May 30-31 — focus on Grain&Maritime Days in Odessa!

The XVIII international conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa starts in nearly two months. Traditionally, the event with 18-year history is held in late May, and for several years the sea capital of Ukraine has become the excellent venue for the key managers of grain and maritime companies.

More than 150 delegates from 16 countries already confirmed their readiness to participate in one of the largest international events. But it is only the beginning, because last year 500+ delegates from 40 countries took part in Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa.

SGS is the Exclusive Sponsor of the event, and PETKUS — the Technology Sponsor.

The key sections of the first day of the conference will focus on the global issues — Macroeconomics, Global grain perspective & Global shipping perspective. The list of main speakers includes Oleg Ustenko (The Bleyzer Foundation), William H. Meyers (FAPRI), Yuri Pokladenko (Agritel), Andrei Kupchenko (APK-Inform Agency), Oleg Onischenko (SGS Ukraine), Natalya Skuratovich(PETKUS). Also, the list covers Vassilios Logothetis (Hellenic Chamber of Shipping), Nikos D. Marmatsouris (GAC Shipping SA), Basil Karatzas (Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co), Ruslan Osipenko (Chinese Commerce Association), Paul van Ulam (MTBS), Martin Benderson (MACN), etc.

On the second day of the event, the major sections cover Local shipping perspective & Local grain perspective. Also, there are planned several panel sections and discussions, including "Features of the Ukrainian grain market: in 20 mln to 100 mln tonnes", where representatives of Ukrainian business and officials will try to make sense how Ukraine should manage to harvest 100 mln tonnes of agricultural products, and whether the volumes are needed in the world.

After the presentation part of the conference, all participants will be able to negotiate in hospitality circumstances within frames of the BIG Grain & Maritime Dinner (Restaurant Maristella Marine Residence).

You can become acquainted with the preliminary agenda of the conference at the official web-site.

Last year conference results.

Photos of Grain & Maritime Days-2018.

Register and become a participant of Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa-2019!