- Looking Ahead II -

COMMODITIES – TRADE – MARITIME TRANSPORTATION – SHIPBUILDING – PORTS, LOGISTICS AND INFRASTRUCTURE – OFFSHORE – INLAND SHIPPING – ENVIRONMENT – INVESTMENTS AND SHIP FINANCE

Wednesday 5 November 2014

Windsor Atlantica Hotel

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

This will be again a unique forum for the leading players of the Brazilian and International maritime, shipping, energy and mining industry to explore and examine common challenges. This summit will feature many high profile speakers from shipping companies, charterers, traders, mining companies, steel mills, energy executives, shipbuilders, ports executives, classification societies, financial institutions, politicians, regulators, brokers, environmentalists and the media. The entire maritime, shipping, energy and mining chain will gather at this distinguished conference, where the exchange of information and ideas will make this an unforgettable experience. This conference titled “Mare Forum Brazil – Looking ahead II” will be the 4th edition in Brazil of a successful gathering where top international and Brazilian executives from all professions of the maritime, shipping, finance, oil, gas, industries and regulatory bodies are participating to network, discuss and learn what will, ánd need to be, the future of maritime Brazil.
The conference will focus on the current and future Brazilian trade and exports of iron ore, coal, oil, gas and other commodities, making an attempt to forecast the trends of the global and Brazilian economy, supply and demand of commodities; the changing trade patterns, the shipping capacities, shipbuilding, the offshore business; the financing and investment climate, the shipping innovation effects on ship-values and the environmental imperatives
The main sessions of the conference will deal with the future role of Brazil in the changing global economy and geopolitics, trade, oil, gas and other commodities exports, shipbuilding, offshore business, ports infrastructure, environment, inland shipping, maritime education and finance and investments in the Brazilian maritime industry.
The conference will take place in an open, stimulating, free-flowing environment with ambiance and informal discussions once again demonstrating the successful hallmark of the Mare Forum formula.
The conference language of the conference will be English.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Rio de Janeiro,

Jannis Kostoulas President, Mare Forum

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Charles Tang President, Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce & Industry

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Charles Tang President, Brazil-China  Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Jannis Kostoulas President, Mare Forum
Sergio Machado President, Transpetro (t.b.c.)
Representative PETROBRAS
Fernando Pimentel Puga Director of the Research & Monitoring Department, BNDES
César Prata President, Brazilian Offshore & Marine Equipments Chamber, ABIMAQ
Philip Embiricos Past President BIMCO
Minister Mines and Energy Transport of Brazil (invited)
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis Greek Minister of Shipping
Luiz Menicucci General Manager – Brazil, ABS
Leonardo Cerquinho Port Management Director, SUAPE
Wagner Cardoso Executive Secretary CONIFER
João Carlos de Luca President Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute – IBP (t.b.c.)
Luís Fernando Resano Executive Vice-President, Syndarma
Charles McHardy Senior Vice President, Technical & Gulf Coast Operations, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
Alexandros Panayiotis Antonio Navarro Ikonomopoulos  Director, Kadmos Shipping Enterprises
Alexander Economides CEO, EPT International, USA
Alexander Nicolai Director, Zaurac Inc.
Erkan Yildirim Chairman, Zealand Shipping
Panayiotis Koutris Managing Director, Roxana Shipping
Jan Fransen Managing Director, Green Award Foundation
Gilberto Cardarelli Executive Director Brasco (Wilson Sons Group)
Cintya Lopes Area Sales Manager Kongsberg Maritime AS
Daniel Del Rio Manager Director, Westshore (t.b.c.)
Luiz Augusto O. de Freitas Country Manager, IRI/ The Marshall Island Registry
Vassilis Diamantidis Managing Director Diamond Shipbroking Ltd.
Dimitris Lyras Managing Director Ulysses
Manolo Veladini Managing Director, MamaShipping
Marcio Abdenur Vice-President, Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Oscar Graça Couto Partner Lobo & Ibeas Advogados
Henrique França Founding Partner Ferreira França Advogados
Rodrigo Paiva Director of Studies Mindep
Marcello Pica Partner Mamashipping
Maurizio Nigito Area Manager South America RINA
Alexandre B. de Carvalho Marine Business Manager for Brazil and Colombia, Lloyd’s Register do Brasil Ltda.
Stefano Socci General Manager Americas RINA Group
Ariovaldo Santana da Rocha President, SINAVAL (invited)
ANTAQ Representative
Robert Grantham Associate Consultant, Datamar Consulting
Werner Braun Rizk Partner Zouain, Rizk, Colodetti e Advogados Associados
APM Terminals Representative
many more speakers and panelists to be confirmed
Wednesday 5 November
08:00 Registration
Opening and Welcome
09:00 Charles Tang  President, Brazil-China  Chamber of Commerce and Industry
09:10 Jannis Kostoulas Managing Director, Mare Forum

