Capital Link’s 5th Annual Singapore Maritime Forum

Capital Link's 5th Annual Singapore Maritime Forum will take place on Monday, April 24, 2023 as an in-person event at The Westin Singapore. The Forum is held in partnership with Columbia Shipmanagement and Singhai Marine Services. It is held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week.

The Forum aims to highlight the significant role of Singapore as the gateway to Asia and the global shipping markets. It will discuss the developments and trends in the energy, commodities, the various shipping sectors, the global financial and capital markets, as well as issues pertaining to shipping regulatory developments, decarbonization, digitalization, technology, and Seafarers.

The event will highlight the competitive positioning and advantages of Singapore as a maritime hub and also regional business and trading opportunities in Asia.

In the context of the Forum, the 2023 Capital Link Shipping Leadership Award will be presented to Mr. Esben Poulsson, Executive Chairman - Enesel Pte. Ltd., for his outstanding contribution to global shipping & Singapore.

Introductory Remarks will be delivered by Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chairman of BW Group ; Chairman of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation ; Director of Navigator Holdings ; Trustee of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Opening Keynote Remarks in the context of the session “A Reality Check on Decarbonization in Shipping – Alternative Pathways” will be delivered by Mr. Christopher J Wiernicki, Chairman, President & CEO – ABS.