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Protectionism and sanctions

  • Danish Shipowners' Association 33 Amaliegade København, 1256 Denmark (map)

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 Deputy Chief of Mission from the Royal Danish Embassy 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.


Overview and status of free trade, sanctions and protectionism in the Trump era
"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
"Free Trade benefits and the negative effect of Protectionism for your business" 
Peter Borup, President, Lauritzen Bulkers

Political forces and trends
"A Perspective from Washington"
Lars Bo Møller, Deputy Chief of Mission, Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy, Washington

"Will Donald Trump “make America great" again?" Tomas Kristiansen, Editor, ShippingWatch

Moderator: Helle Lehmann, Senior Vice President, Skuld
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,-