The fifth annual Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will focus on building reputation for quality information sharing and networking earned over the past four years.
The conference has attracted a high-quality audience of around 150 executives and decision makers from across the industry. They assembled to discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the shipping and ports market in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, with a particular focus on financial issues. The audience heard from some of the best-known personalities in the business, all leaders in their chosen fields, who highlighted the importance of building partnerships to help accelerate investment-led growth within the industry.
Keynote speaker, H.E. Ahmed Shareef Alkhoori, Director General, Federal Transport-Land and Maritime, set the scene, underlining some of the positive changes being planned for the country’s maritime laws, and the proactive role the UAE is now taking in its role as an IMO Council member.
The main session assesses how infrastructure and asset investment can unlock trade potential after which conference delegates will be treated to a special ‘up close’ question and answer interview session with Sanjay Mehta, Chairman, S One Capital, and Bibop Gresta, Chairman of Hyperloop.
Other sessions will asses the future of ship finance and in particular to the implications of changes in the sector for the market in Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, as well as stakeholders who can support regional trade development.
After the presentations there will be a networking opportunity at which attendees and panelists are able to continue discussions about issues raised during the event.
Attending the conference provides shipping and trade professionals the opportunity to create dialogue with key decision makers representing the biggest names in the industry.
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