One of the main reasons professionals attend a conference is to network. The Maritime Standard (TMS) Networking Cocktails aims to promote networking between delegates and can be an opportune time to help both your company and your career.
The TMS Networking Cocktail evening at the end of the Tanker Conference is immensely popular and provides attendees with an opportunity to network with their counterparts in the tanker shipping and trade sectors and a platform for expanding business contacts.
You won’t find a better occasion to make new connections, and develop existing ones, than at The TMS Networking Cocktails. The event has a more casual and relaxed vibe than the office, but still maintains a professional overtone. Business cocktail parties are a great opportunity to break out of your shell, whether you are looking to explore career options, expand your knowledge about a company and its employees, or simply to broaden your network of contacts. Take advantage of the various opportunities provided by TMS Networking Cocktails to maximize your professional goals. Register here!
WHAT THE SPEAKERS ARE SAYING
Andrew SimmonsCEO Global Marine Transport
I am delighted to have been asked to speak again at the Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi. It is an opportunity to get together and assess how we can work together within the industry to ensure we capitalise on improving market conditions and explore alternatives to traditional finance solutions."
Bobby VargheseVice President- Financial Strategy Abu Dhabi Ports
I am delighted to be part of the speaker panel for the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi. The event speaks directly to the building blocks of shipping, ports management, and trade. Abu Dhabi Ports can share a great deal of experience we have gained in financing developments and attracting inward investment to boost capacity and generate trade flows"
Michael JorgensonCFO Oman Shipping Company
I am delighted to have been invited to take part in the Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi. Oman Shipping has been investing heavily to expand and upgrade its fleet and I will share with the audience some of the key issues around financing such a programme and what we have learned from our experience”
Dr. Priyath WickramaChairman Bestar Consultancy
The TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi, is one of the most important events of the year for this sector, bringing together the worlds of shipping, ports and finance under one roof. I am delighted to have been invited to be one of the speakers and I am looking forward to sharing some of my insights and opinions.”
Ross ThompsonActing Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer- Ports Abu Dhabi Ports
The TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference has become a forum for the industry’s stakeholders to gather and discuss issues facing us, especially on financial matters, infrastructure investment, and developing regional trade in shipping and ports. At this year’s event, I will present some of the exciting innovative initiatives that Abu Dhabi Ports is leading in these areas, as we continue to drive trade growth in the region.”
Capt. Mohamed Juma Al ShamisiCEO Abu Dhabi Ports
The shipping business is the lifeblood of world trade, and Abu Dhabi Ports has a great story to tell about how we help create the arteries of global commerce and keep them healthy and free flowing. It is an honor to be the keynote speaker at the Maritime Standard’s Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November to share some of our success stories, and to explain the broader strategy we set out based on the vision of Abu Dhabi’s leadership.”
Mr. Waleed AltamimiGeneral Manager Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF)
It is a great pleasure to be one of the speakers at the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi. The development of safe, environmentally-compliant and sustainable models of transportation is vital and we have to ensure we invest wisely to achieve these goals. Tasneef stands ready to be a key regional partner in this context."
Mr. Giovanni MoscatelliManaging Director & Partner THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP Middle East
I am looking forward to taking part as a speaker at the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018. This is a great opportunity to hear about some of the key trends facing port development in the region and what is going to be influencing the market over the next few years. So why not join us?”
Mr. Marcus MachinDirector Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited
It is a great privilege to be one of the speakers at the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November. This is a challenging time for our industry and getting financing right is one of the key challenges we face if we are to exploit emerging opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity for different sectors of the industry to share their thoughts and air potential solutions."
Mr. Bora BarimanHead of Energy and Marine National Bank of Fujairah
The TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November takes place at an important time for the industry and I am delighted to have been asked to be one of the speakers. NBF has established a specialized Energy & Marine segment to ensure we meet market demands in this region and I am looking forward to updating the audience on the progress we are making.”
Capt. S.R. PatnaikCEO International Shipping & Logistics
It is a tremendous privilege to be invited as one of the speakers at the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November in Abu Dhabi. The Indian coastal shipping market is one of great potential and I will be highlighting on some emerging opportunities and challenges”
Mr. Tien TaiPartner HFW
It is a great honour to be one of the speakers at this year’s TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference in Abu Dhabi. HFW has been working on some interesting projects and notwithstanding the better fundamentals in the offshore marine industry, the market remains challenging. I will be sharing our experiences with the audience on some key issues that have to be addressed and possible strategies for all stakeholders to move forward.”
Mr. Jesper KjaedegaardPartner Mercator International
The TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi, is an event that is not to be missed. I am delighted to have been asked to chair session 2 on ship finance topics and will share some of my company’s recent experiences in the market as well."
Mr. Abdulkareem Al MasabiCEO ADNOC Logistics & Services
It is a great pleasure to be taking part in the TMS Ship Finance and Trade Conference 2018 on 6th November, at the Sheraton Hotel and Resort in Abu Dhabi. This is an exciting time for ADNOC Logistics & Services, and for the emirate generally, and I look forward to sharing my perspective as to future opportunities and challenges with those attending this important event."