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Recent years have taught the shipping industry that each industry player can succeed only provided that all stakeholders enter a dialogue and work together. The shipping industry is peculiar and, nonetheless, exciting because it comprises a number of parties who hold a different and very significant role within the sector. It is critical to hear from all of them. At the Forum you will find out from the regulators, government bodies and major ports’ representatives what the near future holds for ship builders and operators as well as learn about latest innovations and modern technologies from top technology developers.


Regulations and their impact on shipping industry

  • Overview of latest regulatory requirements
  • Challenges for shipbuilders and ship owners when striving to comply with new environmental rules and regulations
  • Impact of regulations on marine lubricant formulations and overall industry
  • The need to install emission-cleaning scrubber systems in order to comply with IMO regulations


Engineering Solutions for Sustainability and Better Efficiency

  • Green technologies contribution to reduced emissions and carbon management
  • Technologies helping to build ships with least possible carbon foot-prints
  • Scrubber technologies from manufacturer and shipowner perspectives
  • The peak of scrubber technologies – what’s next?
  • The role of SCR technology in NOx control
  • Propulsion Technologies
  • Green Ship Design
  • Ballast Water treatment - best practices and solutions
  • Repair, Retrofit and Ship Modifications
  • HVAC - electronic control, increasing SEER rating
  • Hull cleaning / coatings / antifouling - best solutions in the market


Digital Shipping

  • IT solutions for reducing fuel consumption
  • Route optimization
  • Weather routing
  • Cargo tracking
  • Autopilot optimization
  • Trim/draft optimization
  • Autonomous vessels - future of shipping?
  • Cyber Resilience: Incident Monitoring, Analysis and Response
  • Importance of connectivity in digital operations
  • Innovation in satellite communication


Future Fuels

  • Marine fuel mix 2030 - which fuels will be used for next 10 years?
  • Searching for the greenest fuels – which options have the best economic and environmental effect?
  • LNG – reducing infrastructure CAPEX , lowering the methane slip
  • LPG – LPG production forecast, benefits of LPG powered fleet
  • Methanol – design and operation of methanol fueled ships, fuel cost forecast
  • Biofuels – supply challenges, pricing forecast
  • Hydrogen and Ammonia – infrastructure status and development, storage and handling technologies
  • Hybrid electric solutions: opportunities, availability and scale
Honorable Guest

Diego Oddone

Marine Engineer, Environmental & Special Projects, Carnival


Christopher Fee

General Manager - Environment and Sustainability, Oldendorff


Capt. Panagiotis Drosos

Chief Operating Officer, Capital Ship Management Corp.


Jeffrey Pribor

Senior Vice President, CFO, International Seaways

Honorable Guest

Zenon Kleopas

Executive Vice President,Starbulk

Honorable Guest

Andreas Solomonides

Deputy Managing Director, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement


Isabelle Ryckbost

Secretary General, ESPO

Honorable Guest

Tilemachos Vassilakis

General Manager, MSC Service Center Greece

Honorable Guest

Jens Hoenig

Vice President, Maritime Industries Dept., KfW IPEX-Bank

Honorable Guest

Capt. Giorgos Drinis

Head of Fleet, Minerva Marine Inc.

Honorable Guest

Daniele Carbonera

Director, Reliability and Performance, Fleet Asset Management, Corporate Operations, Carnival Corporation

Honorable Guest

Jens von Husen

Managing Director, Hamburg Bulk Carriers

Honorable Guest

Tarvi-Carlos Tuulik

CEO HT Shipmanagement, Tallink Group

Honorable Guest

Chryssanthi Kontogiorgi

Head of Environment Protection Dpt., Piraeus Port Authority


Tim Verhoeven

Projects & Policy Manager Sustainable Shipping, Port of Antwerp


Henk Don

Managing Director, Europiren

Honorable Guest

Henrik Kallsson

Deputy Managing Director, Erik Thun

Honorable Guest

Ivana Mellilo

Fleet Performance Manager, d’Amico Ship

Honorable Guest

Eyal Cohen

Sustainability & Cargo Security Manager, ZIM

Honorable Guest

Andreas Andrianakis

Newbuildings Supervisor, Thenamaris

Honorable Guest

Pierre Domine

Sr Quality & Environmental Officer, SNSO SSHEQ, Stolt Shipowning

Honorable Guest

Theodora Riga

Manager Strategic Planning and Marketing Department, Piraeus Port Authority

Honorable Guest

Dimitris Spyrou

Consultant EU Co-Financed Projects, Piraeus Port Authority

Honorable Guest

Jan Egbertsen

Manager Innovatie, Port of Amsterdam


Elena Tassioula

General Manager, BIMCO


Antonis Trakakis

CTO, Forward Ships

Honorable Guest

Andreas Papapostolou

General Manager, Aegean Shipping Enterprises M.C.

Honorable Guest

George Mantalos

Technical Manager, Star Bulk

Honorable Guest

Joonatan Haukilehto

SVP New Building, Seadream Yacht Club


Jose Milhazes

Business Process Innovation Manager, GasLog

Honorable Guest

Evangelos Maltezos

Technical Manager, Hellenic Star Shipping Company

Honorable Guest

Capt. Spiridon Grammenos

QHSE Manager/ DPA, Navios Tanker Management Inc.

