The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce Holman Fenwick Willan LLP as a Gold Sponsor at the forthcoming “India Maritime Summit 2017- Emerging Opportunities in India's Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade” being held on 3rd February 2017 at Holiday Inn, Mumbai.
About Holman Fenwick Willan ("HFW")
Holman Fenwick Willan ("HFW") is an international law firm and one of the world’s leading specialists in the shipping and trade sectors. The firm is ranked in the top tier for shipping, commodities and logistics work by the two independent legal directories - Chambers and The Legal 500 - where it has been acknowledged as being "without a doubt the best in the business”, "consistently prompt", "commercially focused" and "well-resourced". Clients have also commented that they "like the way the firm approaches its business; it is very client-centric", adding that "an opponent will sit up and take notice if they receive something on Holman Fenwick Willan letterhead". With over 475 lawyers spread across offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and South America (including London etc.), HFW has a reputation worldwide for excellence and aims to deliver a practical and commercial response to the legal requirements of business globally. In particular, HFW provides a comprehensive service to the maritime sector with over 270 lawyers worldwide specialising in maritime law and trade issues. It represents shipowners, charterers, commodities traders, P&I Clubs, banks, international agencies, shipyards, insurance underwriters, governments and brokers, and regularly advises on charterparties, bills of lading, marine insurance, shipbuilding contracts and marine casualties. HFW has a close and longstanding relationship with the Indian shipping and trading community, and represents many of its high profile members
Introduction & Objective of the Summit:
India is the bright spot on the “cloudy global horizon” says IMF chief Christine Lagarde.
Ø Imports of Crude Oil in India averaged 16.44 TONNE Million from 2014 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 18.13 TONNE Million in January of 2016 and a record low of 12.99 TONNE Million in February of 2015. Imports of Crude Oil in India is reported by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India. Is there a potential for Indian ship owners to increase their market share?
Ø India’s Current Refining capacity is estimated to be more than 215 MMTPA . More than 400 Very Large Crude Carriers terminate voyages on the Indian Coast every year. In spite of this booming trade Indian ship owning sector has not grown to its true potential.
Ø Chemical Industry is central to any developing world economy. Developed economies have greater per capita usage of chemicals over the developing economies. Enhanced requirement of IMO2/3 Chemical tankers for both import and export of specialized products- Expect about 10 pct. growth over next 5 years. What opportunities will be created in terms of trade & employment?
Ø According to a recently published TechSci Research report , India’s LNG demand is anticipated to increase from 64 mmscmd in 2015 to 306.54 mmscmd by 2025. What are the opportunities in India’s Seaborne LNG Transportation?
Ø Govt exempts customs and excise duty on use of bunker fuels. One of the issues hindering the growth of coastal shipping has been the levy of customs and central excise duty on bunker fuels which raises cost of transportation. Will this step generate new business opportunities in India?
With the above perspective in view and to explore if we are geared to grab the opportunities, The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce a one-day conference on 3rd Feb 2017, Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai.
The following eminent personalities have consented to Chair the Session/Speak at the Conference:
Mr. Sabyasachi Hajara, Chief Advisor, ELEKTRANS Group, Ex-Chairman and Managing Director of The Shipping Corporation of India
Mr. Neeraj Bansal, I.R.S., Deputy Chairman, JN Port
Mr. Atul Kulkarni, Advisor (International Projects). IPA, Ministry of Shipping & Advisor (Marine & Ports), GAIL, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Mr. Paul Dean, Head of Shipping ( LONDON), Holman Fenwick Willan
Mr. Vijay Handa, Sr. Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd.
Mr. Sudesh Kamath, Managing Director, Odfjell India
Mr. D. J. Solanki, DGM ‐ Shipping, International Trade & Supplies, HPCL
Capt. Michael P. Elwert, Group C.E.O., ELEKTRANS Group
Capt. Alok Kumar, Head-Marine Operation, Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd
Capt. Arvind Kumar, Chief Manager (Shipping), MRPL- DELHI
The Organizers have invited few more stalwarts from the industry to speak at this event, we shall announce their names once we receive confirmation from them.
Who Should Attend:
The Conference discussions are extremely useful to Ship owners, Operators, Charterers, Cargo Interests, Port Operators, Port Authorities, Brokers, Agents, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Terminal & Barge Operators, Financial Institutions, Insurance and Law Firms, Private Maritime Security Companies, Media, National and Regional Authorities.
DELEGATE REGISTRATION FEES:
Delegate fee per person INR 9,500/- plus 15% service tax till January 24,2017. Total Amount Payable INR 10,925/- per person [ US$ 190.00]
After January 24th, 2017, delegate fee per person INR 10500/- + 15% service tax. Total amount payable INR 12,075/- per person [US$ 210.00].
For sponsorship & delegate registration , please contact:
Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director
+91-9768161587; +91-22- 41271324
For delegate registration, please contact:
Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director
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