Hong Kong has long been a Global Maritime Center, facilitating trade between the East and West, and overcoming geopolitical and industry challenges and competition from other maritime hubs.
Under the “Belt and Road” initiative, Hong Kong has leveraged the Great Bay Area to become a super connector between China and the World, facilitating and enhancing access to Chinese resources post pandemic, while also offering an improved infrastructure, forging multilateral collaboration, and utilizing its competitive advantages that has remained over and improved over time.
Capital Link’s Hong Kong Maritime Forum aims to highlight the enduring leadership of Hong Kong as a global maritime center. The topics are Hong centric and the target audience is the international maritime community.
Leading Maritime Hong Kong Stakeholders from different aspects of the industry will provide authoritative and comprehensive viewpoints on the above. The discussion will cover prospects and outlook of Hong Kong as Global Maritime Center, as well as the traditional advantages as these have developed today.
MODERATOR: Mr Norbert Kray, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager Greater China, DNV Maritime
• Mr. James Tong, Managing Director, Head of Global Shipping & Logistics Asia Pacific and Japan - Citi Corporate & Investment Banking Asia Pacific
• Mr. Lianjun Li, Partner – ReedSmith
• Mr. Wellington Koo, Executive Director - Valles Steamship Co., Ltd.; Chairman – Hong Kong Shipowners Association
• Mr. Hing Chao, Executive Chairman - Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings