Shipping Finance Online Seminar

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    Dates: 12/03, 14/03, 19/03, 20/03, 21/03, 26/03, 28/03, 02/04, 04/04, 05/04

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    Duration: 10 Online Sessions


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    Hours: 19:30 – 21:30 (GMT +2)

  • Fees: 600 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a 20% discount on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars


The Shipping Finance Course aims to cover the fundamental concepts of shipping financing. It analyses the various methods of financing through traditional sources and alternative investment funds (i.e. private equity funds) for both ship owners and lender-investors.


  • The Ship Finance Market Today & The shipping finance environment
  • The Lender’s Perspective in the ship-financing decision
  • Loan Documentation
  • Legal Aspects relating to ship finance
  • Equity as a source of finance
  • Debt and Equity: the mix
  • Types of loan in shipping finance
  • Debt financing and the bond markets
  • Leasing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Shariah compliant shipping finance


Engage in a comprehensive seminar comprised of 10 fully tutored online sessions. Upon completing your registration, you will promptly receive an email containing all essential details and links to the webinars. No specialized equipment is necessary, aside from a camera and microphone.

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Shipowners & Managers, Financial Consultants, S&P Brokers, Banking and Finance Executives, Lawyers & Legal Executives

Tutor & CV

Katerina Stathopoulou, FICS, Executive Director, Investments & Finance Ltd

Katerina has a long working experience in managerial positions in the fields of Shipping, Banking and Finance. She is co-Principal Organizer of the ESG Shipping Awards platform and holds the position of Executive Director with Investments & Finance Ltd. The company is a financial consultancy firm dedicated in providing financial and investment banking advisory services to shipping and corporate clients. Katerina’s career in shipping and finance started in 1986 with Athenian Sea Carriers, one of the traditional and prestigious Greek shipping Groups, and continued into Banking as Head of Shipping Finance for two Greek private Banks, responsible for setting up and developing their shipping loan portfolios. She also held the position of Credit Committee member of these banks.

Katerina is a Jury Expert with the European Commission on Blue Economy and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. She is also Governor of The International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, Mentor and Clinical Professor on the MSc in Shipping Management program of the University of Piraeus, Lecturer on Shipping Finance at the Greek Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and DNV Trainer.