Thursday, March 23, 2023

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Trending News

This Podcasts Series features interviews and discussions with senior management elaborating on recent company news and announcements.

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United Maritime (NASDAQ: USEA) CEO Interview on Delivering Growth and Shareholder Returns
24:25
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Navigator Holdings Interview on its New Joint Venture with Greater Bay Gas and the LPG sector
17:10
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MPCC: Decarbonization a Game Changer. Short Term Challenges & Long Term Competitiveness
26:24
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Focus on Sustainability, Profitability & Long Term Competitiveness - Safe Bulkers
25:08
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Star Bulk Carriers Interview on Company Performance, Strategy & Dry Bulk Sector Outlook
28:02
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Navigator Holdings (NVGS) Interview on Company Performance, Strategy & LPG Shipping Sector Outlook
26:52
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Pyxis Tankers, CEO Interview on Company Performance, Strategy & Product Tanker Sector Outlook
22:24
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Safe Bulkers, CEO Interview on Company Performance, Strategy & Dry Bulk Sector Outlook
28:17
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MPC Container Ships CEO Interview on Company Performance, Strategy & Sector Outlook
28:02
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Star Bulk Carriers On Its Iron Ore Green Corridor Initiative - Charis Plakantonakis, SBLK CSO
12:49
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Product Tanker Market On The Rebound - DIS Performance and Strategy
12:17
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Euroseas Picks Up the Pace of Fleet Renewal. Doubles Feeder Containership Order - Aristides Pittas
12:26
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Safe Bulkers Inc. (SB) Expands its Fleet to 40 Ships with A Capesize Vessel - Dr. Loukas Barmparis
14:59
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TEN Expands its Presence in the LNG Sector – Strategy Rationale & Expectations - Dr. Nikolas Tsakos
11:43
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ESEA Pens a Fourth Lucrative Long-Term Charter. Positive Container Market Outlook to Continue - CEO
15:07
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Revitalizing Heidmar Tanker Commercial Pools: Focus on Relationships - Transparency - Quality - CEO
25:47
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Non-core assets sale underscores pure play eco–MR product tankers focus - Mr. Eddie Valentis PXS CEO
07:08
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New Charters for Two of its Vessels, M/V "Evridiki G" & M/V "EM Corfu" - Aristidis Pittas, ESEA CEO
05:24

