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  • Should national flag registries continue to exist or are they outdated and anachronistic?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

George Gourdomichalis
George Gourdomichalis
President & Managing Director
Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.
Bob Sanguinetti
Bob Sanguinetti
CEO
U.K. Chamber of Shipping
Leon Kanters
Leon Kanters
Partner
KPMG Meijburg & Co
Ernst-Jan Bioch
Ernst-Jan Bioch
Senior Tax Manager
KPMG
George Pateras
George Pateras
President
Hellenic Chamber of Shipping
Rosita Lau
Rosita Lau
Partner
Ince & Co
Connie Roozen
Connie Roozen
Chairwoman
Rotterdam Maritime Services Community
Karin Orsel
Karin Orsel
CEO
MF Shipping Group

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