Innovation 19-10-2023
Blue economy

Europort: extensive approach to ship finance

The Ship Finance Pavilion that was introduced during the 2021 edition will see its return at Europort 2023. This time with an even more extensive programme to cater visitors with advice and/or insights on ship finance, maritime funding and possible subsidies for sustainable innovation.


The goal of the pavilion is to enable informal dialogues between finance experts and maritime organisations. Furthermore there are also a few short sessions on specific topics. The organising parties have also scheduled an interesting programme for students and young professionals on Friday.


A broad and diverse pavilion

From Tuesday until Thursday various finance organisations will be present for a dialogue with shipowners, shipbuilders and supplier.


On Tuesday the focus is on financing. Visitors are able discuss funding opportunities with various experts or attend a short pitch by one of the financiers. Topics include options in regard to private and public financiers. Wednesday is focused on business development. Thursday is reserved for various financing parties that have an EU view. There will also be a short presentation about European developments and the impact of geo-political trends on ship finance.
Friday morning will provide students and young professionals the opportunity to participate in a case discussion how to finance a ship.


Get connected

With the Ship Finance Pavilion the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR), Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT), Rotterdam Maritime Services Community (RMSC) and Rotterdam Ahoy aim to connect shipowners, shipbuilders and maritime suppliers with private and public banks and funds.


Guests and speakers include experienced financial professionals from: ABN Amro, ING, NIBC Rabobank, Nesec, PROW, Santander, KfW, the European Investment Bank, Atradius Dutch State Business, Invest International.



Interesting for: ship owners, shipbuilders and maritime suppliers as well as for banks and funds
Time: daily
Where: Ship Finance Pavilion, Hall 5.


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