Virtual
February 8, 2022

Hellenic-American & Norwegian-American Chambers of Commerce

28th Annual HACC-NACC

Shipping Conference

Out of the Abyss - Shipping Roars Back?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2022 ●  Virtual Conference

PLATINUM ANNIVERSARY SPONSOR: 

The Marshall Islands Registry

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PROGRAM 

8:30 am  Opening Remarks

Ole Christian Schrøder, Scorpio Group, Conference Co-Chair

8:35 am  Macro Economic and Shipping Overview

Speaker: 

Thomas P. Joyce, MUFG Securities Americas Inc.

9:15 am  Environmental Challenges and Opportunities 
Speakers: 
Jan Hagen Andersen, DNV Maritime
Ingrid Kylstad, ZeroLab by Torvald Klaveness

Nick MakarIRI/The Marshall Islands Registry​

Charlie PapavizasWinston Strawn LLP
Moderator:
Ole Christian Schrøder, Scorpio Group, Conference Co-Chair

9:55 am  Supply Chain - Disruption & Opportunities 
Speakers: 

Adam Catsambis,  Eurobulk / Euroseas

Carol Hand, APL Logistics
Aase Naaman Jensen
, Skuld
George Kontakis, K&
L Gates  

Moderator: 

George Tsimis, Esq.Marine Risks Consultant, Maritime & Commercial Arbitrator, Sanctions Specialist

10:35 am  Finance Post-COVID Era 

Speakers:

Daniel Carr, National Australia Bank
Shreyas Chipalkatty, Citi 

Paul Leand, AMA Capital Partners LLC
Martin Lunder, Nordea

Moderator: 

Brian P. Devine, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

 

11:15 am    M&A - Consolidation in the Industry 

Speakers: 
George Achniotis, Navios

Doug Mavrinac, Jefferies LLC

Hamish Norton, Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

Tassos Psaropoulos, Global Ship Lease Inc

Moderator: 

Nick Katsanos, Seward & Kissel LLP

12:00 pm  Break-out room hosted by IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
 

12:30 pm  Technology and Innovation in Shipping

Speakers:
Marina Hadjipateras, TMV , Conference Co-Chair

Alex Panagopoulos, Supercruises.com, Arista Group, Forward Ships
Nikos Petrakakos, Ursus Maritime Capital LLC

Robert Schluter, e1 Marine

Dallas Smith, LISCR 
Moderator: 
Greg Chase, Reed Smith LLP

1:10 pm Strategic and Political Turmoil 

Speakers: 
William (Bill) Antholis, Miller Center of Public Affairs, UVA

Rockford Weitz, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Moderator: 

John Stratakis, Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez, LLP

1:50 pm  Shipowners' Perspective 

Introduction:
Clay Maitland,
IRI/ The Marshall Islands Registry, Conference Co-Chair

 

Speakers: 

Sam H. Norton, Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.

Lois Zabrocky, International Seaways, Inc.

George Mangos, Interunity Group 
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Moderator: 

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2:30 pm  Closing Remarks

Speaker:
Marina Hadjipateras
TMV, Conference Co-Chair

2:35 pm Breakout Rooms

Following each panel the floor will be open for LIVE Q&A

Times subject to change

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact: info@haccnaccshippingconference.com
Alexandra Spyrou-Mitsakis (HACC) | info@hellenicamerican.cc | 212-629-6380 or
Live Sletten Diakolios (NACC) | info@naccusa.org | 646-883-1760