Greener Shipping Summit 2023

Where is Shipping Heading in the Next Decade?

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Eugenides Foundation
Organised by Newsfront / Naftiliaki – Under the auspices of MARTECMA



The programme is subject to changes

08:30 – 09:30  |  Registration & coffee      –       Sponsored by ABS new logo    

09:30 – 10:00  |  Welcoming remarks & keynote speech

Conference chairman: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Advanced Engineering Services; Zodiac Maritime

Keynote speaker: John Platsidakis, Honorary Chairman, INTERCARGO


10:.00 – 11:30  |  Session I: Solutions heading for zero carbon (Part A)

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

• Heading for zero carbon shipping with MAN ES ammonia engines
   Michael Jeppesen, Promotion Manager, MAN Energy Solutions

• Next generation axial turbocharger fit for a carbon neutral world
   Christoph Rofka, Division President for Medium and Low Speed Products, Accelleron

• Converting RAW Data to Actionable Intelligence
   George Manditsios, Product Owner, Data Analysis DepartmentMETIS Cyberspace Technology

Carbon Capture Storage (CCS)
   Dimitris Koutsaftis, Senior Scientific Consultant, Research & Development, ERMA FIRST

Navigating Energy Efficiency Dilemmas in the CII Era
   Yigit Kemal Demirel, Decarbonisation Specialist, Hempel

Questions & Answers

11:30 – 12:00
  |  Coffee break       
–       Sponsored by     

12:.00 – 13:15
  |  Session I: Solutions heading for zero carbon (Part B)

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

Power the world with wind
   David Ferrer, Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder, bound4blue – OCEANKING

Energy Saving Devices (ESDs)
   Vassilis Tsarsitalidis, Energy Saving Technologies, ERMA FIRST

 Heading for zero carbon with MAN ES L21/31H methanol gensets
   Hakon Juel Hansen, Promotion Manager & Business Development, HOLEBY Gensets, MAN Energy Solutions

 An overview of solutions for decarbonisation of shipping
   Antonis Trakakis, Technical Director, Marine, RINA

Questions & Answers

13:15 – 14.15  |  Lunch       –       Sponsored by  


14:15 – 15:15  |  Session II: Can the new technologies guarantee the sustainability of shipping?

Moderator: Evangelos Adam, Sustainability, Environment, Energy Performance Manager, Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd

OVERSEA –  a Fleet Support Center as a Service
   Marcel Vrijsen, Global Sales Manager, Digital Service, ABB

• Navigating the maintenance challenges of two-stroke engines
   Marcus Schaerer, General Manager Technical and Services, Shell Marine

An update on decarbonisation options
  Lefteris Koukoulopoulos, Regional Decarbonization Specialist, DNV

Green and Smart: The ways AI can help decarbonisation in shipping
   Nikos Liapis, President, Hellenic Institute of Marine Technology (HIMT)

Questions & Answers


15:15 – 16:30  |  Session III: How can a ship operator navigate the complex regulations sea?

Moderator: Stamatis Fradelos, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, ABS

• CII, EU ETS, FUEL-EU Maritime – Regulatory framework and challenges from verifiers aspect
   Maria Lambardaki, Project Development Leader SEEBA Zone, Bureau Veritas

IMO revised strategy and expected impact to industry including the midterm measures (MBMs)
   Theo Kourmpelis, Strategic Business Partner, Lloyd's Register

Challenges from the IMO Short term GHG reduction measures, engineering and fixes
   Fotis Dalmyras, Chief Executive Officer, Andriaki Shipping Co Ltd

Commercial / financial impact to operators from regional measures (EU ETS – Fuel EU)
   Stylianos Psillakis
, General Manager Technical, Columbia Shipmanagement Greece Ltd

• The changing regulatory landscape as a catalyst for technological advancement in shipping
  George Skevis, General Manager

Designing for the future - Learning from the past
  Christos Hadjigeorgiou, Managing Director, Almi Marine Management SA

Questions & Answers


16:30 – 17:30  |  Session IV: Market Voice Panel: How Greece will maintain its leading position in global shipping

Moderator: Panos Kourkountis, Technical Director, Sea Traders SA; Chairman, MARTECMA

John Cotzias, Projects & Finance, Xclusiv Shipbrokers; President, Hellenic Shipbrokers Association

Angelica Kemene, Head of Market Analysis & IntelligenceOptima Shipping Services

George Souravlas, Chief Executive OfficerLoad Line Marine SA

Panagiotis Zafet, Managing DirectorBalthellas Group

Questions & Answers