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Gearing up for a Greener World

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Athens Ledra Marriott Hotel

08:30 09:30Registration and coffee
Sponsored by ABS

09:30 10:00Welcoming remarks: David Glass, Editor, Newsfront/Naftiliaki

Conference Chairman: Takis Koutris, Chairman MARTECMA, Managing Director, Roxana Shipping

Keynote speaker: Philip Embiricos, Chairman, BIMCO Marine Committee

10:00 11:10Session 1


Moderator: Stavros Daniolos, Technical Manager, Minerva  Marine

- The current agenda for the environment (GHG, climate change)
Speaker: Eirik Nyhus , Director for Environment, International Affairs, Det Norske Veritas

- Is shipping the cleanest method of transport?
Speaker: Ralf Plump,  Head of Department Environmental Research, Strategic Research and Development, Germanischer Lloyd

- Efficiency modifications and profit levels
Speaker: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Managing Director, Maran Tankers Management Inc

- Is slow steaming a long term solution?
Speaker: Dr John Kokarakis, Director of Technical Services, Hellenic & Black Sea Region, Bureau Veritas

- Bunker fuels to 2020 and beyond: A shared challenge
Speaker: Matthias Mundt, Technical Services Manager Europe & Africa, Shell Marine Products Ltd

11:10 12:00Session 2


Moderator: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Managing Director, Maran Tankers Management Inc

- IMO Regulations An environmental roadmap following MEPC 62
Speaker: Anastasia Kouvertari , Environmental Senior Specialist, Lloyd's Register 

- EU policies and plans
Speaker:  John Kourouniotis, Director, Directorate for International Organisations & EU Affairs, Hellenic Coast Guard HQ

- Building greener ships (EEDI)
Speaker: Konstantinos Kotsos, Senior Principal Engineer, American Bureau of Shipping 

- A structured methodology to improve efficiency (SEEMP)
Speaker: Sokratis Dimakopoulos, HSQE Manager, Maran Tankers Management Inc

- New ship designs and the associated risks
Speaker: Dean Tseretopoulos, Director, QACE Europe

12:00 12:30Coffee break
Sponsored by ABS

12:30 13:45

Session 3 (A)


Moderator: Dean Tseretopoulos, Director, QACE Europe

- Engine Technology: Impact of EEDI and meeting TIER III
Speaker: Niels B Clausen, Senior Manager Low Speed Engine and System Application (LEE), MAN Diesel & Turbo

- Wartsila Solutions: The new X-serie two stroke engines, developments on dual fuel two stroke low pressure gas engine technology, NOx SCR, SOx scrubber, ballast water treatment system
Speaker: Spyros Alamanis, Sales Manager, Ship Power, Wartsila Greece SA

- Advanced turbocharging and its impact on emission reduction
Speaker: Arie Smits, General Manager Low Speed, ABB

- Marine Paints Hull performance solutions
Speaker: Bjoern Wallentin, Global Sales Director, Hull Performance Solutions, Jotun

- Lubricants Biodegradable lubricants for marine applications
Speaker: Dimitris Katsieris, Regional Technical Manager, BP Marine

13:45 15:00Lunch
Sponsored by lloyds_register

15:00 16:30

Session 3 (B)


Moderator: Stamatis Bourboulis, General Manager, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd

- Use of marine painting for the purpose of energy saving
Speaker: Giovanni Carratino, Head of Material, Welding, Coating and Type Approval, RINA Services SpA

- Meet Sulphur regulations with the best economical solution
Speaker: Peter Zoeteman , Managing Director Product Centres Inert Gas and Exchaust Gas Cleaning, Alfa Laval Aalborg

- The 2nd Generation Ballast Water Treatment Systems
Speaker: Leif Erik Caspersen, Area Sales Manager, OceanSaver AS

- Marine Energy Management optimizing energy efficiency
Speaker: Kristinn A Aspelund, Sales and Marketing Director, Marorka

- Greek owners pioneering in environmental innovations with MES (Marine Exhaust Solutions) scrubbers
Speaker: Sotiris G Kaminis, Managing Director, Kaminco Management Ltd
               Karen Kokabi, Managing Director, AG Pappadakis & Co Advisor, MES (Marine Exhaust Solutions)

- Bunkers The future of marine fuels and marine lubricants
Speaker: Dimitris Katsieris, Regional Technical Manager, BP Marine  

16:30 16:45Coffee break
Sponsored by ABS

16:45 -17:45

Session 4


Moderator: Takis KoutrisChairman MARTECMA, Managing Director, Roxana Shipping

Questions & Answers  by the audience and the panelists