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Shipping Finance 2021 | Episode3

Episode 3 – Green for Financing, Sustainability, Education Thursday 18 March 2021

16:15​ A brief encounter with the History of Shipping
Young Executives in Shipping (YES) ask

Mr George M. Foustanos, Maritime Historian, Founder of Greek Shipping Miracle,
Session conducted by
Ms Danae Bezantakou, CEO, NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants,
Secretary General, International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus,
Concept Founder, YES FORUM

17:00​ Welcome by the Conference Moderator
Dr Eugenia Arsenis, Director, Dramaturg and Dr in Philosophical Aesthetics

17:02​ Opening Remarks
Ms Despina Travlou, Managing Director, Slide2Open Communications – Organizer
Mr Angelos Roupas Pantaleon, Founder, Second Wind & Partners – Conference Chair

17:05​ Spotlight on Industry Makers
Interview with
Mr Esben Poulsson, ICS Chair, Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD
conducted by
Ms Gina Panayiotou, Founder, Oceans Arena & It’s ALL about Shipping

17:20​ Panel Discussion Is the Shipping Industry being Reshaped by new Environmental, Funding and
Governance Requirements?
Mr Christopher Conway, Managing Director, Global Head of Shipping & Offshore Export
& Agency Finance, CITI
Mr Andreas Chrysostomou, Chief Executive Officer, Marine Fields
Mr Stavros Gyftakis, Chief Financial Officer, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Mr Marc Hari, Executive Director, Shipping Finance & ECA, Macquarie Bank Ltd
Ms Alexandra Michalopoulos, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams
Ms Korinna Tapaktsoglou, Chief Financial Officer, Pioneer Marine
Mr Christos Tsakonas, Global Head of Shipping, DNB BANK

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Ms Katerina Stathopoulou, Executive Director, Investments & Finance Ltd,
Governor, International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus

18:00​ Ask the Captain
Cpt. Georgia Darsakli, Captain Class A’, Springfield Shipping Co. Panama
Interview conducted by
Ms Angie Hartmann, Executive Vice President – Crew Affairs, Star Bulk

18:10​ Panel Discussion Alternative Ship Financing
Mr Stefanos Fragos, Senior Representative, YieldStreet Marine Inc., Athens Branch
Mr Martin Hugger, Managing Director, Meerbaum Capital Solutions Inc.
Mr Vasilis Theofanopoulos, Senior Director, Head of Credit (Greece & Cyprus),
Mount Street Group

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Mr Angelos Roupas Pantaleon, Founder, Second Wind & Partners

18:30​ Presenting the University of Strathclyde Executive MBA and the
Executive MBA with a specialization in Shipping IN GREECE
Professor David Hillier, Associate Principal (University of Strathclyde) and
Executive Dean (Strathclyde Business School)
Dr Iraklis Lazakis, Reader, Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering (NAOME),
Strathclyde University

18:40​ Qatar Airways moving crew during crises
Mr Matt Raos, Senior Vice President – Global Sales, Qatar Airways

18:50​ Panel Discussion Bridging the Bridge
Mr Tilemahos Poulis, HR & ICT Manager at PRIME Tanker & Gas Management Inc.
Mr Matt Raos, Senior Vice President – Global Sales, Qatar Airways
Ms Maria Rapti, HR Manager at Euronav Ship Management
Ms Ioanna Vernardou, DPA / CSO at Blue Planet Shipping Ltd

Session’s Chair and Moderator:
Ms Elisabeth Calbari, Neuropsychologist, Executive Trainer, Founder, Self-Balance

19:25​ Seeding and Developing Shipping Talents
Adopt a Ship Educational Program managed by NPO, Project Connect
Presented by the Founder & Director
Ms Irene Notias, Managing Director, Founder/Sr. Bunker Broker,
Prime’s Bunkersplus Services, Governor, International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus

19:30​ Price Risk Management Solutions for the Shipping Sector and the
Upcoming Emissions (CO2) Challenge
Mr Filimon Antonopoulos, Managing Director, Tallon Commodities Limited

19:40​ Panel Discussion Banking on Bunkers
Mr Kieran Michael C. Brown, Group Credit Manager, Island Oil (Holding) Limited
Mr Makis Tzeis, Managing Director, Atradius, Hellenic Branch
Mr Sifis I. Vardinoyannis, Business Development Director, SEKAVIN Bunkering Stations
Mr Stamatis Xochakis, Bunker Buyer/Operator, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd

Moderators:
Ms Irene Notias, Managing Director, Founder/Sr. Bunker Broker,
Prime’s Bunkersplus Services, Governor, International Propeller Club, Port of Piraeus
Mr Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, PETROSPOT Group

20:10​ Spotlight on a Market Maker
Mr Petros Pappas, CEO and Director of the BoD, Star Bulk

in an engaging interview with
Ms Katerina Stathopoulou, Executive Director, Investments & Finance Ltd,
Governor, International Propeller Club (Port of Piraeus)

20:30​ So we beat on – Closing Speech
Mr George A. Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group

20:35​ End of Episode 3 & The Conference

Source: Despina Travlou – Slide2Open

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