UGS staff held numerous meetings during Posidonia 2024


During Posidonia 2024, the President, Melina Travlos, the Secretary Dimitrios J. Fafalios, the Deputy Treasurer Constandinos I. Caroussis, the Member of the BoD John C. Lyras, the Director General Katerina A. Peppa, & UGS staff held numerous meetings, at the UGS premises, with key stakeholders from the maritime industry. These meetings were crucial fostering collaborations to overcome our industry’s multiple challenges, such as the geopolitical ones, decarbonization, innovative technologies, & the evolving regulatory landscape, towards the shared goal of strengthening future of sustainable shipping.

The meetings held were with the following stakeholders:

•⁠ ⁠Japan Ship Machinery & Equipment Association, headed by Shigeki Kinoshita, Chairman

•⁠ ⁠Rightship, headed by Andrew Roberts, Executive Director, EMEA

•⁠ ⁠Bahamas Maritime Authority (ΒΜΑ), headed by Jobeth Lilian Coleby Davis, Minister of Transport Bahamas, Jacqueline Margerita Simmons, BMA Chair & P.J.Goulandris, Vice Chairman of BMA

•⁠ ⁠Turkish Chamber of Shipping, headed by Tamer Kiran, Chairman

•⁠ ⁠European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) headed by Karin Orsel, President

•⁠ ⁠Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) headed by Annet Koster, Managing Director

•⁠ ⁠BIMCO, headed by Niko Schües, President, David Loosley, Secretary General and CEO, Sadan Kaptanoglu, BIMCO’s Former President

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