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6th Annual Marine Money Gulf Ship Finance Conference Monday, 8th March 2010, Grand Hyatt – Dubai

Provisional AGENDA

Provisional Agenda, per 28 January 2010

MORNING

09:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:00 Opening Remarks

Mrs. Mia Jensen, Marine Money – Greek Office Mr. Jonathan Hill, Managing Director - Shipping Funds, Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Ltd.

Conference Co-Chairman – Mr. Nigel Anton, Head of Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered

10:10 Keynote Address Mr. Scott Jones, 1 st Vice President, UAE Shipowners Association

10:25 Economic Outlook

The worldThe Middle EastThe UAEDubai Dollaroil and commoditiesinterest rates

Speaker TBA, Standard Chartered Bank

10:50 Shipping Market Outlook

Speaker TBA

11:10 Coffee Break

11:40 The newbuild orderbook ; Will it cripple the industry for years to come?

Mr. Per Wistoft, CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC

Panel Discussion Capt. Jitendra Misra, Managing Director, Emarat Maritime Mr. Scott Jones, CEO, EShips Mr. M. Aziz S. Ansari, General Manager, D&K Holdings LLC Mr. Nigel Bell, Managing Director, Bell Shipping Limited Moderator: Mr. Kevin Oates, Marine Money Greek Office

12:15

An overview of debt finance to Shipping

Mr. Marcus Machin, Director, Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited

Panel Discussion

For how long will the focus of banks be on damage limitation? Which deals can get financed in today’s market? Is the Middle East shipping industry relatively better placed than shipping worldwide? Can Islamic Finance make a meaningful contribution to financing the shipping industry?

Mr. Oliver Ebner, Senior Manager, Project and Structured Finance, National Bank of Abu Dhabi Mr. Nigel Anton, Head of Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered Mr. Dipak Karki, Head of Shipping Coverage, Middle East, Turkey & India, The Royal Bank of Scotland Mr. Vijay Kamath, Vice President and Head of Sales East of Suez, FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd.

Moderator: Mr. Richard Briggs, Executive Partner, Hadef & Partners

13:10 Lunch Break co-hosted by Clarkson Investment Services (DIFC) Ltd.

AFTERNOON Conference Co-Chairman – Mr. Marcus Machin, Director, Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited

14:40 Offshore Support: a growing industry in the Middle East

Finance, challenges and opportunities in Offshore Support

Mr. Geir Sjurseth, Managing Director, Global Head – Offshore Support Group, DvB Bank SE

The attraction of Offshore Support to Private Equity

Mr Mustapha Boussaid, Managing Director, Waha Capital

Panel Discussion Mr. Ahmed Badreldin, Executive Director, Abraaj Capital Mr. Mark Bell, Manager Maritime Services Middle East, Det Norske Veritas, Dubai Mr. Fazel Fazelbhoy, CEO, Topaz Energy and Marine Limited Moderator: Mr. Russell Beardmore, Director, Structured Finance, Standard Chartered

15:20 Derivatives in shipping : a safety net or over-indulgence

Mr. Ola Strand Andersen, Managing Director, Imarex Asia Pte Limited

15:40 Managing a downturn : Recent developments in UAE insolvency laws

Panel Discussion Mr. Erik Muthow, Partner, Hadef & Partners Ms. Jasamin Fichte, Managing Partner, Fichte & Co LLP

Plus other local and international law firms

16:00 Coffee Break

16:30 Shipping : a capital intensive industry without the capital

Is Middle East private equity available for shipping? Public markets and shipping: when will the opportunity to list revisit shipping? Are the local exchanges attractive to shipping companies? Islamic Finance: suitability for shipping

Panel Discussion Mr. Richard Coxall, CFO, Eships Mr. Per Wistoft, CEO, Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC Mr. John Sinders, Senior Executive Officer, Clarkson Investment Services (DIFC) Ltd. Mr. Amir Maghami, Managing Director, Simatech Shipping LLC Mr. Michael G. Alexiou, Alexiou & Co., Greece Moderators: Mr. Jonathan Hill, Managing Director– Shipping Funds, Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Ltd. Mr. Nigel Anton, Head of Shipping Finance, Standard Chartered

17:15 Closing Remarks

17:30 Cocktail Closing Reception co- hosted by International Registries, Inc.

14:40 Offshore Support: a growing industry in the Middle East Finance, challenges and opport unities in

Conference Organisers: Mia Jensen and Kevin Oates, Marine Money - Greek Office Kevin’s mobile: +30 6944 302 827, Mia’s mobile: +30 697 22 100 69, mia@marine-marketing.gr