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April 15, 2021
Capital Link Decarbonization in Shipping Forum 2021 - Looking Ahead - The Shipowners' Perspective
Decarbonization

LOOKING AHEAD - THE SHIPOWNER'S PERSPECTIVE - WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO REACH ZERO
This panel brings together the insight of major shipowners as they discuss steps needed to tackle to hardest challenge the industry has had to face: Reaching Zero, while at the same time continuing to fulfill its day-to-day role as the artery of global trade. As a capital-intensive industry involving commercial and investment decisions with long term implications it is necessary to set a realistic pathway ahead, a complicated task which involves the collaboration of all stakeholders - regulators, shipowners, charterers, fuel producers, equipment manufacturers, shipyards and more. The panel includes CEOs of major international shipping companies from various segments discussing options and strategies related to their own segment and to the industry as a whole.


Moderator: 
Mr. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO - DNV Maritime


Panelists:

  • Mr. John Hadjipateras, Chairman, CEO & President - Dorian LPG
  • Mr. Mikael Skov, Chief Executive Officer - Hafnia
  • Mr. Esben Poulsson, Executive Chairman - Enesel PTE. Ltd; Chairman - International Chamber of Shipping;
  • Mr. Charles (Bud) Darr, Executive Vice President, Maritime Policy and Government Affairs - MSC Group
  • Mr. Erik Hånell, President and Chief Executive Officer - Stena Bulk AB
  • Mr. Kenneth Hvid, President and Chief Executive Officer - Teekay Corporation 
  • Dr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, Founder and Chief Executive Officer - TEN LTD / Chairman - INTERTANKO 2014-2018