BCA is the oldest Maritime college of Greece, operating since 1971. BCA has been the first institution to introduce Bachelors and Masters degrees in Ship Management to the Greek market. With more than 9,500 alumni, a 25 member advisory board, and 60 professors, BCA College continues its tradition of offering academic degrees in line with the evolving needs of the Maritime industry. Since 2020, BCA has been actively supported by Vships and Costamare Inc. in its purpose of introducing Greek Ship Management know how across the globe.
Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited (EASTMED) is a full service ship Management Company operating out of Glyfada (Athens) Greece.
EASTMED offers seaborne transportation services to the energy, industrial and agricultural sectors.
EASTMED manages a fleet of 75 tankers, bulk carriers and containers and employes 200 staff onshore and 3300 seagoing staff
Neda Maritime Agency Co. Ltd. (Neda), in its present form, was founded by Nicolaos D. Lykiardopulo. It is one of the oldest Greek merchant shipping companies, continuously in operation for almost over 140 years, already.
Neda Maritime traditionally operates a modern and balanced fleet of tankers (VLCCs and LR2s Aframaxes) and dry bulk carriers (Capesize, Kamsarmax, and Supramax) vessels, mostly ordered and built for own account, ex- Japan and S. Korea yards, and supervised their construction to its own exacting specifications. The M/T “AROSA”, the first delivered (early 1993) double-hull VLCC worldwide, built and Classed to LR, has been master-minded by Neda, in the first ever proactive response to the evolving regulatory and environmental needs. Her design and construction has been a pioneering technical breakthrough, closely produced by Neda and Hitachi yard, as a testament to continuous Neda high technical and maintenance standards for its entire fleet, having been owned and operated from time to time.
Neda’s management philosophy has been to maintain top quality, experienced and motivated personnel at shore and at sea, by endeavoring to have the Greek flag on as many as possible operated vessels, and by implementing a strict policy of sophisticated safety and preventive maintenance on board.
With this strongest commitment to be offering operational reliability with a young and high quality fleet; this coupled with technical innovation and management efficiency, Neda continuously endeavors to improve its performance and services to its clients.
Seamark Marine Inc.
Delivers functional solutions for ships and ports worldwide. In exclusive cooperation with prime international partners, Seamark develops newbuilding projects of special vessels integrated with financing, customizes floating ship-to-shore facilities and delivers worldwide ships cargo & container securing systems, green ship deck machinery, port fendering and mooring systems.
Technava was founded in 1968 aiming to supply marine equipment and technical support to the Greek Shipping Industry. Today, it is one of the leading companies in the supply, installation and service of equipment on board all types of ships. Technava’s scope also includes services and equipment for the industrial sector and in particular for power plants, city municipalities and the oilfield industry. Technava sails on a crew of 90 highly skilled individuals including marine, chemical, mechanical and electrical engineers. Our many years of experience in the supply and the service allows us to set customer satisfaction as our primary goal.
As a leading provider of classification services to the global offshore and marine industries, ABS is guided by its mission to promote security of life, property and the natural environment. ABS offers support during initial concept design, design approval and construction and provides lifecycle services.
ABS offers an independent and uncompromised perspective on classification and statutory critical items. ABS leverages its years of experience in working with the marine industry to the benefit of our clients by providing an impartial assessment that relies on time-tested practical survey assessment techniques and the most advanced engineering rigor.
Through a global network, ABS delivers services and solutions to clients, providing core competencies of survey, engineering and auditing. ABS’ vast network of offices around the world provides a flexible and highly efficient support system that all use the same consistent approach when applying various rules and requirements. The commitment to service is what distinguishes ABS as a true class leader and a trusted partner to our clients throughout the life of their assets.
ABS has an unparalleled commitment to safety that underscores all that it does as an organization. The safety record of the ABS-classed fleet validates our commitment to safety leadership. The fleet has consistently and significantly outperformed industry averages in both Overall Serious Casualties and Hull & Machinery Casualties.
Standing on its record of independence, exceptional class service, safety and technology leadership, ABS delivers value at every stage of development of an offshore asset or marine vessel. With a passion for making the world a safer place, while also delivering practical and innovative solutions, ABS stands ready to assist and advance safety in the marine and offshore energy industries.
