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Agenda

 
THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY AT CROSSROADS – OPTIONS, STRATEGIES & RISKS MOVING AHEAD
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE
MORNING SESSIONS – OLYMPIA ROOM
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION
9:15 AM – 9:20 AM Welcome Remarks Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President – Capital Link
9:20 AM – 10:00 AM New Technologies
How to Reduce OPEX, Improve Efficiency & Security
Moderator:
Mr. Marcos Vassilikos,
 Managing DirectorEurobulk

Panelists:
THE BIG PICTURE – MANAGING CHANGE IN SHIPPING
10:00 AM – 10:40 AM The Changing Landscape of Shipping
• Developments in Geopolitics, Technology, Regulations, Finance & Trading Patterns Have a Transformational Impact on Shipping.
• A shipowner discussion on opportunities & challenges ahead
Moderator:
Mr. Savvas Athanasiadis, Managing Director - Clarksons Platou (Hellas) Ltd

Panelists:
FLEET OPERATIONS & TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT
10:40 AM – 11:20 AM Technical Management &
Fleet Operations - What’s Next

Consolidation, cost control & economies of scale, technological innovation, digitalization, new regulations, capital expenditures & efficient allocation of capital are among the challenges the industry faces. A discussion among leading third-party ship managers and shipping companies with in-house management
Moderator:
Mr. Nigel Lowry, Athens Correspondent - Lloyds List

Panelists:

PORT STATE CONTROLS – A GLOBAL ROADMAP
11:20 AM – 12:10 PM Port State Controls – A Global Roadmap What to expect in key jurisdictions around the world
• the arrival process
• what inspectors are looking for with focus on the new fuel and environmental regulations
• typical reasons for vessels detentions
Presentations followed by Q&A session by Coast Guards from the US and Australia
  • Captain Michael G. Odom, Commandant - U.S. Coast Guard Office of Operating and Environmental Standards; Executive Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe Schinnen, The Netherlands
  • Mr. Michael Kinley, Chief Executive Officer - Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
12:10 PM – 12:30 PM 2020 and Port State Control Issues in China Mr. Terence Zhao Wei, Managing Director - Singhai Marine Services
ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS & THE INDUSTRY’S RESPONSE 
12:30 PM – 1:10 PM Ballast Water Treatment
• Post-Installation & Operations Experience with Ballast Water Treatment Systems
• Compliance Testing
• A Roundtable Discussion Among Owners and Equipment Manufacturers
Moderator:
Dr. Michalis Pantazopoulos, Managing Director – Liberian Registry – LISCR (Hellas) S.A.

Panelists:
1:10 PM – 2:10 PM NETWORKING LUNCHEON
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM PARALLEL BREAKOUT SESSION – MYCENAE ROOM
ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS & THE INDUSTRY’S RESPONSE (continued) – OLYMPIA ROOM
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Official Remarks
A New Era for Greek Shipping & Its Global Leadership
plakiotakis   H.E. Ioannis Plakiotakis, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy - Hellenic Republic
2:30 PM – 3:10 PM IMO 2020 – It is All about the Fuel
Navigating the New World of Marine Fuels
Moderator:
Mr. George Plevrakis, Director of Global Sustainability – ABS

Panelists:
  • Mrs. Armelle Breneol, Senior Marine Fuels Technical Advisor - ExxonMobil Marine
  • Mr. Matthew Tonge, Managing Director – Commercial Director, Integ8 Fuels, Inc.
  • Mr. Claus Kestlng, General Manager – Bunker Procurement, J Lauritzen
  • Mr. Angelos Vytimas, - Area Manager - Hellas, Italy, Croatia & Bulgaria - Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) 
3:10 PM – 3:50 PM IMO 2020 – Sulfur Cap – Preparing for D-Day
A Roundtable Discussion on Issues, Challenges and Experiences Gained During the Transit Period & the Outlook Ahead
Moderator:
Dr. John Kokarakis, Vice President, Technology & Business Development, Hellenic, Black Sea Region & Middle East – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division

Panelists:
3:50 PM – 4:30 PM Reducing Green House Emissions – Decarbonization
Beginning of the Longer Journey – Targets, Challenges & Strategies
Moderator:
Mr. Andrew McKeran, Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore - Lloyds Register

Panelists:
  • Mr. Andrew Garcia, President – GoodBulk
  • Dr. George Pateras, President - Hellenic Chamber of Shipping
  • Mr. Esben Poulsson, Chairman - International Chamber of Shipping; Executive Chairman - ENSEL PTE. LTD
  • Mr. Kosta Vlachos, Chief Operating Officer – LATSCO Marine Management
  • Mr. Stavros Hatzigrigoris, CEO - Maran Gas Maritime Inc
4:30 PM – 5:10 PM Speed Limits – An Optimal Measure for the Environment & the Shipping Industry Moderator:
Mr. George M. Teriakidis, Area Manager East Mediterranean & Black Sea - DNV GL

Panelists:
5:10 PM – 5:25 PM Challenges for European Shipping in a Changing World Mr. Panagiotis Laskaridis, President – European Community Shipowners Associations; CEO - Lavinia Corporation / Laskaridis Shipping Company Ltd.
5:25 PM – 6:00 PM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS & AWARD PRESENTATION

Introduced by:
Nikos Tsakos
President & CEO - Tsakos Energy Navigation, Chairman INTERTANKO 2014-2018 

2019 CAPITAL LINK MARITIME CSR LEADERSHIP AWARD Presentation to:


Mr. Anastassios Papagiannopoulos
CEO, Common Progress Co, President – BIMCO 2017 - 2019
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION







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