Shipping Loans & Alternative Sources of Finance

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    Dates: 04/03, 05/03, 11/03, 12/03
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    Duration 4 Days
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    Hours 19:00 – 21:30
  • Fees: 300 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a discount 20% on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars


Shipping is a capital-intensive industry as well as cyclical. Therefore, Shipping Loans have special features that differentiate them from other industry loans.

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Shipowners & Managers, Financial Consultants, S&P Brokers, Banking and Finance executives

Instructor &CV

Katerina Stathopoulou, VP, Senior Manager, Investments & Finance Ltd

Katerina has a total working experience of 31 years of which 27 years have been in managerial positions in the fields of Shipping and Banking. Started her career in shipping in 1986 as Assistant CFO for Athenian Sea Carriers, and continued into Banking in 1992 as Head of Shipping Finance for two Greek private Banks, responsible for setting up and developing their shipping loan portfolios. She was also a Credit Committee member of these banks. Since 2000, Katerina holds the position of VP, Senior Manager of Investments & Finance Ltd; leading multiple consulting engagements to assist clients in boosting company value, structuring of public and private bank debt financings and restructurings, financial engineering, equity raising (private and public), and M & A transactions on behalf of clients. She is a member of WISTA Hellas since 1997 and an Executive Committee Member of WISTA International since 2012, as well as member of the Greek Shipping Bankers Association and iforU. Katerina has organized and conducted Shipping Finance seminars and has participated in various Shipping Conferences in Greece and abroad as Speaker and Moderator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance from the University of Maryland, USA. She is fluent in Greek and English and speaks basic French.