2012 SAFETY4SEA Conference

The 2012 SAFETY4SEA Athens Forum, a PRO BONO event aiming to enhance Safety Awareness and promote Best Practices in way of Safety Excellence successfully concluded on Wednesday October the 3rd 2012 in Eugenides Foundation, Athens.

The event organized by SQE MARINE Group, sponsored by Aspida Maritime Security, Dorian Hellas, Transmar Shipping and Seamar Management S.A. and supported by NAMEPA, Green Award, ELINT, IFSMA, Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme, SaveOurSeafarers and Intermanager, attracted more than 560 delegates representing 230 organizations.

 

Program

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Morning Coffee

09:00 – 09:05 Forum Opening : Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

09:05 – 11:00 Session 1 : Industry Key Stakeholder views

Clay Maitland, Managing Partner International Registries, Founding Chairman, NAMEPA

Securing Safety in Challenging Times

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Panagiotis Giannoulis, Chairman Advisory Committee ELINT & President of OceanKing SA.

Environment Regulatory Developments- Innovative Technologies for a Greener Shipping Energy

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George D. Gourdomichalis, President & Managing Director, G. Bros Maritime S.A.

Compliance and beyond: A ship manager’s perspective

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Capt. John Dickie, Secretary General IFSMA, Principal Consultant, JDass and Associates Ltd.

The Master: Superhero or Villian?

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Jan Fransen, Managing Director, Green Award Foundation

Looking forward a greener shipping

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Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Session 2 : Human Element

Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

The new STCW: Truth or dare?

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Dimitris Fokas, Training Manager, Angelicoussis Shipping Group

Training and Development: The Training Manager Perspective

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Dr Michael Pantazopoulos, Managing Director, LISCR Hellas

MLC Implementation: The Flag Perspective

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Michael Sigalas, ILO Senior Specialist, Hellenic Lloyds

MLC Implementation: The Class Perspective

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Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3 : Loss Prevention

Nick Milner, Director of Claims, UK P&I Club/ UK Defence Club

The UK Club Risk Project

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George Gaitas, CHALOS & Co Law Firm

MARPOL, Magic Pipes & Whistleblowers: The US Investigation & Prosecution of the Maritime Industry

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Kevin P. Gilheany, Managing Director, Maritime Compliance International

Compliance Management: Manager vs Coast Guard views

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Mark Clark , Director, Navigate Response

Social Media management during a crisis

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Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:55 Session 4: Security and Anti Piracy

Capt. Kuba Szymanski, Secretary General, InterManager

SaveOurSeafarers and industry efforts fighting Piracy

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Dr Dominick Donald, Director, Aegis Advisory

Down but not out; the drop in Somali- based pirate attacks and its implications for ship operators

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Panos G Moraitis, Managing Director, Aspida Maritime Security

The Challenges of a Maritime Security Services provider

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Chirag Bahri, Regional Director for the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP)

Maritime Piracy and its effects on Seafarers and Families

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LT Musaad Allaban, Naples Maritime Liaison Office, US Navy

Co-ordinating Naval and Commercial Vessels

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Michael Powell FNI, Head of Industry Liaison for Opean Ocean Integrated Maritime Security Management and Director, Cardinal Point Marine Ltd.

Armed Security – Can we put the genie back in the bottle?

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Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

17:55 – 18:00 Forum Closing : Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

18:00- 19:00 Cocktail Reception

 

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