A free flow dialogue between the capital providers and Indonesian shipowners
Friends or enemies? Beggars or brothers? Can ship finance providers and Indonesian shipowners find enough in common in the current market? In a booming market there are clear synergies - capital seeks places to grow and owners have places to make that happen. But in a stagnant and confused market with new capital pressures on banks and overcapacity pressing down on owners synergies are harder to find.
But there are still good reasons to invest in shipping, still good reasons to lend to shipping and still good reasons to believe that if banks and owners talk to each other they will find enough common ground to provide a firm platform for growth even in today’s market.
Quests to be answered: ● Is our ship finance bank able to finance new projects? ● How many banks are currently lending in Indonesia and globally? And which amounts? ● Is there enough money to finance new projects? ● What characteristics must the Borrower now have? ● What corporate structure work best? ● What about Start up? ● What is needed in Indonesia to be done? ● Can the Fredriksen, Economou, Tsakos and other success stories be replicated? ● Are consolidations really needed in the industry? ● What types of vessels are banks willing to finance? ● Dry side and offshore are bad and likely to remain so. Is it the time for owners and banks to invest? ● Are the Asian Capital markets and shipping Alice in wonderland? ● And more
Shipping trends innovations , new technologies , the future ship, big data, threats and opportunities.
New technologies, shipping innovations, new ships, new fuels Especially those relating to new ships, new fuels, alternative energy sources, environmentally friendly business innovations and technological advances, through R&D efforts The economic issues relating to such investments, the advantages and disadvantages of such technology, the role of LNG as a Marine Fuel in the future, ballast water management and the timing of implementing new regulations (SOx, NOx ECAs, MRV, BWT etc.) are certain to elicit plenty of interest. Maritime Tourism developments: Wealth outlook, the global order book, Indonesia and Asia Yachting and cruise facilities and support infrastructure in Indonesia and in the region What is done, what has to be done? Company formation and working within the maritime cluster Yachting Education and Professionalism How to create a sustainable yachting hub in Indonesia and the Far East? Should Indonesia invest heavily in yacht infrastructure? Should Indonesia invest in Yacht building? Opportunities and challenges