Final Agenda Announced for 8th Annual ‘Shipping & The Law’ Conference

Keynote event will consider challenges of climate change and protectionism as well as the future of ship finance, law, insurance and maritime technology

Naples, Italy, 09 October 2017. The final agenda has been announced for the 8th edition of the international Shipping and the Law conference. Organised by Studio Legale Lauro, the conference will take place on October 12-13 at the Court Theatre of the Royal Palace of Naples.

The conference will include participation from a number of leading figures from shipowning, finance, law, insurance and other players from around the world. A series of panels and interviews are interspersed with keynotes from leading industry practitioners, making this a truly informative dive into today’s industry issues.

Please see below for the Final Agenda 
 
Thursday 12th October

8.45    Registration and welcome coffee hosted by Caronte & Tourist

9.15    OPENING ADDRESS
Francesco S. Lauro, Managing Partner of Studio Legale Lauro

9.30    FULL STEAM AHEAD IN THE AGE OF UNCERTAINTY

Round Table moderated by Terry Macalister
‘How can the maritime world deal with global warming?’
‘The threats and opportunities for European operators in relation to the rise of the maritime economic power of China and other countries of the Far East’
Is it inevitable that the growing political and economic power of China means that it should be given more say in international maritime affairs and become a centre for multinational organisations such as IMO and the ICS?
Is there anything that Brussels can or should do to ensure that Europe retain a significant critical mass of local shipowners and ship yards?

Leo Drollas, Energy Economist
Magda Kopczynska, Director of Waterborne Transport, European Commission
Mario Mattioli, President elect of Italian Shipowners
Panos Laskaridis, President Elect European Community Shipowners’ Associations
Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the ICS
Baroness Bryony K. Worthington, Member of The House of Lords

11.00  Coffee break hosted by Caronte & Tourist

11.30   Round Table moderated by David Osler, Finance Editor at Lloyd’s List

‘The future of shipping in the age of growing protectionism and uncertainty created by Trump, Brexit and new political movement’
‘Why shipping markets are now in recovery mode despite turbulent politics?’
‘What impact could protectionism have on the drawing up and implementation of international regulations at the IMO?’
‘Could protectionism lead to the rebuilding of some national fleet and port infrastructure or undermine the free movement of seafaring labour?’

Roberto D’Alimonte, Chair Political Sciences Department LUISS Guido Carli
Emanuele Grimaldi, President of the Italian Shipowners Association, Vice President, ICS
Thomas Rehder, Past president of ECSA
John Wiik, Crossbeam Chairman

12.45  Lunch hosted by Palumbo Group Shipyards

14.15  Terry Macalister interviews Lorenzo Banchero

14.40  SHIPPING AND FINANCE

Round Table moderated by Arturo Capasso, Economist and Fabrizio Vettosi, CEO of VSL
Antonio Iaccarino, BP BPM
Roberto Ippolito, RiverRock European Capital Partners LLP
Raffaele Rinaldi, Head of the credit section of ABI
Charles Spetka, Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group

15.45  Coffee break hosted by De Luca & C. S.r.l. – Impresa Marittima

16.15  SHIPPING AND THE PORTS

Session moderated by Francesco S. Lauro, Managing Partner of Studio Legale Lauro

Marc Van Peel, President of the Port Authority and vice-mayor of Antwerp
Pietro Spirito, President of the Port Authority of Mar Tirreno Centrale

17.00  SHIPPING: PAST AND FUTURE?

Session moderated by Bianca D’Antonio, Journalist and Francesco S. Lauro

Introduction by Biagio Passaro, Historian, author ‘Historical roots of Sorrentine shipowners’
Bianca D’Antonio interviews Peppino D’Amato
Mariella Bottiglieri, Managing Director of Giuseppe Bottiglieri S.p.A. di Navigazione
Giacomo Gavarone, President Elect of the Italian Young Owners
Andrea Garolla, President of the Italian Young Owners

