The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will be held at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort on 8th November this year. The 2015 and 2016 conferences were both highly successful, bringing together experts from the fields of shipping, ports, banking, finance, trade and maritime law, among others, to discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the market in the Middle East and Subcontinent. On both occasions, speakers and panelists willingly shared their insights and knowledge through a series of well researched presentations and stimulating discussions.As a result they were able to highlight the main challenges, as well as key opportunities that exist in this region for using financial tools to stimulate trade and shipping activity.
For the 2017 Ship Finance and Trade event, a high caliber list of keynote speakers is being assembled. These include some of the most influential personalities in the business, as well as senior executives with many years’ experience in their chosen fields.
There will be distinct conference sessions following the keynote speeches, and these will deal with a number of themes, including regional trade patterns, ship finance and ports and shipping. There will also be a series of speeches, giving details about actual real life case studies, illustrating how the financial sector can help release the full potential of regional shipping and ports operators to the benefit of trade and economic growth.
Based on the very positive experience of the first two events, this is a not-to-be-missed Conference. It conference will be informative, and will feature experts in their field, and will provide extensive opportunities for networking.
Attending the conference provides shipping and trade professionals the opportunity to create dialogue with key decision makers representing the biggest names in the industry.
MD – Infrastructure & Transportation, Standard Chartered Bank
CEO, Emirates Classification (TASNEEF)
CFO, Emirates Ship Investment Company LLC