Shipping Master Series

The Shipping Master Series feature CEO Roundtable and 1×1 Discussions aimed at bringing light to critical industry topics and Company Insight, Sector Outlook and Developments.
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LPG SHIPPING SECTOR WEBINAR - BW LPG, Dorian LPG, Navigator Gas & DNB - November 30, 2022
53:18
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Energy - The New Deterrent: Perspectives of Leadership in a Volatile World - Mr. Bendle, INATECH
23:52
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Setting the Stage for 2022 - Analyst Roundtable Webinar: Citi, Clarksons, DNB, Jefferies & Stifel
01:18:07
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Shift Happens: Shipping & Bunkering Markets Brace for Change
01:01:12
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Giants Of The Sea: Ships & Men Who Changed The World - By John D. McCown - April 26, 2021
01:05:51
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A New Era For Shipping Stocks on Wall Street - Featuring Clarksons Platou, Evercore ISI & Jefferies
56:46
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Container Sector Webinar - C-Suite of Euroseas, MPC Containers, Capital Product, Danaos & Citi
01:04:43
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Dry Bulk Sector Webinar - C-Suite of Eurodry, Grindrod Shipping, Safe Bulkers, Star Bulk & Jefferies
01:19:59
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Ship Finance & Capital Raising Opportunities in Japan - Japan Maritime Series
59:31
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Navigating The Decarbonization Challenge - Building The Ships Of The Future - Japan Maritime Series
01:03:31
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IMO Presentation on New Carbon Emission Reduction Measures for World Fleet - December 3, 2020
01:22:32
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Innovative Ways to Access the US Capital Markets - NYSE and Seward & Kissel - November 18, 2020
01:11:46
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Women in Maritime - The Shipping Agenda and the Mechanisms for Change
59:41
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Seafarers - Safeguarding The Backbone of Shipping Beyond COVID-19 - ICS, ITF & IMEC
01:07:40
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Does Size Matter? Shipping Operational Performance & Fleet Size - Moore Maritime Index
59:22
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Addressing the Industry's Crewing Challenge During the Covid-19 Era and Beyond
01:22:35
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Hong Kong's Advantages for Ship Leasing - A Roundtable Discussion on HK's New Tax Concessions Regime
01:02:55
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Martin Stopford on "Coronavirus, Climate Change & Smart Shipping: 3 Maritime Scenarios 2020 -2050”
03:01:24
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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook And Wah Kwong’s Growth Strategy
24:27
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Container Sector Outlook And Seaspan’s Growth Strategy
20:02
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Update on Chinese Leasing
30:08
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Poseidon Principles Featuring Michael Parker of Citi
29:49
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Private Equity in Shipping Today
14:43
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Capital Markets in Shipping Today
19:54
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YieldStreet: Making Marine Finance Efficient Via Technology and Retail Investors
46:30
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Star Bulk Carriers Corp. and the Dry Bulk Sector with Hamish Norton, President of Star Bulk
34:14
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Concordia’s Sustainability Initiatives with Kim Ullman, CEO of Concordia Maritime
22:58
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LPG Sector with Charles Maltby, CEO of Epic Gas
20:56
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Product Tanker Sector with Kim Ullman, CEO of Concordia Maritime
24:51
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Hong Kong's Competitive Positioning as a Global Maritime Hub
26:46
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IMO 2020 Is Going To Change The Energy World
24:10
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Epic Gas' Global Trades & Operations with CEO Charles Maltby
21:33
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The Impact of Iran and Russia Sanctions on Shipping
31:11
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Tsakos Energy Navigation - Tanker Market - Current trends, developments & outlook
29:24
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Marco Fiori, CEO of d'Amico International Shipping on the Product Market
31:44
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Analyst Roundtable Discussion On Crude, Oil Products & Tanker Shipping
41:20
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Interview with Aristides J. Pittas, Chairman and CEO of Euroseas Ltd. and EuroDry Ltd.
19:47
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Interview with Marco Fiori, CEO of d'Amico International Shipping on the Product Tanker Market
33:06
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Cyber Preparedness: Forging a Financial Response to 21st Century Piracy with Stephen Cooper
31:12
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Product Tanker Market Outlook with Eddie Valentis from Pyxis Tankers
20:54
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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook with Stamatis Tsantanis from Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
19:23
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LPG Sector Outlook with Charles Maltby from Epic Gas
19:30
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Game Changers in the Shipping Industry Today with Knut Orbeck-Nilssen from DNV GL Maritime
14:28
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Marine Insurance - Where is the Market Headed with Joseph E.M. Hughes
38:17
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Container & Dry Bulk Sectors Outlook with Aristides J. Pittas
29:50
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Dry Bulk Sector Outlook - Featuring CEO, Polys Hajioannou
23:10
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Interview with Marco Fiori, CEO – d'Amico International Shipping
16:23

