The Hellenic American & Norwegian American Chambers of Commerce

The 28th Annual HACC-NACC 
Shipping Conference

Out of the Abyss - Shipping Roars Back?

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Opening Remarks
Ole Chr. Schrøder, Scorpio Group

Welcome Remarks
The Honorable Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Consul General of Greece in New York

The Honorable Ms. Heidi Olufsen, Consul General of Norway in New York

Global Economic and Markets Outlook
Thomas Joyce, MFUG Securities Americas, Inc.

Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers
Jan Hagen Andersen, DNV Maritime
Morten Skedsmo, ZeroLab by Torvald Klaveness

Nick Makar, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry​

Charlie Papavizas, Winston Strawn LLP
Moderator
Ole Christian Schrøder, Scorpio Group, Conference Co-Chair

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

 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

M&A - Consolidation in the Industry 

Speakers
George Achniotis, Navios Maritime Partners L.P.

Doug Mavrinac, Jefferies LLC

Hamish Norton, Star Bulk Carriers Corp.

Tasos Psaropoulos, Global Ship Lease Inc

Moderator

Nick Katsanos, Seward & Kissel LLP

Special Report featuring Clay Maitland

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 

Tuomas Riski, Norsepower Oy Ltd
Moderator 
Greg Chase, Reed Smith LLP

Strategic and Political Turmoil 

Speakers
William (Bill) Antholis, Miller Center of Public Affairs, UVA
Marina Tzoutzouraki, eShipfinance.com
Rockford Weitz, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Moderator 

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

Shipowners' Perspective 

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

Moderator

Jeanne Grasso, Blank Rome LLP

Closing Remarks

Marina Hadjipateras, TMV, Conference Co-Chair

Breakout room hosted by IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
"Tackling Ongoing Operational Challenges"

Rear Admiral Kevin S. Cook, United States Coast Guard (Retired); Maritime Consultant IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
Hans Krijger, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
Brian Poskaitis, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

Breakout Room hosted by DNV

"Decarbonization of the Maritime Industry"
  

Simon Mockler, DNV 

Breakout Room hosted by Blank Rome 

"Managing Risk in the Current Geopolitical Landscape"

Kierstan Carlson, Blank Rome
Stefanos Roulakis, Blank Rome

Ted Horton 

Seward and Kissel

John C. Stratakis

Poles, Tublin, Stratakis & Gonzalez, LLP

Conference Co-Chair

Interviews

Dallas Smith

Vice President of LNG & Offshore

General Manager of LISCR Houston

LISCR, LLC

Daniel A. Tadros

Chief Legal Officer, The American Club

Sponsor Videos

The American Club

The Bahama Maritime Authority

Next Wave

DNV

LISCR

Atlantic Bank

Reed Smith

Special Thanks to our Sponsors - Click on Logo for Website

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PROGRAM FOR 28TH ANNUAL SHIPPING CONFERENCE

8:30 AM
Opening Remarks
Ole Chr. Schrøder, Scorpio Group

8:35 AM 
Welcome Remarks
Dr. Konstantinos Koutras, Consul General of Greece in New York

Ms. Heidi Olufsen, Consul General of Norway in New York

8:40 AM
Global Economic and Markets Outlook
Thomas Joyce, MFUG Securities Americas, Inc.

 

9:30 AM
Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

10:10 AM
Supply Chain - Disruption & Opportunities

10:55 AM
Finance Post COVID Era

11:40 AM
M&A - Consolidation

12:20 PM
Breakout Session
Hosted by
IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

12:50 PM
Technology and Innovation in Shipping

1:35 PM
Strategic and Political Turmoil

2:15 PM
Shipowners Perspective

3:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Marina Hadjipateras, tmv.

3:05 PM
Breakout Sessions