achniotis, Director and Executive Vice President of Business Development – Navios Maritime Partners LP (NYSE: NMM)

  • Mr. Hamish Norton, President – ​​Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK)

2022 SANCTIONS – NAVIGATING GEOPOLITICAL TURBULENCE
Day One – Monday, March 28, 2022 – 12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Moderator:
Mr. John Keough, Partner – Clyde & Co

Speakers:

  • Mr. Matt Edwards, Director – Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Office, Global Markets-US & Foreign Commercial Service, International Trade Administration, US Department of Commerce

  • Ms. Jennifer Chalmers, Maritime Sanctions Advisor – United States Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Counterproliferation Initiatives

  • Mr. Dallas Woodrum, Section Head – Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Enforcement Division, Department of the Treasury

DEALING WITH THE IMPACT OF THE UKRAINIAN CRISIS ON CREW AND SAILING – EXACERATING THE GLOBAL CREW SHORTAGE
Russia and Ukraine provide a significant share of seafarers to the global crew. The current crisis, in addition to the problems of Covid 19, exacerbates the challenges faced by crews and vessels.

TOPICS ON THE AGENDA – TWO DAYS

KEYNOTE – LEADERS OF CHANGE – Leading the maritime sector into the future

SPOTLIGHT ON DANAOS CORPORATION

MARKETS & INDUSTRY

  • U.S. Stock Market Update and Current Geopolitical Landscape

  • Shipping and the Environment – Pathways to a Low Carbon Future

  • Ship Finance – The Financier’s View

  • Sanctions 2022 – Navigating geopolitical turbulence

  • Ship financing – The view of shipowners

  • Coping with the impact of the Ukraine crisis on crews and shipping – Exacerbating the global crew shortage

  • Global economy and maritime transport: a symbiotic relationship – in the face of new geopolitical challenges

  • Business strategy and capital allocation

  • Optimize ESG and sustainable development reports – Comply with regulatory and market benchmarks

  • Capital Markets and Shipping

  • Analyst Panel

MARITIME SECTORS – TRENDS & PERSPECTIVES

  • Dry bulk

  • Container

  • crude oil tanker

  • Product tank

  • LNG

  • LPG

FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE

Traditionally, the event is held at the Metropolitan Club and hosts global industry leaders and high profile delegates. The event’s digital format allows for an even greater roster and caliber of speakers and delegates.

Forum Highlights:

  • Presentations/panels will be delivered in real-time video format

  • The latest industry and financial reports, white papers, corporate videos, presentations and more can be viewed on demand or saved to your briefcase and reviewed at your convenience

  • Request 1×1 appointments with shipping companies and sponsors

TARGET AUDIENCE
The target audience includes institutional investors and analysts, private equity investors, commercial and investment bankers, financial advisors, financial and business media and other qualified investors.

SPONSORS
ORGANIZED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Town
IN COOPERATION WITH: New York Stock Exchange • NASDAQ
GLOBAL PRESENT SPONSOR: RTE Ltd.
GLOBAL GOLD SPONSORS: Columbia Shipmanagement • DNV GL
GLOBAL SPONSORS: DNB • EY • Hill Dickinson • Reed Smith • Seward & Kissel LLP • Watson Farley & Williams
SPONSORS: CIT • Clarksons Platou Securities • Clyde & Co • Jefferies • Lloyd’s Register • Marsoft • Maxim • Neptune Maritime Leasing Ltd • Stifel • Vedder Price
SUPPORTING SPONSORS: Ardmore Shipping • Atlas Corp. • Capital Product Partners LP • d’Amico International Shipping SA • Danaos • Dorian LPG • Eagle Bulk • Elvictor Group • Eneti • Eurodry Ltd. • Euroseas Ltd. • Flex LNG • Flott & Co. • GENCO Shipping and Trading Ltd. • Global Ship Lease • Grindrod Shipping • International Seaways • MPC Container Ship • Navigator Holdings Corp. • Navios Maritime Partners • Premuda SpA • Pyxis Tankers • Ridgebury Tankers • Safe Bulkers, Inc. • Scorpio Tankers • Seanergy Maritime Holdings • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. • TORM
SPEAKER COCKTAIL: Watson Farley Williams
SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS: International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) • WLPGA
MEDIA PARTNERS: Actualidad Maritima • All About Shipping in the UK • Athens – Macedonian News Agency • Baird Maritime • Elnavi • Marine Circle • Maritime Executive • Nafsgreen • Naftika Chronika • Ship Management International • Xinde Marine News

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please visit: https://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2022newyork/agenda/

Or contact Nicolas Bornozis at [email protected] or + 1 212 661 7566

ORGANIZER CAPITAL LINK, INC.
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York-based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as closed-end funds and ETFs. Additionally, Capital Link hosts a series of investment conferences each year in key industry hubs in the United States, Europe and Asia, all known for combining rich educational and informational content with marketing and networking opportunities. unique. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York, Capital Link is present in London, Athens and Oslo.