C-Suite Shipping Market Updates

This podcast series features three-minute audio clips of C-Suite shipping leaders addressing critical industry topics. Excerpts are adapted from Earnings Calls and Interviews and aim to shed light on significant market updates, industry & sector trend and outlook developments.
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PXS Sailing Higher In Revenue & Profitability - Q4 2022
02:23
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Rising Demand & Geopolitics Underpin Product Tanker Market Strength - DIS Q4 '22
06:31
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ESEA Reaps Rewards of Strong Charter Coverage - Q4 2022
02:29
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EDRY's Dry Bulk Outlook Remains Optimistic Despite Current Headwinds - Q4 '22
03:11
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CPLP Reaps Benefits from Expanding LNG Presence - Q4 2022
01:14
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NMM Takes Advantage of Opportunities in Tanker, Container & Drybulk Markets - Q3 '22
02:46
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CPLP strategically positioned to benefit from growth opportunities - Q3 ' 22
01:23
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PXS Posts Strong 3Q'22 Earnings Amid Product Tanker Market Strength - Q3 ' 22
01:59
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EDRY Clinches on Strong Balance Sheet and Eyes on Fleet Expansion - Q3 ' 22
02:06
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ESEA Builds on Backlog Revenue in Excess of $450M & Returns Capital to Shareholders - Q3 ' 22
03:23
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Sanctions And Geopolitics to tighten the Product Tanker Freight Market - DIS Q3 '22
03:45
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ESEA Posts Best Profit Ever On the Back of Strong Container Market - 2Q '22
02:44
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EDRY Launches Share Repurchase Program Amid Strong Dry Bulk Market - 2Q '22
03:02
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John Hadjipateras on Dorian LPG's Operational Excellence and Optimal Cash Allocation - 2Q22
02:41
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Investing in Navios is about Total Returns - 2Q 2022
01:27
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PXS Posts Record 2Q'22 Financial Results
02:51
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Paolo d'Amico Highlights Positive Product Tankers Fundamentals - Q2 2022 Earnings Call
08:01
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CPLP Focusing on Growth and Shareholder Returns - Q2 '22 Earnings Call
02:28
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We expect a very firm tanker market ahead - TNP Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call
01:59
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ESEA Reinstates Dividend and Announces Buyback Program as Profitability Surges - Q1 '22
03:20
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NMM Diversified Platform Enhances Resource Allocation, Fleet Renewal & Shareholder Returns - Q1 '22
01:55
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Despite Market Uncertainties, Fundamentals Remain Positive for 2022 - EDRY Q1 2022 Earnings
02:35
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PXS Charter Activity Boosted by Strong Refinery Margins & Demand for Refined Petroleum Products
01:43
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Paolo d'Amico on the Ukraine Crisis, Energy & Shipping - d'Amico International Shipping | Q4 '21
01:50
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Despite Difficult Charter Market, PXS Successfully Raised Capital, Renewed Fleet & Acquired 2 MRs
02:43
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CPLP Creates Strong LNG Growth Pipeline for 2022 and Beyond - Jerry Kalogiratos CEO, Q1 '22 Earnings
02:54
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Paolo d'Amico on the Latest Spike in Tanker Rates - Q1 '22 DIS Earnings Call
02:29
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TEN LTD. Gears Up Fleet Modernization Amid Firming Markets - Dr. Nikolas Tsakos, Q4 '21 Earnings
04:51
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Euroseas Ltd. (ESEA) Reiterates Positive Container Market Outlook - Aristides Pittas, Chairman & CEO
03:11
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EuroDry Expects Strong DryBulk Markets for Several Years - Positioned for Further Growth - EDRY CEO
03:36
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CPLP Increases Common Unit Distribution and Continues to Grow its Asset Base - CEO | 4Q '21 Earnings
03:29
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TEN is Optimally Positioned to Reap the Rewards of a Recovery in the LNG & Tanker Markets - Q3 '21
03:11
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Container Shipping Rates Will Continue To Soar In 2022 Amid Supply Chain Bottlenecks - ESEA CEO, Q3
01:51
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Paolo d'Amico on "Positive Trends for the Product Tanker Sector Outlook" - DIS Q3 2021 Earnings Call
01:13
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The First Inning of Better Charter Rates; PXS Acquires its Seventh MP Product Tankers - PXS CEO
02:01
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"Rates of Around $30,000 per day on All Class Vessel is a Healthy Market" - Polys Hajioannou, SB CEO
02:07
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Third Quarter 2021 Net Revenues Increased by 78% - Dr. Loukas Barmparis, SB President - Q3 2021
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CPLP Doubles its Fleet After Successful Bond Sale And is Poised On An Upward LNG Trajectory - CEO
02:18
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TEN Ltd. Poised To Benefit From Market Upturn - LNG Powered Tanker Order, Significant Step - Q2 2021
02:21
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Acquisition of 3 LNG carriers - Emphatic Step to Fleet Growth & Environmental Footprint - CPLP CEO
01:20
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Creating the Largest US-listed Shipping Company Diversified Across 3 Segments - A. Frangou, NMM CEO
01:37
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Dry Bulk Market Strength Likely To Continue for Some Time - Martyn Wade, GRIN CEO - Q2 '21
01:00
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Strong Container Market to Continue - Constantin Baack, MPC Container Ships ASA (MPCC) CEO - Q2 2021
00:40
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Short to Medium Term Outlook for Container Market Strongly Optimistic - A. Pittas, ESEA CEO - Q2 '21
02:46
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Optimistic View On The Future Prospects Of The Dry Bulk Market - Petros Pappas, SBLK CEO - Q2 '21
00:40
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A Road to Recovery for Product Tankers - Eddie Valentis, CEO Pyxis Tankers - PXS Q2 21 Earnings Call
01:41
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Paolo d'Amico Optimistic on Product Tanker Market Outlook - DIS Q2 2021 Earnings Call
02:14
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"We expect the strong drybulk market to continue" says Polys Hajioannou, Safe Bulkers CEO - Q2 2021
00:42
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"Shipping Industry Going Through a Structural Change" says Dr. Nikolas Tsakos, TEN Ltd. CEO - Q1 21
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MPCC Acquisition of Songa Containers: A Compelling Transaction Rationale - Constantin Baack, CEO
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Riding The Waves of a Lifetime

