Wah Kwong Growth Strategy and Dry Bulk Outlook
Featuring: Mr. Hing Chao, Executive Chairman - Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings
Interviewer: Mr. Benjamin Wong, Head of Transport & Industrial – InvestHK
Wah Kwong’s new direction under Hing Chao’s leadership – pioneering at the helm by combining conservatism and an entrepreneurial spirit…
…WK Lite – the division created as a comprehensive hassle free one-stop solution
Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area: Growth Opportunities in the maritime ecosystem.
Responding to this paradigm leap – Are IMO Regulations realistic? What it takes for the world to benefit at large
Outlook and Challenges in the Shipping Sector
Seaspan Growth Strategy and Container Sector Outlook
Featuring: Mr. Bing Chen, President & CEO - Seaspan Ltd
Interviewer: Mr. Jonathan Silver, Partner – Maples Group
Seaspan (SSW) and the profound changes it has gone through the last two years
Unique business model as owner and operator leveraged by structural core competencies
Very positive growth and development outlook underpinned by sustainable capital allocation strategy and long-term contracted revenue
An overview of the container sector and the shipping markets landscape
Update On Chinese Leasing
Featuring: Mr. Bill Guo, Executive Director - ICBC Financial Leasing
Interviewer: Mr. Jasel Chauhan, Partner, Head of International Finance - Hill Dickinson International
Changing landscape of ship finance and the role of Chinese Leasing
Addressing uncertainty in the global economy, in regulatory frameworks, in human capital needs and technological advances
Outlook in the shipping markets
ICBC Leasing’s competitive advantage and growth strategy
Poseidon Principles Featuring Michael Parker Of Citi
Featuring Mr. Michael Parker, Chairman, Global Shipping, Logistics & Offshore - Citi
Interviewed by: Mr. Dan Rodgers, Partner - Watson Farley Williams
• Banks, as major capital providers, to support the IMO’s objectives and adopt Poseidon Principles for responsible ship finance…
• …by pursuing portfolio composition that has a higher environmental alignment grade.
• Signatories, banks and shipping companies, to use reporting mechanisms and publicize emissions’ trajectory
• Reporting mechanisms development underpinned by transparency induces higher credibility
• Green Shipping Bonds: although fluid taxonomy, they are expected to drive real positive environmental results.
• Shipping to move from being laggard to being at the forefront of global sustainability efforts
Private Equity In Shipping Today
Featuring Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager - Tufton Oceanic Ltd.
Interviewed by: Mr. Michael Timpone, Partner - Seward & Kissel LLP
Why is PE Interest in shipping declining when asset values remain attractive
The ideal PE structure - Small or large? Long or short term?
Debt financing gaining more traction. Is alternative financing also an option and if yes, for whom?
How the shipping industry’s cyclicality and volatility affects realized annual returns.
Shifting paradigms, technology, geopolitics and ESG. Challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
Future of shipping: Tufton’s footprint and outlook
Capital Markets in Shipping Today
Featuring: Mr. Theodore Jadick, Jr., CEO and President - DNB Markets, Inc. - Conference Chairman
Interviewed by: Mr. Richard Brand, Partner - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Overview
Capital equity markets: stagnation and withdrawal. Who persist, who exit.
Attracting investors: What really matters to Wall Street
Raising capital: low valuations push for alternative pockets of capital.
Industry changes: paradigm shifts, regulatory changes, geopolitics, technology.
Sustainability in Shipping: Does the investment community care for ESG?
Future of shipping: DNB’s footprint outlook