Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Athens Ledra Hotel

Organised by Newsfront / Naftiliaki under the auspices of MARTECMA

(Draft programme – subject to changes) 

08:30 – 09:15

Registration and coffee                                       


09:15 – 10:00

Welcoming Remarks: David Glass, Managing Editor, Newsfront / Naftiliaki

Conference Chairman: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Managing Director, Maran Gas Maritime Inc
/ Chairman, MARTECMA

Keynote Speaker: Debra DiCianna, Senior Environmental Solutions Engineer, ABS
Ballast Water Management – Challenges ahead

         Stamatis Fradelos, Principal Engineer, OEP Department, ABS
         • Ballast Water Management Systems – Pros, cons and limitations


10:00 – 10:55 – Session 1

Moderator: Haris GiantzikisTechnical Manager, Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd

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

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

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

Questions & Answers                       


10:55 – 12:15 – Session 2

Moderator: Panagiotis Koutris, Managing Director, Kristen Marine SA, Roxana Shipping SA

Classification societies – Panel discussion

Installation and retrofit: Guidelines for installation, status of plan approval offices preparation,
plan approval requirements, experience and feedback

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 AnastasakisSenior Specialist, Piraeus Technical Support Office

RINA – Dino Cervetto, Director, Technical Services

Questions & Answers                       


12:15 – 12:45

Coffee break                    


12:45 – 15:45 – Session 3

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

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 PoulosManager, Service and Equipment Marine & Diesel Power

• Coldharbour Marine – Panos Smyroglou, Chief Commercial Officer

• DESMI Ocean Guard – Rasmus Folsø, CEO

• Ecochlor – Tom Perlich, President & Director

• Electrocatalytic (an Evoqua brand) – Dimitris Tsoulos, Regional Sales Manager, Products & Systems
– Konstantinos StampedakisCo-Founder & Managing Director

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

• Knutsen Technology – Per Lothe, Director

• NK Co, Ltd – Nack-Ju Lee, Sales Technical Manager

• OceanSaver – Kashif Javaid, Area Sales Manager

Questions & Answers