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Conference nαvigator 2007


The 7th annual maritime Conference "NAVIGATOR 2007”, organized under the auspices of the hellenic ministry of mercantile marine has been completed with remarkable success.

In athens golf club in Glyfada, on Wednesday, 6th june 2007.

 

The main topics of the Conference “ NAVIGATOR 2007 ” were the following: 

  1.     Will the establishment of the “Hellenic Mutual P&I Association” become a           reality?
          Spοkesman: mr. Nikolaos velliades, chairman / managing director of
          aigaion insurance company s.a.  
  2.     Marine towage rules and regulations in the west coast of usa 
          Spοkesman : mr. Dave hill, vice president harbor services of foss                     maritime company - USA 
  3.     Medical and caring expenses  - greek crew members
          Spokeswoman: Mrs Christina Desimone- chief executive officer of future           care inc. - USA
  4.     Turkish straits / vessels traffic service (vts) centers & regulations for the           safe navigation
          spokesman: mr. Kaan polat – general manager of cerrahgil ship agencies           and services co. Ltd- Turkey 
  5.     Ballast water treatment and nox emissions
          (environmental issues)
          spokesman: Mr. Jason georgiou - manager of vecom marine alliance   
  6.     Strategy & entrepreneurship of the greek shipowners
          Today 
          Spokesman: mr. George maniatakis, consultant for development of                     shipping companies & executives, naval architect, mba, qm system                     auditor (saq –eoq) - principal sbe college
  7.     Hedging oil price risk
          spokesman: Mr panagiotis bachtis, managing director of own bunker
          malta ltd     
  8.     Logistics services tailored to the shipowners and                                                shipmanagement companies - schenkermarineparts: the experts in                     marine logistics
          spokesman: Mr Helge Jensen, product management schenkermarine           parts
  9.     Key point considerations on double hull conversion
          spokesman: Mr kostas maounis, general manager of elkco marine group           of companies
10.     The global village
          spokesman: mr Dionissis Simopoulos, director of the eugenides                     planetarium, astrophysician
11.     Handling agency matters in nigeria
          Spokesman: mr. Gilbert ibeanusi , managing director, ceo of gilola                     international agencies- nigeria
12.     The effect of the chinese evolution to the international freight market
          Spokesman: mr. Ioannis pachoulis, president of the union of the hellenic           shipbrokers association and managing director of megachart inc.  
13.     Expansion of the panama canal
          Spokesman: Mr Gabriel Fernandez, engineer, managing director of isb           (panama). Some of the most remarkable points of the Conference have           been made by Mrs. Christina desimone who analyzed the procedure for           the reduction of the crew medical care cost for vessels under greek                     management calling usa ports.

The presentation of the spokesman of the turkish vessel traffic system (vts), capt. Tuncay cehreli, who stressed the importance of operation issues of the centre controlling the safe navigation of the dardanelle and bosphorus straits was also interesting.

Impressive has also been the speech of mr. Nikolaos velliadis, chairman and managing director of aigaion insurance company s.a., which concerned the recent enactment of the government law for the mainframe of establishment and management of “hellenic mutual p&i clubs” in greece.
The Conference has been conducted with the participation of:

NAVIGATOR LTD.
members

1.      Foss maritime company (the biggest towing company in west coast of          (U.S.A.).
2.      Future care inc.  (medical services in USA).
3.      Cerrahgil ship agencies and services co. Ltd  (agents in Turkey).
4.      Gilola international agencies (agents in Nigeria) .  

Major guest of honor

Mr evangelos kouzilos - president of masters & mates' union of greek merchant marine.

Officially invited speakers

The general secretary of the ministry of mercantile marine
Mr. Ioannis tzoannos
The commandant of the hellenic coast guard
Mr. Ilias sionidis

Coordinator of the conference “navigator 2007” Prof. Alexandros m. Goulielmos

Main speakers

The president of wista and managing director of seabound  maritime inc.
Mrs. Maria-christina Ktistakis
The managing director of o.w. bunker malta ltd
Mr. Panagiotis Bachtis
The chairman / managing director of aigaion insurance company s.a.  
Mr. Nikolaos Velliades
The manager of vecom marine alliance
Mr. Jason Georgiou
Consultant for development of shipping companies & executives, naval architect, mba, qm system auditor (saq –eoq) - principal sbe college
Mr. George Maniatakis
Product management emea-schenkermarine parts
Mr. Helge Jensen
The general manager of elkco marine group of companies
Mr. Kostas Maounis
The president of the union of the hellenic shipbrokers association & managing director of megachart inc.
Mr. Ioannis Pachoulis
The managing director of isb (panama), engineer
Mr. Gabriel Fernandez


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