Protectionism and sanctions

  • Danish Shipowners' Association 33 Amaliegade København, 1256 Denmark

MDC, SKULD and Danish Shipowners' Association proudly present this seminar regarding issues of free trade and competition in the shipping industry.

The US maritime policy agenda will be presented by the Danish Ambassador in Washington and President Donald Trump's agenda for the international shipping is presented by Skuld North America. Protectionism vs. free trade will be put into perspective! 

Participants will achieve a better understanding of the laws and regulations currently in place and how to adapt to the new political and regulatory environment.


Status and overview of free trade, sanctions and protectionism in the coming Trump era
"Welcome and short introduction to protectionism and sanctions"
Jacob K. Clasen, Director, Danish Shipowners' Association

"President Donald Trump's agenda for international shipping - what will change and what will stay the same"
Charles Anderson, Senior Vice President and Head of Skuld North America

"The US sanctions programs under the new administration"
Ed Carlson, Senior Claims Executive, Skuld North America

Consequences for companies
"Protectionism in practice – how to deal with it"

"Globalisation vs. regionalization"
Rasmus Folsø, CEO, DESMI

Political forces and trends
"The domestic maritime policy agenda"
Lars Gert Lose, Ambassador to Denmark in Washington

"Will Donald Trump “make America great" again? The case for protectionism vs. free trade" Tomas Kristiansen, Editor, ShippingWatch

Moderator: Helle Lehmann, SVP, Head of Skuld Copenhagen
The event will be conducted in English

The seminar is arranged in collaboration with the Danish Shipowners' Association and SKULD. 

MDC member: free admission
Danish Shipowners' Association Member: free admission
Non-members: DKK 995,- 
No show fee: DKK 500,-