Meet the BIMCO President and team at the Maritime Cyprus 2017 conference


BIMCO’s President Anastasios Papagiannopoulos will moderate the “Smart Shipping” panel discussion, scheduled for 10 October at 11:45. The panel will discuss novel ship design, cyber security and digitalisation – all key issues with a specific bearing on the future. 

The Maritime Cyprus 2017 conference entitled “Shipping: Yesterday’s World, Tomorrow’s Today” will be held between 8 and 11 October 2017, at Evagoras Lanitis Center in Limassol, Cyprus.

Meet BIMCO’s chief shipping analyst

BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst Peter Sand will be a panellist for the discussion on “Market Forecasting”. During the panel discussion, Peter will share and discuss BIMCO’s forecast for the dry bulk, tanker and container shipping industry. The discussion is scheduled for 11 October at 11:45 and will be moderated by Bob Jaques, Editor at Seatrade Maritime Review.

BIMCO’s Deputy Secretary General Lars Robert Pedersen will also be present at the conference.

The Maritime Cyprus 2017 conference has been held since 1989 and this year, it raises the question about how shipping as we know it today will be in the future, with many unknowns in both technology and policy.

If you would like a private meeting with Peter Sand, feel free to contact him at
If you would like a private meeting with Lars Robert Pedersen, feel free to contact him at

BIMCO’s shipping market analysis team uses global economics as a starting point for analysing all seaborne trades. By analysing the commercial markets for dry bulkers, tankers and containerships, they assist management, members and clients with insight into many different aspects of the global shipping industry.

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