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SPONSORS PROFILES

MINISTRY OF SHIPPING AND ISLAND POLICY

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY SHIPOWNERS' ASSOCIATION (ECSA)

Hellenic Chamber of Shipping

Eurobank

Eurobank

The Eurobank group is a dynamic banking group active in 8 countries, with total assets of €73.8 billion and 16,662 employees. Established in 1990, the Group expanded through organic growth and acquisitions to become a leading force in recent years’ developments and the shaping of the banking sector. With a total network of over 960 branches in Greece and abroad, the Group offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services to its retail and corporate customers.

In Greece, Eurobank is one of the four pillars of the banking system. With two distinct retail branch networks ― the Eurobank Network and the New TT Branch Network ― Business Centres, an exclusive private banking network and awarded electronic service channels, the Group’s philosophy focuses on high quality service, reliability and safety.

The Group also holds a strategic position in retail and business banking in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, offers distinguished wealth management services in Cyprus, Luxembourg and London, and is also active in Ukraine.

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Beyond core business activity, the Group has developed social responsibility actions, responding to the needs of the communities in which it operates. To this end, it has focused in programs and initiatives in the fields of Education, Society, Culture, Innovation & Youth Entrepreneurship in cooperation with established institutions and organizations, while placing major emphasis on environmental protection initiatives at a national and international level.

Eurobank

BCA COLLEGE

BCA COLLEGE

Business College of Athens (BCA) was the first college in 1971 to create an academic department for Shipping Management in Greece. It was also the first institute in Greece that offered Shipping programmes at both a Bachelors and Μaster’s level, which were tailored to meet the needs of international shipping companies, whilst offering sound knowledge and a variety of skills required for achieving a successful career in the shipping industry.

BCA operates the second largest department of Shipping Management in Europe, with 400 students and a network of 4,000 alumni, while the University of Plymouth is one of the leading maritime and marine training centers in the world, producing world-class research and cutting-edge technological projects including the production of the world’s first full-sized, fully autonomous unmanned research ship.

Students will be able to explore the exciting and challenging world of the shipping industry, and study a variety of modules- related to all aspects of the maritime industry- which are taught by leading experts, professionals and researchers in the field. Both our Bachelors and Masters degrees have been designed to meet the needs of the shipping industry, with the aid of BCA’s Advisory Academic Board- Shipping Sector (http://www.bca.edu.gr/en/article/1451/shipping-sector).

BCA COLLEGE

Vodafone

Vodafone

Vodafone Greece is a member of Vodafone Group Plc, one of the world’s leaders in telecommunications, with a strategic presence in the domestic market for mobile, fixed and internet services. Operating in Greece for more than 20 years, Vodafone is leading the market forward and continues to contribute to innovation, with the largest private fiber optics network in Greece, following the acquisition and integration of hellas online.
 
Vodafone Greece is a reliable partner that supports businesses and professionals with integrated ICT and telecommunications solutions to increase their efficiency and flexibility. These solutions and support services help businesses and professionals to become “Ready Business”, capable to continuously evolve and successfully address growing market challenges.

Vodafone

Chiotelis&Co / Advocates-Consultants

Chiotelis&Co / Advocates-Consultants

We are a niche Law Practice, which provides high quality, tailor made advocacy and consultancy services, with particular focus in shipping and commercial law matters.

We provide a first class and cost effective service to our clients within the Greek jurisdiction and beyond. With reliable and trustworthy correspondents worldwide, we effectively meet the needs of a demanding, diverse and international clientele, ranging from P&I Clubs, H&M underwrites, shipowners and salvors, private investors and funds, governmental bodies & organisations, banks and construction companies. You will find nowhere else a faster and wiser approach to your needs and our existing clients are ready to confirm this.

