top of page

2021 VIRTUAL Korea Ship Finance Forum


Nov. 4th, 2021


(12:00 – 13:30 Korea Time)

12:00 Opening Remarks
  • Mr. Kevin Oates, Managing Director, Marine Money Asia

12:05 South Korea’s Macro View: What We Learned During the Pandemic
  • Mr. Chong Hoon Park, Head, Korea Economic Research, Standard Chartered

12:25 Rise of Methanol as a Marine Fuel
  • Capt. Saleem Alavi, President, Sea Commerce America Inc

12:40 Korea’s Major Finance Institutions discuss ECA and other Finance Opportunities


  • Mr. Ricky Kim, Senior Associate, Stephenson Harwood LLP


  • Mr. Haejin Jung, Manager, Maritime Finance Dept., Korea Development Bank (KDB)

  • Ms. Soyoung Park, Manager, Tanker & Offshore Team, Maritime Finance Dept., Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE)

  • Mr. Yongjae Baik, Deputy Director, Maritime Project Finance Dept., Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)


(14:00 – 15:30 Korea Time)

14:00 Introduction of KOBC & Mega Container Ship Finance
  • Mr. Jongyoon Bae, Head of HMM Financial Support Team, KOBC

14:20 Focus on Korea Ship Finance: International and Domestic Outlook and Opportunities


  • Mr. Sung-Hwan (SD) Choi, Partner, Ince (London)


  • Mr. Jun-Hyung Jon, Director, Head of Shipping & Aviation Investment, KDB Infrastructure Investments Assets Management (KDB KIAMCO)

  • Mr. Woo-Song Jung, Managing Director & Head of Global IB Division, KTB Asset Management

  • Mr. Byong-Churl Ahn, Department Manager, Marine Finance Dept., Busan Bank

  • Mr. Gwenael Delattre, Director, Head of Shipping & Offshore Finance, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale

  • Mr. James Tong, Managing Director, Regional Head of Global Shipping & Logistics Asia Pacific and Japan, Citi

  • Mr. Klaus Schmidberger, Vice President, Maritime Industries, KfW IPEX-Bank

bottom of page