1st GREEN4SEA Athens Forum

The 1st GREEN4SEA Forum, a PRO BONO event aiming to enhance Environmental Awareness and promote Environmental Excellence and Best Practices successufully concluded on Wednesday 8th of March 2012 in Athens, Eugenides Foundation. The event organized by IBS Marine Consulting Groupand sponsored by MARORKA, Dorian Hellas and Transmar Shipping, attracted more than 440 delegates representing 210 organizations.


15:30 -16:00

Registration & Afternoon Coffee

16:00 -16:10

Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, GREEN4SEA,Forum Chairman & Panel Moderator

Forum Opening


16:10 -18:00

Session 1 : Technical Measures

Georgios Remoundos, Ministry of Development, Competitiveness & Shipping, Pollution Prevention Equipment & Cargoes Department

GHG Legal Framework

Presentation video

Professor Harilaos N. Psaraftis, NTUA & IMO MEPC GHG Group of Experts

Green house gases after EEDI adoption: what now

Presentation video

Dr John Kokarakis, VP of Technology and Business Development, ABS Europe

Complexity in Determination of EEDI

Presentation video

Spyridon Zolotas, Country Manager, Greece, RINA

EEDI Calculation study for Ro Ro Pax ships

Presentation video

Questions open to the floor

Round Table Discussion with the session participants

18:00 -18:30

Coffee Break

18:30 -20:30

Session 2 : Operational and Market Based Measures

Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

Market Status and Feedback from Safety4Sea Energy Efficiency Survey

Presentation video

Stavros Meidanis, LRQA Marine Business Centre Manager

Energy Management in Shipping

Presentation video

Capt. Stephen Bligh, Director, Business Development Maritime Advisory Services, DNV

Energy Efficiency and Triple E

Presentation video

Jan Fransen, Managing Director, Green Award Foundation

Energy Efficiency Measures promoted by Green Award

Presentation video

Dr Jon Agust Thorsteinsson, Co-founder and CEO of Marorka

Energy management Solutions

Presentation video

Questions open to the floor

Round Table Discussion with the session participants

20:30 -21:30

Coctail Reception