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The Cyprus Shipping Forum 2012


Dromon Bureau of Shipping supports the Cyprus Shipping Forum 2012 to be held on Tuesday October 9 2012 at Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol Cyprus.

The Cyprus Shipping Forum aspires to become the biggest event for the shipping industry in Cyprus, highlighting the opportunities and challenges in one of the most important sectors of the economy, year after year. The forum is designed to bring together all key players and professionals involved in shipping. This key industry event will provide in-depth analysis and views on the most important issues affecting global shipping today.

The Forum will run under the auspices of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union (http://www.cy2012.eu) and it is supported by the Cyprus Ministry of Communication and Works and the Department of Merchant Shipping, as well as the Cyprus Shipping Chamber.

A very important session at this one day event is considered to be the "EU Shipping Ministers Panel Discussion", where EU Ministers and Maritime Administration Experts will analyse and debate the topic: "EU State Aid Guidelines on Maritime Transport: A Mean to Support the Shipping Industry". The session will give the opportunity to EU experts to present their national policies on this crucial topic. Furthermore, the delegates will have the opportunity to learn from a team of international speakers on various subjects that concern the industry such as:

1. Conventional ship financing and its future
2. Restructuring shipping company debt
3. Commodities
4. Shipyards overcapacity
5. Ship Recycling
6. New fuel efficient vessels
7. Dual Fuel Engines Applications
8. LNG driven vessels and the supply of LNG 
and so on.

The Forum has been designed to bring together all major players involved in shipping and will be attended by: Ship owners, Ship management companies, Shipping agents, Shipping related services companies and suppliers, Banks and other financial institutions, Insurance companies, Law firms, Accountants, audit and consulting firms

The Forum is organized by IMH and Gold Magazine. The sponsors are: Deloitte, Fileminders, MTN, TFI Markets. Supporters: Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS), Cyprus Ministry of Communications and Works, Department of Merchant Shipping and the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Communication Sponsors: IN Business, INBusinessnews

For further information regarding the forum's programme and registration details, you can visit the forum website: www.cyprusshippingforum.com

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