Hamburg Commercial Bank supports HANSA-Forum as sponsor

November 2022 The HANSA FORUM 2022 will take place on 1st of December 2022 in Hamburg at the International Maritime Museum, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site »Speicherstadt«, the historic warehouse district. Hamburg Commercial Bank acts as a sponsor and shares at 5:00 pm a View from Greece, Lending in a hot S&P Market. Jan-Philipp Rohr and Loukas Lagaras will be present to take advantage of this unique industry get-together which, in addition to a top-quality program, also offers an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas with business partners or make new contacts with our international participants.

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Programme (preview)

10:15 Opening Remarks

10:20 Market Keynote

  • Andrew Wilson, Head of Research, BRS
    • The new Energy Landscape and its Implications for Shipping

10:45 Geopolitics, Carbon Challenge, Fading Markets: How to navigate the Storm?

  • Four perspectives:
    • The global operating owner
    • Bud Darr, Executive Vice President Maritime Policy and Governmental Affairs, MSC Group
    • The medium-sized, diversified Shipowner
    • Jan-Lars Kruse, Managing Director, Hartmann Shipping Services
    • The Global Third-Party Manager
    • Ulla Eithz Nielsen, Managing Director, V.Group
    • The Capital Market
    • Erik Helberg, CEO Clarksons Securities

12:15 Panel discussion

12:45 – 1:30 Lunch and Networking

1:30 Towards Zero Emission

  • Claus Graugaard, Head of Onboard Vessel Solutions, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
    • How to tackle the Carbon Challenge – solutions to look out for

2:00 New IMO emission regulation EEXI/CII/SEEMP

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    • Cost of compliance – impact on operations
  • Christian P. Hoepfner, Director Group Sustainability, Unifeeder Group
    • Transition of feeder shipping: Ways to decarbonize – a case study
  • Peter Eckhardt, Managing Director, Martini Chartering
    • Chartering and voyage performance under CII

3:00 Shipping under the Emission Trading System (ETS)

  • Irina Haesler, Head of EU Representation | German Shipowners Association – VDR
    • Latest facts and practical guidance for shipowners
  • Alastair Stevenson, Head of Digital Analysis, SSY – Simpson Spence & Young
    • Carbon market and trading: How to get started

3:30 – 4:00 Lunch & Networking

4:00 Ship Finance

4:00 Overview

  • Oliver Faak, Partner & Head of Europe, Transport Capital
    • Funding sources and solutions – present and future

4:20 The shipping bank perspective

  • Michael de Visser, Director Ship Financing, NIBC
    • Rising Interest Rates, Rising Sector Risk – A Changing Playing-Field?

4:40 A View from Greece

  • Loukas Lagaras, HCOB
    • Lending in a Hot S&P Market

5:00 Panel Discussion

5:25 Closing Remarks

5:30 – 8:30 Evening Reception, Buffet & Networking