Chiotelis&Co / Advocates-Consultants

Intermodal Group

Intermodal Group

From its inception in 1984 until today, Intermodal Group of Companies, has been strengthened through partnerships and mergers. Today it includes over three companies in the same workplace, and as such has become a hub of information, sharing resources and expertise on the markets of Greece and China, where it has offices. At the same time each business entity maintains its capacity by entering into particular customer relationship with shipowners, ship managers, traders, shippers and financial institutions, which all benefit from the combined expertise of technical, operational and economic knowledge of our people.

Intermodal Group is active in sale and purchase, chartering, ship newbuildings and demolition, repairs and refitting of ships at shipyards that it represents, as well as representation of agencies worldwide. Specialization in offshore and towage through exclusive partnerships with leading companies, as well as the long presence in the highly demanding sector of Passenger and RoRo ships, differentiate Intermodal from the competition.

By providing a large number of highly specialized services Intermodal is becoming a comprehensive one-stop-shop with great expertise, especially in difficult negotiations, and is a preferred maritime business advisor and partner.

Intermodal Group

Manifest

Manifest

Manifest Services was founded in 2003 and is a leading Facility Management provider offering a wide range of integrated service solutions, including space rearrangement, relocation, cleaning and security services, electrical and mechanical maintenance, landscaping, waste management and catering. Company’s mission is to ensure the prerequisites for the increase of productivity and effectiveness, while minimizing the operational costs of its clients. Manifest employs more than 550 employees, operates in 30 cities of Greece, serves 1,100 buildings and delivers daily 3,000 hours of service. Manifest’s operation is based in an anthropocentric model by consistently expressing its commitment to social responsibility.

Manifest

MARITA HELLAS

MARITA HELLAS

With more than 45 years experience MARITA HELLAS SA has developed a wide range of Safety Products & Services.
Our product portfolio includes Marine Evacuation Systems (MES), Life rafts, fire fighting equipment & life saving appliances for total safety solutions on board in the marine safety and survival field for all kind of vessels.

MARITA HELLAS SA is authorized representative and distributor of Survitec Group, a trusted market leader in the safety and survival solutions arena. Survitec Group brings together best in class brands such us RFD, ZODIAC, DSB, BEAUFORT, EUROVINIL, CREWSAVER, ELLIOT, TOYO, LIFEGUAR  and other reputable brands for quality, design & innovation.

High standard services such as inspections, maintenance and repair of safety equipment are operated by our continuously trained technical staff at our company’s authorized service station suitable designed and equipped for satisfying the highest requirements and needs for our customers 24/7.

MARITA HELLAS

MERCEDES-BENZ HELLAS

MERCEDES-BENZ HELLAS

Founded in 1982, Mercedes-Benz Hellas SA, is a 100% subsidiary of Daimler AG. The company is the General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz passenger & commercial vehicles, smart cars, as well as Mercedes-Benz & Setra buses in Greece.
The company’s headquarters are in N. Kifissia, and are hosting all Sales and Marketing functions for passenger and commercial vehicles, the Center of Technical Support and Training, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and “Hall of Stars”, the center of used Mercedes-Benz “Star-Class” & smart car sales business.

Mercedes-Benz Hellas’ Parts Distribution Center is located in Aspropyrgos whilst the sales center for used heavy and light commercial vehicles “TruckStore” is situated in Koropi.
Corporate Social Responsibility is an integral part of the company’s culture. Always a pioneer in these matters, Mercedes-Benz Hellas was the first automotive company in Greece to issue a Social Responsibility Report since 2013, while it invested in solar energy by placing photovoltaic panels of 302 kW at a surface of 4,000 m2 in its premises. Moreover, the company is constantly contributing to the country’s major cultural, social and sports events with significant sponsorships.

visit us on
http://www.mercedes-benz.gr/ & http://gr.smart.com/

join us on
https://www.facebook.com/MercedesBenzGreece & https://www.facebook.com/smart.greece

https://twitter.com/MercedesBenzGR & https://twitter.com/smartgreece

http://www.youtube.com/user/MercedesBenzGR & http://www.youtube.com/user/smartgreece

http://www.linkedin.com/company/2798967?trk=tyah

MERCEDES-BENZ HELLAS

OTESAT- MARITEL

OTESAT- MARITEL

Otesat-Maritel, a member of OTE group of companies, is a satellite communications provider focusing on maritime transportation, and during its long-term course in the maritime industry it has earned a leading position among the Greek satcom providers, while it has become one of the most recognizable brands worldwide.

