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Shipping 2015 and Beyond




The Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance Anniversary Celebration Series in Hamburg

Hosted by: Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG  


Speakers (in alphabetical order)

  • Mr. Ralf Bedranowsky (Chief Executive - DVB Bank)
  • Mr. Jochen Thomas Döhle (Managing Partner - Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG)
  • Mr. Tom Eckelmann (Managing Shareholder - Eurogate GmbH & Co. KGaA)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Firmin (COO - Hapag-Lloyd AG)
  • Professor Costas Th Grammenos CBE (Chairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade & Finance, Cass Business School, City University London)
  • Mr Kostandis Koutsomitopoulos, (Director, Global Maritime Partners Inc)
  • Mr. David Landgrebe (CEO - HCI Capital AG)
  • Professor Nikos Nomikos (Director, MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City University London)
  • Professor Michael Tamvakis (Director, MSc Energy, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City University London)
  • Mr. Jonathan Wilmot (Managing Director - Credit Suisse, London)


09:30 - 10:00Registration
10:00 - 11:30Session 1 - World Economy Today and Shipping Markets Today
Chair: Professor Michael Tamvakis
Speakers: Mr Jonathan Wilmot
Discussant: Professor Nikos Nomikos
11:30 - 12:00Morning Coffee Break
12:00 - 14:00Session 2 - Shipping Industry
Chair: Mr Jochen Thomas Döhle 
Speakers: Mr Tom Eckelmann
Mr Anthony J. Firmin 
Professor Nikos Nomikos
14:00 - 15:30Lunch Break
15:30 - 17:30Session 3 - Shipping Finance
Chair: Professor Costas Th Grammenos
Speakers: Mr Ralf Bedranowsky
Mr David Landgrebe
Mr Kostandis Koutsomitopoulos
17:30 - EndReception


Below is a list of recommended hotels within the immediate vicinity to the Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG venue. Rooms are available on a first come first served basis. When booking, please reference Peter Döhle’s name so that you are allocated to one of the already reserved rooms.

  1. Das Weisse an der Elbchaussee Hotel: Elbchaussee 279, 22605 Hamburg, Germany. Tel: (+49) 40 8669060 - For maps and directions click here:
  2. Landhaus Flottbek Hotel: Baron-Voght-Straße 179, 22607 Hamburg, Germany. Tel: (+49) 40 822741 - For maps and directions click here
  3. Louis C. Jacob Hotel: Elbchaussee 401-403, 22609 Hamburg, Germany. Tel: (+49) 40 822550 - For maps and directions click here

Other more distant hotels to be considered:

  1. Nippon Hotel Hamburg
  2. Best Western Hotel Plus St. Raphael
  3. 25 Hours Hotel Number One


  • Metro: Line S1 or S11 from Hamburg airport to Klein Flottbek station (Metro Map)
  • Bus: 36 or 39 or 286 - Station: Elbschlosstrasse

Dress Code: Smart Casual

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When & where

9.30am - 7.00pmSaturday 13th June 2015

Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Elbchaussee 370 Hamburg 22609 Germany

Contact Details

Kristie Loutsiou

PA to Professor Costas Grammenos CBE DSc

Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 8671

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