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Capital Link’s 3rd Annual Singapore Maritime Forum on April 20

The National Herald

Capital Link's 3rd Annual Singapore Maritime Forum will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 3-6 PM SGT as a digital event. Photo: Capital Link

NEW YORK – Capital Link's 3rd Annual Singapore Maritime Forum will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 3-6 PM SGT as a digital event. The Forum is held in partnership with Columbia Ship management and Singhai Marine Services. It is held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week.

The Forum will feature industry leaders that will cover financing opportunities and critical topics of relevance to the maritime industry such as environmental regulations, shipping in post COVID-ERA, technology, crewing, mental health and more!

Registration is complimentary.

The schedule includes the panel Maritime Digitalization Demystified: Practitioners Share Insights, 3-3:45 PM SGT, which will focus on digitalization and technology; what works and doesn’t, lessons learned, measuring ROI on digital endeavors, and practical use of the technologies to create value. Listen to shipowners as they share their first-hand experience working with tech companies and technologies from the initial to the final stages of implementations taken in their organization using data driven insights. The discussion will also feature two tech companies who will share their insight and experience working with shipowners. The event will feature welcoming remarks by Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link, and will be moderated by Magnus Lande, Veracity Head of APAC and Commercial Director - DNV, with panelists Rens Groot, Innovation and Performance Manager - Berge Bulk; Jon Løken, Chief Executive Officer - ChordX; Leslie Yee, General Manager IT - Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd; and Dr. Thilo Dückert, Vice President Fleet Performance Management - StormGeo.

Global Alternative Finance Options, 4-4:45 PM SGT, with Moderator Shanna Ghose, Partner - Hill Dickinson, features panelists: Axel Siepmann, Managing Partner - Braemar Naves; Tobias Backer, Co-Founder - Fleetscape Capital; Julian Proctor, CEO - Purus Marine; George Kypraios, CEO - Yefira Consulting Pte Ltd; and George Cambanis, Managing Director – YieldStreet.

Shipping in the Post-COVID Era: Refocusing on the Human Element, 5-6 PM SGT, will focus on Mental Health issues, Catering, Benefits Package, Training and more for both Crews and On-Shore Personnel.

The discussion moderator will be Mark O'Neil, President - Columbia Shipmanagement; President – InterManager. Panelists for the event include Captain Faouzi Fradi, Group Crewing and Training Director - Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd; Costas Joannides, Chief Executive Officer - Marsh Cyprus; Christian Ioannou, Founder and Managing Director – MCTC Marine Ltd; Christian Ayerst, Chief Executive Officer - Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS); and Nigel Cleave, Senior Advisor - OneLearn Global Ltd.

More information is available online: https://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2021singapore/.