Experts Gathering in Geneva for Shipping and Finance Conference

Sophocles N. ZoullasThe First Annual Marine Money Geneva Forum is a not-to-miss conference bringing together the shipping industry’s key experts to speak on the interface of international shipping and finance.

Included among the expert presenters are Sophocles N. Zoullas, CEO and Chairman of Eagle Bulk Shipping; John Su, CEO of Erasmus Shipinvest; and Minas Sorotos, CEO of Miralco Resources AG; all of whom are speaking on the subject of trading houses and shipping.

As a part of the panel Sophocles Zoullas will discuss recent news and developments on trading houses and shipping. Mr. Zoullas will also talk about trends for the future of chartering and hedging strategies.

Other issues that will be dealt with during the forum are:

•    Assessing Market Prospects and Risks with Dr. Arlie Sterling, President of Marsoft Inc.
•    Commodity and Trade Finance: a panel discussion which will focus on traders that finance other traders; the effect of Basel II; and shadow banking and regulation
•    The Perils of Being a Shipowner with Michael Stockwell, Commercial Manager at Titan Salvage LLC

This is only a small sampling of what attendees will be exposed to in terms of content and expertise. Marine Money International organizes the shipping industry’s most respected and well-attended conferences and forums throughout the world. Whether it is Oslo, Singapore, or Athens, Marine Money International chooses the locations so that “where ship owning and the formation of capital for shipping is taking place, our forums provide the best educational and networking opportunities available in the industry.”

The First Annual Forum is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at The President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland, from 8:30am until 16:25 when the closing remarks will take place.

About James Cannon

James Cannon is an experienced hedge fund analyst. He has served on the advisory boards for various different Fortune 500 companies as well as serving as an adjunct professor of finance. James Cannon has written for a variety of Financial Magazines both on and off line. Contact James at james[at]