A team of specialized asset and ship-management experts develops projects to meet the individual ambitions, targets and risk appetite of the investor.
The highly qualified shore based ship-management team handles the daily challenges of worldwide trading. The officers and crew are continuously and vigorously trained both onboard and ashore, to meet all company standards as well as national and international requirements.
Ariston’s culture of continuous retraining and collaborative learning is the backbone of an efficient corporate, technical and commercial management of the ships.
The Company has evolved from being a traditional ship-management company into a maritime asset management company.
Ariston originates and structures projects for third parties in accordance with their requirements, utilizing experience built up over the years.
Our modern management approach ensures projects run both efficiently and effortlessly for the client, throughout the lifetime of their investment.
Our management actively utilizes the value of big data both on-board and ashore in order to meet clear targets. Ariston is able to monitor pre-defined KPI’s against benchmark values by collecting real-time data through manual and automated means. This process enhances critical decision making and adds value.
Ariston provides tailor-made management solutions by simplifying the maritime industry’s complexities through combined knowledge and transparency.
Ariston is owned by the Xylas family, a well respected, 4th generation traditional Greek shipping family with its origins founded in the early 1900s.
Over the years the group has managed in excess of 120 ships and has supervised the construction and delivery of over 65 new-buildings, primarily in the dry-bulk sector, in first class European and Asian shipyards.
N. Bogdanos Marine Bureau (www.bogdanos-marine.gr) is a technical & commercial company based in Piraeus. Its fields of expertise are Ship Repair & Underwater Services, as well as the representation of Marine & Industrial Equipment groups.
The company has more than sixty years of experience, offering its professional services by anticipating and adapting to the needs of the shipping and industrial market. Guided by its inherent business principles and by operating on customer-based strategy, Bogdanos Marine has established a worldwide network of reputable partners, to meet the requirements of the Hellenic shipping and industrial community, while sustaining the legacy of integrity, reliability and trust through dedication to the needs of our customers and contributing to a better greener world, our same drive for over six decades.
The company was established in Piraeus in 1956 by Nico Bogdanos as the first and only technical office in Greece, consisting of marine consultants, surveyors, valuers, appraisers and arbitrators. Its core business was to contact surveys on behalf of underwriters and classification societies, thus being the main appointed surveyors for London Salvage, US Salvage, Bureau Veritas, Rina, DNV, ABS, Miller, AXA etc.
As the firm’s reputation grew, it became known as the “school” for marine surveyors, and indeed many were later hired by Classification Societies when they established their own branch offices in Piraeus. Having completed several years of field training, the Bogdanos Marine office became an expert on all types of surveys, in-depth understanding of ships and ship repair processes, handling of claims etc. Combined with the vast knowledge of the Hellenic Shipping market, the company was perfectly suited for successfully representing various prestigious ship repair yards, as well as marine and industrial systems worldwide, which today constitute the core of its business activities.
At Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore, we share a drive to shape a better maritime world for future generations.
Pioneering the safety and performance of new technologies since 1828, we are one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and offshore safety and verification bodies, with a global network to support clients worldwide.
We understand the challenges clients face in designing, building and operating a truly sustainable maritime business. We’re by their side; supporting them with practical advice, tools and technology to run safe, sustainable and high performing businesses.
We’re known for being responsive and building strong and long relationships with our clients; for being flexible without compromise. And because we’re part of Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services with over 80,000 employees in more than 1600 locations, we have a truly global outlook, bringing a broader understanding of the global supply chain and blue economy.
So, whether we’re meeting the challenge of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets safely and sustainably, helping shipowners embrace decarbonisation and digitalisation to transport goods safely and sustainably, or supporting marine renewable energy technologies, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore is shaping a better maritime world.
Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore. Shaping a better maritime world.
C&A STAVROS KASSIDIARIS S.A. is a leader company in Automation Systems in Shipping and Industry since 1978. It covers the whole range of procedures and certifications that are required for the making of Electronic – Electrical and Pneumatic Automation Devices in Hellenic Defence Industry among other industries. From research & development to design and construction.