The company provides satellite communications and integrated telecommunication services that combine satellite and terrestrial voice and data networks as well as specialized vessel applications via Inmarsat, Iridium, and VSAT networks.

In addition, the company steadily invests in Information and Communication Technologies by developing its own complete portfolio of subscription services for either business or private purposes (e.g., crew welfare), including Scratch Cards, pre-paid internet and e-mail, etc. The company provides satellite equipment for Inmarsat, Iridium and VSAT systems (installation, configuration, support) and recently extended its business activities to the provision of electronic navigational equipment (ECDIS etc.) and Radio Survey services (GMDSS Radio Survey & APT), while it operates also as an Accounting Authority (GR01).

It is noted that the company’s products and services are accompanied by a 24-hour customer service and technical support.

Otesat-Maritel is the only Greek satellite telecommunications firm that conforms to the strictest Greek and international standards.

OTESAT- MARITEL

FreeSeas Inc.

FreeSeas Inc.

FreeSeas Inc. is a global commercial shipping company transporting drybulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of drybulk carriers along worldwide shipping routes. Currently, it has a fleet of Handysize vessels. FreeSeas' common stock trades on the NASDAQ capital market under the symbol FREE.

With a dynamic management team focused on shareholder growth and an active presence in the capital markets, FreeSeas has positioned itself to capitalize on the emerging drybulk industry.

FreeSeas Inc.

ALBA Graduate Business School

ALBA Graduate Business School

ALBA Graduate Business School was founded in 1992 and operates under the auspices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), the Hellenic Management Association (HMA) and the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), as a not-for-profit educational association. ALBA is a research driven school.

ALBA offers 15 post graduate programs, among them the MBA in Shipping, the MSc in Shipping Management and the MSc in International Shipping and Finance in collaboration with the University of Reading. ALBA programs are accredited by International Accreditation Organizations like NEASC, AMBA and EPAS/EFMD, while the three shipping programs are also accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA), and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) for the MSc in International Shipping and Finance.

ALBA Graduate Business School

The American Club

The American Club

Founded in New York in 1917, the American Club is the only P&I mutual domiciled in the Americas. Part of the International Group, it offers full cover for Protection and Indemnity and Freight, Demurrage and Defense risks and has in recent years grown and globalized its tonnage. In addition to its headquarters in New York, the Club's Managers, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc., have operations in London, Piraeus, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Dalian. With dedicated specialized staff, available 24 hours a day, including qualified lawyers, licensed mariners and maritime experts, the Club is proud of the ability to communicate in 11 languages, boasts an active safety and loss prevention program with proven track record and has the knowhow and capability to accommodate the needs of members both large and small.

The American Club

BALUCO

IRI – THE MARSHALL ISLANDS REGISTRY

IRI – THE MARSHALL ISLANDS REGISTRY

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries. The RMI Registry is the third largest registry in the world, surpassing 128 million gross tons in December 2015. IRI has a network of 27 worldwide offices that have the ability to register a vessel, including those under construction, record a mortgage or financing charter, incorporate a company, issue seafarer documentation and service clientele.

The most important asset to the RMI Registry is its customers and IRI strives to provide them with full service from any office, 24 hours a day.

IRI – THE MARSHALL ISLANDS REGISTRY

MATRIX Broker at Lloyd's

MATRIX Broker at Lloyd's

With a leading position in targeted markets, profitability and solid assets enabling expansion and new operations, innovative actuarial models, advanced risk and capital solutions and top rank added value services, MATRIX Broker at Lloyd’s prevails through exemplary corporate governance and transparent procedures and is broadly recognised as one of the top specialised, innovative and customer centered international brokers.

