Agenda

DAY 1 – Tuesday 22 June (All timings at Athens Time, GMT+3) 

12:30

Week Opening: Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

Keynote Address: Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO

Keynote Address: Vassilios Demetriades, Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, Republic of Cyprus

13:00

Ship Managers Panel
Moderated by Dorothea Ioannou, Deputy Chief  Operating Officer, The American Club

  • Stamatis Bourboulis, General Manager, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd
  • Andy Cook, Global Crew Operations Director, V.Group
  • Dimitris Fafalios, Managing Director, Fafalios Shipping
  • Boriana Farrar, Vice President – Chief Legal Officer, Patriot Contract Services, LLC
  • Capt. Faouzi Fradi, Group Crewing and Training Director, Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd
  • Basil Sakellis, Managing Director, Alassia NewShips Management, Inc

14:00

Wellness and Health monitoring

  • Gisa Paredes, Chief Operating Officer, WellΑtSea – Cases from The WellAtSea Platform: Key Ingredients to Creating a Sustainable Crew Wellness Program
  • Capt. Yves Vandenborn, Director of Loss Prevention, Standard Club – Monitoring Health Onboard

14:30

Physical Wellness Panel
Moderated by Dimitrios Lyrakos, CEO, Filistos ASCOT SA

  • Elisabeth Calbari, Founder, Self Balance
  • Christian Ioannou, Managing Director, MCTC Marine Ltd
  • Capt. Konstantinos G. Karavasilis, Senior Loss Prevention Executive, UK P&I Club
  • Capt. Yves Vandenborn, Director Loss Prevention, Standard Club

15:30

Crew Abandonment

  • Chirag Bahri, Director of Regions (India), ISWAN – Crew Abandonment

  • Rachel Bellsham-Revell, Associate Director, London P&I Club – Crew Abandonment: A P&I Perspective

16:00

Mental Wellness Panel
Moderated by Dr. Chris Haughton, Managing Director, Haughton Maritime

  • Dr. Pennie Blackburn, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, ISWAN
  • Christopher L. Hall, Managing Director, Hong Kong, The American Club
  • Dimitra Ilia, Office Administration Manager, The Swedish Club
  • Dimitrios Lyrakos, CEO, Filistos ASCOT SA
  • Johanna Kull, Loss Prevention Executive, Alandia
  • Sophia Onken, Clinical Psychologist & Partner, Mental Health Support Solutions

17:00

Health Monitoring Programs

  • Dr. Remko Huigen, Director Strategy and Business Development, MedAssist.online – Monitoring Health Onboard
  • Sebastian Nause-Blueml, Co-Founder & Head of Sales, Scoutbase
  • Dr. Philip Sotiriades, President & CEO, Telematic Medical Applications Ltd (TMA) – Monitoring Health Onboard
  • Periclis Tzardis, Chief Medical Officer, ShipMedCare – Current status of Medical tele-consultation for commercial vessels

17:50

Program of day ends

DAY 2 – Wednesday 23 June

12:15

Day Opening: Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

12:20

Crew Resilience

  • Elisabeth Calbari, Founder, Self Balance – Developing Soft Skills for Resilient Crews
  • Kostas Katsoulieris, Senior Executive, North P&I Club – Fatigue and Mental Health
  • Ariadna Mayoral, Founder, Sea Wellbeing – Onboard Wellbeing, the importance of personalised support to promote Healthy Ships 
  • Dr. William H. Moore, Global Loss Prevention Director – S.V.P., The American Club – Holistic Approach to Seafarers’ Wellness

13:00

Industry Panel
Moderated by Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder/Executive Director of NAMEPA and IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

  • Sara Baade, CEO, Sailors’ Society
  • Gerardo A. Borromeo, VP & CEO, PTC Holdings Corporation
  • Jillian Carson-Jackson, President, The Nautical Institute
  • Martin Dorsman, Secretary General, European Community Shipowners Association (ECSA)
  • David Hammond, CEO, Human Rights at Sea
  • Tom Jenkins, Deputy Director, Investigations Department, The Bahamas Maritime Authority
  • Paul Markides, Marine-Quality Manager, Intercargo
  • Capt. M. Segar, Assistant Chief Executive (Operations), MPA Singapore

14:30

Seafarer Health Panel
Moderated by Capt. Yves Vandenborn, Director Loss Prevention, Standard Club

  • Dr. Walther Boon, Managing Director, MedAssist.online
  • Kostas Katsoulieris, Senior Executive, North P&I Club
  • Dr. Claire Pekcan, Director, Safe Marine
  • Dr. Philip Sotiriades, President & CEO, Telematic Medical Applications Ltd (TMA)
  • Periclis Tzardis, Chief Medical Officer, ShipMedCare

15:30

Mental Health Challenges

  • Chirag Bahri, Director of Regions (India), ISWAN – Piracy effect on wellness
  • Johan Smith, Project Manager, Sailors’ Society – There’s no vaccine against poor mental health  

