November 12, 2020 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
FREE

Who is afraid of Brexit?

Partner: Rotterdam Maritime Services Community

Together with leading experts of the maritime industry we will discuss the impact of a 'hard' Brexit on the industry. What opportunities or threats will come up and how will business change? Seats for this event are graciously provided by our partner: Rotterdam Maritime Services Community

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Seats for this event are graciously provided by our partner: Rotterdam Maritime Services Community.

Agenda

  • Will London become the Singapore of Europe or is it Rotterdam?
  • Is there a feeling that the UK outside of the EU will have a more "welcome" ear for shipowners positions?
  • What kind of incentives are required from the UK government to attract foreign shipping companies to UK?
  • Will the UK tonnage tax regime be more attractive following Brexit?
  • No restrictions on type of vessels (FPSO / dredgers)?
  • No flag requirements?
  • Will the UK flag as from 2021 no longer qualify as an EU/EEA flag for EU based tonnage tax regimes?
  • Is there disparity in dealing with an open register vs. a national flag administration?
  • Should national flag registries continue to exist or are they outdated and anachronistic?
  • What are the perspectives of the British and EU Maritime Cluster in the years to come?
  • What will the Brexit bring for Rotterdam?
  • Comparing the Dutch tonnage tax system with the EU systems

Speakers & Panelists

Leon Kanters
Leon Kanters
Partner
KPMG Meijburg & Co
Bob Sanguinetti
Bob Sanguinetti
CEO
U.K. Chamber of Shipping
Connie Roozen
Connie Roozen
Tax Partner
C&B More
George Pateras
George Pateras
President
Hellenic Chamber of Shipping
George Gourdomichalis
George Gourdomichalis
President & Managing Director
Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.
Karin Orsel
Karin Orsel
CEO
MF Shipping Group
Rosita Lau
Rosita Lau
Partner and Head of Shipping, Ince and Co., Hong Kong
Chairman, Promotion and External Relations Committee, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board
Ernst-Jan Bioch
Ernst-Jan Bioch
Tax Partner
KPMG

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