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10.30-12.15: ΥΕS TOUR

In the first part, young people will visit more than 30 Stands of Shipping Companies representing the whole spectrum of maritime cluster, be informed about the products and services offered by them, give their CVs and explore possible cooperation with them.

13.00-14.30: YES TO SHIPPING FORUM 2022

Greetings will be addressed by:

  • Melina Travlou, President of the Union of Greek Shipowners
  • Ioannis Plakiotakis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy
  • Niki Kerameus, Minister of Education and Religious Affairs of Greece

Themis Vokos, Founder and President of Posidonia Exhibition S.A. will share with the audience the history of Posidonia Exhibition counting more than 50 years.

A tribute will be made to Theodore Veniamis for his 13year course as the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners and his valuable contribution to the Greek Shipping.


Then there will be 16 parallel discussions between young participants and the 55 executives and academics. Every 30 minutes the speakers will change cycle so that our young people wil be able to get to know as many members of the shipping community as possible and live the experience of Posidonia to the fullest.



    1. George Alexandratos, Vice – President of the Union of Greek Shipowners
    2. Nikolaos Astras Crew Management Partner – V.GROUP
    3. Capt.  George Asteros, Operations Director – MARAN TANKERS MANAGEMENT
    4. Panagiotis Gkotsis, I.T. Manager – DORIAN LPG
    5. Athena Efthimiadou, ESG Μanager -EUROBULK LTD
    6. Nicolas Theodorou, Chief Strategy Officer – ABC Maritime
    7. Costas Kalargyros ,  Group HR Director – LATSCO SHIPPING
    8. Niki Kalogiratou,Chief Communication Officer – CAPITAL SHIP MANAGEMENT CORP.
    9. Manthos Machairas , CIO – METROSTAR
    10. Jihn Botonakis, Legal & Insurance Manager – CHARTWORLD SHIPPING CORPORATION
    11. Katerina Bodouroglou, Μanaging Director – STEM SHIPPING
    12. Tina Moutzouri, Human Resources Manager – THENAMARIS
    13. Manos Papadopoulos, Chartering Manager – ALMI TANKERS S.A.
    14. Manolis Partsenidis, IT Administrator  –  DORIAN LPG
    15. Efcharis Perpinia, Human Resources Director – Capital Maritime & Trading Corp.
    16. Elpi Petraki, Operations & Chartering Manager, ENEA Management Inc., President , WISTA Hellas, 2nd Vice President, HELLENIC SHORTSEA SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION
    18. Katerina Raptaki, Digital Transformation, Cyber Security and e-Governance specialist – NAVIOS GROUP OF COMPANIES & BoD Member, A.M.M.I.T.E.C.
    19. Christod Sialakoumas, CREW MANAGER – DORIAN LPG
    20. Maria Christina Tsemani, HR Manager – DIANA SHIPPING SERVICES S.A.
    21. Theofilos Haldezos, Dry Cargo/Container Chartering -EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN MARITIME LTD


    1. Jimmy Athanassopoulos, Social Responsibility, Greece Rep – THE LIBRA GROUP
    2. Costis Achladitis, Managing Director – GOLDEN CARGO
    3. Helena Athoussaki, Head of ESG, Sustainability & Climate Change -MOTOR OIL GROUP
    4. Natalia Bury, Chief Governance Officer – TOTOTHEO MARITIME
    5. Christos Georgousopoulos, Naval Architect, TECHNICAL CONSULTANT INSB
    6. Akis Zigouris, Technical Marketing Manager – KATRADIS MARINE
    7. Spyridon Zolotas, Senior Director – RINA
    8. Panos Theodossopoulos, Chief Digital Officer –  OCEANKING TECHNICAL & TRADING SA
    9. Dorothea Ioannou, Deputy Chief Operating Officer – THE AMERICAN P&I CLUB
    10. Chrissostomos Kavounis, Sales Supervisor  – LALIZAS
    11. George Kallianis, Founder / CEO – KALLIANIS BROS SHIPPING S.A.
    12. Stelios Koukouvios, Account Director – ORIANI
    13. Christos Matsikoudis, Area Sales Manager EastMed – WÄRTSILÄ VOYAGE
    14. Christina Mauromichali, Head of Human Resources & Legal, Wellbred
    15. Fotini Mega, Associate Partner | Assurance – ERNST & YOUNG (HELLAS)
    16. Panayotis Bachtis, General Manager – ZERONORTH GREECE
    17. Nina Natsolari, HR Manager – ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A
    18. Dr. Panos Nomikos, Business Development Director – DANAOS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS S.A.
    19. George Xiradakis Πρόεδρος & Διευθύνων Σύμβουλος – XRTC
    20. Angeliki Xylaki, Business Development Manager – RINA HELLAS
    21. Stella Palaiologou Audit and Assurance Partner – MOORE GREECE
    22. Marina Papaioannou, PhD Regional Maritime Academies Manager  Maritime Service Center – DNV
    23. Gina Panayotou, CEO & Founder, Legal & Brand Strategies by Oceans Arena
    24. Nikos Pavlidis, HR Representative – ARKAS LOGISTICS
    25. Katerina Stathopoulou, Executive Director – INVESTMENTS & FINANCE
    26. Dimitris Sousoudis, Fleet Ops. Sales Manager – MARINETRAFFIC
    27. George Teriakidis, Area Manager, East Mediterranean & Black sea, Maritime, DNV
    28. George Tsavliris, Principal – TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP
    29. Ioannis Tsioutsias, Senior Executive of Maritime Affairs, Segumar-Technical Office
    30. Anna Tsioutsia, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Ambassador and General Consul of Panama in Greece
    31. Marsia Psaroudakis, Deputy Director (Claims), North of England P&I Association


    1. Vicky Apostolopoulou, Business Development Executive School of Maritime Studies – ΜETROPOLITAN COLLEGE
    2. Spyros Vougious, Director – Shipping Programs – ALBA BUSINESS GRADUATES SCHOOL – THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE
    3. Eleni Thanopoulou, Καθηγήτρια, Τμήμα Ναυτιλίας και Επιχειρηματικών Υπηρεσιών – ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΑΙΓΑΙΟΥ
    4. Ioannis Theotokas, Director, MSc in Marine Science and Technology Management – ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑ
    5. Emmanouil Kavussanos,  Director, MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management – Athens University of Economics and Business
    6. Seraphim Kapros, Director – MBA in Shipping  – ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΑΙΓΑΙΟΥ
    7. Ioannis Lagoudis, Assistant Professor, MSC IN MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT- Universsity of Piraeus
    8. Dr.  Iraklis Lazakis, Academic Director – UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
    9. Maria Lekakou – Professor at Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport – University of the Aegean,
    10. Maria Boile, Director MSc in Shipping – University of Piraeus