SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

Capital Link, Inc.

June 11, 2014 09:46 ET

Record Attendance at Capital Link's 4th Posidonia Shipping Forum

Free Access to Audio Archives & Forum Write-Ups

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2014) -   Last week Capital Link held its "4th Posidonia Investor & Analyst Shipping Forum" at the Astir Palace Hotel, in Athens Greece, with record attendance of 600+ delegates. The Forum attracted more than 600 listed and non-listed shipping company executives, investors, analysts, financiers, and other industry participants, active in the shipping markets, who came to Athens from abroad for the biannual Posidonia event, the largest shipping trade event in the world.

The Forum's objective was to discuss the latest developments in the various sectors of the shipping market as well as in the financial and capital markets as they relate to shipping.

An audio archive on the Forum can be accessed at

Also, write-ups on the various panels can be accessed at Capital Link's Weekly Markets Report at

Opening remarks were made by Mr. Doug Pollock, Head of Commodities, Europe - Thomson Reuters. The Opening Address was given by Mr. Clay Maitland, Managing Partner - International Registries, Inc. on the topic of "Sustainability & The Changing Face of the Shipping Industry". The Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs & the Aegean, Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, made the Official Remarks.

In addition, there were eight discussion panels as follows:

LNG Sector Panel Discussion
with executives from DVB Bank SE, Dynagas LNG Partners LP, (NASDAQ: DLNG), Gaslog Ltd. (NYSE: GLOG), Maran Gas, Maritime Inc. and TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd.

Business & Investment Opportunities Across Shipping & Offshore Sectors Panel Discussion
with executives from EY, DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP), Navios Maritime Holdings (NYSE: NM) - Navios Maritime Acquisition (NYSE: NNA), Dynagas LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: DLNG), Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE: TNP)

Tanker Sector Panel Discussion
With executives from Thomson Reuters, Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. (NASDAQ: CPLP), Prime Marine Corporation, Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (NYSE: TNP)

Dry Bulk Sector Panel Discussion
With executives from ABN AMRO Bank, Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB); Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), Thomson Reuters

Container Sector Panel Discussion
With executives from Seaborne Capital Advisors Ltd., Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC); Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA); Technomar Shipping Inc.

Growth Opportunities in the Dry Bulk Sector Panel Discussion
With executives from Lloyds List, Globus Maritime Limited (NASDAQ: GLBS), Goldenport Holdings Inc. (LN: GPRT); Hellenic Carriers Limited (LN: HCL); Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP)

Offshore Drilling Sector, Discussion
With executives from RS Platou Markets AS, Pacific Drilling (NYSE: PACD) - Quantum Pacific, Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: OCR); Metrostar

Capital Markets Panel Discussion
With executives from Reed Smith, Clarkson Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley, Maxim Group, RS Platou Markets AS

Organizer, Sponsors & Media Partners
Organized by: Capital Link, Inc.
In Cooperation With: NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ
Global Lead Sponsors: ABN AMRO, Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TEN)
Global Gold Sponsors: ΕΥ, DVB Bank
Silver Sponsor: Thomson Reuters
Global Sponsors: Clarkson Capital Markets, International Registries, Inc., Maxim Group, Morgan Stanley, Reed Smith, RS Platou Markets AS
Event Sponsors: Capital Product Partners, Danaos Corporation, DryShips, Dynagas LNG Partners LP, Euroseas Ltd., Globus Maritime Carriers, Goldenport Holdings, Hellenic Carriers, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp., Prime Marine Corporation, Safe Bulkers, Seanergy Maritime Holdings, Star Bulk Carriers
Media Partners: AllAboutShipping, Economia / Business File, Elnavi, Lloyd's List, Nafsgreen

About Capital Link
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is an advisory, investor relations and financial communications firm headquartered in New York and with presence in London, Oslo and Athens. Capital Link specializes in the maritime sector and works with the majority of shipping companies listed on US and European Exchanges. It is also a member of the Baltic Exchange. Capital Link, among other services, specializes in the organization of Investment Forums, in New York, London and Athens which are known for combining rich informational and educational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link's Investment Forums include events on International Shipping, Offshore & Marine Services; Commodities, Energy & Freight; Closed-End Funds & ETFs; Master Limited Partnerships; Corporate Social Responsibility in Finance & Investing.

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