This video podcast series features Maritime Executives and Industry Leaders who will take us through their career journey and how they have adapted to the ever-changing business landscape from geopolitics to digital disruptions, reaching net-zero, tackling the unknown and positioning for the future. The speakers will share insight into leadership qualities, the highs and lows from sitting on the top of the organization, and what it takes to ride the waves of a lifetime. Finally, they will share their insight on where the industry is going, the challenges and opportunities ahead.
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Dr. Martin Stopford, Non-Executive President of Clarkson Research on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
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Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, TEN Ltd. Founder, CEO & President on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime Series
56:39
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Mats H. Berglund, CEO of Pacific Basin Shipping, on Riding the Waves of a Lifetime
29:42
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Hing Chao, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Executive Chairman on Riding the Waves of Lifetime
01:00:01
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Martyn Wade, CEO of Grindrod Shipping on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
30:23
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Robert Burke, CEO of Ridgebury Tankers, on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
50:22
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Mark O'Neil, Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. & InterManager President on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
59:34
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Philippe Louis Dreyfus, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' Chairman, on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
52:31
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Lois Zabrocky, President & CEO at International Seaways, on Riding The Waves Of A Lifetime
51:27
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Marco Fiori, CEO of Premuda SpA, on Riding The Waves of A Lifetime
01:00:14
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Paolo d'Amico of d'Amico International Shipping & INTERTANKO on Riding The Waves Of A Lifetime
59:48
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Esben Poulsson, ICS Chairman & Enesel Pte Ltd. Executive Chairman, on Riding the Waves of Lifetime
01:06:17
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Sadan Kaptanoglu, CEO, Kaptanoglu Shipping; Former President, BIMCO: Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
46:13
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Lasse Kristoffersen, President & CEO of Torvald Klaveness on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
01:04:39
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Dr. Grahaeme Henderson OBE, Together in Safety Chairman, on Riding The Waves Of A Lifetime
01:00:49
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Kenneth C.K. Koo, Group Chairman and CEO of TCC Group, on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
01:00:12
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Kristin Holth, Board Member at Gaslog and Maersk Tankers, on Riding the Waves of A Lifetime
52:02

Capital Link Deep Dives

In-Depth 1×1 discussion between an Analyst and publicly listed shipping company CEO on the company and sector

Company Presentation Series

Esben Poulsson

M: + 65 98628922

esp@eneselpte.sg

 

 

Business Leader with extensive Executive and Non-Executive experience in international shipping with an in-depth knowledge of dry bulk and product tankers in particular.

Comprehensive shipping network in Europe, especially Scandinavia and a respected senior figure in the Asian shipping community. Significant contributor to positioning Singapore as a world class maritime centre, both through the commercial engagement and in an advisory capacity to trade associations and the Singapore government.

 

Enesel Pte. Ltd. – Chairman January 2013 - date
Singapore based ship owning / ship management company handling the administration of a fleet of ship owning entities.

 

Torm 1990 - 2010
International shipping company headquartered in Copenhagen and listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

 

Torm Singapore Pte Ltd – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer 2004 – 2010
International shipping company headquartered in Copenhagen and listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

 

Torm A/S, Copenhagen – Executive Vice President 2001 – 2004

 

Rodskog Shipbrokers Ltd., Hong Kong – Managing Director

1983 – 1996
(Rodskog Shipbrokers Ltd. was a 100% subsidiary of Kleinworth Benson from 1983 – 1990 when it was acquired by Torm. In 1996, Torm in turn sold the company to Fearnley A/S, Oslo.)

 

Kleinwort Benson (H.K.) Ltd., Hong Kong – Director 1979 – 1990

Early career included roles in Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore (1971 – 1977) with the Wallem Group and with Galbraith Wrightson Ltd., London (1977 – 1979)

 

Non-Executive Roles

Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. – Non-Executive Chairman 2015 – date
The Company is a leading insurance broking and consulting service provider of Hull & Machinery, shipyard and yacht insurance and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Genoa based Cambiaso Risso Group.

 

Tamar Ship Management Ltd. – Non-Executive Chairman 2018 - date
Hong Kong based Ship Management company focused on managing vessels in the dry bulk segment.

 

BW Epic Kosan Ltd. – Board Member 2019 - date
Singapore headquartered, the Company owns and operates a substantial fleet of fully pressurized and other petrochemical gas carriers, providing seaborne transportation in this segment.

