Invitation Letter
The 3rd China Maritime Finance (DFTP) Summit

From 15th to 17th May, 2017, Administrative Commission of Tianjin Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone, together with BIMCO and Financial News, will jointly hold the 3rd China Maritime Finance (DFTP) Summit in Tianjin.

China Maritime Finance (DFTP) Summit has been successfully held for two years in 2015 and 2016,attracting more than 180institutions and 450 attendees overseas and domestic, including executives from ship leasing institutions such as leasing companies, banks and trusts and experts from manufacturers, shipping companies, law firms and accounting firms, also including government leaders and industry association leaders. In two starlight sessions, industry executives and experts get together discussing thoroughly the opportunities and challenges in the development of China maritime finance, hosting the China Maritime Finance Award during the summit, and winning widespread praise in the industry.

Although the international shipping market has been multifarious and complex, the shipping market has been down for many years, Tianjin Free Trade Zone Dongjiang Free Trade Port has always adhered to exploring the development mode of maritime financial innovation, actively focusing on the relevant policy research, continuously improving various regional functions and speeding up to promote the development of China's maritime finance. By the end of 2016, 103 international shipping vessels, 12 offshore structures have been delivered in the form of financial leasing. Meanwhile, DFTP has accomplished a variety of leasing and customs clearance innovations, such as bonded imports leasing、leasing finance exports leasing、off-shore leasing and bonded carry-over, attracting international maritime registration servicing agencies and large domestic financial institutions in the shipping industry funds to settle in Dongjiang, forming a strong industry cluster effect. At the same time international trade center and international shipping center have inevitable trend of transferring to China, China’s maritime finance is meeting the historical opportunity for development. Whether China’s maritime finance practitioners can seize the opportunity of industry adjustment, bottom fish in the shipping market and seek out opportunities in crisis? How to grasp the market? How to learn the experience of development from other international shipping center? Therefore, we sincerely invite industry leaders and experts to attend the summit, discuss the above hot topics concerned by the whole industry.

With the theme of “New Opportunity, New Reform, New Pattern: Diversified Development of China’s Maritime Finance”, the Summit will present you with the features of professional and international. Ideas and experience will be shared on top issues including “new shipping ecology”、“how to seize development opportunities”、“how to avoid development risk” and “how the shipping fund work in China”. Through different modules like Elite Class, Maritime Finance Legislation Seminar as well as China Cruise Economy Sub-forum, we can get together with in-depth exploration、reference and sharing experience in professional and subdivided fields, assisting China maritime finance in seizing the opportunity and achieving leap-forward development.

Therefore, we sincerely invite policy makers from state ministries who care about the development of China’s maritime finance industry, elites and experts from maritime finance to this upcoming event.

We are looking forward to your participation!

Administrative Commission of Tianjin Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone
The Baltic and International Maritime Council
Financial News

