Kyriacos Panayides

Kyriacos Panayides

Managing Director AAL

Kyriacos Panayides joined the ranks of the shipping industry in the early 1990s following his graduation in Business Administration and post graduate studies in Shipping. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, he combines extensive experience in multiple sectors of the shipping industry, such as shipowning, shipmanagement, commercial operations, tanker pools, liners and shipping agencies. Throughout his career, he has been involved in numerous shipping projects and transactions, as well as holding several directorial positions in shipping companies belonging to the Schoeller Holdings Group. Since 2015 he has resided in Singapore as Managing Director of AAL Shipping. 
 
AAL is a multiple award-winning and global multipurpose and heavy-lift shipping operator that has served the breakbulk, project heavy-lift and dry bulk sectors for almost 25 years. Its triage of service models – tramp chartering solutions, semi-liner trades and liner services – provide flexible transport solutions that connect every compass point via a network of well-established local offices across the world. AAL operates one of the market’s youngest and largest fleets of multipurpose heavy-lift vessels with a heavy lift capability of 700 tonnes. The fleet is supported by a dedicated team of commercial, chartering, engineering and operations professionals that have accomplished numerous industry firsts for the carrier and its customers. AAL’s growing global customer base represents dynamic industries like oil & gas, mining, wind energy, construction, agriculture and leisure.

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Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Main Stage

"The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next?"

Alex Azparrent Kyriacos Panayides Nikola Hagleitner Ove Meyer Ruediger Fromm Tim Killen
Time and date

Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage
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