Digital Conference Wednesday & Thursday, May 26 & 27, 2021 12:00pm – 5:30pm Oslo Time NORWEGIAN SHIPPING - INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP IN A FAST-CHANGING WORLD Complimentary Registration 2 Days – 16 Virtual Sessions – 78 speakers – 67 Presenting Companies NEW YORK, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Link Maritime Forum - Norway will take place on Wednesday & Thursday, May 26 & 27, 2021 as a digital event from 12:00pm – 5:30pm Oslo. This event is held in partnership with DNV, with the support of the Norwegian Shipowners Association, and in conjunction with Nor-Shipping "Ocean Now", June 1 & 2, 2021. The event will take place over the course of two days, with 16 virtual sessions, and 78 speakers with 67 companies participating on the discussion panels. FORUM OVERVIEW AND STRUCTUREFeaturing a comprehensive agenda and major stakeholders from the shipping, financial and broader maritime community, this forum aims to showcase the industry and thought leadership of the Norwegian maritime community to a global audience addressing all major areas of the maritime cluster. Norway has a leading position in global shipping and the forum presents a unique opportunity to share into the insight of Norwegian industry leaders. The Forum will be held digitally, opening it to a global audience and making this approach highly relevant and effective, and will feature a series of LIVE interactive panel discussions. REGISTRATIONRegistration is complimentary. To register please go to the link below:http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2021norway/ AGENDA TOPICSDAY ONE – May 26, 2021 THE NORWEGIAN MARITIME CLUSTER - A Complete Maritime Chain Servicing Norwegian and GlobalShippingTHE FUTURE OF THE OFFSHORE SUPPLY & WIND CONSTRUCTION SECTOR - Moving Into RenewablesCOASTAL & SHORT SEA SHIPPING - Leading the Green Revolution to Zero EmissionsCHEMICAL TANKERS: Maintaining Sector LeadershipADDRESSING THE FLEET OPTIMIZATION CHALLENGES - Adapting to Technological, Regulatory & Market DynamicsGLOBAL COMMODITY SHIPPING IN THE DECADE AHEAD - Charting Corporate StrategyNORWEGIAN SHIPPING IN A CHANGING WORLD - Past - Present – FutureNORWAY – INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY – DEVELOPING CUTTING EDGE SOLUTIONS FOR GLOBAL SHIPPING DAY TWO – May 27, 2021 LEADING INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION - Green Shipping - Decarbonation & Technology - Commercial & Strategic Implications for Shipping Companies & InvestorsNORWEGIAN LEADERSHIP IN GREEN INVESTMENTS - Financing Paris Aligned Shipping - The Viewpoint of an Institutional Investor THE EVOLUTION OF SHIP LENDING - Bank Finance & ShippingALTERNATIVE & PROJECT FINANCETHE OSLO STOCK EXCHANGE AS A LISTING DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPINGLEADING THE WAY IN RAISING EQUITY CAPITAL FOR GLOBAL SHIPPINGTHE NORWEGIAN BOND MARKET - A Flexible & Mature Market Offering Traditional & Innovative Debt Capital Options to Global IssuersNORWEGIAN EQUITY ANALYSTS ROUNDTABLE - Steadfast & Long Term Industry Commitment PARTICIPATING COMPANIES & ORGANIZATIONS ABG Sundal CollierABN AMRO N.V.Aker Offshore WindAKP ASAltera InfrastructureArctic SecuritiesArkwrightASKO MARITIMEAtlas Corp. (NYSE: ATCO)Avance GasBAHR ASBelshipsBW LNGBW LPGCadelerChristiania ShippingClarkson Platou ASClarksons Platou SecuritiesColor LineColumbia ShipmanagementDNBDNB MarketsDNV MaritimeEdda WindEquinorFearnley SecuritiesFearnleys Offshore SupplyFearnleys RenewablesFLEX LNG (NYSE: FLNG)Frontline (NYSE: FRO)GasLog (NYSE: GLOG)GCE Blue Maritime ClusterHafniaHansa TankersHeidelberg CementKLPKnutsen OAS ShippingKongsberg MaritimeLloyds RegisterMPC Container Ships ASANCE Maritime CleantechNordeaNorwegian Guarantee Institute for Export CreditsNorwegian Shipowners AssociationNRPOcean YieldOdfjellOSLO BØRSSeward & KisselSFL Corporation (NYSE: SFL)Simonsen Vogt WiigSole ShippingStar Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ: SBLK)Stolt NielsenSwedbankTorvald KlavernessTyveholmen Kontorfellesskap ASVard BrevikWallenius WilhelmsenWikborg ReinWilh. Wilhelmsen Holding2020 Bulkers FORUM HIGHLIGHTS Presentations/panel sessions will be delivered in real time video formatDigital library of content with longer shelf life available for replay after the forum Obtain Sponsors’ Documents and Resources: the latest industry and financial reports, white papers, company videos, latest presentations and moreAll materials can be saved into your briefcase and reviewed at your convenience TARGET AUDIENCECommercial and Investment Bankers, Charterers, Classification Societies, Commodity and Energy Traders, Finance Providers, Financial Advisors, Financial and Trade Media, Hedge Fund Managers, Institutional Investors, P&I Executives, Lawyers and Insurers, Market Analysts and Consultants, Private Equity Firms, Risk Advisors, Ship Managers, Ship Operators, Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Venture Capital Firms SPONSORSIN PARTNERSHIP WITH: DNVWITH THE SUPPORT OF: Norwegian Shipowners Association, Nor-Shipping – Part of the Nor-Shipping “Ocean Now” June 1-2GLOBAL GOLD SPONSORS: Columbia ShipmanagementGLOBAL SPONSORS: Astrup Fearnley – DNB – Lloyds RegisterSPONSORS: ABN AMRO – Arctic Securities – BAHR – Clarksons Platou Securities – ICBC Leasing – OSLO BØRS – Seward & Kissel - Simonsen Vogt Wiig – Wikborg Rein SUPPORTING SPONSORS: ABG Sundal Collier – Flott C& Co.CHARITY PARTNERS: The Mission to Seafarers • The Seafarers’ CharitySUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS: The International Ship Engineering Service Association (I.S.E.S.) LtdMEDIA PARTNERS: Actualidad Maritima • Baird Maritime • Marine Circle • Maritime Direct • Maritime Executive • Ship2Shore • Ship Management International • World Oils • Xinde Marine News FOR MORE INFORMATIONPlease visit: http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2021norway/index.html Or, contact Nicolas Bornozis or Anny Zhu at forum@CapitalLink.com or + 1 212 661 7566 ORGANIZER – CAPITAL LINK, INC.Founded in 1995, Capital Link is a New York based investor relations, financial communications and advisory firm with a strategic focus on the maritime, commodities and energy sectors, MLPs, as well as Closed-End Funds and ETFs. In addition, Capital Link organizes a series of investment conferences a year in key industry centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, all of which are known for combining rich educational and informational content with unique marketing and networking opportunities. Capital Link is a member of the Baltic Exchange. Based in New York City, Capital Link has presence in London, Athens & Oslo.