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The 27th Annual HACC-NACC 
Shipping Conference
Navigating Uncharted Waters: Shipping in a Pandemic Age

Welcome Remarks

Clay Maitland, Esq.

IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry Conference

Co-Chair, Master of Ceremonies

Kitack Lim,
Secretary-General, IMO


Honorable Dr. Konstantinos Koutras

Consul General of Greece in New York


Honorable Ms. Harriet E. Berg

Norwegian Consul General in New York

2021 Global Economic and Market Outlook

Keynote Speaker
Thomas Joyce,
Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group (MUFG) 

Strategic & Political Turbulence

John Stratakis Esq., Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez
Kathleen Haines, Non-Executive Director Genco Shipping & Trading
Kristin Holth, Non-Executive Director, Maersk Tankers, GasLog, and Maersk Drilling Markos Kounalakis, McClatchy
Stefanos Roulakis, Blank Rome 

Environmental & Regulatory Challenges Impact on Present Industry Structure

Ole Christian Schroder, Scorpio Group
Nick Makar, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry David Morant, Scorpio UK
Semiramis Paliou, HELMEPA
Charlies Papavizas, Winston Strawn
Nick Prokopuk, DNV GL

   Break-Out Session 2 - Blank Rome         Break -Out Session 3 - DNV GL

“Foreign Policy in the Biden Administration"

Hosted by Blank Rome

Stefanos Roulakis

"U.S. Offshore WindRevolution not Evolution"

Hosted by DNV GL

Nick Prokopuk

MaritimeTV  Interviews 

Lauren Wilgus - Blank Rome 

Core Assurance - Mauro Iguera

Ted Horton - Seward and Kissel

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Seaworthiness in the aftermath of COVID-19

 George Tsimis Esq., GJT Consulting
Cedric D'Souza, Liberian Registry
Boriana Farrar, The American P&I Club
Katerina Iliopoulou, Kyla Shipping  
Capt. Vladimirs Sterbs, DNV GL
Gina Venezia, Esq., Freehill, Hogan & Mahar 

Break Out Session - Port State Control and Flag State Inspections

Hosted by IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

Rear Admiral Kevin S. Cook, United States Coast Guard (USCG) (retired),

Maritime Consultant (Reston)

Hans Krijger, General Manager (Roosenda)

Brian Poskaitis, Senior Vice President, Fleet Operations (Baltimore/Annapolis)

Ship Finance - Which Way Does the Current Flow?

Larry Rutkowski, Esq., Seward & Kissel 
Michael Kirk, RMK Capital
Martin Lunder, Nordea
Michael Parker, Citi
Christopher Rex, Danish Ship Finance

Digitization in the Shipping and Logistics Industry

Marina Hadjipateras, TMV
Karyl Fowler, Transmute Industries
Matt Heider, Nautilus Labs
Kyle Henderson, Vizion

Shipowner Conversation 

Robert Shaw Esq., Sea Trade Holdings
Elisabeth Grieg, The Grieg Group
Alexander Hadjipateras, Dorian LPG
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