November 3, 2021 9:00 AM
Conference
From 700 Euro

20th Mare Forum Ship Finance 2021

"The Capital Providers – Shipowners Dialogue”

The 19 previous Mare Forum Ship Finance forums have been bristling with ideas and dynamic debate. A very high level audience consisting of leading executives from the shipping industry, appreciates and makes the most of the dynamic format and honest debate.

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All-important themes on shipping and ship finance will be discussed in a holistic approach, in several sessions consisting of leading executives and experts from the shipping industry; owners, financiers, Investors, regulators, charterers and other services providers. They will exchange their thoughts, ideas, and visions and their role in several financing and shipping investing models for today and in the future.

- If you are an owner having trouble finding a good capital provider, come to Mare Forum, here they are.
- If you are a capital provider having trouble finding a good owner, come to Mare Forum and meet them.
- If you are in shipping and ship finance and want to know what will happen next, come to Mare Forum, the good answers will be there.

PROGRAMME

Wednesday 3 November 2021
during the Europort Exhibition
Ahoy Exhibition Center Rotterdam

08:00
Registration

09:00
Opening and welcome - Keynote speakers  
[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

09:40 Session 1
Quo Vadis?
Challenges, opportunities and risks on the global trade, shipping, economy, regulations and geopolitics.

[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

10:20
Break

10:40 Session 2
Designing zero-carbon ships of the future and what to do until they are ready"
A clear view of the design of the ship of the future: sustainability, innovations, new fuels, new ships, new technology, and the commercial viability of all new technological inventions and innovations.  

[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

12:10 Lunch

13:30 Session 3
The capital providers – shipowners, regulators, Dialogue
Finance and Investments
- How can the capital providers fulfil the needs of shipowners?
- What are the trends in banking, alternative shipfinance, bonds and other models of finance and investments?
- What are the developments on EC Taxonomy legislation?
- Will Shipfinance be affected by the new EC legislation?
- Will EU shipping out-flag and moved to non EU countries?  

[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

14:20 Session 4
What are the benefits of the features of Alternative Finance to the global shipping industry?

- Will pension fund money flow into the international shipping debt markets, and what is required in order for this to happen?
- Will the maritime green-trend accelerate incase the role of alternative finance in shipping is increasing?
- Or does an increased role of alternative finance in shipping does not have an impact on the pace of the green trend?
- Will alternative finance focus more on new-build financing or on second hand?
- What will be the future role of European and global banks in the industry (in the context of the increased role of alternative finance providers)?
- How do shipping companies choose an appropriate lender?
- Lending has become extremely diverse; what are they most common structures in alternative financing?
- Is there competition between banks and alternative capital providers?

[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

14:20 Session 5
Funding short sea shipping imperatives
- What are the shipowners' requirements?
- Can short sea shipping be considered sufficiently comparable to other types of logistics physical infrastructures (highways, trains) and worthy of being recognized with the same support guaranteed by governments, EIB, MDBs?
- How to convince the capital providers to fundshort sea ships? What is the role of governments and charterers?
- What insights do we have into the commercial viability of future ship designs?
- Who will take the investment risk on these technologies?
- Are there consolidations and acquisitions imperatives towards fleet sustainable modernization?
[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

16:00 Session 6
Is the Netherlands on its way to becoming the finance shipping centre of the European Union and beyond?
Opportunities ahead.  
[Speakers and discussion panelists to be announced]

17:30
Drinks

Speakers & Panelists

Annet Koster
Annet Koster
Managing Director
Royal Association of Netherlands' Shipowners
Ed van Aalst
Ed van Aalst
Senior Relationship Manager
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Herman Marks
Herman Marks
CEO
Vroon Group
Peter Knudsen
Peter Knudsen
Managing Partner
NorthCape Capital AS
Henk Detailleur
Henk Detailleur
Senior Managing Partner
Zuyderzee Capital
Yves Kallina
Yves Kallina
Senior Syndication Manager
Hamburg Commercial Bank AG
Katalin Dobranszky
Katalin Dobranszky
Director, Finance & Fiscal Affairs
European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA)
Pino Spadafora
Pino Spadafora
Global Marine Commercial Senior Director
RINA
Marina Tzoutzouraki
Marina Tzoutzouraki
Partner
Dagmar Navigation Limited
Nienke Blans
Nienke Blans
Financial Director
Nesec Fund Management
Guy Verberne
Guy Verberne
Chief Economist
PGGM Investments
Maarten Lodewijks
Maarten Lodewijks
Founder
Value Maritime
Wilhelm Christian Magelssen
Wilhelm Christian Magelssen
Partner
NRP Maritime Asset Management
Pieter van der Burg
Pieter van der Burg
Managing Director
NESEC Ship Finance
Michiel Steeman
Michiel Steeman
Managing Partner
Zuyderzee Capital
Connie Roozen
Connie Roozen
Chairwoman
Rotterdam Maritime Services Community
Joep Gorgels
Joep Gorgels
Managing Director, Global Head Transportation & Logistics
ABN AMRO Bank
Elizabeth Lindstad
Elizabeth Lindstad
Chief Scientist
SINTEF Ocean
Dagfinn Lunde
Dagfinn Lunde
Partner
DagMar Navigation Ltd
Helen Tveitan de Jong
Helen Tveitan de Jong
Owner
Carisbrooke Shipping Holdings
Pieter Baan
Pieter Baan
Director
ING Business Banking Shipping
Michael de Visser
Michael de Visser
Global Head of Transportation
NIBC Bank

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