Hilton Athens
Hilton Athens, Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 46, Athina 115 28, Greece

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Event Date Tue Oct 15 EEST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Oct 15 2:00am - Tue Oct 15 2:30pm
Location Hilton Athens
Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 46, Athina 115 28, Greece
Region EMEA

The shipping industry is changing and the norm that we have become used to in design and propulsion, finance, operating and chartering procedures and ship management will not be the same in the years ahead. Owners and operators will have to adapt to new technologies, new regulations, new geographies of opportunity and finance. Our event in October 2019 will consider these changes which we will all have to face and implement. The event will feature interviews and case studies of owners and companies who are industry leaders and pioneers in challenging the old ways and moving into the 2020’s with fresh ideas, new procedures and often a younger generation of decision makers. Our Marine Money Greek conference is the foremost ship finance conference in Greece and attracts well over 350 delegates from Greece and the major shipping and finance centers of the world.

The sluggishness of the shipping industry over the past decade has been blamed on oversupply of ships. Now it appears that demand is the weak link and with geopolitical disagreements, increased nationalism and weakening major economies, trade patterns will change and owners and operators will need to adjust. Finance has been blossoming in the Far East for a few years and this has now become a core finance source for shipping. Combining leasing from the east and bank finance and credit backed lenders from across the globe, Greek owners must now do a global search for the “best fit” loans and leases.


2019 Speakers

Mia Jensen
Greek Director, Marine Money International

Sofia Kokkini
Deputy Managing Director, Golden Destiny

John Coustas
President & CEO, Danaos Corporation

Harry Vafias
Founder and CEO, Stealthgas Inc.

Basil Sakellis
Managing Director, Alassia NewShips Management Inc.

Stamatis Molaris
Chairman, Empire Group

Harris Antoniou
Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board, Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V

Elias Constantinou
Group Chief Financial Officer, Swissmarine Inc

Alexis Stephanou
Chief Financial Officer, Goldenport Group of Companies

George Lazaridis
Market Research and Valuations, Allied Shipbroking Inc

George Economou
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DryShips Inc

Petros Pappas
Chief Executive Officer and Director, Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

Kevin Oates
Managing Director, Marine Money Asia Pte. Ltd.

Panos T. Xenokostas

Anders Gerlach Nielsen
Senior Vice President – Head of Team Shipping, GIEK Financing scrubber retrofits

Markus Wenker
Head of Ship Finance, Hellenic Bank

Aristidis Pittas
Chairman, Euroseas Ltd.

Iraklis Tsirigotis
Head of Shipping Finance, Director, Amsterdam Trade Bank

Channing Wang
Regional Customer Manager, Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co. Ltd.

Chris Vartzis
Partner, Stephenson Harwood LLP

Edward Horton
Partner, Seward & Kissel LLP

Evangelos Marinakis
Founder & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Capital Maritime & Trading Corp

George Paleokrassas
Partner, Watson Farley & Williams

Axel Siepmann
Managing Director, Braemar-Naves

Astero Kampisiou
Director, NorthCape Capital AS

George Cambanis
Managing Director, YieldStreet Marine Finance LLC

Evangelos Chatzis
CFO, Danaos Corporation

Greg Chase
Partner, ReedSmith

Costas Kontes
Managing Director, V.Ships Greece Ltd.

Hauke Kite-Powell
Senior Analyst Liquid Gas Shipping, Marsoft Inc

Jerry Kalogiratos
Director, Capital Gas Corp.

Robert Perri
CFO, TMS Cardiff Gas

Achilleas Tasioulas
Chief Risk Officer, Financial Controller and Head of Tax, GasLog Ltd

Aris Koropoulis
Managing Director, Astra Shipmanagement Inc.

Periklis Stasinopoulos
Managing Director, Seaspire Maritime Inc.

Korinna Tapaktsoglou
Chief Financial Officer, Pioneer Marine

George Alexandratos
Director, Apollonia Lines SA

Manos Pelidis
Senior Partner, Deloitte

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Navios Maritime Holdings Inc.

• TEN Ltd

• The Marshall Islands Registry

• Capital Product Partners LLP

• Danaos
• Seward & Kissel LLP
• V.Group

• Amsterdam Trade Bank
• Astro Bank
• Bocomm Leasing
• Chrysses Demetriades
• EuroDry
• Euro Seas
• FPG Aim
• Hellenic Bank
• Niki
• Northcape
• ReedSmith
• Star Bulk
• Stephenson Harwood
• Yield Street

• Spinnaker Global