INVITATION TO WORKSHOP :"Business environment in Shipping"

INVITATION TO WORKSHOP :"Business environment in Shipping"

WORKSHOP: Business Environment in Shipping

PROGRAM: MBA in Shipping

COORDINATOR: Dr. Ilias Visvikis (Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε.)

TIME: Saturday 01 October 2011



This workshop provides an introduction to the modern business environment of
the shipping industry. It aims to familiarize students with the maritime
business entrepreneurship, the current trends and challenges of the sector,
as well as the future business developments and prospects. Furthermore, it
builds on some key functions of the shipping business profession, including
sources of capital in shipping, shipbroking and chartering practices, CSR in
shipping, as well as strategic ship management in turbulent periods. The
workshop is given by some of the most experienced and renowned business
practitioners, which are invited as guest speakers, and which are considered
as experts in their business field.


10:00   Strategic Ship Management in a Stormy Business Environment

George Skrimizeas, Managing Director, Allseas S.A.

11:00   World Fleet & the Vast Newbuilding Orderbook Outlook & Prospects

John Cotzias, Sale & Purchase Director, Intermodal

12:00   Coffee Break

12:30   The Current Outlook of the Shipping Markets from an Investor's

Nikolaos Arachovas, Vice President Finance, Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.

13:30   Lunch Break

14:30   Corporate Social Responsibility in Shipping

Stavros Meidanis, Marine Business Centre Manager

Lloyd's Register of Shipping & Industrial Services S.A.

15:30   Coffee Break

16:00   Recent Trends and Developments in Ship Finance

Ioannis Alexopoulos, Eurofin Group

17:00   Release

Participation is free of charge  / Limited Places