Session 1

Brazil and the World – Looking Ahead
Geopolitical Considerations

The World and Brazilian Commodities Trade Forecast and its effects on shipping – Shipping markets forecast; supply and demand

The changing world multipolar and the position of Brazil
How will maritime Brazil look in the next 10 to 20 years?
What are the strategies for the future? The World economic outlook
Overview of the Brazilian economic position now and in the future Brazilian Oil and Gas Industry forecasts, Brazilian Iron Ore and Coal exports and its strategies.  Metals, Grains, agro and other commodities trade outlook and its effect on shippingShipping markets forecast; supply and demand:
Dry bulk outlook,  Tankers outlook, Containers outlook,  River ships outlook, OVS
09:20 Philip Embiricos Past President BIMCO - Session Chairman
09:20 SPEAKERS:
Sergio Machado President, Transpetro
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis Greek Minister of Shipping
Eloi Fernandes y Fernandes ONIP (to be confirmed)
João Carlos de Luca President Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute – IBP

ECONOMY, TRADE, PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS – IMPORTS , SHIPPING MARKETS FORECASTS

Fernando Pimentel Puga, Director of the Research & Monitoring Department, BNDES
Alexander Nicolai Director, Zaurac Inc. - Dry Bulk Forecasts
Alex Navarro Ikonomopoulos - Director, Kadmos Shipping Enterprises  - Containers outlook- logistics
Alexander Economides CEO, EPT International (USA)  -  Marine Gas Transportation – The Solution for the Amazon?
Evan Sproviero Director, GMS Inc. USA  -  The Ship-Recycling market in perspective
11:05 Break
11:35 Discussion between speakers, discussion panelists and audience participants
Discussion panelists:
Jalmei Jose Duarte Secretary of Integration & Economic Development of Joinville, BrazilWalker Lima  General Manager, OSM Brasil

Peter Grangaard Gyde CEO,  Maersk Line Brazil

Cinthya Lopes  Area Sales Manager, Simulation and Training Kongsberg Maritime

Panayiotis Koutris Managing Director, Roxana Shipping

Jan Fransen Managing Director, Green Award Foundation

Luiz Augusto O. de Freitas Country Manager, IRI/ The Marshall Island Registry

Charles McHardy Senior Vice President, TIRI/The Marshall  IslandsRegistry

Vassilis Diamantidis Managing Director Diamond Shipbroking Ltd.

Alexander Nicolai Director, Zaurac Inc.

Erkan Yildirim Managing Director, Zealand Shipping

Dimitris Lyras Managing Director Ulysses

Manolo Veladini Managing Director, MamaShipping

Marcio Abdenur Vice-President, Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Wagner Cardoso Executive Secretary  COINFRA

Oscar Graça Couto Partner Lobo & Ibeas Advogados

Henrique França Founding Partner Ferreira França Advogados

Rodrigo Paiva Director of Studies  Mindep

Marcello Pica Partner Mamashipping

Maurizio Nigito Area Manager South America RINA

Rogerio Carvalho Senior Marketing Manager,  Fugro Brasil

Gilberto Cardarelli Executive Director  Brasco (Wilson Sons Group)

Pablo Sorj Partner, Mattos Filho

Luis Fernando Resano Executive Vice-President,  Syndarma

Werner Braun Rizk Partner Zouain, Rizk, Colodetti e Advogados Associados

Giovani Ribeiro Loss Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados.