Having access to Lloyd’s and International Hull & Machinery markets, MATRIX [MIRB] Marine Brokers – a member company of the MATRIX Broker at Lloyd’s Group - provides a comprehensive high quality Hull & Machinery insurance protection placement, tailor made solutions and first class claims service and monitoring in order to ensure that your risks and insurance needs are constantly met.

MATRIX Broker at Lloyd's

PPA S.A.

PPA S.A.

PPA S.A. is a port facilities system of large sizes: At 37 km of quay walls serves annually 40,000 arrivals-departures of ships, nearly 20mil. passengers 3,5 mil. TEU'S (containers), 400.000 transit cars and 2 mil. cruise passengers.

PPA S.A. is Europe's largest passenger port, serving the maritime activity, coastal shipping, cruise, container, transport cars and ship repair. Corporate social responsibility and environmental policies are key elements of its business, and for that reason was rewarded with the title ECOPORT by the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO).

PPA SA historically since 1930 was founded contributed as few organizations in economic development and growth of the country. It is a listed company in the Athens Stock Exchange, its main shareholder is the government, holds leading positions in a highly competitive environment while a unique company in terms of function, since it provides services 365 days a year, 24 hours per day.

PPA S.A.

SAXO BANK

SAXO BANK

Saxo Bank is an online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering to retail and institutional investors a complete set of trading and investment technologies, tools and strategies.

Saxo Bank’s offering includes more than 30.000 financial products – such as Forex, CFDs, Stocks, Futures, Options, Bonds – all accessible through one single account, from the award-winning platform SaxoTrader and the newly-launched platform SaxoTraderGO, with seamless trading experience across all mobile devices.

Saxo Bank, founded in 1992 and headquartered in Copenhagen, is a fully licensed and regulated bank, supervised by the European authorities and the Danish FSA. Today, Saxo Bank operates 25 offices across the five continents, including a representative office in Greece since 2009.

SAXO BANK

ASSOCIATION OF PASSENGER SHIPPING COMPANIES (SEEN)

ASSOCIATION OF PASSENGER SHIPPING COMPANIES (SEEN)

The Association of Passenger Shipping Companies (SEEN) was founded in 1921 and represents the Greek Passenger Shipping Companies. Members of SEEN are Greek and European shipping companies of Ro-pax vessels, operating on the Greek domestic lines, as well as on international lines and cruise. SEEN is also member of SETE (Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises).

SEEN is the institutional stakeholder and official partner of the Greek Government on all issues relevant to passenger shipping, including on matters relating to the development of insular policy and the coastal network. As a social partner, SEEN negotiates and signs the Collective Bargaining Agreement for ship crews.

SEEN’s aim is to support and promote the significance of passenger shipping for the Greek economy, to assist in the promotion of Greece as a tourist destination, and to contribute to the development of the insular regions of the country. At the same time SEEN undertakes initiatives and actions which will improve the operational and institutional framework of passenger shipping in Greece, the European Union and globally.

ASSOCIATION OF PASSENGER SHIPPING COMPANIES (SEEN)

Bureau Veritas

ITCM

LAROS by Prisma Electronics

PIRAEUS BANK

REDPiXEL

REDPiXEL

With a 90-years unceasing operation and accumulated experience, and an 18-years successful presence in the Internet and digital publications, NAFTEMPORIKI proceeds with providing integrated digital services.

Capitalizing on her longstanding experience, know-how and skills of her dedicated people, NAFTEMPORIKI has set-up REDPIXEL Team to offer solutions tailored to your needs.

Bearing in mind functionality, user friendliness and aesthetics, our objective is to offer high-tech digital services.

In a market that never stops evolving, REDPIXEL provides whatever you deem necessary to communicate with the target group you wish to and make the difference.

Content marketing

Digital design

Web development

Enterprise search solutions for media and e-commerce

Social media marketing

REDPiXEL

Face-to-Face Consultants

Face-to-Face Consultants

Face-to-face Consultants provides personalized and personal services.
We are committed and bind to the end result, fully aware of the undertaken responsibility, conscious of customer’s needs, with a proven track of ethos in interpersonal relations.

