April 6, 2022 1:00 PM
Conference
300 euro
Grand Hotel Oslo, Norway

3rd Mare Forum Oslo 2022

Following the successful Mare Forum conferences around the globe and the 2nd Mare Forum Oslo 2021, MARE FORUM is pleased to announce the occurrence of the 3rd Mare Forum Oslo 2022 to be held on Wednesday 6 April (afternoon) at the Grand Hotel in Oslo, Norway. This conference will be held during the NORSHIPPING Exhibition.

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A top shipping conference with top principals actively participating, discussing, debating and brainstorming about shipping, investments and shipfinance, and the future of shipping and trade from now to 2030 - 2050 and beyond.
The conference will take place in an open, daring and stimulating, environment combined with transparent discussions, which once again will demonstrate the successful hallmark of the Mare Forum formula.

Participants:`
The participants will be: Principals, Ship-owners, Ship-managers, Charterers,Traders, Capital providers, Energy Executives, Regulators, Maritime Lawyers,Consultants, shipbuilders and repair managers, Classification Societies, Press,and shipping services providers.

Network:
Participants will plunge in a pool of booming business, network opportunities, knowledge,exchange of visions on Shipping, Shipfinance and Investments and their future in Norway and the World.

It will be inspiring, Be There, Be Heard

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P R O G R A M M E

13:00 Registration, (Grand Hotel Oslo)
13:20 - session 1  

‍Opening and Welcome

- Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas President, Mare Forum
- Dagfinn Lunde Chairman and Co-founder at SFG Ship Finance Global Limited - eShipfinance.com
  [Conference Chairman]
- Keynote Speaker to be announced soon, stay tuned

13:40 - session 2:

Alea iacta est ! What is now needed for immediately start reducing emissions?

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
- What are the possible incentives to first movers? Ideas needed
- Can the regulators follow the speed of the first movers with effective global regulations?
- Is regional regulation a bad thing in the meantime? what about the IMO?
- Will the Charterers pay for GHG emissions?
- A wave of retrofits is coming
- Will the decisions made today and in the immediate years ahead, drive ship design and the future shape of shipping
- Exploring the role of charterers, shipowners, capital providers and regulators in the multi-relationship structure of their interests, focusing to sustainable and commercially viable shipping and trading industry.
- How can (environmental) regulations become better balanced with market realities?  
- How can the shipping industry be efficiently proactive to local regional and international regulations?
- How can we create a synergy between the stakeholders of the shipping industry?

THE PANELLISTS:
(tentative)
- John-Kaare Aune
CEO, WALLEM Group
- George Tsavliris
Principal, TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP 
- Espen Gjerde
Vice President Strategy and M&A, WILHELMSEN GROUP 
- Martin Wattum, M.Sc.,
Head of Projects and Business Transformation, KLAVENESS Ship Management
- Spyros Tarasis Chief Operating Officer, Bulker Fleet, COSTAMARE SHIPPING SERVICES
- Joep Gorgels
Managing Director, Global Head Transportation & Logistics, ABN AMRO Bank
- Representative, IRI/the Marshall Islands Registry
- Erlend Lous
Partner, Simonsen Vogt Wiig
- Guy Verberne
Chief Economist, PGGM Investments
- Knut Helge Drivenes
Vice President Sales EMEA, Blue Sea mobile
- Valentina Keys
Senior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams LLP
more discussion panellist to be announced soon - stay tuned

14:40 - session 3:

Sense and nonsense about fuels and innovations - who bears cost and risk?

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
- Where are we today on perceptions and realities on fuels and innovations? ?
- What has changed? What has happened in the year that has passed – has shipping made progress?
- Isone of the main problems that shipping, as a vital industry, is losing control of the agenda?
- Who has a clear view of the design of the ship of the future? (low emissions,greater efficiency, speed, digitalization, materials, engines, etc..)
- What insights do we have into the commercial viability of future ship designs?
- Is LNG just a transition fuel?
- What insights do we have into the commercial viability of future fuels like hydrogen, ammonia, batteries, and nuclear?
- Is there enough infrastructure in ports worldwide to facilitate new fuels?
- Will we have new trades, requiring new ship types – e.g. hydrogen carriers and ammonia product tankers?
- What can we do now to help accelerate the availability of zero-carbon ships while at the same time reducing shipping’s footprint: slow steaming, retrofits, ESG reporting, and verification

THE PANELLISTS: (tentative)
- Christos Chryssakis, Business Development Manager, Maritime Shipping Decarbonization, DNV
- Elizabeth Lindstad,
Chief Scientist, SINTEF Ocean
- Tor Øyvind Ask Fleet Director, SOLVANG ASA
- Mike Konstantinidis CEO, METIS
- Björn van de Weerdhof, Manager Business and Fleet Development, ANTHONY VEDER GROUP
- Natalie Gupta Director Bunkering – Value Chain Partnerships New Markets, YARA CLEAN AMMONIA 
- Tobi Menzies, Director Business Development, CORE POWER (UK) Ltd
- Espen Gjerde Vice President Strategy and M&A, WILHELMSEN GROUP
- Andrea Morgante Vice President Strategy, Marine Power, WÄRTSILÄ
- Kirsi Tikka Shipping Executive
- Nicolai Hansteen, Head of Corp. Development, LORENTZEN & STEMOCO

15:40   break

16:00 - session 4:

Smart Money for green ships - Financing the Green Shipping Industry.