Robert Grantham Associate Consultant, Datamar Consulting

12:30 Lunch

 Session 2

Exploring the Future of the Brazilian Maritime Cluster
The Brazilian Shipbuilding and offshore Industry – innovations, challenges and opportunities
Strategies for Ports infrastructure and terminals – imperatives

Maritime education and crewing – what is needed? Investing in Prevention: Environment and Safety in the Brazilian Waters. Investing and financing Brazil’s ambitions

Session co-chairmen
 13:30 César Prata President, Brazilian Offshore & Marine Equipments Chamber, ABIMAQ
 13:40 Dimitris Lyras  Managing Director Ulysses
How will shipping be in the next 20 to 30 years? New ships – New fuels – Eco ships – Shipbuilding market outlook in Brazil – innovations,  Supporting the offshore Industry – capacities, future developments, opportunities – Market forecasts, capacities, future developments, Port infrastructures, Education, Environment and investments.

13:50

SPEAKERS:
Luiz Menicucci  General Manager – Brazil, ABS
Stefano Socci General Manager Americas RINA Group
Ariovaldo Santana da Rocha President, SINAVAL (to be confirmed)
Speaker to be announced
Leonardo Cerquinho Port Management Director, SUAPE
Wagner de Sousa Moreira Technical Director ABTP, Brazilian Association of Port Terminals
Mario Povio General Director ANTAQ  (to be confirmed)
Speaker to be announced

 15:40

Discussion between speakers, discussion panelists and audience participants
Discussion panelists:
Jalmei Jose Duarte Secretary of Integration & Economic Development of Joinville, Brazil

Walker Lima  General Manager, OSM Brasil

Peter Grangaard Gyde CEO,  Maersk Line Brazil

Cinthya Lopes  Area Sales Manager, Simulation and Training Kongsberg Maritime

Panayiotis Koutris Managing Director, Roxana Shipping

Jan Fransen Managing Director, Green Award Foundation

Luiz Augusto O. de Freitas Country Manager, IRI/ The Marshall Island Registry

Charles McHardy Senior Vice President, TIRI/The Marshall  IslandsRegistry

Vassilis Diamantidis Managing Director Diamond Shipbroking Ltd.

Alexander Nicolai Director, Zaurac Inc.

Erkan Yildirim Managing Director, Zealand Shipping

Dimitris Lyras Managing Director Ulysses

Manolo Veladini Managing Director, MamaShipping

Marcio Abdenur Vice-President, Brazil-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Wagner Cardoso Executive Secretary  COINFRA

Oscar Graça Couto Partner Lobo & Ibeas Advogados

Henrique França Founding Partner Ferreira França Advogados

Rodrigo Paiva Director of Studies  Mindep

Marcello Pica Partner Mamashipping

Maurizio Nigito Area Manager South America RINA

Rogerio Carvalho Senior Marketing Manager,  Fugro Brasil

Gilberto Cardarelli Executive Director  Brasco (Wilson Sons Group)

Pablo Sorj Partner, Mattos Filho

Luis Fernando Resano Executive Vice-President,  Syndarma

Werner Braun Rizk Partner Zouain, Rizk, Colodetti e Advogados Associados

Giovani Ribeiro Loss Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados.

Robert Grantham Associate Consultant, Datamar Consulting

16:30 Closing remarks
16:40 Drinks 
 17:40 End

For further information on the conference please contact:

MARE FORUM

Weena 235
3013 AL Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31.10.842 57 97
Fax:+31.10.844 99 69
global@mareforum.com

 

Contact Information

MARE FORUM
Weena 235
3013 AL Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Tel: +31.10.842 57 97
Fax:+31.10.844 99 69
global@mareforum.com