Host Organization
Support Organization
Strategic Cooperation Organization
5.16 AM
5.16 PM
Time Content
10:45-22:30 Registration (Hall, First Floor)
14:00-17:40 Elite Class (Maritime Finance Practical Course)
14:00-17:00 International Cruise and Yacht Seminar (Invited Only)
14:30-17:30 Maritime Finance Legislation Seminar (Invited Only)
18:00-20:00 Sponsored Dinner (Haihe Hall, Second Floor)
20:00-22:00 Welcome Reception (Fire House, First Floor)
Time Opening Remarks
08:30-09:05 Opening Remarks by National Ministries and Commissions and Tianjin Municipal Government
Time Thematic Conference (Ballroom, First Floor)
  New Opportunity, New Reform, New Pattern: Diversified Development of China's Maritime Finance
09:05-09:25 New Opportunity, New Reform, New Pattern: Diversified Development to China's Maritime Finance - Maritime Finance Exploration and Practice in Tianjin Pilot Free Trade Zone Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone
09:25-09:40 Model Innovation of Structural Financing in China Maritime Finance
09:40-10:00 Opportunities and Challenges the China's Ship Owners Facing
10:00-10:15 Creating New Value: Finance Leasing Promotes the International Capacity Cooperation and Integration of Industry and Finance
10:15-10:25 Coffee Break
10:25-10:40 Depth Analysis: the New Situation, New Changes and New Opportunities in Shipping Market
10:40-10:55 Shipping and Offshore Strategies of Leasing Companies under the New Situation
10:55-11:10 Diversified Development Strategies: How to Build the New International Shipping Ecology for China's Shipping Companies
11:10-12:10 Panel: Under Profound Changes in Global Maritime Finance: How to Innovative Business Mode and Financing Mode
1. Under Economic Counter-cyclical, the Supporting Policy's Demand of China Maritime Finance Reform
2. How to Strengthen the Financing Structure Innovation for Banks, Leasing Companies and Other Financial Institution
3. How to Arrange Bottom Fishing High-Quality Shipping Assets for Institutional Investors and Private Equities
4. "Trust + Lease", A Brave Innovative Mode
12:20-13:30 Sponsored Lunch (Haihe Hall, Second Floor)
Time Content
13:45-15:00 Press Conference (Lake View Room, First Floor)
14:00-14:20 Jointing Hands with Leading International Shipping Companies, the International Development Strategy of Chinese Leasing Company
14:20-14:40 New Energy,New Opportunities - Offshore Wind Industry
14:40-14:55 "Fixed Consignor" +"Fixed Route" +"Fixed Freight" - Door to Door Full Logistics Mode
14:55-15:55 Panel: The New Opportunities of China Maritime Finance Development
1. The Opportunities of China Maritime Finance under the Strategies like "One Belt and One Road Initiatives","Supply-side Structural Reform" and "Made in China 2025"
2. Experience Sharing in the Field of Maritime Finance Investment under the Background of Asset Shortage
3. The Pillars of a Great Power—— the Path of Innovation Development to Integrate Industry with Finance for Chinese Shipping Manufacturer
4. How Chinese Ship Inspection Technique Assists the Import of Special Vessel
5. Rapid Growth of Adventure Cruise in European Shipyards Bring New Directions to Chinese Shipbuilding
15:55-16:10 Risk Prevention and Control of Maritime Finance - from Perspective of Maritime Law
16:10-16:25 IAS Revision:the Influence on Shipping Financing
16:25-16:40 Convenient Maritime Register Assists Offshore Business of China Maritime Finance
16:40-17:40 Panel: Under the Background of Industry Changing and Rule Remodeling, the Responsibility and Accountability of Chinese Maritime Financial Men
1. How the Establishment of Shipping Alliance Impact on the Development of Shipping Industry in Future
2. How to Treat the New Model of "Internet + Shipping Logistics" like the Alliance for Alibaba and Maersk
3. How the New Industry Rules like "BWM Convention"、"Maritime Labour Convention in 2006" and "The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks" Impact the Shipping and Shipping Financing
4. How to bring the Rules of Domestic Coastal Transportation Industry in line with the Rules of the International Shipping
17:00-17:50 Meeting and Signing Ceremony (Lake View Room, First Floor)
18:00-19:00 The 3rd China Maritime Finance (DFTP) Summit Award Ceremony (Haihe Hall, Second Floor)
19:00-20:00 Sponsored Dinner (Haihe Hall, Second Floor)
Time Thematic Conference (Ballroom, First Floor)
09:00-09:15 The Development Prospect of China Offshore Industry
09:15-09:30 Diversified Development and Strategic Transformation of COSCO
09:30-10:30 Break through the Choke Point of Old Model "Collecting Money Based on the Location", the Innovation of Port Enterprise
1. Actively Acquiring Advantage Resources, the International Development of Chinese Port Enterprises
2. Relying on the Advantage of Logistics Node, Develop Innovation Business Such as the Goods Pledge Financing, Credit Community Mode and Supply Chain Finance
3. Diversified Development and Management Transformation of Port
4. Financing Leasing Service Port Infrastructure Financing
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:00 How the Shipping Insurance Boost the Development of China Maritime Finance
11:00-11:15 Asset Securitization Innovation Practice of Maritime Finace
11:15-12:15 New Expectation of the Construction of Northern International Shipping Center in Tianjin
1. How the " Implementation Scheme that Tianjin Constructs Northern International Shipping Core Zone" Promote the Construction of Northern International Shipping Center in Tianjin
2. What is the Innovation of Customs, MSA and Exchange Office in the Process of Constructing Northen International Shipping Center
3. How to Speed up Gathering Shipping Elements and Implement Finance More Open
4. What's the New Expectation of the Construction of Northern International Shipping Center
12:15-13:30 Sponsored Lunch (Haihe Hall, Second Floor)