2014 SAFETY4SEA Conference

The 2014 SAFETY4SEA Forum successfully concluded on WED 1st of October, 2014 in Eygenides Foundation Athens attracting more than 820 delegates representing 300 organizations.

The event organized by SQE MARINE Group and sponsored by Four Shield Solutions, SpecTec, Steamship Mutual, ABS, ASPIDA Maritime Security, Blank Rome LLP, CAPITAL Shipmanagement, CHALOS & CO P.C., DNV GL, DORIAN LPG, FURUNO Hellas S.A., Future Care, INCE & CO, Liberian Registry, MAGSAYSAY Maritime Corporation, Marine Response Alliance, Marshall Islands Registry, SEAMAR Management S.A., SQE ACADEMY, TRANSMAR SHIPPING CO S.A., UK P&I Club. Also, the event, supported by ALBA, BIMCO,EENMA, GREEN AWARD Foundation, HELMEPA, InterManager, IFSMA, MARTECMA and NAMEPA

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Program

Session 1: Regulatory Update & Key Stakeholder views (09:00-10:50)

Apostolos Belokas, Founder & Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

Maritime Safety, An Update

Presentation video l Brief Article

Raffaele Piciocchi, LNG Center Manager, ABS

Safety Aspects of the new IGC Code and IGF Code

Presentation video l Brief Article

Peter Lundahl Rasmussen, Senior Marine Technical Officer, BIMCO

Human Element Challenges

Presentation video l Brief Article

Capt. Theodore Lalas, Fleet Operations Manager, Marshall Islands Registry

Port State Control Inspections: The Flag State’s Role

Presentation video l Brief Article

Capt. John W. Dickie, Managing Director, Joint Development Associates Ltd

Criminalization of the Seafarer ; A Growing Threat to the Industry

Presentation video l Brief Article

Alastair Evitt, General Manager, V.Ships Greece Ltd. and Immediate Past President InterManager

The Fight against Complacency

Presentation video l Brief Article

Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

Coffee Break (10:50-11:20)

 

Session 2: Safety, Security & Loss Prevention (11:20-13:00)

Chris Adams, Head of Syndicate and Loss Prevention, Steamship Mutual

Loss Prevention to address Navigational Risk

Presentation video l Brief Article

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

Co-mingling and SOLAS compliance

Presentation video l Brief Article

Lindsay Malen, Director of Business Development, Marine Response Alliance

Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting: What OPA 90 does for me and our seas

Presentation video l Brief Article

Dimitris Maniatis, Business Development Manager, Aspida Maritime Security

Security Trends in East & West Africa

Presentation video l Brief Article

Thrasos Tsangarides, CEO, Four Shield Solutions Ltd

The PMSC Perspective in the new security landscape

Presentation video l Brief Article

Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

 

Lunch Break (13:00-14:00)

 

Session 3: Best Practices (14:00-15:50)

Dr Michael Pantazopoulos, Managing Director, LISCR Hellas

Detention Prevention Program

Presentation video l Brief Article

Jeanne Grasso, Partner, Blank Rome LLP, USA

Navigating US Regulatory Hurdles and Legislative US Update

Presentation video l Brief Article

Capt Stuart Francis, Admiralty Manager, Ince & Co International Law Firm

Use of VDR and other electronic data in casualty investigations

Presentation video l Brief Article

Niki Kalogiratou, Chief Communications Officer, Capital Ship Management Corp.

The Communications Perspective on a Listed Shipping Company

Presentation video l Brief Article

Lawrence Jacobson, Chief Counsel and Managing Director P&I for Future Care Inc.

Raising the Standard of Maritime Healthcare for the 21st Century

Presentation video l Brief Article

Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

 

Coffee Break (15:50-16:10)

 

Session 4: Human Element Session (16:10-17:45)

Sokratis Dimakopoulos, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement, Deputy Managing Director

Crew Competence Assurance Management: New Initiatives

Presentation video l Brief Article

Marlon Rono, President, Magsaysay Maritime Corporation

Crew Management in the MLC era

Presentation video l Brief Article

George M. Chalos, Director, CHALOS & Co P.C. International Law Firm

Innocent Until Proven Guilty – or Not? The Fight for Due Process and Fair Treatment of Seafarers Continues in the US

Presentation video l Brief Article

Dr. Marina Papaioannou, Maritime Academy Hellas, DNV GL

Current trends in Maritime Training

Presentation video l Brief Article

Dimitrios Stamoudis, S&Q Manager, Minerva Marine Inc.

The burden of bureaucracy on ships

Presentation video l Brief Article

Panel Discussion & Questions open to the floor

 

Cocktail Reception (17:45-19:00)

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