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Our conference at a glance

Maritime Trends is not just a conference. Since 2011, it has evolved into an institution for the maritime community, becoming more and more relevant as new challenges and shifts constantly occur.

It is aimed at facilitating and inspiring the exchange of knowledge and empowering the maritime industry for the future. Hosted by Marine Tours and its expertise, the Maritime Trends Conference is a free-registration event, open to shipping executives.

Maritime Trends, the must-attend conference of the maritime community returns in 2023, more relevant than ever. Navigate the new normal of the maritime world with a clear understanding of the latest, defining trends in Crew Management, Technology, ESG and the wider industry’s landscape.

Hosted by Marine Tours and its expertise with the aim of empowering the maritime sector, the Maritime Trends Conference is a free-registration event, open to the executives of shipping organizations.

Be a part of it today and set course for charted waters.

 

CONTACT

E: cmt@marinetours.gr
T: +30 210 37 12 200
Contact persons:
Ioanna Balman | Giorgos Dimitropoulos

VENUE

DIVANI APOLLON PALACE & THALASSO
10, Agiou Nikolaou str. & Iliou str.
166 71 Vouliagmeni - Kavouri
Athens - Greece
T: +30 210 89 11 100


10:00 | REGISTRATION – COFFEE

10:30 | OPENING SPEECH by Konstantinos Oikonomou, CEO, Marine Tours

EXECUTIVES ROUNDTABLE
ESG: The Ship Managers' Perspective

ROUNDTABLE COORDINATOR:
Ilias Bissias, Director, Naftika Chronika

10:40 | ROUNDTABLE
Alexandra Douslatzi, Marketing Manager, Marine Tours
Vasiliki Mpountri, Marketing Executive, Marine Tours
Maro Stoili, Communication Strategist
Vassia Avdela, Commercial Director, Marine Tours
Giorgos Dimitropoulos, Senior Business Development Executive, Marine Tours

11:10 | Q&A Session

PANEL 1: MARKET TRENDS & CONDITIONS

PANEL COORDINATOR:
Minas Tsamopoulos, Journalist at Proto Thema and Sport24 103,3 Radio Station

10:45 | WET & DRY SHIPPING MARKET FUNDAMENTALS
John Cotzias, President of the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association / Founder of Xclusiv Shipbrokers Inc.

11:05 | ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE: A BEHAVIORAL- BASED -EDUCATION MODEL
Cpt. Dimitrios Mattheou, CEO of Arcadia Shipmanagement & Aegean Bulk - Chairman of Green Award Foundation

11:25 | ENHANCING LIFE ON-BOARD THROUGH DIGITALIZATION
Dr. George Dimopoulos, Head of R&D and Advisory, DNV GL

11:45 | TRENDS IN SHIP FINANCE: DISTRESSED SHIPPING LOANS, LOAN TRANSFERS, ALTERNATIVE AND ASIAN FINANCIERS
Yiannis G. Timagenis, Partner at Timagenis Law Firm (Greece) - LL.B., LL.M, mult. M.C.I.Arb. - Lecturer, Deree - The American College of Greece

12:05 | Q&A SESSION

12:30 | COFFEE BREAK

PANEL 2: TRENDS IN CREW MANAGEMENT

PANEL COORDINATOR:
Dr. Ioannis Patiniotis, Chairman of Hellenic Federation of Maritime Economists

12:45 | SOFT SKILLS MAKE HARD GUYS TOUGHER
Dr. Maria Progoulaki, Representative and Senior Consultant, Green - Jakobsen A/S and Teaching Fellow, Alba, Graduate Business School - The American College of Greece

13:05 | SHIP-SHORE COMMUNICATION: ARE YOU IN THE SAME BOAT?
Cpt. Helle Andsbjerg, Maritime Consultant at Green-Jakobsen A/S, Life and Business mentor

13:25 | FUTURE OF SEAFARERS’ WELFARE - MORE THAN JUST PULSE AND PAPER!
Vivek Menon, Head of Department - Occupational Health and Safety, SEA HEALTH & WELFARE

13:45 | STABLE OR FLUID CREWING? THE IMPACTS OF KEEPING THE SAME LEADERSHIP TEAM IN PLACE FROM ONE VOYAGE TO THE NEXT
Dr. Kate Pike, Associate Professor| Senior Research Fellow, SOLENT University

14:05 | Q&A SESSION


14:20 | CLOSING SPEECH by Konstantinos Oikonomou, CEO, Marine Tours

14:30 | LUNCH

 


PANEL 1: MARKET TRENDS & CONDITIONS

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John
Cotzias

President of the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association/ Founder of Xclusiv Shipbrokers Inc.
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Cpt. Dimitrios Mattheou

CEO of Arcadia Shipmanagement & Aegean Bulk - Chairman of Green Award Foundation
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Dr. George Dimopoulos

Head of R&D and Advisory, DNV GL
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Yiannis G. Timagenis

Partner at Timagenis Law Firm (Greece) - LL.B., LL.M, mult. M.C.I.Arb. - Lecturer, Deree - The American College of Greece
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Panel Coordinator

Minas Tsamopoulos

Journalist at Proto Thema and Sport24 103,3 Radio Station


PANEL 2: TRENDS IN CREW MANAGEMENT

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Dr. Maria Progoulaki

Representative and Senior Consultant, Green-Jakobsen A/S and Teaching Fellow, Alba, Graduate Business School – The American College of Greece
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Cpt. Helle Andsbjerg

Maritime Consultant at Green-Jakobsen A/S, Life and Business mentor
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Vivek
Menon

Head of Department - Occupational Health and Safety, SEA HEALTH & WELFARE
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Dr. Kate
Pike

Associate Professor | Senior Research Fellow, SOLENT University
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Panel Coordinator

Dr. Ioannis Patiniotis

Chairman of Hellenic Federation of Maritime Economists
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The annual Maritime Trends Conference is our company’s proud initiative and part of our CSRs actions to thank the Shipping community for all the support it has shown us.

We kindly invite you to take a look at the past conferences held so far.

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