10 -13 July 2023
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
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.
SPECIFIC AREAS COVERED
- 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
- Corporate Social Responsibility & Shariah compliant shipping finance
The seminar will be delivered exclusively online by fully tutored learning sessions. Once your registration is completed, you will receive an email with all the information and the link for the webinars. For your participation no special equipment is needed except a camera and a microphone.
Shipowners & Managers, Financial Consultants, S&P Brokers, Banking and Finance Executives, Lawyers & Legal Executives
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 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. She is also on the Advisory Board of YES Forum, empowering the next generation of shipping professionals.