Annual joint Chambers of Commerce event look at The Life of a Ship
Conference organizers have announced the speaker lineup for the 21st annual Hellenic-American and Norwegian-American Chambers of Commerce conference, often called the New York Shipping Conference. Entitled “The Life of a Ship”, the conference will feature luminaries including Steinar Nerbovik of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Ben Ognibene of Heidmar, Craig Stevenson Jr., Joseph Hughes of Shipowners Claims Bureau, Paal Johansen of DNV GL, and Angela Chao of Foremost Group . The event will be held on Wednesday, February 11 at the Waldorf-Astoria starting at 8:15 a.m. with conference registration and continental breakfast sponsored by DNB Bank ASA.
The luncheon keynote speaker will be Sturla Henriksen, CEO of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, organizers said. The luncheon is sponsored by The Marshall Islands Ship and Corporate Registry.
The New York Shipping Conference will be co-chaired by Brian Devine, a Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, Clay Maitland, a Managing Partner at International Registries, Inc., and Anders Platou, Head of Shipping, Offshore and Logistics at DNB Bank ASA, New York Branch.
The day’s program will conclude with a cocktail reception sponsored by Blank Rome LLP and Jacq. Pierot, Jr. & Sons.
The cost for HACC/NACC members is $750 (additional members from the same company $695) and non-members is $850.