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NAVIGATOR 2014: The Decision Makers Forum

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Danae Bezantakou

Danae Bezantakou

NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants present the

14th “NAVIGATOR 2014 The Decision Makers Forum” in Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, Athens, on Thursday the 20th November 2014

For the 14th consequent year, NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS is proud to announce the organization of the 14th Maritime Conference “NAVIGATOR 2014” to be held at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, Athens on Thursday, 20th November 2014.

This year the Forum’s main objective is to enhance the relationships between Europe and the Maritime world by having a lively discussion about the European Maritime Policy and the development prospects of Greek Shipping in other European Countries. It is noteworthy that the European Commission decided for the year 2015 the European Maritime Day to be hosted in Greece, in the city of Piraeus.

Mr. Miltiades Varvitsiotis, Minister of the Hellenic Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean, has been invited to make the opening address of the Conference as he did last year.

NAVIGATOR is proud to announce that in this year’s Forum Mr. Francois Lafond director of EuropaNova, one of the most important Think-tanks in Europe will be the moderator of the Foreign Ambassadors panel. The Ambassador of Turkey H.E. Mr. Kerim Uras, the Ambassador of Netherlands H.E. Mr. Jan Versteeg and the Ambassador of Germany H.E. Mr. Peter Schoof have already confirmed their participation as speakers in the panel, while the Ambassador of Egypt has been already invited. Also, an invitation has been sent to a representative of the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association and to a European Commission’s representative who will refer to the new EU maritime framework and policy.

Mrs. Christina Anagnostara CFO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp will be coordinating the Shipping Market issues panel. Mr. Jeff Horst, the Commercial Director of Foss Maritime, Mrs. Joanna Koukouli, Deputy Claims Manager from the Shipowners Claims Bureau (Hellas), Inc. from the American P&I Club and Mr. Dimitris Memos, Managing Director of Marine Traffic will participate as speakers in this panel while Mr. Michael Lund, Deputy Secretary General of BIMCO will honor us with his presence for one more year.

In the Technical issues panel NAVIGATOR is glad to announce that Mrs. Helena Athoussaki, Chief Strategist of International Maritime Environmental Management will be the panel’s moderator and that Mr. Thanasis Sourlagkas, Member of the Steering Committee of HEMEXPO, Director of the Marine Industry Solutions department of RAYCAP SA., Mr. Kostas Seretis the General Manager of SRH Marine Hellas, and a representative from MacGregor will be participating in the panel while more speakers are to be confirmed.

In addition, NAVIGATOR will present Hydras’ long maritime tradition as it is this year’s Honored Island deeply related to Greek Shipping.

The 14th Maritime Conference “NAVIGATOR 2014” is held Under the Auspices of:

  • The Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association
  • The Hellenic Ministry Of Shipping and the Aegean
  • University Of Piraeus, Department Of Maritime Studies
  • University of the Aegean
  • The International Propeller Club
  • Masters’ And Mates’ Union of Greek Merchant Marine
  • The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association
  • WISTA Hellas

The 14th Maritime Conference “NAVIGATOR 2014” is supported among others by:

  • BIMCO (The Baltic and International Maritime Council)
  • ALBA Graduate Business School

Each year NAVIGATOR attracts more than 400 prominent personalities of the Greek and International Shipping Community while it is widely covered in the Greek and International shipping press.

Greek Decision Makers and the principals employed in the Shipowning and Shipmanaging Companies are personally invited and are entitled to free entrance in the Forum’s venue.

NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS is successfully offering its services to all Greek-based Shipping Companies, exclusively representing a Network of the most distinguished Service Providers of the International Maritime Industry, such as Towing Companies, Underwater Hull Cleaning (ALFONS HAKANS) and DA’s processing and auditing Company (DIABOS).

In the field of Agency, NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants Ltd has established a worldwide network of Agents that can serve your vessels’ needs in every port worldwide.

Its unique services and remarkable course rank NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS as one of the Top Representation Houses in Greece.

For additional information, NAVIGATOR Conference confirmation of attendance and Conference Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact NAVIGATOR Shipping Consultants to (+30) 210 6232 872, Mrs. Danae Bezantakou, Managing Director or Mrs. Olga Symvoulaki, PIC for NAVIGATOR Conference 2014.

Website: http://conference.navigatorltd.gr/



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