18.00  Close of the first day’s proceedings


FRIDAY 13th OCTOBER

8.45    Registration and welcome coffee

9.10    THE LAW AND SHIPPING 

Opening Speech – Giorgio Berlingieri, President Associazione Italiana di Diritto Marittimo – ‘The main outcomes of CMI 2017 Genoa’

Keynote Speech – Måns Jacobsson, Former Director of The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds – ‘Compensation for pure economic loss in relation to tanker oil spills’

9.40    Round Table moderated by Clive Aston, Past President, LMAA
Luigi Morselli, General Counsel Wärtsilä
Francesco S. Lauro, Managing Partner Studio Legale Lauro
Jonathan Lux, Arbitrator and mediator St Philips Stone Chambers
David Pitlarge, Partner Hill Dickinson LLP

10.40  BETTER VESSELS FOR A BETTER WORLD

Session moderated by Umberto D’Amato, CEO of Perseveranza S.p.A. di Navigazione and Alberto Moroso, President of Atena
Diego Sabbatini, Member of Board Directors of Tefin, ‘The main causes of ro-ro fires and the Tefin prevention system’
Lorenzo Matacena, Member of Board Directors of Caronte & Tourist SpA, ‘Shipping: the regulatory framework from 2018 to 2020’,
Matteo Natali, Senior Project Manager of Wärtsilä, ‘A new era for the Marine Industry: Digitalization’,
Franco Porcellacchia, Vice President and Director of Marine Department of Ecospray Technologies, ‘Technological challenges to meet shipowners’ strategies for the Global Sulphur Cap 2020’,
Volkmar Galke, General Manager of WinGD, ‘Engine solutions for improved economical operation’

Roundtable moderated by Michele Francioni, CEO of RINA Services, and Valeria Novella, past president of Italian Young Owners and member of the Federal Council of Confitarma

12.20  Closing of the Conference

12.30  Drinks and coffee hosted by Wärtsilä

A post conference programme will follow on the island of Ischia commencing in the evening of Friday October 13 and concluding on the afternoon of Saturday 14.

Ends

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SHIPPING AND THE LAW VIII edizione 12 – 13 Ottobre 2017 NAPOLI REGISTRATI ORA!

SHIPPING AND THE LAW, 12 – 13 ottobre Napoli, ‘REGISTRATI ORA’

L’VIII edizione della conferenza internazionale Shipping and the Law, organizzata dallo Studio Legale Lauro, si terrà i prossimi 12 e 13 ottobre nella magnifica cornice settecentesca del Teatro di Corte del Palazzo Reale di Napoli.

La conferenza ospiterà la presenza di diverse figure di spicco tra armatori, banchieri, esperti di diritto marittimo, assicuratori ed altri attori del settore dello shipping provenienti da tutto il mondo.

Per l’occasione negli appartamenti reali del Palazzo si terrà un Gala Dinner su invito offerto da CR MAG e da SMIT a cui prenderanno parte gli speaker, i delegati e le autorità.

Giovedì 12 ottobre l’organizzatore dell’evento, l’avvocato marittimista Francesco S. Lauro, introdurrà i lavori della conferenza, che avranno inizio con una tavola rotonda dal titolo “Full Steam Ahead in the Age of Uncertainty”, in cui si affronteranno una serie di temi caldi: le opportunità e i rischi legati alla crescita economica della Cina e degli altri paesi dell’Estremo Oriente, le sfide legate al riscaldamento globale e quelle del futuro dello shipping in un’epoca di incertezza e di crescente protezionismo legato a fenomeni come la presidenza Trump, la Brexit e la nascita di nuovi movimenti e partiti politici. Ne discuteranno, tra gli altri: Esben Poulsson,  presidente della International Chamber of ShippingPanos Laskaridis, presidente designato della European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA); Emanuele Grimaldi, presidente di Confitarma e il presidente designato Mario MattioliMagda Kopczynska, direttore del dipartimento Trasporti per Via d’Acqua della Direzione Generale per la Mobilità e i Trasporti presso la Commissione Europea; John C. Lyras, già presidente della Union of Greek Shipowners e dell’ECSA; Thomas Rehder, past president di ECSA; Leo Drollas, direttore e chief economist del Center for Global Energy Studies fondato dallo Sceicco Yamani; Lorenzo Banchero, presidente di  Banchero Costa; il politologo Roberto D’Alimonte e la baronessa Byrony K. Worthinghton, membro della House of Lords e autrice della legge britannica sul riscaldamento climatico.