 A daring discussion across the segments,including Owners, and financiers of debt and equity, as well as Class and future-fuel suppliers, with an open agenda on the challenges, opportunities, and improvements (imposed or not) in Ship Finance.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
- What are the Capital providers' requirements from the Owners?
- What alternative finance structures can help Owners and Banks bridge the regulatory gap and how. .
- Is there an opportunity from private equity/funds and what are their preferred project structure?
- How will the near future of alternative ship finance look like for leasing(including Asian), corporate finance, funds, listing, bonds?
- Are the new small banks competitive enough and what are their niches?
- What will be the future role of Norwegian and European global banks?
- How is Ship finance (alternative and conventional)  affected by EC Taxonomy legislation and the Green shift, and how soon can we begin a pragmatic transition?
- Is the Shipping community in coordination with the Classification societies proactive and united in giving feedback to legislators?

THE PANELLISTS: (tentative)
- Yannis Litinas
Partner, Simonsen Vogt Wiig
- Einar Aaser Relationship Manager, Shipping section, DNB
- Wilhelm Christian Magelssen Partner, NRP Maritime Asset Management
- Torkell Vold Managing Director, Tide Capital Management AS / Partner Investment Director, Storm Capital Management AS
- Emile Jos Karsten
Executive Director Oslo, ABN AMRO Bank NV
- Peter Knudsen Managing Partner, NorthCape Capital AS
- Guy Verberne Chief Economist, PGGM Investments
- Yves Kallina
, Senior Syndication Manager, Hamburg Commercial Bank AG
- Marina Tzoutzouraki
Partner, Dagmar Navigation Limited
- Katalin Dobranszky, Director, Finance & Fiscal Affairs, European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA)

 18:00 - 19:00 Drinks hosted by

 Simonsen Vogt Wiig  &  IRI/TheMarshall Islands Registry

 

Speakers & Panelists

John-Kaare Aune
John-Kaare Aune
CEO
Wallem Group
Spyridon Tarasis
Spyridon Tarasis
Chief Operating Officer - Bulker Fleet
Costamare Shipping Services
Mike Konstantinidis
Mike Konstantinidis
CEO
METIS
Björn van de Weerdhof
Björn van de Weerdhof
Manager Business and Fleet Development
Anthony Veder
Marina Tzoutzouraki
Marina Tzoutzouraki
Partner
Dagmar Navigation Limited
Andrea Morgante
Andrea Morgante
Vice President Strategy, Marine Power
Wärtsilä
Joep Gorgels
Joep Gorgels
Managing Director, Global Head Transportation & Logistics
ABN AMRO Bank
Tobi Menzies
Tobi Menzies
Director Business Development
CORE POWER (UK) Ltd
Knut Helge Drivenes
Knut Helge Drivenes
Vice President Sales EMEA
Blue Sea mobile
Einar Aaser
Einar Aaser
Relationship Manager, Shipping section
DNB
Yves Kallina
Yves Kallina
Senior Syndication Manager
Hamburg Commercial Bank AG
Tor Øyvind Ask
Tor Øyvind Ask
Fleet Director
SOLVANG ASA
Valentina Keys
Valentina Keys
Senior Associate
Watson Farley & Williams LLP
Espen Gjerde
Espen Gjerde
Vice President Strategy and M&A
Wilhelmsen group
Elizabeth Lindstad
Elizabeth Lindstad
Chief Scientist
SINTEF Ocean
Emile Jos Karsten
Emile Jos Karsten
Executive Director Oslo
ABN AMRO Bank NV
Erlend Lous
Erlend Lous
Partner
Simonsen Vogt Wiig
Kirsi Tikka
Kirsi Tikka
Shipping Executive
Nicolai Hansteen
Nicolai Hansteen
Head of Corp. Development
Lorentzen & Stemoco
Natalie Gupta
Natalie Gupta
Director Bunkering – Value Chain Partnerships New Markets
Yara Clean Ammonia
Guy Verberne
Guy Verberne
Chief Economist
PGGM Investments
Representative
Representative
IRI/the Marshall Islands Registry
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
President
Mare Forum
Dagfinn Lunde
Dagfinn Lunde
Chairman and Co-founder / Chairman
eShipfinance.com, DagMar Navigation Ltd / Cleaves Securities AS
Peter Knudsen
Peter Knudsen
Managing Partner
NorthCape Capital AS
Yannis Litinas
Yannis Litinas
Partner
Simonsen Vogt Wiig
Christos Chryssakis
Christos Chryssakis
Business Development Manager, Maritime Shipping Decarbonization
DNV
 Torkell Vold
Torkell Vold
Managing Director / Partner and Investment Director
Tide Capital Management AS / Storm Private Capital at Storm Capital Management AS
Katalin Dobranszky
Katalin Dobranszky
Director, Finance & Fiscal Affairs
European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA)
Martin Wattum
Martin Wattum
Head of Projects and Business Transformation
Torvald Klaveness
Wilhelm Christian Magelssen
Wilhelm Christian Magelssen
Partner
NRP Maritime Asset Management
More panelists to be announced
More panelists to be announced
stay-tuned
George Tsavliris
George Tsavliris
Principal
Tsavliris Salvage Group

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