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29th Hellenic American & Norwegian American Chambers of Commerce

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29th Annual HACC-NACC
Shipping Conference

Navigating Geopolitical Currents
In a Time of Crisis

Opening Remarks
Clay Maitland, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
Conference Co-Chair

The New Macro Supercycle:

2023 Global Economic and Market Outlook
Keynote Speaker:

Hailey Orr, MUFG Securities

Sanctions in Practice

Louis Epstein, Trammo
Nik Ivanov, Skuld
Bruce Paulsen, Seward & Kissel LLP
Dan Tadros, The A
merican Club
Matt Thomas, Blank Rome

Moderator: George Tsimis, GJT Marine Consultants LLC

Supply Chain Stresses on Trade


Casey O'Brien, Global Mile, Amazon

Clay Maitland, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

Peter Tirschwell, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Moderator: John Stratakis, Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzales, LLP

Cyber Risks & Threats

Max Bobys, HudsonCyber
Brendan J. Dolan, US Coast Guard
Kevin Humpreys, Lloyds
Ryan Moody, ABS Group

Sean Pribyl, Holland & Knight

Moderator: Jan Hagen Andersen, DNV

Geopolitical Overview


Amb. John Negroponte, McLarty Associates

Introduction: John Stratakis, Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzales, LLP

Luncheon Keynote

Luncheon Keynote:

Robert Bugbee, Scorpio Tankers Inc.
Introduction: Han Deng, Reed Smith LLP

Environmental Repercussions


Scott Bergeron, Oldendorff Carriers

Steve Bomgardner, Sailplan

Nick Makar, IRI/ The Marshall Islands Registry

Pia Meling, Grieg Green

Nikos Petrakakos, Tufton Investments

Moderator: Ole Chr. Schroder, Scorpio Group

Washington's Escalating Hardening Against China: Update and Outlook

Keynote Speaker:

Robert Sutter, Elliot School of International Affairs

Introduction: Peter Bazos, Southern Star Shipping

Will Global Circumstances Impact Ship Finance? 

Yannick Le Gourieres, Credit Agricole
Martin Lunder, Green Harbour Advisors
Mark Friedman, Evercore
Kevin O’Hara, AMA Capital Partners

Moderator: Brian Devine, Norton, Rose, Fulbright LLP

Shipowners' Perspective

Ted Petrone, Vice Chairman, Navios Maritime Partners L.P.
Robert Burke, Ridgebury Tankers

Moderator: John Benson, Watson, Farley & Williams LLP

Closing Remarks

Ole Chr. Schroder, Scorpio Group

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