Events & Seminars

Meet us at Posidonia 2016 and Join our Open Seminar

9 of June 2016
RSVP Telephone info: 210-8964531
17:30-20:00 Metropolitan Expo

Meet us on stand 2.237 (Hall 2) during Posidonia Week  and also join our Open Seminar:

"SEA… Your Future. Key stakeholders’ perspectives of the shipping industry"

on Thursday June 9th, at Posidonia Seminar Room, from 17:00-19:00 

What lies ahead for the shipping markets? Can Greece maintain its leading position in Shipping? How can a young graduate pursue a career in the shipping industry?

Key stakeholders of the industry - Ship-owners, Shipbrokers, General Managers and Academics - have been invited to answer these questions and to participate in an informal discussion that will focus on current trends and challenges in the maritime world. 

Welcome remarks: Prof Nick Travlos,  Dean ALBA and Spyros Vougious, Director ALBA Shipping Programs

Commentator: Mrs. Natalia Margioli FICS, Vice Chairman Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Greek Branch)


  • Stamatis Bourboulis, General Manager - Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd
  • Andreas Georgiou, Managing Director Grace Trading Corporation
  • Dimitris Patrikios, General Manager SPRINGFIELD SHIPPING CO. PANAMA S.A.
  • Nikolaos Pentheroudakis, Honorary President Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, ALBA Visiting Lecture
  • Harilaos N. Psaraftis, Professor, Management Science Division, Department of Management Engineering Technical University of Denmark, ALBA Visiting Professor
  • Vassilios Terzis, CEO QUEENSWAY NAVIGATION CO LTD, Vice President Hellenic Short Sea Shipowners Association
  • Emmanouil Tsikalakis, President Master and Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine

Moderator: Ilias Bissias , Director Naftika Chronika, ALBA Lecturer

Read here more information about our speakers


The seminar is primarily aimed at recent graduates, mariners and young professionals wishing to pursue careers within the shipping industry but also those who want to be informed about the trends &  perspectives of the Greek shipping industry.

Participants will receive certificate of attendance . Also all participants of the event will be eligible for the 2 ALBApartial scholarships (50% of the tuition fees) for our Shipping Programs. More information about registration process will be provided during and after the seminar.

 The seminar will be conducted in Greek.

Registration is now closed and no seats are available. 

Kindly note that since there might be last minute cancelation we will serve unregistered participants on a first come, first served bases according to availability.


The discussion is organized by ALBA with the support of, Real time Graduates and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS Greek Branch).   

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