16:00

Soft Skills Panel
Moderated by Dr. Luiza Shahbazyan, Founder, The Pivot Company

  • Ben Bailey, Director of Advocacy and Regional Engagement, The Mission to Seafarers
  • Dimitris Fokas, Training Manager, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited
  • Capt. Dimitris Kalosakas, Group Training Director/Senior Instructor, Elvictor Group
  • Panagiotis Kourkoumelis, Training and Development Manager, Kyklades Maritime Corporation
  • Capt. VS Parani, HSSEQ Manager, Tufton Asset Management Ltd
  • Bill Truelove, Managing Director, CSMART Training Center

17:00

Challenges of Social Life Onboard

  • Connie S. Gehrt, Managing Director, CONOVAH – Social Relations and Loneliness
  • Hans Hederström, Professor of the Practice, Dep. of Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology – Psychological Safety
  • Capt. Konstantinos G. Karavasilis, Senior Loss Prevention Executive, UK P&I Club – Crew Suicides
  • Johanna Kull, Loss Prevention Executive, Alandia – Managing Anxiety and Depression

17:50

Program of day ends

DAY 3 – Thursday 24 June

12:55

Day Opening: Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

13:00

Women at Sea Panel
Moderated by Johanna Kull, Loss Prevention Executive, Alandia

  • Capt. Ayse Asli Basak, Co-Founder, SheFarers Platform
  • Capt. Jeanine Drummond, Managing Director & Principal Marine Advisor, Integral Maritime 
  • Capt. Alexandra Hagerty, United States Naval Ships
  • Sanjam Sahi Gupta, Founder, Maritime SheEO
  • Jenny Matthews, Founder, She of the Sea
  • Kathryn Neilson, Director, Merchant Navy Training Board, UK Chamber of Shipping

14:10

Crew Change Challenges

  • Nikos D. Marmatsouris, Group Senior Marketing Manager, GAC Shipping SA – Crew Change

14:30

Crew Change Panel
Moderated by Kostas Katsoulieris, Senior Executive, North P&I Club

  • Constantinos Galanakis, CEO, Elvictor Group
  • Nikos D. Marmatsouris, Group Senior Marketing Manager, GAC Shipping SA
  • Georgios Moniodis, Crew & Training Manager, Prime Marine
  • George Pitaoulis, Crewing Manager, ABC Maritime
  • Christos Sialakoumas, Crew Manager, Dorian LPG
  • Nikos Toumazatos, Crew Manager, Latsco Marine Management Inc.

16:00

Crew Vaccinations Panel
Moderated by Maria Mavroudi, Founding Partner, Searock Marine Insurance Brokers

  • Iris Baguilat, President, Döhle Seafront Crewing (Manila), Inc.
  • Rick Beaumont, Senior Claims Executive, Standard Club
  • Capt. Pradeep Chawla, Managing Director, QHSE and Training, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management
  • Capt. Vishal Kumar, Nautical Manager, INTERTANKO
  • Ioanna Vernardou, DPA / CSO, Blue Planet Shipping Ltd

17:00

Program of day ends

DAY 4 – Friday 25 June (Day of the Seafarer) – Crew Welfare Best Practices

12:55

Day Opening: Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA

13:05

The Ship Managers Perspective

  • Dimitris Fokas, Training manager, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited – Mental Health, Wellbeing, Training & Health Promotion
  • Simon Frank, Chief Human Resources Officer, Thome Group – Crew Matters
  • Ralph Juhl, Executive Vice President, Technical, HAFNIA – Hafnia Wellness Programme
  • Maria Kalogianni, Training Coordinator, Prime Marine – Crew Wellbeing: Practices & Actions  
  • Sunil Kapoor, Director, Fleet Management Limited – Crew Welfare­­­­
  • Capt. Michail Malliaros, Fleet Personnel Manager, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd. – Crew Wellness Practices  
  • Stamatis Papagiannopoulos, HSQE Superintendent, Springfield Shipping Co Panama SA – Safety Performance and mental wellbeing during the COVID pandemic  
  • Eirini Pirpili, Wellness/Gym Manager, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited – Mental Health, Wellbeing, Training & Health Promotion  
  • Dr. Theoharis I. Sinifakoulis, Fleet Medical Advisor, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited – Mental Health, Wellbeing, Training & Health Promotion
  • Aristonis Trochanis, Soft Skills Expert, Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited – Mental Health, Wellbeing, Training & Health Promotion  

15:00

The Crew Manager Perspective

  • Iris Baguilat, President, Döhle Seafront Crewing (Manila), Inc.
  • Capt. Dimitris Kalosakas, Group Training Director/Senior Instructor, Elvictor Group – Initiatives: Seafarers’ Health and Safety  
  • Alexandros Ntoutsoulis, Quality Manager, Elvictor Group
  • Alfonso A. Jr. Pablo, Head, People, Family & Community Relations Jr., Magsaysay Maritime Corporation – Challenges brought by the COVID Pandemic

15:30

The Seafarers Perspective
Hear from ocean going seafarers their thoughts on Crew Welfare

  • How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the life of seafarers
  • What are the most important elements for wellbeing onboard a ship
  • Key priorities with respect to crew wellbeing
  • Messages to industry stakeholders (associations, ports, charterers, regulators etc) on how they can improve crew wellbeing

16:30

Crew Welfare Week Closing: Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA