Held concurrently with Marintec China 2015, the Shanghai International Forum on the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road - Shipping and Ports in the Senior Maritime Forum will take place from Dec 1-3 in the Kerry Hotel Pudong. Renowned speakers including Mr. Dostain Khan Jamaldini, Chairman of Gwadar Port Authority in Pakistan will share their views on latest development and trends in the ports sector. Mr. Joseph J. Angelo, Deputy Managing Director, International Association of Independent Tanker Owners and Dr. Patrick Verhoeven, Secretary General of the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) will deliver speeches on tanker issues and EU Shipping Policy respectively.
Marintec China 2015 is delighted to have notable speakers from the maritime industry in different regions present at the Senior Maritime Forum. Mr Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, one of the keynote speakers, President of BIMCO and Chairman of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, will deliver his keynote address titled "Hot topics on the shipowners' agenda: BIMCO perspective". Captain Charles H. Piersall, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Chairman of ISO/TC 8 Ships and Marine Technology will be presenting with insights during the Shipbuilding & Ocean Engineering session on "The 3 Part Foundation for a sustainable maritime - the essential linkage".
The Senior Maritime Forum consists of four different sessions, which are Keynote Speeches, Shipbuilding and Ocean Engineering, Shanghai International Forum on the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road - Shipping and Ports, and Marine Finance.