European Maritime Finance (EMF) hosts first sustainable shipping investment conference and announces new office launch in Zug, Switzerland

Zug, Switzerland, 06, May  2024 – The conference was held at the SHED Private Members Club, a unique networking venue with architecture reminiscent of Zug’s early industrial years.

European Maritime Finance announced their new office in Zug, Switzerland behind first Swiss sustainable shipping conference “Promoting Change through Sustainable Maritime Investment”.

The conference assembled global experts from sustainability and the marine industry. Notable participants included Martin Haugaard, European Maritime Finance’s Founder, Chief Executive Officer (Schweiz) AG and Chairman of the Investment Committee. Stephen Schueler, Chairman Green Transition, Investment Committee and Chief Operating Officer; Alan Bech-Andersen, Chief Financial Officer and Lina Fluri, Head of the EMF Zug office. The event also featured globally recognized Kenneth Tveter, Head of Green Transition, Clarkson’s and Swiss Investment sustainability leader, Karen Wendt. 

European Maritime Finance is committed to fostering collaboration across the marine industry, placing a strong emphasis on sustainability-focused investing.

Martin Haugaard, Founder, Chief Executive Officer (Schweiz) AG and Chairman of the Investment Committee  “We are very excited to announce the launch of our new office in Zug, our second office in Switzerland, demonstrating our long term commitment to the country”. 

Lina Fluri, Head of European Maritime Finance Zug, Switzerland, “We are pleased to announce our new office in Zug, reinforcing the importance of our Switzerland operations. We were delighted to welcome a significant number of potential investors at our inaugural conference”. 

Stephen Schueler, Chairman of Green Transition, Investment Committee and Chief Operating Officer, “European Maritime Finance is proud opening our new office in Zug, Switzerland behind our first sponsored sustainability conference.  European Maritime Finance is committed to supporting the industry’s transition to greener and more sustainable vessels”. 

European Maritime Finance’s dedication to sustainability has recently been recognized by Time magazine and USA Today, solidifying its position as a global leader in the area of sustainable shipping investments. EMF has obtained its license as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.

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