20 May

4th Deloitte Shipping Breakfast

Quo vadis - what’s next for the German ship owners?

Hamburg, Germany

Date: Friday, May 20, 2022

Venue: Germania Ruderclub

Address: Alsterufer 21, 20354 Hamburg



German ship owners have enjoyed a remarkable comeback over the last 1 1/2 years on the back of strong shipping markets, in particular in the Container and MPP sector, where German owners are holding a leading market position. Since the beginning of 2021, German owners have reportedly sold a remarkable 167 container ships and have cashed in more than $2.2bn. In contrast, German owners have been cautious in replacing their ageing fleet so far and have ordered only 54 container ships. Structurally the German ship owner scene has changed very little over the last years and is dominated by private tramp owners. So what makes the German tramp owner resilient and how can German tramp owner remain competitive? Our key note speakers represent tramp owners in Germany and will give us their view on the challenges and opportunities for the German tramp owner.

Another recent topic where Deloitte is taking a leading role, is the impact on economies and businesses from the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Deloitte will exclusively present scenarios on the potential long term change in trade and impact on supply chains in relation to Russia and the risks and opportunities in relation to shipping for further debate.

After a two year forced break, we would very much like to welcome you to attend our traditional breakfast event as our guest and enjoy a healthy breakfast and freshly brewed coffee together with us and your peers from the shipping industry. 

Agenda & Speakers

Opening Remarks 

9:15 a.m. CET: Quo vadis - what’s next for the German ship owners?
Thomas Mazur, Partner 
Deloitte, Head of Financial Advisory Shipping & Ports

Key notes

9:45 a.m. CET: Moving towards green shipping – challenges and opportunities  for the German shipping cluster 
Jens Mahnke, Managing Director
Elbe Financial Solutions

10:00 a.m. CET: The impact on the container S&P market in a phase of disruption
Sven Oest, Partner
ARA Shipbrokers

10:15 a.m. CET: How to address uncertainties around container shipping
Dr. Florian Klein, Director 
Deloitte, Founder of the Center for the Long View


Friday, 20 May 2022
9:00–12:00 a.m. CET
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Germania Ruderclub
Alsterufer 21 
20354 Hamburg

Please register here for this event. Participation is free. 

For further questions, please contact Sissy Witt, Tel: +49 40 32080 4508.

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