Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping in focus at INTERCARGO forum in Athens


As shipping continues its journey to decarbonisation, INTERCARGO will host a special forum in Athens on November 23rd, entitled ‘Solutions for Sustainable Dry Bulk Shipping’.

Supported by @TECHNAVA and with an introduction from INTERCARGO Chairman Dimitris Fafalios, the event incorporates perspectives from a wide range of industry sectors including ship design, shipbuilding, engines, fuels, technology, and chartering.

The event will be moderated by Intercargo Technical Committee Vice-Chairman, Dimitris Monioudis. Presentations include:

• “Our Approach to Net Zero Society,” by Takeshi Mashima, General Manager (Technical) Nihon Shipyard UK Ltd

• “WinGD X-DF for alternative fuels: A breakthrough for bulkers,” by Carmelo Cartalemi, General Manager, Head of Global Sales, and Marcel Ott, General Manager, Application Engineering & Documentation

• “Tailored solutions for bulk carriers,” by Peter Borgnæs, Global Head of Sales for the environmental portfolio, Heat & Gas systems, Alfa Laval Aalborg A/S , and Dimitris Kampanis, Business Development Manager, Capital Sales Business Unit Heat & Gas Systems (Marine Division) Alfa Laval Aalborg A/S

• “EU ETS and the Commercial Impact” by Linda Kongerslev , Director – Sustainability, Oldendorff Carriers.

The Forum will take place from 6pm on Thursday, 23rd November, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, and will be followed by a light buffet reception.

It is open to both INTERCARGO members and invited non-members who are dry bulk ship owners, managers or operators. Registration is essential – to register your interest and to download the full agenda, please click here.

About INTERCARGO: International shipping is vital for the global economy and prosperity as it transports approximately 90% of world trade. The dry bulk sector is the largest shipping sector in terms of number of ships and deadweight. Dry bulk carriers account for 43% of the world fleet (in tonnage) and carry an estimated 55% of the global transport work. Please view our latest Dry Bulk Shipping video: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs3.
The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) unites and promotes quality dry bulk shipping, bringing together 250 forward-thinking companies from 30 countries. INTERCARGO convened for the first time in 1980 in London and has been participating with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) since 1993. INTERCARGO provides the forum where dry bulk shipowners, managers and operators are informed about, discuss, and share concerns on key topics and regulatory challenges, especially in relation to safety, the environment, and operational excellence. The Association takes forward its members’ positions to IMO, as well as to other shipping and international industry fora, having free and fair competition as a principle.


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