 

Finnlines PLc – Board member 2020-date
The company is a leading owner/operator of modern ro-ro and ro-pax vessels trading in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Grimaldi Group, Naples.

 

Abu Dhabi Ports Group - Maritime Cluster - Board member 2022 - date
The Maritime Cluster includes the SAFEEN Group, Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, Abu Dhabi Maritime and SAFEEN Feeders and Offshore Logistics.

 

Keppel Smit Towage Pte. Ltd. - Board member (Chairman designate) 2022 - date
The Company is a leading provider of tugs and offshore support vessels in Singapore and southeast Asia and was recently acquired by the leading Italian tug owner/operator Rimorchiatori Group.

 

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) – Board Member 2015 - date
The MPA's mission is to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre and to advance and safeguard Singapore's strategic maritime interests. MPA takes the role of Port Authority, Port regulator, Port Planner, International Maritime Centre Champion and National Maritime Representative. The MPA partners the industry and other agencies to enhance safety, security and environmental protection in Singapore waters.

 

X-Press Feeders Ltd. / Sea Consortium Pte. Ltd. – Senior Advisor to the Chairman 2021 - date
The MPA's mission is to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre and to advance and safeguard Singapore's strategic maritime interests. MPA takes the role of Port Authority, Port regulator, Port Planner, International Maritime Centre Champion and National Maritime Representative. The MPA partners the industry and other agencies to enhance safety, security and environmental protection in Singapore waters.

 

Enesel Bulk Logistics DMCC, Dubai - Board member 2022 - date
The Company was established in October, 2021 and is a dry bulk operator and logistics company.

 

Singapore Maritime Foundation – Advisory Panel Member 2012 - date
SMF was established in 2004 to provide a forum in the private sector for generating ideas and proposals to turn Singapore into a major International Maritime Centre and to act as a catalyst in fostering mutual cooperation among the various sectors of the maritime industry.

 

Previous board positions, advisory roles & honours

Nordic Shipholding A/S (Resigned 2022)

Immediate past Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (2022)

Batchfire Resources Pty Ltd. (Resigned as a Board Member in 2021)

X-Press Feeders Ltd. / Sea Consortium Pte. Ltd. (Resigned January 2021)

Straits Tankers Pte. Ltd., Senior Advisor (Resigned 2019 after merger with BW Tankers)

Hafnia Tankers Pte. Ltd. (Resigned as a Board Member in 2019 after the merger with BW Tankers)

Immediate past President – Singapore Shipping Association (2019)

FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd. (Resigned as a Board Member in 2016)

Pacific Shipping Trust Pte. Ltd. (Privatised in 2011)

Past President – Danish Business Association of Singapore

Awarded the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star) by the President of Singapore in the 2019 Singapore National Day Honours

Awarded the Seatrade Awards, in association with Lloyd's List, Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021

 

 

General Professional and Academic Information

 

Fluent in English, Danish and Norwegian

Dual nationality: Danish / U.K.

Diploma in Business Administration – British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Canada

Advanced Management Program INSEAD, Fountainebleau, France 1993

Esben Poulsson

Chairman - International Chamber of Shipping
Executive Chairman - ENESEL PTE. LTD

Esben Poulsson is the Chairman of International Chamber of Shipping and the Executive Chairman of ENESEL PTE. LTD., a Singapore based ship owning entity, of a fleet of large container vessels all under the Singapore Flag. He has worked in the maritime industry for over 45 years and has held a variety of senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore.

He is a Non-Executive Director of X-Press Feeders Ltd., of Epic Gas Ltd., of Nordic Shipholding A/S and of Batchfire Resources Pty. Ltd. He is non-executive Chairman of Cambiaso Risso Asia Pte. Ltd. and of Tamar Shipmanagement Ltd. He also serves on the Board of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

He is immediate past President of the Singapore Shipping Association and is an Advisory Panel Member of the Singapore Maritime Foundation.

John D. McCown

Co-Founder & Former Chairman & CEO - Trailer Bridge, Inc.
Author of "Giants Of The Sea: Ships & Men Who Changed The World"

John D. McCown is the co-founder and former Chairman & CEO of U.S. flag container carrier Trailer Bridge, Inc. Mr. McCown has been involved with shipping since getting his MBA from Harvard four decades ago. His mentor was Malcom McLean, the transportation pioneer who invented container shipping. More recently, Mr. McCown's focus on the industry has been from an investment perspective, including several years as the transport sector head at a $20 billion hedge fund. He is now focused on various entrepreneurial projects in the maritime space.

