Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Athens Ledra Hotel

Organised by Newsfront / Naftiliaki under the auspices of MARTECMA

 Keynote Speaker: Stamatis Fradelos, Principal Engineer, OEP Department, ABS

• Ballast Water Management Systems – Pros, cons and limitations

Session 1

• USCG and IMO type approval – experience from preparing and testing various equipment
  Andreas Cappelen, Environmental Protection Engineering, DNV GL

• Port State Control inspection requirements as per IMO and US BW rules – Owners raise concerns
  Joe Angelo, Deputy Managing Director, INTERTANKO

• BWTS retrofit installations – engineering challenges and retrofit approval issues
  Andreas Kokkotos, Managing Partner, Argo Navis Marine Consulting & Engineering Ltd

Session 2

Classification Societies – Panel discussion

• ABS – Dimitris Kostaras, Vice President of Engineering, Europe Division

• Bureau Veritas – John Kokarakis, VP Technology & Business Development Marine & Offshore Division

• DNV GL – Maya Rajinder Kaur, Engineer, Environmental Protection

• Lloyd's Register – Charalampos Anastasakis, Senior Specialist, Piraeus Technical Support Office

• RINA – Dino Cervetto, Director, Technical Services

Session 3

Challenges of retrofit and installation of ballast water systems: Discussion based on actual 
test cases which will be presented from the BWT manufacturers

• Alfa Laval – Dimitris Poulos, Manager, Service and Equipment Marine & Diesel Power
• Coldharbour Marine – Panos SmyroglouChief Commercial Officer

• DESMI Ocean Guard – Rasmus FolsøCEO

• Ecochlor – Tom PerlichPresident & Director

• Electrocatalytic (an Evoqua brand) – Dimitris TsoulosRegional Sales Manager, Products & Systems

• ERMA FIRST – Konstantinos StampedakisCo-Founder & Managing Director

• JFE Engineering – Masahiro TeranishiDeputy GM, Overseas Sales & Marketing, BWMS Division

• Knutsen Technology – Per LotheDirector

• NK Co, Ltd – Nack-Ju LeeSales Technical Manager

• OceanSaver – Kashif JavaidArea Sales Manager