Shipping World Gathers in Athens for Capital Link’s Forum

More than 1200 shipping company executives, investors, analysts, financiers attended the “Capital Link’s 6th Biennial Analyst & Investor Day Shipping Forum” that took place in Athens earlier in June.

The event was part of the Posidonia Week calendar and was organized in cooperation with Nasdaq and NYSE.

The Forum featured as panelists industry leaders from the Greek and global shipping communities, the Global Shipping Heads of major shipping banks, top investors and analysts.

There were sector roundtable discussions dedicated to the dry bulk, tanker, container, LPG and LNG sectors, as well as panel that discussed opportunities across all sectors.

The Forum also addressed issues of critical importance for shipping, such as access to and availability of capital, bank and alternative finance, the impact of technology and new regulations.

Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was the Keynote Speaker of the Forum.

Nicolas Bornozis, President of Capital Link said that the mood during the Posidonia Week “has been one of optimism and confidence about the future prospects of this vital and highly competitive global industry, an industry in which Greek shipowners maintain the leading position.”

“The insightful and spirited discussions, debates and exchange of ideas and information at he Capital Link Forum have been thought provoking, and the networking has simply been unique,” Bornozis added.