Honorable Guest

Nick Athanasiou

Hsq -Safety Officer, Tsakos Columbia Ship Management

Honorable Guest

Theodore Chouliaras

BoD President, Up Oil Tankers Inc

Honorable Guest

Lauren West

Naval Architect, AmaWaterways

Honorable Guest

Stavros Papageorgiou

Operational Technology & Energy Manager, Latsco Marine Management Inc.


Julien Bec

VP LNG as Fuel Division, GTT


Anders Skibdal

CEO, PureteQ

Honorable Guest

Andreas Perdikis

Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, Mare Management S.A.

Honorable Guest

Miltiadis Diamantis

Technical Manager, Orpheus Marine Transport Corp.


Captain Walter P. Purio

Founder and Global Advocate, Vice CEO of LNG MFI

Honorable Guest

Konstantinos D. Vakratsas

Captain Class A' (Master Mariner) - Maran Gas Maritime

Honorable Guest

Andreas Simonsson

Environmental Officer, Princess Cruises


Iraklis Kyriakou

Chemical / Environmental Officer, Alberta Shipmanagement


Scott Mahoney

CEO, Taronis Fuels

Honorable Guest

George J. Angelakis

Managing Director, Anbros Maritime


Jak Armstrong

EVP of International Business Development , Taronis Technologies


Marcel Flipse

Head of Marine Applications, Orcan Energy

Honorable Guest

Bas Flipse

Sales & Marketing - Marine Applications,t Orcan Energy

Honorable Guest

Giannis Chaskis

Strategic Planning and and Marketing Department, Piraeus Port Authority

Honorable Guest

Artemis Flori

Strategic Planning and Marketing Department, Piraeus Port Authority


Elizabeth Lindstad

Chief Scientist, SINTEF Ocean


Mike Guggenheimer

President & CEO, RSC Bio Solutions

Honorable Guest

Alexandros Karagiannis


Honorable Guest

Konstantinos Papanikolaou


Honorable Guest

Dionysios Peppas

Director, Pantheon Tankers Management

Honorable Guest

Niki Kalogiratou

Chief Communications Officer, Capital Ship Management Corporation

Honorable Guest

Panayotis Tripolitis

Senior IT Officer, Crystal Cruises

Honorable Guest

Aris Angelakis

Spares Operator, Minerva Marine


Costas Protopapas

Managing Director, Arista Shipping


Georgios Plevrakis

Director of Global Sustainability, American Bureau of Shipping


Zoran Lajic

Head of Fleet Performance, Maran Tankers Management

Honorable Guest

Kevin Puzicha

Senior Marine Engineer, Environmental & Special Projects, Carnival

Honorable Guest

Michele Verdoliva

Senior Director, Marine Engineering, Environmental & Special Projects, Carnival

Honorable Guest

Josip Peranic

Principal Manager, Marine Engineering, Carnival

Honorable Guest

Mario Staiano

Senior Project Manager, Carnival Corporation

Honorable Guest

Miltiadis Zakkas

Senior Fleet Operator, Iason Hellenic Shipping

Honorable Guest

Stavros Meidanis

DPA/CSO, Safety & Quality Manager, Capital Ship Management Corp.

Honorable Guest

Antonio Saccone

Principal Manager, Environmental & Special Projects, Carnival

Honorable Guest

Riccardo Macleod

Building Manager, Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding


Evaggelos Zervas

Chief Engineer, Maran Gas Maritime


Joannes Robithes

General Manager Greece, Alphard Maritime Group

Honorable Guest

Maria Sotiriou

Head of Environmental Compliance, Minerva Marine

Honorable Guest

Giorgos Kartsonakis

International Cargo Supervisor , ANOK Lines


Dimitrios Papadimitriou

HSQE MANAGER / DPA / CSO, Third Millenium Shipping


Frank Paleokrassas

Fleet Performance Manager, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement


Antonis Michail

Technical Director, World Ports Sustainability Program, IAPH


Gireesh Menon

Managing Director- Engineering, Aries Marine & Engineering Services

Honorable Guest

Manolis (Emmanouil) Moschous

Technical Manager, Variety Cruises

Honorable Guest

Lorenzo Matacena

Chairman, Cartour Srl / Board Member, Caronte & Tourist Group

Honorable Guest

Eduardo Cabrita

General Manager, MSC Cruises

Honorable Guest

Capt. Vijayachelvan Silva Raju

Head of Global Operations, X-Press Feeders


Georgos Alexandratos

Vice President, Greek Chamber of Shipping

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Delegate Participation

gain insights into the latest trends, best practices and new solutions to expand your business effectively!

  • Access to all Forum areas
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitation to the Cocktail reception party
  • Access to all Forum areas and networking activities

Speaker/Panelist Slot

join world-class speaker lineup, including industry insiders and senior-level executives

  • Individual presentation / Panel discussion
  • 2 delegate passes
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitation to the Cocktail reception party

Exhibition Stand

be in the center of attention - showcase your latest technologies and cutting-edge solutions!

  • Exhibition booth (Fully installed and prepared by ALJ Group with no additional costs.)
  • 3 delegates passes
  • Scanned business cards
  • Presentations
  • Invitations to the Cocktail reception party
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Event Location:

Athens, Greece

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