Digital Greener Shipping Summit 2020

What is the Future of Greek Shipping

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Organised by Newsfront / Naftiliaki – Under the auspices of MARTECMA


The programme is subject to changes 

Conference Chairman: Panos Kourkountis, Technical Director, Sea Traders SA

10:30 Keynote SpeakerMaria SpyrakiMEP, Nea Dimokratia party, European People's Party (EEP), European Parliament
          The new opportunities for the Greek Shipping in the context of the Green Deal

Session I   11:00 – 12:15

Shipowners’ Voice

Moderator: John Platsidakis, Honorary Chairman, INTERCARGO

- The continuous greening of the Greek bulker fleet

   Dimitris Fafalios, President / Director, Fafalios Shipping SA; Chairman, INTERCARGO

- The future of the Greek controlled fleet in the tanker sector

   Vasilis Bacolitsas, Director, Sea Pioneer Shipping Corporation

- Recent challenges in European Shipping Policy

  Panagiotis Laskaridis, CEO, Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd; Lavinia Corporation

- Challenges for Greek Shipmanagement

  Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Chairman, MARTECMA

- How has the pandemic impacted shipping? Lessons learnt and what changes are here to stay

  Ioanna Procopiou, Managing Director, Prominence Maritime SA

12:15 – 12:35   Q&A

12:35 – 12:45   Break


Session II    12:45 – 14:05

New Technology

Moderator: Haris Giantzikis, Technical Manager, Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd


- Carbon capture and storage technologies for marine applications

  Stamatis AchillasGlobal Product Manager Medium, Low-Speed & Rail, ABB Switzerland Ltd, Turbocharging


- Decarbonization pathways – Hydrogen

  Giorgos PlevrakisDirectorGlobal Sustainability, ABS


- Alternative sources of power

  Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director, Atlantic Bulk Carriers 

- Ammonia as fuel 

  John Kokarakis, Technology & Business Development Director HBSA Zone, Bureau Veritas 


- An effort for a holistic approach to 2050 and beyond

  Antonis Trakakis, Technical Director, Marine, RINA 

- Shipping energy transition: Turning ambition to reality

  Emmanuel Vergetis, South Europe Senior Consultant, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd's Register

- Green technologies' impact on vessel's design and cost

  Basil Galanomatis, Executive Director, Oceanking New Ship Sales Inc 

14:05 – 14:25   Q&A

14:25 – 14:35   Break


Session III    14:35 – 15:20

Energy Efficiency

Moderator: Christos HadjigeorgiouManaging Director, Almi Marine Management SA


- Ships Carbon Emissions Indicators: Challenges and Implications

  Stamatis Bourboulis, General Manager, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas)

- Maritime forecast 2050

  George TeriakidisArea Manager East Mediterranean & Black Sea, DNV GL


- EEXI factor for the 2030 IMO short-term measures

  Dragos RautaTechnical DirectorINTERTANKO


15:20 – 15:45   Q&A