La sessione sarà moderata da Terry Macalister, già Energy Editor di The Guardian e David Osler, Finance Editor di Lloyd’s List.

Dopo un lunch offerto da Palumbo Group, la conferenza proseguirà con una sessione dedicata allo shipping e alla finanza delle infrastrutture portuali che vedrà la partecipazione di armatori, banchieri, manager di fondi di investimento assieme al responsabile dell’Ufficio Crediti di ABI Raffaele Rinaldil’a.d. di VSL Fabrizio Vettosi e l’economista Arturo Capasso.

Tra gli altri, parteciperanno ai lavori pomeridiani il presidente dell’Autorità Portuale e vicesindaco di Anversa Marc Van Peel e il presidente dell’Autorità Portuale di Napoli Pietro Spirito, l’a.d. di Tsavliris Salvage Group George Tsavliris, il presidente Andrea Garolla e il presidente designato Giacomo Gavarone del Gruppo Giovani Armatori di Confitarma e il decano degli armatori Peppino D’Amato.

Nella mattinata di Venerdì 13 ottobre la sessione “The Law and Shipping” sarà aperta dal vicepresidente del Comité Maritime International Giorgio Berlingieri, che fornirà un breve resoconto dei risultati dell’assemblea CMI tenutasi a settembre a Genova e dal discorso di apertura “Compensation for pure economic loss in relation to tanker oil spills” di Mäns Jacobsson, che è stato per oltre un ventennio direttore degli International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds.
Clive Aston, già presidente della London Maritime Arbitrators Association, aprirà una tavola rotonda alla quale parteciperanno, tra gli altri, il General Counsel di Scorpio Group Luca Forgione, l’arbitro e mediatore di St Philips Stone Chambers Jonathan Lux; il General Counsel di Wärtsilä Luigi Morselli David Pitlarge di Hill Dickinson.

La sessione finale della conferenza “Better Vessels for a Better World”, moderata dall’a.d. di Perseveranza SpA Umberto D’Amato e da Alberto Moroso, presidente dell’Associazione Italiana di Tecnica Navale, sarà dedicata alle nuove tecnologie.

Tra i partecipanti in programma ci sarà un rappresentante di Tefin che illustrerà un nuovo sistema antiincendio per le navi Ro-Ro, mentre Lorenzo Matacena, consigliere di amministrazione Caronte & Tourist, tratterà il tema della propulsione a gas. Tra gli speakers: da Matteo Natali di Wärtsilä sarà presentato un progetto di ‘smart ship’, mentre Volkmar Galke di WinGD, rappresentanti di Eaton e ABB, unitamente a Franco Porcellacchia diEcospray e il presidente del gruppo armatoriale norvegese Crossbeam John Wiik parleranno ancora di propulsione a gas, digitalizzazione e scrubbers.

A chiusura dei lavori della conferenza seguirà un evento sociale sull’isola di Ischia la sera del venerdì 13 ottobre e il sabato 14 ottobre.

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SHIPPING AND THE LAW VIII edition 12th – 13th October 2017 NAPLES REGISTER NOW!

SHIPPING
AND THE LAW VIII edition

12th –
13th October 2017 NAPLES

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NOW
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SHIPPING
AND THE LAW, 12th – 13th October Naples, ‘REGISTER
NOW’

The eighth edition of the international conference Shipping and the Law, organised by Studio Legale Lauro, will take place on the 12th and 13th October 2017 on the stage of the eighteenth-century Court Theatre of the Royal Palace of Naples.

