On Monday November 2 Mare Forum Shipfinance will take place in the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam for the second time, after a very succesfull prime edition in Rotterdam in 2014. RMSC-members received a guest invitation for free attendance to this conference.
Mareforum Shipfinance is one of the initiatives that put Rotterdam on the map as a meeting place for the Shipping Industry. Again leading Dutch and international shipowners and ship finance executives are expected to attend, ensuring a strong debate on the current and future developments in ship finance.
The conference will share and debate views from shipowners and CEOs from shipping, bankers, lawyers, 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.
High level speakers, session chairmen, conference panelists and audience will contribute to a day packed with knowledge transfer, exchange of visions, experience and stimulating discussions.
Opening and Welcome
Session 1: The Shipping Industry in a global context
Where is the global shipping industry heading?
Geopolitics, the world economy and finance, commodities and trade, environmental and financial regulations affecting shipping Challenges – Risks – Opportunities
Session 2: What are capital providers doing?
Who owns and lends the shipping money today and under what conditions? What are the risks and rewards? Towards oversupply of private equity and new ships? Is our bank back in shipping business?
Session 3: Is Confidence back?
The Shipping Markets’ Outlook per ship type
The market of sustainable shipping and future shipping trends 15 to 30 years –
Commodities trade patterns overview – Shipping markets in focus, per ship type: Tankers, gas carriers, dry bulk, containers, offshore, yachts, short sea shipping
Where will the smart money go? Any smart idea?
What’s hot in the next years?
Conclusions and synthesis
More info about the program and the latest overview of the speakers and panelists can be found on: http://mareforum.com/conference/15th-mare-forum-shipfinance-2015/