Held at Norton Rose Fulbright’s head office in Central London, the Efficient Shipping Finance seminar will provide a roadmap to accessing and releasing finance for improved shipping operations in the post-recession shipping industry.
The full day seminar is free to attend for clients of Norton Rose Fulbright and members of the UK Chamber of Shipping. Passes are also available through Fathom Maritime Intelligence for other parties interested in joining.
The Efficient Shipping Finance seminar will feature a collection of experts in different aspects of ship finance and sessions willfocus on different routes to investment and finance available to owners and operators.
• The Financial Seascape in 2015: Assessing the changed financial backdrop of the industry and what this means for shipping operations moving forward. Includes discussion on shipping market conditions and financial challenges stemming from regulation.
• Show Me The Money: A look at the more traditional options for shipping investment and finance. Includes a review of the availability of ship finance from a lender’s perspective, the use of an intermediary in assessing financing options and the use of energy efficiency as a measure for investment and financing decisions.
• Looking Outside the Box: Alternative Financing Options: A session that looks at a number of innovative alternative financing mechanisms in place since the 2010 financial crisis. Covers technology company funding and innovative profit sharing schemes.
• Releasing Capital from Operations: Casting a gaze to the internal structures of shipping operations, to discover potential options for releasing capital and improving profitability. Covers flag registration, tax structures and incentives based on environmental compliance.
More information on the event, including the full agenda and how to register, can be found at www.fathomshippingevents.com.
ABOUT EFFICIENT SHIPPING FINANCE: THE SEMINAR
The Efficient Shipping Finance seminar provides a roadmap to accessing and releasing finance for improved shipping operations in the post-recession shipping industry. It aims to provide ship owners and operators with guidance on what they can do to make their finances and operations work harder, smarter and more effectively.
ABOUT NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice and Partner Sponsor for the Efficient Shipping Finance Seminar.
They provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. They have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Recognised for their industry focus, they are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
ABOUT THE UK CHAMBER OF SHIPPING
The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade association and voice for the UK shipping industry, and also the Event Partner for the Efficient Shipping Finance Seminar.
With around 150 members from across the maritime sector, they work with Government, Parliament, international organisations and others to champion and protect the UK shipping industry on behalf of its members.
ABOUT FATHOM MARITIME INTELLIGENCE
Fathom pride themselves as being the information specialists on maritime eco-efficiency. Through a unique mix of highly regarded print publications, online data portals, conferences, bespoke consultancy and more, Fathom creates accessible knowledge on key challenges facing owners, operators and the wider industry through events, publications and consultancy services.