(EnergyAsia, August 5, Tuesday) — ‘Energy Shipping 2008’ will be held at the Sheraton Towers Hotel in Singapore from September 3 to 4.

The rise of China and India as major oil and gas markets will help drive the shipping markets. Investors will have to pay closer attention to the economic and political environment, manning issues and environment concerns which play vital roles in shaping trade and investments.

The conference aims to provide a sound understanding of the opportunities and challenges ahead, and assist delegates with the business decision making process.

Speakers at the event include Jan Morten Eskilt (OSM Group AS), Saad Tayyab (Titan Ocean Pte Ltd), Avinash Kadam (Maersk Tankers), Vijay Bhandari (Teekay Shipping), Maneesh Pradhan (Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd), Benny Low (Thome Shipmanagement Pte Ltd), Claus Plougmand (Maersk Broker Asia Ltd), Louisa Follis Simpson Spence & Young Research),

David Grimshaw (BP Shipping), Sumita Bose Roy (Bharat Petroleum Corporation), Peter Hinchliffe (International Chamber of Shipping), A K Seah (ABS Pacific), Divay Goel (Drewry Maritime Services) and Gan Seng Chee  (Ang & Partners).

‘Energy Shipping 2008’ is organised by IBC Asia. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.