HSBA Handbook on Ship Finance

HSBA Handbook on Ship Finance

By: Max Johns (editor), Orestis Schinas (editor), Carsten Grau (editor)Hardback

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This book is a major work that focuses exclusively on ship finance and includes contributions on the increasingly complex field of ship finance, which has over the last two decades become a key aspect in the world of shipping and ship owning. The book offers an enlightening mix of theoretical analysis and well-founded practical insights into the daily markets. Given that ship finance continues to develop dynamically around the world, the book covers subjects ranging from the German KG market to Islamic Finance, from loans to legal aspects and from asset pricing to risk management.

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About the Editors: Dr-Ing Orestis Schinas is the Professor of Shipping and Ship Finance and Head of the Maritime Business School of the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) since 2008. He has served in senior and top-management positions and has a vast experience in the maritime and logistics industry and has offered his services to private and public entities as well as to international organizations. His professional career includes large corporate and business development projects as well as advanced research assignments in the maritime and port sectors. He holds a Dipl-Ing degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NTUA, 1994), a Masters in Shipping Management (WMU, 1998) and he was awarded the doctoral title in 2005 (NTUA) for his thesis on Ship Finance. His work is published in major business and academic journals. Dr. Max Johns is Managing Director at VDR German Ship owners' Association in Hamburg. He is teaching ship finance at the Maritime Business School of the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) since 2008. He holds BA and MA degrees from Universite Paul Valery Montpellier III in France, an MBA from KU Leuven in Belgium and was awarded the doctoral title from the University of Tubingen in Germany. He publishes frequently on maritime issues. Carsten Grau is German lawyer -Rechtsanwalt- and Solicitor (England & Wales). He has practiced maritime and corporate law in Bremen and Hamburg since 1998 and specializes in advising corporate entities and individuals in all areas of maritime business. At HSBA, he is module responsible for the maritime law contents in the MBA Shipping programme. He holds a law degree from the University of Hamburg and a German and Liberian Master Mariner License. About the Authors: Sebastian Kewitsch, NAVES Corporate Finance GmbH, http://www.naves-finance.de/ Sebastian Kewitsch studied business economics in Rostock and the MBA shipping at HSBA. He began his career at HSH Nordbank AG where he worked in the areas of real estate, shipping and yards and restructuring. Since 2013 he is working as a Vice President for NAVES Corporate Finance GmbH which provides restructuring, financial asset management, transaction, equity and debt advisory in the maritime industry. The group employs some 30 people in Hamburg. sebastian.kewitsch@naves-finance.com Vera Alexandropoulou, Attorney at Law, Solicitor, Alexandropoulou Law Firm, alexandropouloulaw.com Vera Alexandropoulou is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Athens and has completed postgraduate studies at the University of Heidelberg and Harvard University. She was admitted to the Piraeus Bar Association in 1998 and qualified as a UK Solicitor in 2004. She specialises in shipping, energy and environmental law. In 2005 she established her own law firm. She speaks Greek, German, English, French, Spanish and Chinese. vera.alexandropoulou@alexandropouloulaw.com Nicolas Bornozis, President, Capital Link, Inc., www.capitallink.com Nicolas Bornozis is the founder of Capital Link, an international advisory, investor relations and financial communications firm with strategic focus on the shipping industry. Capital Link works with the majority of shipping companies listed in European and US Exchanges and has built one of the most extensive and effective platforms for raising awareness of shipping to a wider industry and investor audience. His firm has received industry awards from Lloyds List and Intercontinental Finance Magazine. Nicolas has a Law Degree from the University of Athens and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has 32 years of experience in the US and European financial and capital markets. nbornozis@capitallink.com Dr. Christos Sigalas, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., http://www.seanergymaritime.com/ and University of Piraeus, http://www.unipi.gr/ Dr. Christos Sigalas is a professional business planning and corporate finance senior analyst with work experience in maritime shipping, investment banking and telecommunication industries. Dr. Sigalas holds a PhD (2012) with honours from University of Piraeus and an MBA (2005) with honours along with a BSc (2002) in Management & Business Administration from Athens University of Economics and Business. csigalas@seanergymaritime.com.gr or csigalas@webmail.unipi.gr Andreas Mietzner Company - Organization: Continental Chartering Website link: www.continental-chartering.de Short Bio 2-5 lines Email research@continental-chartering.de Andreas Mietzner is shipping analyst at the ship broking firm Continental Chartering. He graduated with a diploma in economics from the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg majoring in psychology and econometrics. He gained further academic experience at the University of Cadiz and University Udayana. He is an expert on shipping markets and provides professional advisory, analysis and vessel valuation services. Christoph Sturm, Co-Founder Deutsche Seewert GmbH & Co. KG, www.seewert.de and MarLink Schiffahrtskontor GmbH & Co. KG, www.marlink.net Christoph Sturm has 24 years of practical experience in ship owning, ship managing, chartering and ship financing with assignments in Germany, Asia and the US. He currently focusses on independent interim management and advisory services to the German shipping industry, christoph.sturm@marlink.net or christoph.sturm@aol.com


Part I: Introduction to Ship Financing.- Part II: Equity Financing.- Part III: Asset Pricing.- Part IV: Institutional Framework.- Part V: Challenges and Advances.- Part VI: Related Services.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9783662434093
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 413
  • ID: 9783662434093
  • weight: 783
  • ISBN10: 3662434091

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