Shipping China 2013

Four Seasons Hotel – Puxi, Shanghai
Apr 15 2013 - Apr 16 2013 | download iCal

What is driving newbuilding markets? Will freight rates recover enough in 2013 to encourage investors back to newbuildings? How are vessel cost management concerns, eco designs, duel fuel engines and super economy driving fleet renewals? Where are prices – have they bottomed out? What are the facts about shipbuilding capacity – how many Chinese yards are active today? How many have taken order in the last 2 years? Are changes in Regulations and the prospect of an LNG driven, low emission industry encouraging new rounds of investment? How are currency issues likely to stimulate or stymie orders? A panel of top brokers will explore the latest deals and opportunities and provide valuable insight on what to expect in the coming year. How are yards and owners responding to the newbuilding order drought? What are the ingredients for a successful newbuilding deal post crisis? What kind of vessels are being ordered and by whom?

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