August 30, 2024 10:00 AM
Conference
Starts at 300 EUR
Saint John Hotel Villas and Spa***** Mykonos

7th Mare Forum Mykonos 2024

Pioneering the future of shipping and yachting - Opportunities

Prepare to set sail on a journey of exploration, innovation, and collaboration at the highly anticipated maritime event in the picturesque island of Mykonos. Join top executives and shipowners from around the world as they convene at the exclusive Mare Forum to engage in lively discussions, share valuable insights and forge new connections in the ever-evolving world of maritime... [scroll down]

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There were no boring company presentations, no long and predictable speeches, but only dynamic and lively discussions between the panellists.

The participants, including Shipping Executives, Shipowners, Ship Managers, Charterers, Traders, Capital providers, Energy Executives, Regulators, Maritime Lawyers, Consultants, shipbuilders and repair managers, Classification Societies, Press, shipping services providers, and smart entrepreneurs, are the backbone of this event. Your presence and insights are what make this conference truly valuable.

The conference will be held at the Saint John Hotel Villas and Spa***** in Mykonos.

It will be inspiring. Be there!


P R O G R A M M E 

TENTATIVE LIST OF PANELLISTS (as of 11 July)
To view the tentative list of panellists scroll down

- George Gourdomichalis President & Managing Director, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.
- Theofilos Xenakoudis Chief Commercial Officer, Managing Director, Piraeus office, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
- Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas President, Mare Forum
- George Tsavliris Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group
- Spyridon Tarasis Vice Chairman, INTERCARGO
- Antonios Faraklas Managing Director, Chartworld Shipping Corporation
- Dimitris Monioudis Managing Director, Rethymnis & Kulukundis Ltd and INTERCARGO Technical Committee Vice-Chairman
- Nurettin Caliskan Board Member, President International Relations, Turkish Shipbuilders Association GISBIR
- Marlon Kerim Weinstabl CTO ARMONA DENIZCILIK and PRESIDENT, Young Turkish Shipowners
- Erhan Esinduy Foreign Relations Commission Member, Turkish Shipbuilders Association, GISBIR and Managing Director, ESKOMARINE
- Yiannis Fafalios General Operations Manager, Fafalios Limited and CEO of Care4C
- Akis Tsirigakis CEO, Nautilus Offshore
- Alexander Prokopakis Executive Director, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
- Christian Grotnes Halvorsen Deputy Head Of Mission, Norwegian Embassy in Athens
- Sevi Katemoglou Founder & Dry Cargo Shipbroker, EastGate Shipping Inc
- Rania Sifounopoulou Safety & Quality Manager, Dioryx Maritime Services Corporation
- Tom Softeland Chairman, SpinnakerThanos Kairaktidis Director, Moderna Carriers Ltd
- Marina Tzoutzouraki CFO and co-founder, eShipfinance.com
- Dimitris Lyras Managing Director, Ulysses Systems
- Ramazan Mengi Project Manager, Mengi Yay Yacht
- Emre Ersoy Partner, ErsoyBilgehan Lawyers & Consultants
- Mike Konstantinidis Managing Director, Vessel Optimisation, ZeroNorth A/S
- Geert Dokter CEO, Conoship International BV
- Dimitris Dedepsidis Regional MPV, OSV, PASS & YACHT Segment Director, Business Development, DNV
- Ioannis Pappas CEO, Green Evolution
- Theodosis Stamatellos Global Technical Client Care Director, Lloyd's Register
- Jason Stefanatos Regional Decarbonization Director, DNV
- Engel-Jan de Boer Global Yacht Segment Director, Lloyd's Register
- Dagfinn Lunde Chairman and Co-founder, eShipfinance.com, DagMar Navigation Ltd and Chairman Cleaves Securities AS
- Stefanos Roulakis Director, Scholasticus Law PLLC
- Chris Vartzis Partner, Stephenson Harwood
- Helen Thanopoulou Professor, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean
- Apostolos Papastathopoulos Chairman & Managing Director PLANACO shipyard and Managing Director NAVIGARE YACHTING GREECE
- Fay Catsiba Managing Director, PREMIUM CONSUL
- Georgia Vasilaki Global Head of Indirect Procurement, Inchcape Shipping Services
- Panagiotis Nikiteas HSQE Manager / DPA / CSO, Maran Dry Management Inc
- Ifigeneia Korompilia Global Markets Solutions - Account Management Professional, National Bank of Greece
- Konstantinos Melas Post-doctorate Researcher in Supply Chain Finance, University of Western Macedonia
- Maarten Sickler Director of Sales, Conoship International
- Rona Kaspi Partner, AKT Law Firm
- Mehmet Avci External Relations Manager, Turk Loydu
- Ramazan Yay Project Manager, Mengi Yay Yacht
- Stefanos Michalis CEO, Goldfish Capital LLC
- Ioanna Papoutsoglou Business Development Manager, South-Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East, Cayman Registry
- Anastasia Kiritsi Professor, Arden University
- Georgios Kostoulas Executive Director, Mare Forum
- Panagos Pateras S&P - Projects, Eurochart SA
- Dimitrios V. Lyridis Associate Professor, National Technical University of Athens
- George Xiradakis President of the Association of Banking and Financial Executives of Hellenic Shipping and CEO, XRTC Business Consultants Ltd.
- Maryelena Kairaktidis Operations Department, Moderna Marine Management Ltd.
- Jan Fransen Managing Director Green Award
- Burcu Azmanoglu Lawyer Azmanoğlu Law Office
- Athena Giannouli Partner, Giannouli Law offices
- Vasilios Lamaris Manager, Decarbonization Modelling & Services, Wärtsilä
- Cem Huroglu Board Member, Turkish Ship, Yacht and Marine Services Exporters Association
- Nikolas G. Theodorou Chief Strategy Officer & Director, ABC Maritime AG & ABC Hellenic Mgt. Ltd.
- Manuela Bottiglieri Insurance & Claims Manager, Alexandria Shipping (Hellas)S.A.
- Stephanie Eid Chairman, Blue wave shipping agents
- Ilhan Yirmibesoglu President, MEDFIN CAPITAL INC.
- Anna Shipilli Regional Representative, T&T Salvage LLC
- Robin Russel COO, Satva Trust
- Emma Collier Global Partnerships Management, Evident
- Nikolaos Sanakis Director, MOMENTUM SHIPMANAGEMENT S.A.
- Marina Christoulaki OPERATIONS FLEET MANAGER, NAVARONE SA
- Alexandros Damianidis Partner, Watson Farley & Williams
- Konstantinos Oikonomou CEO, Marine Tours
- Despoina Bazina Group Operations Director
- John Belousis Managing Director, INDEPENDENT AVERAGE ADJUSTERS
- more to be announced

09:30
Registration

10:00

Opening and welcome

- Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas President, Mare Forum
- George Gourdomichalis President & Managing Director, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A. [CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN]
- Theofilos Xenakoudis Chief Commercial Officer, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
- Keynote Speakers (to be announced)

10:20
Session 1

Where are the world, trade, and shipping heading?  

Geopolitical Considerations, Trade and Trade Patterns,
Globalism vs. Regionalism, Economy,
Energy Transition and Energy Security
Shipping and trade markets outlook
Sense and nonsense about alternative fuels
Ship finance, Alternative ship finance
Regulations ahead- be proactive
More themes to be announced

PANELLISTS:
- To be announced soon

11:30
Networking Break

12:00
Session 2

Technology and Human Capital trends; realities, perceptions and views on the future

Artificial Intelligence- challenges and Opportunities
Digitalization: efficiency, data, digital broking, automated ships
Shipping, trade,  smart ports, management, data, interconnections

Quality Shipping and the ESG agenda in progress
Why are new skills, charismatic, and talented people needed in the shipping trade and yachting industry?
The bright views and dreams of the young shipping generation
How to facilitate new shipping pioneers ahead.
Entrepreneurship, and people in shipping and trade.
More themes to be announced

PANELLISTS:
- To be announced soon

13:30
Session 3

The (super)yachting and "luxurious maritime life" business expansion.

Billions to Invest in a Rapidly Growing Global Economy
Designing the Future Super yacht: Design Trends, Legal and Fiscal Issues, Destination, marinas, services.
Expansion of yachting business in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean.
Exploring the opportunities
More themes to be announced

PANELLISTS:
To be announced

14:50 - 15:00

Conclusions and recommendations.

- George Gourdomichalis President & Managing Director, Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A. [CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN]
- Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
President, Mare Forum

20:00 - 22:30

Networking Reception

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HOTEL BOOKING at the Saint John Hotel Villas and Spa

For those who want to make a booking (at discounted rates) at the Saint John Hotel Villas and Spa go to website: 

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Please note that the number of rooms at discounted rates is very limited. The discounted rates are available until 15 June.

This event promises to be the platform for industry leaders to chart new courses, navigate challenges, and steer the global shipping industry towards a brighter future. So, hoist your sails and join us for an unforgettable maritime experience in Mykonos.

Speakers & Panelists

Ifigeneia Korompilia
Ifigeneia Korompilia
Global Markets Solutions - Account Management Professional
National Bank of Greece
Marlon Kerim Weinstabl
Marlon Kerim Weinstabl
CTO / PRESIDENT
ARMONA DENIZCILIK / Young Turkish Shipowners
Stefanos Michalis
Stefanos Michalis
CEO
Goldfish Capital LLC
Theofilos Xenakoudis
Theofilos Xenakoudis
Chief Commercial Officer, Managing Director - Piraeus Office
IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry
Mike Konstantinidis
Mike Konstantinidis
Managing Director, Vessel Optimisation
ZeroNorth A/S
Ioannis Pappas
Ioannis Pappas
CEO
Green Evolution
Georgios Kostoulas
Georgios Kostoulas
Executive Director
Mare Forum
Spiros Potamitis
Spiros Potamitis
Director
Axis Bulk Carriers Inc.
Athena Giannouli
Athena Giannouli
Partner
Giannouli Law offices
Ioanna Papoutsoglou
Ioanna Papoutsoglou
Business Development Manager, South-Eastern Mediterranean & Middle East
Cayman Registry
Rona Kaspi
Rona Kaspi
Partner
AKT Law Firm
Vasilios Lamaris
Vasilios Lamaris
Manager, 2-Stroke Decarbonisation Services
Wärtsilä
Engel-Jan de Boer
Engel-Jan de Boer
Global Yacht Segment Director
Lloyd's Register
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
President
Mare Forum
George Gourdomichalis
George Gourdomichalis
President & Managing Director
Phoenix Shipping & Trading S.A.
Cem Hüroğlu
Cem Hüroğlu
Board Member
Turkish Ship, Yacht and Marine Services Exporters Association
Maryelena Kairaktidis
Maryelena Kairaktidis
Operations Coordinator
Moderna Marine Management Ltd.
Konstantinos Melas
Konstantinos Melas
Post doctorate Researcher in Supply Chain Finance
University of Western Macedonia.
Ramazan Yay
Ramazan Yay
Project Manager
Mengi Yay Yacht
Robin Russel
Robin Russel
COO, Co-Founder
SATVA Trust
Mehmet Avci
Mehmet Avci
External Relations Manager
Turk Loydu
Ramazan Mengi
Ramazan Mengi
Project Manager
Mengi Yay Yacht
Chris Vartzis
Chris Vartzis
Partner
Stephenson Harwood
Geert Dokter
Geert Dokter
CEO
Conoship International BV
Panagos Pateras
Panagos Pateras
S&P - Projects
S&P/Eurochart SA
Nurettin Caliskan
Nurettin Caliskan
Board Member, President International Relations
Turkish Shipbuilders Association GISBIR
Nikolaos Sanakis
Nikolaos Sanakis
Director
MOMENTUM SHIPMANAGEMENT S.A.
Akis Tsirigakis
Akis Tsirigakis
CEO
Nautilus Offshore
Theodosis Stamatellos
Theodosis Stamatellos
Global Technical Client Care Director
Lloyd's Register
Thanos Kairaktidis
Thanos Kairaktidis
Director
Moderna Carriers Ltd
Andromachi Demetriou
Andromachi Demetriou
2nd Officer
Stena Lines
Emre Ersoy
Emre Ersoy
Partner
ErsoyBilgehan Lawyers & Consultants
Marina Tzoutzouraki
Marina Tzoutzouraki
CFO and co-founder
eShipfinance.com
Stephanie Eid
Stephanie Eid
Chairman
Blue wave shipping agents
Jason Stefanatos
Jason Stefanatos
Regional Decarbonization Director
DNV
Konstantinos Oikonomou
Konstantinos Oikonomou
CEO
MARINE TOURS
Ilhan Yirmibesoglu
Ilhan Yirmibesoglu
President
MEDFIN CAPITAL INC
Sevi Katemoglou
Sevi Katemoglou
Founder & Dry Cargo Shipbroker
EastGate Shipping Inc
Burcu Azmanoglu
Burcu Azmanoglu
Lawyer
Azmanoğlu Law Office
George Tsavliris
George Tsavliris
Principal
Tsavliris Salvage Group
Stefanos Roulakis
Stefanos Roulakis
Director
Scholasticus Law PLLC
Dimitris Lyras
Dimitris Lyras
Managing Director
Ulysses Systems
 Antonios Faraklas
Antonios Faraklas
Managing Director
Chartworld Shipping Corporation
Helen Thanopoulou
Helen Thanopoulou
Professor
Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean
Alexander Prokopakis
Alexander Prokopakis
Executive Director
International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
Georgia Vasilaki
Georgia Vasilaki
Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Inchcape Shipping Services.
Dimitris Dedepsidis
Dimitris Dedepsidis
Regional MPV, OSV, PASS & YACHT Segment Director, Business Development
DNV
Emma Collier
Emma Collier
Global Partnerships Management
EVIDENT
Erhan Esinduy
Erhan Esinduy
Foreign Relations Commission Member
Turkish Shipbuilders Association, GISBIR
Spyridon Tarasis
Spyridon Tarasis
Vice Chairman
INTERCARGO
Christian Grotnes Halvorsen
Christian Grotnes Halvorsen
Deputy Head Of Mission
Norwegian Embassy in Athens
Anastasia Kiritsi
Anastasia Kiritsi
Professor
Arden University
Dimitrios Lyridis
Dimitrios Lyridis
Associate Professor
National Technical University of Athens
Dimitris Monioudis
Dimitris Monioudis
Managing Director - Rethymnis & Kulukundis Ltd
INTERCARGO Technical Committee Vice-Chairman
Tom Softeland
Tom Softeland
Chairman
Spinnaker
Yiannis Fafalios
Yiannis Fafalios
General Operations Manager, Fafalios Limited
CEO of Care4C
Lucy I. Mylonaki
Lucy I. Mylonaki
Marketing Director
IRI/THE MARSHALL ISLANDS REGISTRY
Dagfinn Lunde
Dagfinn Lunde
Chairman and Co-founder / Chairman
eShipfinance.com, DagMar Navigation Ltd / Cleaves Securities AS
Panagiotis Nikiteas
Panagiotis Nikiteas
HSQE Manager / DPA / CSO
Maran Dry Management Inc
John Belousis
John Belousis
Managing Director
INDEPENDENT AVERAGE ADJUSTERS
Alexandros Damianidis
Alexandros Damianidis
Partner
Watson Farley & Williams
Jan Fransen
Jan Fransen
Executive Director
Green Award Foundation
 Apostolos Papastathopoulos
Apostolos Papastathopoulos
Chairman & Managing Director PLANACO shipyard
Managing Director NAVIGARE YACHTING GREECE
Rania Sifounopoulou
Rania Sifounopoulou
Safety & Quality Manager
Dioryx Maritime Services Corporation
Christos Chatzigiakoumis
Christos Chatzigiakoumis
CEO
Camper & Nicholsons Greece
Fay Catsiba
Fay Catsiba
Managing Director
PREMIUM CONSUL
Manuela Bottiglieri
Manuela Bottiglieri
Insurance & Claims Manager
Alexandria Shipping (Hellas)S.A.
Marina Christoulaki
Marina Christoulaki
OPERATIONS FLEET MANAGER
NAVARONE SA
Maarten Sickler
Maarten Sickler
DirectorSales
Conoship International
Nikolas Theodorou
Nikolas Theodorou
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
ABC Maritime AG
Anna Shipilli
Anna Shipilli
Commercial Manager
T&T Salvage
George Xiradakis
George Xiradakis
President of the Association of Banking and Financial Executives of Hellenic Shipping
CEO, XRTC Business Consultants Ltd.

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