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May, 30        The Grain forum and Maritime Days in Odessa 2015 conference finished its work!



The multi-forum “Grain forum and Maritime Days in Odessa 2015” was held in the sea capital of Ukraine – Odessa on May 28-30. Total number of delegates reached the record number exceeding 500. Besides traditional sessions, organizers also provided unique opportunities for delegates to participate in thematic round tables and case-study.

First day participants discussed trends of the global grain production and the global freight market forecast for 2015/16 MY. The second part of the day was devoted to the grain market of Ukraine. The participants discussed the following topics: the grain production forecast and trading prospects of the season-2015/16, the market of forage crops, the market of niche crops, results of agrarian reforms and results of six-month work of the new Government, peculiarities of companies’ work on the grain market of Ukraine under the conditions of the economic recession and the new agricultural policy.

Second day traders and experts in logistics participated in three sessions:

1. “River logistics. Results of 2012-2014. Short-term development prospects for 2015-2017”. It included comparative analysis of river logistics in the USA, Europe and Ukraine and panel discussion about primary steps on river navigation renewal in the Dnieper and foreign experience adoption.

2. “Sea leg of grain transportation”. Reports were followed up by the panel discussion – “Features of marine transportation in the Black Sea and Mediterranean regions” which answered many hot questions.

3. “Ports infrastructure”. This session was devoted to issues of grain shipment infrastructure and port project financing.

On the second day, also, were held two round tables “Main features of vegetable oils transportation” and “Recent trends in development of container traffic in Ukraine”. The second round table was organized by the Association of Container Lines of Ukraine (ACLU).

In the evening, the fifth traditional Annual Odessa Shipping Dinner gathered 350 maritime business professionals in Otrada Beach Club, served in Ukrainian style.

Third day traditionally brought football teams at the Annual Odessa Shipping Cup in Otrada sponsored by Endofa, UAE. After hard matches between 10 teams the united team of Endofa- Dolphins won the cup.

We thank all participants, speakers, co-organizers, partners, media partners and associations who helped to make all “Grain forum and Maritime Days in Odessa 2015” events bright and interesting. Variety of hot topics made this forum the most remarkable event in Black Sea region for professional networking.

See you next year in Odessa!


May, 22        The registration for the conference Grain forum & Maritime Days in Odessa is closed


We are happy to admit that this year the number of participants has reached the record level of 360 delegates!

Looking forward seeing all participants next week!

Registration for the 5th Annual Odessa Shipping Dinner stays open only 3 days more, until Monday, May 25! 

To register for for the 5th Annual Odessa Shipping Dinner please contact Alla Agbash ph.: 00380487037510, e-mail: conference@maritimedays.odessa.ua


April, 30        Your Company Table on Odessa Shipping Dinner 2015 becomes a Trend


How can your company benefit from this? 

First, it is prestigious and the best way to be remembered by other delegates

Second, you can invite your guests from other companies to your company table.

This opportunity has been already valued by many companies, like Lemissoler Shipmanagement, MCE Kargo, Endofa, TIS, Dealex Transport, Nortrop, Phaethon, Ukrrichflot, MTA service, Milestone Shipping, GAC International etc.


April, 29        The number of delegates crossed 150th mark 


The total number of participants of Grain Forum and Maritime Days in Odessa 2015 is now more than 150.


It reflects a stable interest from both market players, agricultural and shipping logistics, to the carefully composed agenda as well as to pretty welcoming prices offered. Different ways of participation also give the choice to new participants to value and join the targeted audience of the conference.


April, 22        Your Company Table on Odessa Shipping Dinner 2015


Odessa Shipping Dinner 2015 is a special annual networking event within Maritime days in Odessa.  In 2015 it will be held onMay 29 in Otrada Beach Club.


Every year, more than 250 shipping industry professionals ( Ship Owners, Charterers, Ship Brokers Ship Agents and represantatives of all aspects related to the global shipping industry) gather to strengthen and enlarge professional contacts as well as to discuss business informally.


This year you have a special opportunity - Order Your Company Table with 8 seats comfortable placement or Invite Your Special Guests to join You at your table.


Follow Endofa, Dealex Transport, Milestone Shipping, Nortrop, Ukrrichflot, Interlegal, Lemissoler Shipmanagement and others!


See how it was in 2014 >>>


March, 31     First optional round table at Grain forum и Maritime Days in Odessa 2015


Optional round tables will be held for the first time at Grain forum и Maritime Days in Odessa 2015. The first round table will open discussion of corporate and tax issues in international trade and logistics. Key topics of discussion are:



Register for the conference and receive unique opportunity to choose the discussion of your priority interest!


March, 5     Maritime Days in Odessa 2015 registration has started!

This year organizers of two conferences, Grain forum and Maritime Days in Odessa, combined their efforts like in 2013 and are giving the opportunity to participants to enjoy both events facilities in one place and at the same time. Organizers also provide unique opportunities for delegates to choose round tables discussions within the framework of two-day event. Attractive pricing and variety of topics makes this conference the most remarkable event in Black Sea region for professional networking.  Dear friends - Welcome to Odessa!




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