With facilities in two privately owned high-rise buildings in Piraeus, it has up-to-date machinery, laboratories, and warehouses with a large stock of products, upgrading its services which are always based on customers’ needs.
The philosophy of C&A STAVROS KASSIDIARIS S.A. is based on the maximum satisfaction of its customers, providing high quality products and services at competitive prices. Proof of the company’s value is its own client list with more than 3,000 partnerships including the Ministry of National Defence and NATO, all Greek shipping companies, major shipping companies abroad, shipyards, refineries, food and chemical industries and organizations such as PPC and EYDAP etc.
Investing in highly educated staff with many years of experience in the latest automation specialties, as well as in the belief in good relationships between employees and executives, which are based in mutual trust, C&A STAVROS KASSIDIARIS S.A. seeks to the creation of productive personalities.
The level of company’s services is constantly being upgraded as the Engineers, Electricians, Hydraulic & Pneumatic Technicians and Automation System Technicians are always updated for new developments on their field. C&A STAVROS KASSIDIARIS S.A.’s technical department is available 24/7 and always ready for the implementation of any required project in any place of the world.
Briefly C&A STAVROS KASSIDIARIS S.A. operates successfully in the following area:
- Installation & service of electric & pneumatic automation systems
- Construction of power distribution & automation panels
- Construction of monitoring systems for engines, pumps, and boilers
- Construction of tank level control systems
- Measurement & certification services for measuring instruments
- Representation of more than 50 international manufacturers of marine electromechanical equipment
- Supply of electrical – hydraulic & pneumatic components and instruments
- Construction of special pressure / level sensors
It is noted that the company’s technical department is fully equipped with modern electromechanical equipment & instruments, with a complete technical library & information to accommodate any project.
COSMOS Nautical Training Centre is a fully equipped Maritime Training Facility, utilizing state of the art teaching resources that enable both the seafarer and the employee ashore to further their training and upgrade their knowledge and skills in order to address the new standards of the shipping industry. CNTC’s scope of operations encompasses the promotion of safety and excellence for seafarers and shipping companies’ personnel.
The Teaching Facilities include the following:
Three BRIDGE Simulators including DYNAMIC POSITIONING and ICE Navigation module, ENGINE Simulators interconnected with the Bridge, ECDIS Simulators, GMDSS Simulators, CARGO Handling Simulator for Oil, Chemical, LPG and LNG training.
CNTC is accredited by Cyprus Deputy Merchant Shipping, Transport Malta and The Nautical Institute for Dynamic Positioning Courses, certified by Lloyd’s Register for ISO 9001:2015.
CNTC is conducting ON BOARD courses all around the world for a Number of Shipping Companies, including courses leading to STCW certification.
Four new branches at Chios, Patras, Crete and Kalymnos were established in 2016, aiming to serve in areas with significant number of seafarers.
In 2017, in cooperation with Mediterranean Maritime Academy in Cyprus, course for cadets leading into Class C’ Certificate is conducted in Limassol.
DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions.
In the maritime industry
DNV is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Greece, ERMA FIRST is an experienced manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWΤS). The ERMA FIRST FIT system is an advanced modular system which can be installed on both newbuilds and as a retrofit. Covering an extensive capacity range from 50 to 3600m3/hr and holding USCG Type Approval, ERMA FIRST FIT is an ideal solution for all types of ships.
ERMA FIRST is the winner of the Lloyd’s List Technical Achievement Award (2013) and the Green4Sea Technology Award (2016).
ERMA FIRST provides sales, maintenance and training services to its clients via a global network of offices in 46 countries.
Inmartek is a dynamic firm representing European and American manufacturers’ interests in the Petrochemical, Power, Offshore, Marine, Chemical & Pharma, Food & Beverage as also Pipeline industry markets.
Having successfully served the market for 30 years, Inmartek has been building up an extensive global network of suppliers from the world’s leading manufacturers and stockists for engineered mechanical equipment but also special electrical and electronic equipment.
