SOURCE: Capital Link, Inc.

Capital Link, Inc.

March 14, 2016 10:51 ET

REMINDER - Dry Bulk Panel Discussion With Major Listed Company Executives at Capital Link's 10th Annual Shipping Forum on Monday, March 21, 2016 -- New York City

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 14, 2016) - Senior executives from major listed shipping companies involved with the dry bulk sector of maritime transportation will participate on panels and presentations at Capital Link's 10th Annual International Shipping Forum to be held in New York City on Monday, March 21, 2016, organized in cooperation with Citi.

The Forum will also feature panel discussions on other shipping sectors, such as tanker, containers, LNG and LPG, as well as on other topics of critical significance for the industry, such as bank finance, alternative finance, capital markets, restructuring and private equity. The Forum features senior executives from major listed and private companies, as well as analysts, investors, law firms and financiers.

REGISTRATION
To register please go to the link below:

http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2016newyork/

Qualified attendees, as specified on the registration page, can register at no cost.

DRY BULK PANEL
The panel will discuss the trends and developments in the dry bulk shipping markets, such as demand and supply fundamentals, freight rates and asset values, trading routes, access to capital and sector outlook.

Sector Introductory Presentation:
Mr. Andrew Scorer, Principal Trade Analyst, Research & Analysis - IHS Maritime & Trade

Moderator:
Mr. Omar Nokta, Managing Director - Clarksons Platou Securities

Panelists:

  • Mr. Tasos Aslidis, CFO - Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA)
  • Mr. John Wobensmith, CEO - Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE: GNK)
  • Mr. Polys Hajioannou, CEO - Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB)
  • Mr. Robert Bugbee, President - Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE: SALT)
  • Mr. Stamatis Tsantanis, CEO - Seanergy Maritime Holdings (NASDAQ: SHIP)
  • Mr. Hamish Norton, President - Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, Chairman - INTERTANKO

CAPITAL LINK SHIPPING LEADERSHIP AWARD PRESENTATION
Honoring: Dr. Martin Stopford, Non-Executive President - Clarkson Research Services

The Capital Link Shipping Leadership Award is presented annually to an individual for his/her outstanding contribution to the global shipping industry.

INVESTING IN SHIPPING TODAY - OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES
Mr. Wilbur Ross, Chairman & CEO, W. L. Ross & Co., will address the topic on "Investing in Shipping Today - Opportunities & Challenges".

FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE
The Forum is organized in partnership with Citi and in cooperation with the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

This event is known for its large attendance by investors, owners and financiers and draws well over 1,000 delegates annually. Held in New York City every year, the Forum examines the macroeconomic issues that are shaping and transforming the international shipping markets today. It provides a comprehensive review and outlook of the various segments of the shipping markets, made more relevant by the recent release of companies' annual results. In addition, it discusses other industry trends, such as restructuring and consolidation, the various channels and methods of raising capital as well as the impact of new technologies and trading routes.

The Forum will feature two separate and concurrent tracks. One with panel discussions by top industry experts and one with presentations of individual maritime companies. Investors can also request 1x1 meetings with company management.

PRESENTATION AND PANEL TOPICS

  • World Economy & Global Trade
  • Dry Bulk Sector
  • Containers
  • Shipping & Bank Finance
  • Alternative Financing
  • LNG Sector
  • LPG Sector
  • Shipping & Capital Markets
  • Restructuring as a Business & Investment Opportunity
  • Crude Oil Tanker Shipping
  • Investing in Shipping Today
  • Private Equity & Joint Ventures
  • Product Tankers
  • Analyst

ORGANIZED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Citi
IN COOPERATION WITH: New York Stock Exchange • NASDAQ
GLOBAL LEAD SPONSOR: Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.
GLOBAL GOLD SPONSORS: DVB Bank • EY
GLOBAL SPONSORS: AXIA • Clarksons Platou Securities • HIS Maritime & Trade • Jefferies LLC • Norton Rose Fulbright • Reed Smith • Seward & Kissel LLP • Vedder Price • Watson Farley & Williams
EVENT SPONSORS: Alix Partners • Blank Rome LLP • d'Amico International Shipping • Deutsche Bank • Euroseas Ltd • Gibson Dunn • Morgan Stanley • Navios Corporation • Offen Group • Safe Bulkers, Inc. • Seanergy Maritime Holdings • Star Bulk Carriers • StealthGas • TORM A/S • Wells Fargo Securities
MEDIA PARTNERS: All About Shipping • Asia Shipping Media • Lloyd's List • Maritime Executive • Ship2Shore • TradeWinds • WorldOils
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION: Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce • Norweigan-American Chamber of Commerce • North American Marine Environment Protection Association • New York Maritime Inc • Young Shipping Professions of New York

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please visit: http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2016newyork/
Or, contact Nicolas Bornozis at shippingforum@CapitalLink.com.

ORGANIZER - CAPITAL LINK, INC.
Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communication and advisory form with strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs. In addition, Capital Link organizes ten investment conferences a year in the United States and Europe all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo.

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