Co-Founder and Honorary Chairman
Tsavliris Cultural Foundation
Principal - Tsavliris Salvage Group

Mr. George A. Tsavliris was born in London. He graduated from Athens College in 1968 and having acquired professional qualifications in Shipping (F.I.C.S., ACI.Arb), he concluded his graduate and post graduate studies in Shipping Law at University College London in 1973, with an L.L.M. degree. In 2009 he was qualified as a Mediator at the ADR Group London and in 2014 was certified as a Mediator by the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights. He familiarized himself with the shipping and salvage sectors from a very early age by being engaged in the family business. George is a Principal at “Tsavliris Salvage Group” and represents the business on both a commercial and environmental basis internationally.

He holds the position of Past Chairman of INTERMEPA (International Marine Environment Protection Association), Chairman of CYMEPA (Cyprus Marine Environmental Protection Association), which received the “Cyprus Maritime Prize 2007”, as well as member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Union of Shipowners, Board Member of ECSA (European Community Shipowners’ Associations), Board Member of The Yacht Club of Greece, Board Member of Friends of Hellas Liberty Association and the Jubilee Sailing Trust in the UK and Honorary Chairman of the Tsavliris Cultural Foundation. Furthermore, Mr. George Tsavliris is Member of the Academic Board of Metropolitan College / Solent Southampton University. Mr George Tsavliris was awarded the 2016 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award, in recognition of his unique and extensive contribution to Shipping and Greece and for his overall outstanding service to the shipping industry made by him individually, as a family and by his company as a Group.

In Jan 2019, Mr Tsavliris received the Cyprus Environmental Award on behalf of CYMEPA by the President of the Cypriot Republic Mr Nikos Anastasiades and on March 12th, 2019, Mr Tsavliris was recognized with the Safety4Sea Leadership Award 2019 for his work with CYMEPA and other national & international organizations, toward the protection of the marine environment. Most recently, Mr Tsavliris was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of SSL Endeavour Insurance Brokers Cyprus & Greece. George is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist at numerous maritime related conferences. He is an avid supporter of various charities, an art and music enthusiast and has completed ten London marathons. He is a father of six children.

George Tsavliris

Co-Founder and Honorary Chairman
Tsavliris Cultural Foundation
Principal - Tsavliris Salvage Group

Mr. George A. Tsavliris was born in London. He graduated from Athens College in 1968 and having acquired professional qualifications in Shipping (F.I.C.S., ACI.Arb), he concluded his graduate and post graduate studies in Shipping Law at University College London in 1973, with an L.L.M. degree. In 2009 he was qualified as a Mediator at the ADR Group London and in 2014 was certified as a Mediator by the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights. He familiarized himself with the shipping and salvage sectors from a very early age by being engaged in the family business. George is a Principal at “Tsavliris Salvage Group” and represents the business on both a commercial and environmental basis internationally.

He holds the position of Past Chairman of INTERMEPA (International Marine Environment Protection Association), Chairman of CYMEPA (Cyprus Marine Environmental Protection Association), which received the “Cyprus Maritime Prize 2007”, as well as member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Union of Shipowners, Board Member of ECSA (European Community Shipowners’ Associations), Board Member of The Yacht Club of Greece, Board Member of Friends of Hellas Liberty Association and the Jubilee Sailing Trust in the UK and Honorary Chairman of the Tsavliris Cultural Foundation. Furthermore, Mr. George Tsavliris is Member of the Academic Board of Metropolitan College / Solent Southampton University. Mr George Tsavliris was awarded the 2016 Capital Link Greek Shipping Leadership Award, in recognition of his unique and extensive contribution to Shipping and Greece and for his overall outstanding service to the shipping industry made by him individually, as a family and by his company as a Group.

In Jan 2019, Mr Tsavliris received the Cyprus Environmental Award on behalf of CYMEPA by the President of the Cypriot Republic Mr Nikos Anastasiades and on March 12th, 2019, Mr Tsavliris was recognized with the Safety4Sea Leadership Award 2019 for his work with CYMEPA and other national & international organizations, toward the protection of the marine environment. Most recently, Mr Tsavliris was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of SSL Endeavour Insurance Brokers Cyprus & Greece. George is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist at numerous maritime related conferences. He is an avid supporter of various charities, an art and music enthusiast and has completed ten London marathons. He is a father of six children.