On April 25th, Huang Hao and Wei Xiaowei, partners of V&T Law Firm, were invited to attend the 4th China Maritime Finance (DFTP) Summit in Tianjin, which was hold by the Administrative Commission of Tianjin Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone, together with Financial News and the Baltic and International Maritime Conference.
As a main schedule in this summit, the China Cruise Industry Development Forum takes the theme of “Going forward—Exploring the development of China's cruise industry localization”, attracting more than 60 institutions and over 150 guests from the cruise industry chain.
A picture from the China Maritime Finance (DEPT) Summit Site
At the forum, industry specialists from such as Tianjin Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd, Deltamarin, Registro Italiano Navale, Tillberg, Tianjin International Cruise Home Port, V&T Law Firm, etc., discussed and analyzed on issues of common concern including cruise manufacturing in China, cruise financing, different characteristics of cruise between China and Europe, cruise distribution, cruise construction and risk prevention in cruise financing.
Huang Hao delivered a keynote speech titled "Investment and Financing Strategies for the Cruise Industry", stating the current status of the development of China's cruise industry, the characteristics of the cruise industry as a capital-intensive industry and the investment and financing strategies of the cruise industry, which attracted extensive attention of the guests.
A picture of Huang Hao who is elaborating three operating modes of the shipping industry fund
As another important part of the forum, the Third High-level Seminar on Maritime Finance Law was held simultaneously. More than 30 institutions including China Maritime Arbitration Commission, China Classification Society, Dalian Maritime University, local maritime courts, Tianjin Binhai New Area People’s Court, Liberian Maritime Bureau, domestic and foreign law firms, China Development Bank, China Export-Import Bank and leasing companies participated in this seminar, and more than 50 industry specialists and elites gathered together.
Wei Xiaowei took part in the discussion at the free discussion session of the high-level seminar on maritime finance law and provided professional advice, which was highly recognized by present professionals.
Huang Hao, the current member of the M&A and Reorganization Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association, a former member of the Information Network and High-tech Business Committee and the State-owned Assets and Enterprises Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association, is very experienced in providing legal services to shipping and repair and shipbuilding companies on maritime and capital markets.
Wei Xiaowei, a current member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the United Kingdom, a support member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association, specializes in maritime affairs and dispute resolutions and has extensive experiences in litigation and foreign arbitration.
The China Maritime Finance (DEPT) Summit is a professional forum focused on maritime finance, regularly hosting by the Administrative Commission of Tianjin Dongjiang Free Trade Port Zone.
V&T Law Firm will have more extensive cooperation with the forum to create a future of win-win development .