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8:15 AM -9:25 AM
REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
MORNING SESSIONS: Economic, Financial & Geopolitical Matters Affecting Shipping
Chairman:
Mr. Pascal Lamy
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
General Introduction
Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, Chairman of the Board, "Maria Tsakos" Foundation
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
State of the world economy and International trade
Mr. Pascal Lamy, former Director-General, World Trade Organization
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Shipping,
The driving force of world trade
Mr. Spyros Polemis, immediate Past Chairman, International Chamber of Shipping & President, International Shipping Federation
10:15 AM - 10:50 AM
Seafarers:
Shipping's sine qua non factor
Moderator:
Mr. Michael Grey, London correspondent of BIMCO

Panellists:
10:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Geopolitical developments with an impact on trade and shipping
Mr. Richard Paniguian, Non-Executive Director, Tsakos Energy Navigation
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM
The image of Shipping
Mr. Nigel Lowry, Greece Correspondent, Lloyds List
11:25 AM - 12:10 PM
The state of shipping markets -
Future prospects
Moderator:
Mr. Nikolas P. Tsakos, President and CEO, Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN)

Panellists:
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Bank shipping finance &
capital markets
Moderator:
Mr. Costas Grammenos, Pro-Vice Chancellor, City University London, Deputy Dean, Cass Business School

Panellists:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LUNCH BREAK
AFTERNOON SESSIONS: Technological, Environmental & Regulatory Matters Affecting Shipping
Chairman:
Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos
2:10 PM - 2:25 PM
General Introduction
Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos
2:25 PM - 2:40 PM
The position of Greek shipping within the world trade & economy
Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Minister of Shipping, Maritime Affairs and the Aegean
2:40 PM - 2:55 PM
Keynote Address
Mr. Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President, ClassNK
2:55 PM - 3:30 PM
The Impact of technological developments on shipping
Moderator:
Mr. Tor E. Svensen, CEO, DNV GL Maritime

Panellists:
3:35 PM - 4:10 PM
The rush for energy efficiency & its impact on ships
Moderator:
Mr. Nick Brown, Marine Chief Operating Officer, Lloyd's Register

Panellists:
  • Mr. Ioannis Psarros, Project Leader, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Mr. Dragos Rauta, Technical Director, Intertanko
4:15 PM - 4:50 PM
A regulatory update (including air pollution prevention, ballast water management and ship recycling)
Moderator:
Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Former Chairman, IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

Panellists:
4:55 PM - 5:35 PM
Oceans, shipping and the environment - Looking to the future
Moderators:
  • Ms. Kirsi Tikka, President, Chief Operating Officer, ABS Europe Ltd.-"New sea routes and their impact on shipping and the environment
  • Mr. Pascal Lamy, Member of the Global Ocean Commission - "Shipping: A friend of the Oceans"
Panellists:
  • Mr. Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, GREEN4Sea-"The impact of shale oil and gas production on shipping and the environment"
  • Mr. Diamantis N. Manos, Managing Director, Costamare Shipping-"Ports and offshore terminals: adjusting to the needs of mega ships and related developments"
5:40 PM - 5:55 PM
Greek shipping & the Greek Economy
Mr. Nikos Dendias, Minister of Development and Competitiveness
SHIPPING IN THE 21st CENTURY - PREPARING THE INDUSTRY FOR THE FUTURE
Forum Conclusions & Recommendations
5:55 PM - 6:35 PM
Open discussion
Conclusions & recommendations
Mr. P. Lamy and Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos
6:35 PM - 6:50 PM
Concluding remarks
Captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos, Founder, "Maria Tsakos" Foundation
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
RECEPTION
To be hosted at the Metropolitan Hotel, opposite the Evgenides Foundation Conference Centre








   






                  

           

                       

                    







                       

                   













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