Crude Oil Tanker Webinar



MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014, 10:00 AM ET

(3:00 PM LONDON) (4:00 PM PARIS) (5:00 PM ATHENS) (10:00 PM HONG KONG)



The Webinar will discuss trends and developments in the crude oil sector, including the effect of declining oil prices on the sector and topics such as supply and demand, asset values and freight rates, second hand and newbuild markets, access to capital-all key factors affecting the crude oil tanker market today. The discussion will focus on the sector and not on individual companies.

Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President, Capital Link, Inc.


   Ben Nolan, CFA 
   Stifel Financial Corp

Ben Nolan joined Stifel in May 2013 as Director covering the shipping and offshore sectors. Most recently Mr. Nolan was part of Knight Capital covering both equity and debt of companies in the maritime sector. Prior to Knight, he spent six years at Jefferies as an equity research analyst covering the shipping sector. In addition to equity research, Mr. Nolan spent several years as a corporate financial analyst for EOG Resources in the oil and gas business. Mr. Nolan graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Finance and received his M.B.A. from the University of Houston. Mr. Nolan is also a CFA charterholder.


   Svein Moxnes Harfjeld 
   DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHT)

Mr. Harfjeld joined DHT as President and Chief Executive Officer on September 1, 2010. Mr. Harfjeld has over 20 years of experience in the shipping industry. He was most recently with the BW Group, where he held senior management positions including Group Executive Director, CEO of BW Offshore, Director of Bergesen dy and Director of World-Wide Shipping. Previously he held senior positions at Andhika Maritime, Coeclerici and Mitsui O.S.K. Mr. Harfjeld is a citizen of Norway.

   Patrick Rodgers 
   Euronav NV (Euronext: EURN)

Patrick Rodgers graduated in law from University College London in 1981 and from the College of Law, Guildford in 1982. He started his career in 1982 as a trainee lawyer with Keene Marsland & Co. In 1984 he joined Bentley, Stokes & Lowless as a qualified lawyer. He started working as a solicitor at Johnson, Stokes & Master in Hong Kong in 1986. He then joined the CMB group in 1989, where from 1990 to 1995 he was employed as in-house lawyer, and subsequently as shipping executive. In 1998 he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Euronav and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2000. He has been a director of Euronav since 2003.

   Nikolas Tsakos 
   President & CEO
   Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE: TNP)

Nikolas Tsakos is the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Tsakos Energy navigation since inception. He has been involved in ship management since 1981 and has 36 months of seafaring experience. Mr. Tsakos served as an officer in the Greek Navy in 1988. He is the former President of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA). Mr. Tsakos is the Vice Chairman of the Independent Tanker Owners Association (INTERTANKO) and an Executive Committee member, a board member of the UK P&I Club, a board member of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), a council member of the board of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) and a council member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV) and of the Greek Committee of Det Norske Veritas (DNV). He graduated from Columbia University in New York in 1985 with a degree in Economics and Political Science and obtained a Masters Degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the City of London University Business School in 1987. In 2011, Mr. Tsakos was awarded an honorary doctorate from the City of London University Business School, for his pioneering work in the equity financial markets relating to shipping companies.


The webinar will consist of a roundtable discussion with one moderator and four panelists who will address the current tanker shipping environment, financing, and outlook for the sector. The webinar will last for a total of one hour. 45 minutes will be allotted for the panel discussion, which will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

Q&A SESSION - Submitting Questions

Participants can submit questions to the panelists prior to or during the event through the special feature on the event page, or they can email them to us at

A transcript of the panel discussion will be publicly available at no cost within approximately 48 hours after the event. Those who are interested can request a copy when they register for the event or afterwards through the event page as indicated.


DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company. Our fleet trades internationally and consists of crude oil tankers in the VLCC, Suezmax and Aframax segments. We operate through our integrated management companies in Oslo, Norway and Singapore. You shall recognize us by our business approach with an experienced organization with focus on first rate operations and customer service, quality ships built at quality shipyards, prudent capital structure with robust cash break even levels to accommodate staying power through the business cycles, a combination of market exposure and fixed income contracts for our fleet and a transparent corporate structure maintaining a high level of integrity and good governance. For further information:


Euronav is one of the world's leading independent tanker companies engaged in the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil. The company is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, and has offices throughout Europe and Asia. Euronav is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels under the symbol EURN. Euronav employs its fleet both on the spot and period market. VLCCs on the spot market are traded in the Tankers International pool of which Euronav is one of the major partners. Euronav's owned and operated fleet consists of 53 double hulled vessels being 1 VPlus, 2 FSO vessels (both owned in 50%-50% joint venture), 27 VLCCs of which 1 in joint venture and 23 Suezmaxes (of which 4 in joint venture). The last remaining Maersk vessel (TBN Sandra (2011 - 323,527 dwt)) is expected to be delivered between the fourth quarter of 2014 and the first quarter of 2015. The company's vessels mainly fly Belgian, Greek, French and Marshall Island flags. More detailed information can be found on the company's website:


To date, TEN's fleet, including the LNG carrier Maria Energy, nine Aframax crude oil tankers, two LR1 tankers and one Suezmax DP2 all under construction, consists of 64 double-hull vessels (including Suezmax DP2 option), a mix of crude tankers, product tankers and LNG carriers, totaling 6.72 million dwt. Of these 44 vessels trade in crude, 14 in products, four are shuttle tankers (including Suezmax DP2 option) and two LNG carriers. The average age of the operational fleet is 7.2 years.

All TEN's newbuildings, except the Maria Energy, are fixed on accretive long term project business. Finance for 10 out of 14 newbuilding vessels has been arranged and discussions for the remainder are in progress.


Capital Link is an Advisory, Investor Relations and Financial Communications firm with strategic focus, among other, on the maritime industry working with the majority of sector companies listed on the U.S. and European Exchanges. Capital Link's headquarters are in New York with a presence in London, Athens and Oslo. It is a member of the Baltic Exchange. In our effort to enhance the information flow to the investment community and improve investor knowledge of shipping, Capital Link has undertaken a series of initiatives beyond the traditional scope of our investor relations activity through its websites, weekly newsletter, webinars, forums, and the Capital Link Maritime Indices.

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