Preliminary Program 2014


Thursday, May 29, 19:00

Welcome Party

in Fratelli restaurant

 Grecheskaya str. 17



Friday, May 30

Conference "Carrying the goods by sea"

Black Sea Park Shevchenko Hotel


09:30 – Venue - Black Sea Park Shevchenko Hotel – registration and welcome coffee


10:00Section 1Carrying the goods by sea – moderated by Kiryll Taran (Ukrrechflot) and Nikolay Melnykov (Interlegal)

Export from the Black Sea region. Market overview by Andrey Shklyar (Center for Transport Strategies) and Gennadiy Ivanov (Phaethon International) and Igor Avramenko (MD Shipping)

Carrying the goods by the Dnieper River by Kiryll Taran (Ukrrechflot) and Yurii Skichko (Hermes Trading)

11.30 – Coffee and tea


12.15Section 2Carrying the goods by sea – moderated by Boris Khrebtov (GAC-Ukraine/ Maxmarine) and Arthur Nitsevych (Interlegal)

- Trade credits in bunkering by Daniel Kvist (Endofa DMCC, UAE)

- Crimea vs Shipping – introductionby Arthur Nitsevych (Interlegal) and discussion over:

  • Kerch Strait and Sea of Azov
  • De-facto and Legal regulations
  • Examples from abroad practice
  • What to keep in mind – f.a.q. from the market
  • Comments from GAC-Ukraine/ Maxmarine, Dogu/ Interlegal Turkey, Transship and delegates


- Case Studyand discussion:


  • Lien on cargo by Shipowner
  • Sanctions
  • Payments and “sound” fraud schemes


14.00 – 15.30 Lunch

15.30Section 3Project & Containerized Cargoes:

3-a Project cargo prospects in the Black Sea region: projectpresentations and panel discussion – moderated by Maxim Stolyarov (Varamar).

            Invited panelists:

-         Sergey Nazarenko (Dealex Transport)

-         Andrey Varvarenko (Nortrop)

-         Alexander Varvarenko (Varamar)

-         Valentin Bokatyy (NPT, Russia)


3-b State services for Transport industry: presentation by Eduard Machavariani (ASSA Agency & Interlegal, Poti, Georgia) and panel discussion – moderated by Sergey Nedyak (CMT Ltd) and Artem Skorobogatov (Interlegal)

            Invited panelists:

-         Andrey Stavnitser (TIS)

-         Vyacheslav Voronoy (Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority)

-         Andrey Sokolov (Informall)

-         Stefan Clenciu (Maersk Line)

-         Alexander Zakharov (FIATA)

-         Alexander Lazarev (EBA)

-         Sergey Nedyak (CMT Ltd)


17.30 – 18.00Closing remarks




4th Annual Shipping Dinner

(requires separate registration)

in Otrada Beach Club

Azarova str. 1



Saturday, May 31, 15:00

 Football tournament - ‘Odessa Shipping Cup'

FC "Chernomorets" training base

Azarova str. 1A





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