The conference will include the presence of a number of leading figures among ship-owners, bankers, maritime law experts, insurers and other players of the shipping sector from around the world and feature a Gala Dinner by invitation in the Royal Apartments of the Palace for the conference and the Speakers, Delegates, and the Authorities, hosted by CR MAG and SMIT.

 

The conference procedings will be officially opened on Thursday 12th October followed
by a welcome from maritime lawyer and conference organiser Francesco S. Lauro.
It will be followed by a roundtable titled Full Steam Ahead in the Age of Uncertainty on
important challenging topics, among them ‘The threats and the opportunities for European operators in relation to the rise of the maritime economic power of China and other countries of the Far East’, ‘How can the maritime world deal with the global warming’, ‘The future of shipping in the age of growing protectionism or uncertainty created by Trump, Brexit and new political movements’.

 

This roundtable will include the president of the International Chamber of Shipping Esben Poulsson, the president elect of the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) Panos Laskaridis, the president of Confitarma Emanuele Grimaldi,
the president elect of Confitarma Mario Mattioli
the director for Waterborne Transport in Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport within the European Commission Magda Kopczynska, past president of the Union of Greek Shipowners and of the ECSA John C.
Lyras 
and former ECSA president Thomas Rehder, chief economist of the Sheikh Yamani’s Center for Global Energy Studies Leo Drollas, the president of Banchero Costa Lorenzo Banchero, the political analyst Roberto D’Alimonte, the UK House of Lords member Baroness Byrony K. Worthinghton.

 

The morning session will be moderated by Terry Macalister, former Energy Editor of The Guardian and David Osler, Finance Editor of Lloyd’s List.

 

 

After a lunch hosted by Palumbo Group, the conference proceedings will continue with a session dealing with shipping and port infrastructure finance with the participation of owners, bankers and investment funds managers, the head of the credit section of the Italian Banking Association (ABI) Raffaele RinaldiVSL CEO Fabrizio Vettosi and the economist Arturo
Capasso.

Among others, the president of the Port Authority and vice-mayor of Antwerp Marc Van Peel, the president of the Port Authority of Naples Pietro Spirito, the CEO of Tsavliris Salvage Group George Tsavliristhe president and the president elect of the Italian Young Owners Andrea Garolla and Giacomo Gavarone and the most senior italian OwnerPeppino D’Amato will take part to the afternoon proceedings.

 

On Friday 13th October morning the session “The Law and Shipping” will be opened by the Comité Maritime International vice president Giorgio Berlingieri‘s brief account of the outcomes of the recent CMI assembly in Genoa, and by former International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds Director Mans Jacobsson’s keynote speech “Compensation for pure economic loss in relation to tanker oil spills“. Past president of London Maritime Arbitrators Association Clive Aston will introduce a roundtable with General Counsel Scorpio Group Luca Forgione; arbitrator and mediator St Philips Stone Chambers Jonathan LuxWärtsilä‘s General Counsel Luigi MorselliHill Dickinson’s partner David Pitlarge

The last session of the conference “Better Vessels for a Better World”, moderated by Umberto D’Amato and Alberto Moroso, will be dedicated to new technologies. Participants will include RINA Services CEO Michele Francioni, a representative of Tefin who will speak on a new system to prevent fires on Ro-Ro vessels, while Board member of Caronte & Tourist Lorenzo Matacena will talk on gas propulsion. Among the speakers Wärtsilä’sMatteo Natali, WinDG’s Volkmar Galke, ABB and Eaton representatives, Ecospray’s Franco Porcellacchia  and Crossbeam’s Chairman John Wiik will talk about ‘smart ships’, digitalisation and scrubbers.

A post conference programme will follow on the island of Ischia in the evening of Friday 13th October up to Saturday 14th afternoon.

 

CONTACTS: info@shippingandthelaw.org – info@shippingandthelaw.org tel.+39
0815800199
 – fax +39
0815800195

 

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