and RTG | Safety First: Lessons Learned During 2020

An online event organized on the occasion of Posidonia Web Forums Week

Experienced executives from the shipping industry discuss why Safety should still be a top priority for the industry and how Human Performance can be maximized in challenging times.

  • How have recent developments regarding ship inspections affected the shipping industry in terms of safeguarding a management company’s safe operation of its fleet?
  • What are the most valuable lessons learnt for the shipping sector, with regards to the recent spread of the pandemic?
  • How did the industry manage the psychological support of crews that had faced long delays in their replacement?
  • Are young mariners sufficiently trained in order to face the safety requirements of today’s shipping operations?

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Maja Markovčić Kostelac, Executive Director, EMSA
  • Andreas Hadjipetrou, Managing Director, Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Suzanna Laskaridis, Director, Laskaridis Shipping
  • Milena Pappas, Commercial Director, Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
  • Spyridon Tarasis, General Manager, Olympic Vision Maritime Company Inc & Vice-Chairman, INTERCARGO
  • Prof. George Theocharidis, Professor of Maritime Law & Policy, World Maritime University


  • Paillette Palaiologou, Vice President Marine & Offshore Division, HBSA Zone, Bureau Veritas
The digital discussion that will take place on Monday, October 26th 2020 via the YouTube Channel.

Date: 26 October 2020

Time: 17:00 - 18:30 GMT | 19:00 - 20:30 EEST (Greece)

For more information please contact: Charis Pappas at

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