Iron Ore and Coal World Shipping Summit 2013

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

The fifth annual Iron Ore and Coal World Shipping Summit will take place on October 1 in Athens, Greece.

The conference will focus on the maritime transportation of iron ore and coal, making an attempt to forecast the trends of global economy; iron ore, coal and other commodities, production and distribution; the trading markets, shipping capacities, shipbuilding and shipping requirements; the financing and investment climate, shipping innovation effects on ship-values and the environmental imperatives.

Among the Speakers and Discussion Panelists are (as of September 3):
•    Nicky Pappadakis, President Emeritus Intercargo and Chairman, I.G. Pappadakis & Co.
•    George Gratsos President, Hellenic Chamber of Shipping
•    Philip Embiricos Past President, BIMCO (t.b.c.)
•    Kirsi Tikka President and COO, Europe Division
•    Harris Vafias President & CEO, StealthGas Inc.
•    George D. Gourdomichalis CEO, Blue Wall Shipping
•    George Tsavliris Principal, Tsavliris Salvage and Chairman INTERMEPA
•    Michele Francioni CEO, RINA Services
•    Colin Cridland Board Member, Clarksons
•    John Su Managing Director, Keen Maritime Services Inc.
•    Fabrizio Vettosi Managing Director, Venice Shipping and Logistics SpA., Investment & Advisory
•    Evan Sproviero Director, GMS (USA)
•    Jeremy Penn Chief Executive, Baltic Exchange
•    Apostolos Poulovassilis Regional Marine Manager - Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Lloyd's Register Group
•    Janos Koenig Managing Director, Eurofin International Ltd.
•    Maurizio D'Amico Director, D'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA
•    Sean J Foley Business Development Manager, Port2port
•    Roberto Cazzulo Chairman IACS
•    Wärtsilä Representative Speaker to be announced
•    Theo Xenakoudis Worldwide Business Operations Officer, IRI Hellas Ltd./The Marshall Islands Registry
•    Leonidas Polemis President, Remi Maritime
•    Akis Tsirigakis Founder & CEO, Nautilus Marine Acquisition Corp. (invited)
•    David Peel European Manager, RightShip
•    Dimitris Lyras Director, Lyras Shipping Ltd.
•    Jan Fransen Managing Director, Green Award Foundation
•    Helena Athoussaki CEO, Carbon Positive Services Ltd.
•    Stefano Bertilone General Manager Greece, Middle East & Africa, Rina Services SpA
•    Ioannis Alexopoulos Director, Eurofin S.A.
•    John Tzoannos Former Secretary General, Ministry of Mercantile Marine
•    Nikos Stratis Senior Investment Manager, Northern Shipping Funds
•    Spyridon Zolotas Country Manager, RINA
•    Alek Tomazos Managing Director, Wärtsilä Greece S.A.

More panelists are to be announced.

 

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