MINI-TALKS PROGRAMME

Nor-Shipping 2019, Stand C04-17, Norwegian Pavilion, Hall C,

TUESDAY 4 JUNE

10:30 PITCH BY STINGRAY AND BLUEYE ROBOTICS

11:30 FINANCING NEW SEGMENTS
Service vessels for aquaculture and offshore wind, wellboats, fishing vessels and ferries: the Norwegian Government offers financing solutions for all segments. Presentaion by VP Fisheries and Aquaculture, Stig Gjethamme, Export Credit Norway, and SVP Energy and Industry Pernille Østensjø, GIEK.

12:30 FINANCING NEW PRODUCTION FACILITIES AND FIXED ASSETS
Norwegian exporters need to make investments in their own business, but how do they secure access to financing? Presentation by SVP Energy and Industry Pernille Østensjø, GIEK. (in Norwegian).

13:45 THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME INDUSTRY IN TRANSITION
The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Torbjørn R. Isaksen, talks about how new market segments and green technology represent new opportunities for the maritime cluster.

WEDNESDAY 5 JUNE

10:30 USING EXPORT FINANCING IN SALES
Offering financing and/or financial guarantees can be a valuable tool for selling scrubber systems. We invite you to hear Senior Sales Manager Alan Linderoth, Clean Marine, share his experience.

11:30 PITCH BY OCEAN VISUALS AND OPTIMARIN
Presentations by CEO Christian Testman, Ocean Visuals, and Sales Manager Stig Rune Høivik, Optimarin Regional.

12:30 HUMAN RIGHTS RISK
Recent headlines have included forced labour in shipyards, abandoned sailors in UAE waters and high death tolls in shipbreaking yards. Head of Team Sustainability Kamil Zabielski, GIEK, talks about your responsibilities as part of the supply chain, and what your best mitigation measures are.

13:30 MARITIME OPPORTUNITIES IN CHINA, INDIA, SPAIN AND CANADA
Presentation by Innovation Norway’s «Team Norway» local representatives in China, India, Spain and Canada.

14:30 FINANCING EXPORT TO THE CRUISE INDUSTRY
Learn more about cruise-finance and financial solutions offered by Export Credit Norway and GIEK for cruise vessels built at Norwegian yards. Presentation by VP Shipping, Yards and Offshore Projects Anders Gerlach Nielsen, GIEK.

15:00 RETROFIT – FINANCING OLD LADIES
Do you need financing for retrofit of new technology such as scrubbers, ballast water cleaning systems, new coating, etc.? SVP Ocean Industries Tellef Tellefsen, Export Credit Norway, talks about financial solutions from GIEK and Export Credit Norway offered to foreign and Norwegian buyers.

THURSDAY 6 JUNE

10:30 SUSTAINABILITY AND FINANCE
You as a business should be aware of your positive and negative impacts on the environment and the community. Knowing your impacts can make or break a deal! Presentation by Sigrid Brynestad, Senior Adviser Sustainability, GIEK.

12:30 PITCH BY HEINZMANN AUTOMATION, YXNEY MARITIME AND BRIM EXPLORER Presentations by Co-founder Espen Larsen-Hakkebo, Brim Explorer, Managing Director Inger Johanne Stensnes, Heinzmann, and Commercial Manager Sindre Stemshaug Bornstein, Yxney Chief.

13:30 INCREASE SALES, PROTECT PROFIT AND IMPROVE CASH FLOW WITH CREDIT INSURANCE
Doing shipping related projects and want security against buyer insolvency? Credit insurance greatly reduces the potential loss. Presentation by Marketing Manager Steffen Skaar, GIEK Kredittforsikring.

14:00 USING EXPORT FINANCING IN SALES
Teekay shuttle tanker fleet renewal: Andreas Back, Senior Manager, shares Wärtsilä’s experience in using export financing as part of the package in global sales contracts.

14:30 MINI-TALKS: GREEN SOLUTIONS TO THE MARKET
Innovation Norway’s representatives in USA and South Africa talks about market opportunities, followed by a presentation of The Explorer and the PILOT-E funding scheme. Presentations by Head of The Explorer Helene Friis and Special Adviser Tor Muhlbradt, both at Innovation Norway.

Read more about GIEK's presence at Nor-Shipping 2019