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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM EEST
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New Hotel (in Yes Hotel chain) 
Filellinon 19
Athens 105 57

Driving Directions 
7th Tanker Operator Athens
Putting people at the Centre
of a More Profitable Business

Yes! Hotel, Athens Syntagma,  May 9, 2018

Good tanker shipping in 2018 is about creating an environment where people, procedures and ships/equipment are integrated properly and where the people have space to make use of their knowledge and experience.

We explored better ways to do that at our 7th Tanker Operator Athens conference in May 9.





9.15 Introduction to the conference - Dimitris Lyras, director, Lyras Shipping

9.30Martin Shaw, Managing Director, Marine Operations and Assurance Management Solutions
Putting people at the centre of a profitable business
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Morning sessions chairman - Martin Shaw

10.00 Captain Andrew Cassels, director, Oil Companies International Marine Forum
Human Element and OCIMF
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10.30 Theophanis Theophanous, managing director, Bernard Schulte Shipmanagement Greece

Reducing paperwork and digitalisation - the challenges to be faced and the advantages to be gained by revising administration and embracing computer and mobile technology.
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11.00 Break

11.30 Michail Malliaros, fleet personnel manager, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd
Marine HR - Supporting, Guiding, Coaching
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12.00 Michalis Pouris, head of HSQE department, Intership
Safety as a key element in ship management – The way to be pioneer
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12.30 Discussion with morning speakers - What is the best way to improve how we integrate people, procedures and equipment?
What is the best way to improve how we understand and manage risk?
Chaired by Dimitris Lyras, director, Lyras Shipping
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13.30 Lunch

14.15 Robin Collett, Regional Sales Manager, Samson
Rope:a new perspective on risk management through line maintenance and selection
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14.45 David Sanderson, CEO, Oceanmarine Limited
Managing the statistical and analytical requirements of TMSA3
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15.15 Discussion
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15.30 Close

Previous Tanker Operator Athens conference -

May 2017
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April 2016
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April 2015
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April 2014
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 April 2013

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 April 2012

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Speaker biographies


Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

An experienced and knowledgeable shipping professional with in depth experience of the offshore shipping and tanker shipping industry. Knowledge of tanker operations, offshore operations, ship vetting and marine assurance.

Specialises in marine management consulting, marine operations management consulting, project and change management as well as providing general advice to shipowners, consultants, oil companies and private equity companies on energy shipping related issues.  He chairs the IMarEST Human Element Working Group

Formerly VP technical, VP HSSE,  and regional director EMEA, fleet manager and vetting manager  with BP Shipping after starting his career as an engineer officer.   He has an MBA and is a Chartered Engineer