Greener Shipping Summit 2014

 Ships of the Future

A Newsfront / Naftiliaki event – under the auspices of MARTECMA 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – Athens Ledra Hotel


(The programme is subject to changes)

08:30 – 09:30Registration and coffee                                        Coffee sponsored by ABS 


09:30 – 10:00

Welcoming Remarks: David Glass, Editor, Newsfront / Naftiliaki

 Conference Chairman: Leonidas Polemis, CEO, Remi Maritime Corp

Keynote Speaker: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Managing Director, Maran Gas Maritime Inc


10:00 – 11:15

Session 1 – New Fuels

Moderator: Stavros Daniolos, Technical Manager, Minerva Marine Inc

• The implications of the ECAs regulations and the 2020 low sulphur limits on worldwide fuel availability
   Maria Kyratsoudi, FOBAS Senior Specialist GEMA, Hellenic Lloyd's SA

• LNG supply and demand / market forecast
   Ioannis Psarros, Project Leader, The Boston Consulting Group, Athens Office

• Fuel mass measurements for engines & bunker lines applications with the use of Coriolis Flowmeters
   Antonis Asimakopoulos
, Marine Service Manager, ABB

• The Greek LNG market / Issues of supply and demand / Future prospects
   Stelios Bikos
, Head of Gas Supply Portfolio Management, Public Gas Corporation of Greece SA (DEPA) 

• LNG bunkering infrastructure / small scale LNG anc CNG ships
  George J Souravlas, CEO Load Line Marine SA, Vice President, Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners' Association 

• LNG fuelled ships – Design Considerations
   Stavros Niotis, Engineer, Piraeus Technology & Business Development, ABS

Questions & Answers


11:15 – 11:45Coffee break                                                                  Sponsored by ABS 


11:45 – 13:15

Session 2 – Ship Operations and the Environment


Moderator: Dimitrios Heliotis, Chief Operating Officer & Technical Director, Target Marine SA

• Technology qualification: A powerful tool for innovative propulsion projects
   Michael Markogiannis  , Manager Plan Approval & Technical Support Centre, RINA Hellas

• Two stroke retrofit. Fuel savings. Give your MC a little "E". Existing fleet of  conventional engines
   benefitting from ideas and mindset from electronic engines

   Jan Jensen, Manager - Retrofit Sales, MAN PrimeServ Copenhagen

• Innovation technologies for sustainable shipping
   Nikolaos Kakalis, Manager, Strategic Research & Innovation, Greece, DNV-GL

• The escalating impact of new environmental legislation
   Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director, Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd 

• Improved transparency in the performance of marine hull coatings
   Tom Evensen, Sales Director - Hull Performance Solutions, Jotun A/S

• Are your vessels' lubricants environmentally considerate?
  Jens Moeller, Technical Manager Europe & Africa, Shell Marine Products

Questions & Answers


13:15 – 14:15



14:15 – 16:00

Session 3 – Ship Design

Moderator: Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director, Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd

• Managing energy efficiency, improving fuel performance
   Kristinn Aspelund, Sales & Marketing Director , Marorka

• Low powered, slow speed ships, will safety problems be created?
  Demosthenes Triperinas, Dipl. Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, NTUA 

• Exploiting model testing to improve efficiency
   John Kokarakis, VP Technology & Business Development, Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas

• PYTHIA: A diagnosis and monitoring system for marine diesel engines – Results from on board applications
   Dimitrios Hountalas, Professor for Internal Combustion Engines, NTUA, School of Mechanical Engineering  

• Update on scrubbers: Technology evolution and experience gained through the years
   Maurizio Archetti, Co-founder and Vice President - Engineering and R&D, Ecospray Technologies Srl 

• Potential future dual fuel engine concepts using advanced turbocharging and variable valve timing
   Paolo Tremuli, Responsible for New Engine Technologies, ABB Turbo Systems AG

• MDT dual fuel engines with TIER III compliance
   Michael Jeppesen, Promotion Manager, MAN Diesel & Turbo 

Questions & Answers


16:00 – 16:15Coffee break                                                                  Sponsored by ABS 


16:15 – 18:15

Session 4 – Ballast Water Treatment on the eve of ratification

Moderator: Vayia Hatziyianni , Project Team Leader, Minerva Marine Inc

 The panelists will be requested to navigate the audience through the current status and developments of the ballast water technology focusing on the performance, safety, environmental and operational issues  

Presentations will be delivered from:

• Erma First – Konstantinos Stampedakis, Managing Director

• Knutsen Technology – Bernt Olav Bauer-Nilsen, Project Manager    

• NK Co, Ltd – J.C. Jung 

• OceanSaver – Tor Atle Eiken, Head, Sales & Marketing

• Wärtsilä –
  Stelios Kyriacou, Technical Director, Ballast Water Management Systems 

Questions & Answers



Farewell reception