SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

Capital Link, Inc.

January 19, 2012 09:59 ET

Capital Link to Host Webinar on the Container Market's 2012 Prospects, Challenges, and Outlook

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 19, 2012) - On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 11:00 EST, Capital Link will host a webinar to discuss the prospects, challenges and outlook of the container shipping markets.

REGISTRATION

Those interested can access the webinar at no cost at www.CapitalLinkWebinars.com
Or by copying and pasting in your browser the link below:
http://webinars.capitallink.com/2012/container/signup.html

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY

Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President, Capital Link, Inc.

MODERATED BY

Mr. Michael Webber, Vice President & Senior Equity Analyst, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC.

FEATURED PANELISTS

Dr. John Coustas, President & CEO, Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC)

Mr. Aristides Pittas, Chairman & CEO, Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA)

Mr. John Dragnis, Commercial Director, Goldenport Holdings (LSE: GPRT)

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

The Webinar will explore the supply and demand trend, along with current asset values and freight rates, the sales and purchase market, and access to capital -- all key factors affecting the container market today. Panelists will also share their thoughts on what the current European debt crisis means for container growth and what they expect the future to hold for the industry.

Key topics include:

  • Containership Market Year in Review - 2011
  • Containership Market Outlook for 2012 - Demand & Supply Fundamentals
  • Asset Values and Freight Rates
  • Bank Financing and Capital Markets
  • Sales & Purchase Market
  • State of the Liner Trade and Counterparty Risk
  • The Orderbook/Cascade Effect
  • Current Stock Market Valuation Levels

PANEL STRUCTURE

The webinar will consist of a roundtable discussion with one moderator and three panelists who will address the current shipping environment, financing, and outlook for the container sector. The webinar will last for a total of one hour. 45 minutes will be allotted for the panel discussion, which will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

Q&A SESSIONS - Submitting Questions

Participants can submit questions to the panelists prior to or during the event through the special feature on the event page, or they can email them to us at questions@CapitalLinkWebinars.com.

TRANSCRIPT

A transcript of the panel discussion will be publicly available at no cost within approximately 48 hours after the event. Those who are interested can request a copy when they register for the event or afterwards through the event page as indicated.

ABOUT DANAOS CORPORATION

Danaos Corporation is an international owner of containerships, chartering its vessels to many of the world's largest liner companies. Its current fleet of 59 containerships aggregating 291,149 TEUs ranks Danaos among the largest containership charter owners in the world based on total TEU capacity. Danaos is one of the largest US listed containership companies based on fleet size. Furthermore, the company has a contracted fleet of 6 additional containerships aggregating 74,030 TEU with scheduled deliveries up to 2012. The company's shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "DAC".

ABOUT EUROSEAS LTD.

Euroseas Ltd. was formed on May 5, 2005 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to consolidate the ship owning interests of the Pittas family of Athens, Greece, which has been in the shipping business over the past 136 years. Euroseas trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker ESEA since January 31, 2007.

Euroseas operates in the dry cargo, drybulk and container shipping markets. Euroseas' operations are managed by Eurobulk Ltd., an ISO 9001:2000 certified affiliated ship management company, which is responsible for the day-to-day commercial and technical management and operations of the vessels. Euroseas employs its vessels on spot and period charters and through pool arrangements.

The Company has a fleet of 16 vessels, including 4 Panamax drybulk carriers and 1 Handymax drybulk carrier, 3 Intermediate containership, 5 Handysize containerships, 2 Feeder containerships and a multipurpose dry cargo vessel. Euroseas' 5 drybulk carriers have a total cargo capacity of 331,808 dwt, its 10 containerships have a cargo capacity of 17,787 teu and its multipurpose vessel has a cargo capacity of 22,568 dwt or 950 teu.

ABOUT GOLDENPORT HOLDINGS INC.

Goldenport is an international shipping company that owns and operates a fleet of container and dry bulk vessels that transport cargo worldwide. Goldenport is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker GPRT.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER - CAPITAL LINK, INC.

Capitalizing on its in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry and capital markets, Capital Link has made a strategic commitment to the industry becoming the largest provider of Investor Relations and Financial Communications services to international shipping companies listed on the U.S. and European Exchanges. Capital Link's headquarters are in New York with a presence in London and Athens.

In our effort to enhance the information flow to the investment community and improve investor knowledge of shipping, Capital Link has undertaken a series of initiatives beyond the traditional scope of our investor relations activity through its websites, weekly newsletter, webinars, forums, and Capital Link Maritime Indices.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    For Further Information Please Contact:
    Paul Lampoutis
    Vice President, Shipping Department
    Capital Link, Inc.
    Tel. (212) 661-7566
    Email: forum@capitallink.com