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Preliminary Program presented by Main Sponsor ADONIS

Theme: Exploring a green, safe, profitable and digital route map.

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Time 08:30 – 13:00 | Pre Summit-Blu Star Ferries visit to Port of Pireaus and Blue Star Ferries/Attica Group

Busses from and back to Royal Olympic hotel.

Location: Piraeus

08:00 | Set up exhibitors stands.

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

13:30 | Registration

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

14.00 | Welcome Coffee

Sponsored By Telenor Maritime

Location: Exhibition room Royal Olympic hotel

15:00 -15:20 | Summit opening

Bo-Lennart Thorbjörnsson & Dr. Georgios Pateras (Chairman of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping)

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

15:20 -16:45 | Session 1 – Panel debate Ropax/Roro Ferry executives

Topic: Industry strategies next 3 years. Innovative And operational solutions. 

Speakers:

  • Mathieu Girardin – EVP DFDS
  • Matteo Della Valle – Sal/Mark Dir GNV
  • Brian Thorsted – CEO FJORD LINE
  • Panos Dikaios CEO Attica
  • Achille Onorato – CEO Moby line
  • Juan Pablo Molina – Technical Director Baleària
  • Paul Kyprianou – External relations manager  Grimaldi group
16:45-17:45 | Session 2 – Solutions for the industry.

  • Efficient and seamless crewing system – Adonis
  • Cloud based cost-efficient booking system – Lighthouse
  • Alan Tofte, Digitizing ports – Adaptive Recognition
  • Marco Pavoncelli, Efficient freight and port terminal systems – E-DEA

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

17:45-18:15 | Coffee break

Sponsored By Telenor Maritime

Location: Exhibition room Royal Olympic hotel

18:15 -19:15 | Session 3 – Solutions for the industry

  • Smart port terminal management – Brock Solutions.
  • Safe navigation systems – Anschütz
  • Optimised propulsion systems – Karsten Borneman MAN Energy Solutions
  • Alternitive feuls – Brian Madsen Head of Machinery and systems Senior Mechanical Engineer, M.IDA – Knud E. Hansen
  • TBN

Location: Exhibition room Royal Olympic hotel

19:15-19:45 | Pre dinner drink and awards

Sponsor –  SIMSONSHIP

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

21:00 | Walking Dinner

Sponsor –  ADONIS

Location: Cave of Acropolis restaurant

22:30 | Night cap

Sponsor – PORT OF YSTAD

Location: Hotel roof top terrace.

07: 30-08:15 | Welcome coffee

Sponsored By Telenor Maritime

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

08:15 – 09:00 | Session 4 – Solutions for the industry

  • TBNRINA
  • TBN – Elizabeth Hemmens, CEO- Ferryhawk 
  • Making ferries green, Christer Bruzelius. Sen. Partner Gotland Tech

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

09:00-10:00 | Session 5 – Port panel debate 4 ports 2 ferry executives.

Speakers:

  • Björn Boström CEO | Port of Ystad
  • Andrew Williamson Head of Cruise and Ferry | Port of Portsmouth
  • Panagiotis Anastasopouios CEO | Port of Patras
  • TBN | Port of Pireaus
  • Theodora Riga Chief Commercial Officer & Director of Strategic Communications ThPA S.A. | Port of Thessaloniki

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

10:00-10:45 | Session 6 – Solutions for the industry

Speakers: 

  • Safe return to port – Gustav Berggren Svensson | Kockumation group 
  • The most durable and safe marine battery – Morten Larsen | Echandia
  • TBN

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

10:45-11:15 | Coffee break

Sponsored By Telenor Maritime

Location: Exhibitor room Royal Olympic hotel

11:15-12:15 Session 7 – Short Sea panel  5 executives

Speakers:

  • TBN – Calmac
  • Ross Barrett, Directer P&O ferries
  • Christos G Spanos CEO | Dodekanisos Seaways
  • TBN – Fast Ferries

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

12:15-12:45 | Farewell and welcome 2025

Location: Royal Olympic hotel

12:45 | walking lunch in exhibitors’ room.

Location: Exhibitor room Royal Olympic hotel

14:00 | Post Summit event

Location: Athens, Greece

Date

Conference official start     : 15.00hrs November 7th 2024

Conference official ending   : 13.30hrs November 8th 2024

Location

Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece