Ballast Water Management Summit 2016
                             Updates on BWM
  Organised by Newsfront / Naftiliaki - under the auspices of MARTECMA

                        Thursday, June 9, 2016 - Posidonia 2016
            Athens Metropolitan Expo - Posidonia Conference Hall

The programme is subject to changes

09:30 – 10:00 – Registration and coffee

10:00 – 10:30

Welcoming remarks: David Glass, Managing Editor, Newsfront / Naftiliaki

Conference Chairman: Dimitris Heliotis, COO & Technical Director, Target Group,

Keynote speaker: Joe Angelo, Deputy Managing Director, INTERTANKO
                           Update on Ballast Water Management

10:30 - 11:30 Session 1 

Moderator: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, Managing Director, Maran Gas Maritime

Classification societies

DNV GL :  BWM Convention, the way forward. Discussion on the available technologies
                • Gregory KazantzisHead of Plan Approval (Team V), Maritime Service Centre, Piraeus

ABS       :  Differences between the BWM Convention and the EPA requirements – EPA VGP reporting issues –
 made with USCG final approvals
                Stamatis Fradelos, Principal Engineer, OEP Department

RINA     :  The role of Classification in the implementation of the BWM Convention – Plan approval,
and testing issues
                 • Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, Piraeus Training Centre, R&D / Innovation Hub Manager

BV         :  Challenges of BW sampling
                • John Kokarakis, VP Technology & Business Development Marine & Offshore Division

LR         :  Lessons learned from the retroactive application of International Conventions –
                MARPOL Annex VI and 
                • Charalampos AnastasakisLloyd's Register Senior Marine & Offshore Specialist

Liberian Registry : 'Liberia's Proposal – The concerns and possible solution on retrofitting BWTS
                               in accordance with A.1088(28)"
                • Christian MollitorVice President

Questions & answers

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 – 15:00 Session 2

Moderator: Joe AngeloDeputy Managing DirectorINTERTANKO

Nobu SuChairman, Today Makes Tomorrow (TMT)
                          • Hybrid Ship & the future of fish

Nikolaos KakalisManager R&D and Advisory East Med, Black & Caspian, Italy & Adriatic, DNV GL
                          Ballast-free concept designs

BWMS Makers

Desmi      Ecochlor     Erma First     Headway     JFE     NK     OceanSaver     SunRui

1. Brief description of the individual technologies

2. Describe the upgrades/changes and special features needed to be incorporated in the system in order to acquire the
    USCG final 
approval – What are the final changes in relation to the IMO approved system ?

3. Elaborate on specific issues related to the manuals, training and procedural changes which were requested from the
   USCG and the EPA VGP 2013

4. Provide list of clients, numbers of systems sold, number of systems commissioned, number of systems in
    regular use – Availability of systems for retrofit needs

5. Discuss operational problems and how they have been resolved


• Lars Munch Antonsen, Sales Manager, DESMI Ocean Guard A/S

Tom Perlich, President, Ecochlor Cyprus Ltd

Christos Koukis, Sales Manager – Ballast Water Treatment Systems, ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions SA

 Amy Qu, Sales Manager, Qingdao Headway Technology Co Ltd

 Masahiro Teranishi, Deputy General Manager of Overseas & Marketing Dept BWMS Division, JFE Engineering

• Jae-Chul Jung, Technical Sales Manager, NK Co, Ltd

 Kashif Javaid, Area Sales Manager, OceanSaver AS

 Vincent Li, Overseas Project Manager, SunRui Marine Environment Engineering Co Ltd

Questions & Answers

15:00 – Lunch