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Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - Columbia Plaza, Limassol, Cyprus

Agenda



 
8:15 AM – 9:00 AM   REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM  

WELCOME REMARKS

 

Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President – Capital Link
Mr. George A. Tsavliris, Principal Tsavliris Salvage GroupConference Chairman

9:10 AM – 9:30 AM  

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
FORGING AHEAD – CYPRUS AS A LOGISTICS & MARITIME HUB

 

H.E. Natasa Pilides, 
Shipping Deputy Minister to the President 
Republic of Cyprus

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM  

BREXIT AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SHIPPING & CYPRUS

 

Mrs. Clea Evagorou, Director – Deloitte

9:50 AM – 10:30 AM  

IMO 2020 – LESSONS LEARNED & WHAT'S NEXT

 

Moderator: Dr. John Kokarakis, Technical Director, Hellenic Black Sea & Adriatic Zone – Bureau Veritas

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Gregoris Grigoriou, CEO – Bunkernet
  • Mr. Marco Fiori, CEO – Premuda SpA
  • Mr. Ioannis Efstratiou, Acting Director, Department of Merchant ShippingRepublic of Cyprus   
  • Dr. Loukas Barmparis, President Safe Bulkers
  • Mr. Nicos Rescos, COO Star Bulk Carriers
  • Mr. Anders Mjølsnes Sørheim, Technical Sales Manager – Yara Marine Technologies
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM  

BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS – Compliance Testing Challenges

 

Mr. Konstantinos Stampedakis, CEO – ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions

10:45 AM – 11:05 AM  

COFFEE BREAK

11:10 AM – 11:50 AM  

CONQUERING THE NEXT FRONTIER – REDUCING GREEN HOUSE EMISSIONS – DECARBONIZATION

 

Moderator:  Mr. Panos Mitrou, Global Gas Segment Manager  Lloyds Register

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Dieter Rohdenburg, CEO – Internship Navigation
  • Mr. Philippos Philis, Chairman & CEO – Lemissoler Navigation
  • Mr. Scott Bergeron, Director of Business Development & Strategy – Oldendorff Carriers
  • Mr. Hew Crooks, CFO – Ridgebury Tankers
  • Professor Constantine Arcoumanis, ex-Ambassador of Greece for Energy Policy & New Technologies, ex-Vice President – City University, London
11:50 AM – 12:30 PM  

SHIPMANAGEMENT – DELIVERING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX WORLD

 

Moderator:

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Mark O’Neil, President & CEO – Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Mr. Prabhat Jha, Group Managing Director – MSC Shipmanagement
  • Mr. Rajesh Unni, Founder & CEO Synergy Marine Group
  • Mr. Roine Ahlquist, Managing Director – Oceanic Marine Management
  • Mr. Alastair Evitt, Managing Director – V. Ships Limited
12:30 PM– 1:10 PM  

TECHNOLOGY

 

Moderator: Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Chief Strategy Officer – Tototheo

Panelists:

Panel put together by Tototheo
1:10 PM – 2:10 PM  

NETWORKING LUNCH

2:15 PM – 2:35 PM  

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Mr. Constantinos Herodotou
Governor – Central Bank of Cyprus
Member of the Governing Council  – European Central Bank

 

2:35 PM – 2:55 PM  

POSEIDON PRINCIPLES – FROM CONCEPT TO PRACTICE – WHAT THEY MEAN FOR THE INDUSTRY

 

Mr. Alexander Damianidis, Partner – Watson Farley

2:55 PM – 3:35 PM   INTERNATIONAL BANK FINANCE & SHIPPING

 

Moderator: Mr. Chris Vartzis, Partner – Stephenson Harwood

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. George Arcadis, Country Executive & Chief Representative – ABN AMRO
  • Mr. Passchier Veefkind, SVP, Head of Athens Representative Office – DNB
  • Mrs. Katerina Eleftheriou, Head of Shipping – HSBC
  • Ms. Eleni Vrettou, Executive General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking PIRAEUS BANK
3:35 PM – 4:15 PM  

CYPRUS BANKS STEP UP THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH SHIPPING

 

Moderator: Mr. Acis Montanios, Executive Director - Montanios & Montanios LLC

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Christos Xygkakis, Manager - Shipping Unit – Astro Bank
  • Mr. Constantinos Milios, Head of Shipping Finance – Eurobank Cyprus Ltd
  • Mr. Antonios K. Spanakis, Senior Business Development Officer, Ship Finance – Hellenic Bank
4:15 PM – 4:35 PM  

INNOVATIVE SHIP FINANCE SOLUTIONS THROUGH ALTERNATIVE FINANCE

 

Mr. George Cambanis, Managing Director – YieldStreet Marine Finance
Harnessing The Potential Of The Retail Investor Market As A Source Of Capital For Shipping - Combining Capital Markets & Technology To Optimize Access To Capital

 

Mr. Richard Moore, Managing Director – RMK/ASCENSION FINANCE

Institutional Capital In Ship Finance
4:35 PM – 4:55 PM  

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: A GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK ENABLING DATA-DRIVEN MANAGEMENT DECISIONS

 

Mr. Charalambos Moyseos, Head of Technology Advisory Services – EY Cyprus

4:55 PM – 6:05 PM  

PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER & LOOKING AHEAD - THE SHIPOWNER PERSPECTIVE

 

Moderator: Mr. Leonidas Karystios, Regional Business Development & Gas Segment Director South East Europe, Middle East & Africa – DNV GL

 

 

Panelists:

  • Mr. Andreas Hadjiyiannis, President Cyprus Sea Lines Shipping; President – Cyprus Union of Shipowners
  • Mr. Polys Hajioannou, CEO – Safe Bulkers; Vice President  Cyprus Union of Shipowners
  • Mr. John Michael Radziwill, CEO – CTM
  • Mr. Petros Pappas, CEO – Star Bulk Carriers
  • Mrs. Nicole C. Mylona, CEO – Transmed Shipping Co. Ltd.
  • Mr. Aristides Pittas, Chairman and CEO – Eurodry; Chairman & CEO – Euroseas
  • Mr. George Mouskas, Chairman – Olympia Ocean Carriers - Vice President – Cyprus Union of Shipowners
6:05 PM – 6:10 PM  

CONCLUDING REMARKS

Mr. George A. Tsavliris, Principal – Tsavliris Salvage Group – Conference Chairman

6:10 PM – 7:30 PM  

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

     
     
     






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