Among these are MAMPAEY Offshore Industries for Berthing and Mooring Solutions, VAN LEEUWEN for Steel Products for Offshore Applications and ZEECO for Vapor Recovery Systems and Offshore Flare Systems, which are presented in this event.
Inmartek continues to strengthen its leading position via a process of direct growth reflecting our strategy: a determination to provide customers with complete packages of products of certified quality and guaranteed performance as also services to assist the client in resolving technical problems within limited time.
Our dedicated team will be happy to hear from you and assist you with any technical queries you may have.
The Katradis Group of companies is an established manufacturer of marine supplies with a strong presence in the marine industry since 1936. We manufacture a wide range of synthetic mooring ropes and steel wire ropes. We also produce zinc and aluminum sacrificial anodes for the cathodic protection of ships’ hull and tank. We are a major stockist of anchors and anchor chains as well as port development and deck equipment. In recent years our production line has expanded to include yachting ropes as well as fishing and aquaculture nets. Using the support of an extensive global network of affiliated establishments, agents, suppliers and representatives we guarantee immediate service at all major ports around the world.
Marita Hellas SA is a company that supplies and inspects the Life Saving and fire fighting equipment of any type of vessel. With an experience of more than 35 years Marita Hellas provides a complete solution in respect of Safety, Fire fighting and Life Saving Appliances. Our quality services are approved by leading safety manufactures and from the major IACS classification societies
MARITA HELLAS SA product and services portfolio includes but not limited to :
MARINE EVACUATION SYSTEM ( MES) : 50 – 860 persons capacity.
LIFERAFTS : 4 – 158 persons capacity.
RESCUE & FAST RESCUE BOATS
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT : fire extinguishers, hoses, breathing apparatus etc.
FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEMS : CO2, Novec, FM200, etc.
LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES (LSA) : Immersion suits, inflatable lifejackets, etc.
Strategically located at the Industrial park of Schisto, Marita Hellas is able to serve its customer at any port of Greece. Marita Hellas technical team is continuously trained and is using the latest technological equipment in order to perform the services according to the latest local and international regulations and its updates.
OCEANKING is a leading technical and commercial marine Group of companies established in 1989, employing over 40 permanent staff, most being qualified Marine Engineers, Naval Architects and Electronic Engineers with significant engineering, shipbuilding, ship repairing, sales and ship operations experience.
OCEANKING provides the Greek and international maritime community with technical and commercial services, its customer base consists of more than 350 Shipping companies and it is certified by LRQA in accordance with ISO 9001
OCEANKING Group consists of following companies:
• OCEANKING SA
Equipment representatives and Integrated Support Services Provider
Leading commercial Marine company in Piraeus, involved in representation, promotion, new sales and technical support for marine equipment with active participation in ship newbuildings, conversions and repairs.
• OCEANKING Engineering
Engineering and technical services company, providing after sales technical support of marine equipment (service, maintenance, troubleshooting and training).
• OCEANKING New Ship Sales
Newbuilding Contracting & Resales
Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) is one of the world’s leading Digital Ship Registries. PISR has developed a strong and growing reputation for high-quality ship registration services for ship owners and operators.
PISR offers 24/7 support with traditional registry services through a combination of unique technology and its highly knowledgeable and experienced maritime team. We are a global leader in online services designed specifically for today’s ship owners looking for real-time information, transparent financial services and innovative technologies to maintain their operations running smoothly.
Through our digital portal for processing all applications and workflows, the ship owner and manager have the power on their desktop to process all their ship, yacht and seafarer’s inquiries to PISR, retrieve Key Performance Indicators of their fleet and have greater operational and cost-effective flexibility.
PISR’s unique Deficiency Prevention System (DPS) provides a risk-based assessment on the status of registered vessels targeted for inspection. It is designed to keep their fleets sailing and compliant with the increasing global maritime regulations.
As a flag of confidence, PISR is dedicated to ensuring that ship owners achieve value for money and stay ahead of their competition.
Certified: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 37001:2016
Head Office: Piraeus, Greece
Regional Offices: Houston, USA / London, UK / Limassol, CY
Representatives: 50 Deputy Registrars worldwide