With a long presence in the industry of services we are operating in the following fields:
• Executive Services
- personal/ coaching in public speaking
- personal branding development
- presentation skills development and improvement
- speechwriting/ghostwriting
- business savoir-vivre

• Company Services
- group coaching in public speaking
- marketing plan support/communication/company profile
- events organization
- business savoir-vivre

• Publishing Services
- research/evaluation of material to be published
- writing/editing/translation/adapting to Greek language
- organizing/overseeing publication process

The voyage of Face-to-Face Consultants with Greek Shipping began many years ago. Face-to-face Consultants is a fellow traveler of the courageous and pioneering Greeks that have been commanding ships, companies, international organizations with power of soul, decency, resourcefulness, passion and persistence, whether in calm or rough seas.

Face-to-Face Consultants is determined to become a very reliable “fellow traveler” of those that already visioning the aftermath of the present dire straits and decided to sustain the Greek shipping miracle.

38, Kifissias Ave., 11526 Athens
210-3637070
info@face-to-face.gr
fb.com/ConsultantsFacetoFace

Face-to-Face Consultants

Interpretit

Interpretit

Interpretit – A whole new integrated approach to interpreting and translation services

Nowadays communication is more than a right; it is a need and needs know no compromise. Interpretit has arrived to provide interpreting and translation services that meet the needs and requirements of modern companies, businessmen and individuals.

Professionalism, experience, expertise, confidentiality, flexibility and love for what we are the key words describing our company’s ethos and lay the foundations for a long-lasting and robust relationship with our clients.

Language is not a barrier but a communication path. Interpretit is here to assist you in this journey and make sure that your message will be heard loud and clear in any form, written and oral.

Are you ready? Find out more about us on our website www.interpretit.eu.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Interpretit

Access

Access

ACCESS SA is a modern communication agency, having an extensive experience and a dynamic presence in graphic arts.

We specialize in printing on demand. We offer smart and flexible solutions that can boost your sales as well as save your company money by printing the quantity of documents you really need. Now you can have a constantly fresh and updated printed material. You are no longer obliged to purchase large amounts of documents at high prices that you do not need and will not use, taking up valuable of your office or warehouse space.

These days, when almost all companies are redefining goals, needs, roles and responsibilities, we are standing by you, we are your partners and collaborators in success. Through our certified services by ISO 9001:2008 Quality System and ELOT 1435:2009, you surely get access to high quality printing productions and effective customer service. When we say that your satisfaction is guaranteed with ACCESS, we really mean it!

access@access.gr | t. 210 38 04 460 | f. 210 38 47 447

Access

SOUND AND VISUAL - PAPATHANASIOU

SOUND AND VISUAL - PAPATHANASIOU

SOUND AND VISUAL – KONSTANTINOS A. PAPATHANASIOU SA is one of the biggest companies in Greece operating in the sector of audiovisual equipment rental for conferences and related events. Beginning in 1978, we have been providing services for recording and proceedings publishing and we offer integrated technical solutions that cover the whole spectrum of technical needs for conferences, corporate events, seminars or any other event.

The departments operating in our company are the following:

A. Conference Proceedings

1. Digital Recording
2. Transcription of proceedings and computer layout
3. Printing and Binding

B. Planning & Technical Support for Conferences and Events

Study, planning, rental, installation and technical support using audiovisual equipment for conferences, seminars, press conferences, corporate events and exhibition stands.

1. Projection equipment
2. Audio equipment
3. Lighting equipment
4. Interpretation systems
5. Voting systems
6. Conference sets – printing work
7. IT systems

Permanent installations – Study, Planning and Implementation

SOUND AND VISUAL - PAPATHANASIOU

STAR Κεντρικής Ελλάδας

akti Miaouli

ELNAVI

Efoplistis

maritimes

NAYS & NAFSGREEN

Naftika Chronika

Green4Sea - Safety4Sea

Skipper on Deck

The Sea Nation

TRADERS'