Dry Bulk & Container Sector Panel Discussions With Major Company Executives

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior executives from leading publicly listed and private dry bulk and container shipping companies will discuss the trends, developments and outlook of the global commodities and shipping markets. This panel discussion will take place at Capital Link’s 12th Annual International Shipping Forum which will be held at the Metropolitan Club in New York City on Monday, March 12, 2018.

The Forum is organized in partnership with Citi and in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

DRY BULK SECTOR PANEL
Panelists:

  • Mr. Jan Dieleman, President - Cargill
  • Mr. John Wobensmith, CEO - Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. (NYSE:GNK)
  • Mr. Polys Hajioannou, CEO - Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB)
  • Mr. Robert Bugbee, President - Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE:SALT)
  • Mr. Stamatis Tsantanis, CEO - Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHIP)
  • Mr. Hamish Norton, President - Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK)

CONTAINER SECTOR PANEL
Panelists:

  • Mr. Howard Finkel, Executive Vice President – COSCO Shipping Lines (North America) Inc.
  • Mr. Aristides Pittas, CEO - Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA)
  • Mr. George Youroukos, CEO - Poseidon Containers Holdings Corp.
  • Mr. Bing Chen, CEO – Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW)

FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE
The Forum provides a comprehensive review and outlook of the various shipping markets, made more relevant by the release of companies’ annual results. In addition, it discusses topics of critical relevance to the industry such as restructuring and consolidation, the various channels and methods of raising capital as well as the impact of new technologies and trading routes.

1x1 Meetings between investors and executives from shipping companies will be available upon request for qualified investors.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
“The Future of Shipping” - Dr. Nikos P. Tsakos, Chairman – INTERTANKO; CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE:TNP)

2018 CAPITAL LINK SHIPPING LEADERSHIP AWARD
Honoring Mr. Peter Evensen, Former President & CEO - Teekay Corporation

REGISTRATION
Registration is complimentary for qualified investors. To register please go to the link below:
http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2018newyork

TARGET AUDIENCE
The target audience includes institutional investors and analysts, private equity investors, commercial and investment bankers, financial advisors, financial and trade media, and other qualified investors.

SPONSORS

ORGANIZED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Citi
IN COOPERATION WITH: New York Stock Exchange • NASDAQ
GLOBAL LEAD SPONSOR: Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.
GLOBAL GOLD SPONSORS: Clay Maitland • Columbia Shipmanagement • DNV GL • Tototheo Maritime
GLOBAL SPONSORS: Clyde & Co • DVB • Fearnley Securities • Jefferies • NORD L/B • Reed Smith LLP • Seward & Kissel LLP • Watson Farley & Williams Companies LLP
EVENT SPONSORS: Blank Rome LLP • Clarksons Platou Securities • InvestHK • Macquarie Asset Management • Maritime Asset Partners • Ocean Yield • Stifel • Wells Fargo Securities
COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR: New York Maritime Inc.
MEDIA PARTNERS: Lloyd’s List • Maritime Executive • Ship2Shore • TradeWinds • WorldOils
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS: Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce • Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce • New York Maritime Inc. • Young Shipping Professionals of New York • Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please visit: http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2018newyork/
Or, contact Nicolas Bornozis at forum@CapitalLink.com or + 1 212 661 7566 
www.capitallink.com 

ORGANIZER CAPITAL LINK, INC.
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs. In addition, Capital Link organizes twelve investment conferences a year in the United States, Europe and Asia, all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo.