Shortsea Shipping Days 2019

Shortsea: Challenges Ahead

Thursday, June 13, 2019 – Yacht Club



Welcome speech – Costel Stanca, President, European Shortsea Network
Welcome speech Costel Stanca – ESN

Keynote speaker – Antoine Kedzierski, Policy Officer Shortsea Shipping, DG Move
Antoine Kedzierski – DG Move 

Session 1 – Prospect and Challenges of EU SSS
Session 2 – Energy and fuels
Session 3 – Technology Trends and Education Gap
  • Autonomous Ships: Development and Current Status
    George Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager, Region South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL
    George Teriakidis – DNV GL

  • Business Solution through Digital Transformation
    Dimitris Alexandros Zisimopoulos, Marine Southern Europe & Africa Area Business Development Manager, RINA
    Dimitris Alexandros Zisimopoulos – RINA

  • Infrastructure – Shipyard Activities in Cyprus to Support the East Med
    Angelos Phokas, Member of the Board of Directors , Multimarine Services Ltd
    Angelos Phokas – Multimarine Services

  • The Human Gap: Training and Education
    Dr. Νikolaos Ventikos, Associate Professor, Laboratory for Maritime Transport, National Technical University of Athens
    Nikolaos Ventikos – NTUA

  • 2020 Sulphur Cap Requirement: Alternative Solutions & Technoeconomical Aspects
    Alex Kouros, General Manager, Studio Navale Maritime & Technical Ltd
    Alex Kouros – Studio Navale
Session 4 – Ports and Logistics
  • Environmental Initiatives of the European Port Sector
    Sotiris Raptis, Senior Policy Advisor for Environment and Safety – EcoPorts Coordinator, ESPO
    Sotiris Raptis – ESPO

  • Electrification – A prospect for sustainable short sea connections
    Panos Mitrou, Technology & Innovation Manager, Marine & Offshore Business Development, Lloyd’s Register
    Panos Mitrou – LR

  • Greek Ports as Gateways to Europe
    Philip Costopoulos, Managing Director, Arkas Hellas SA; President, International Maritime Union
    Philip Costopoulos – Arkas Hellas – IMU

  • Maritime Supply Chain and Logistics
    Babis Siaflas, Logistics & Commercial Director, SARMED
    Babis Siaflas – SARMED
Session 5 – Adriatic Investment Strategy