We’ve detected that you are using an outdated browser. This will prevent you from accessing certain features. Update browser

Gas shipping – Shaping the future today.

Key details

11 May 2016

  • Location Piraeus
  • Venue Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation - 2as Merarchias 34

About the event

LR is hosting a one-day forum in Piraeus featuring presentations and panel discussions related to LPG technologies and gas market opportunities. The forum will provide an overview of LPG containment, supply, engine, LPG as fuel and gas handling technologies; it will provide an overview of broader gas shipping opportunities involving operators, market analysts, OEMs and shipyards. Full agenda below.



10.00-10.30               Coffee & registration 

Anthi Miliou | Lloyd’s Register Business Development Manager for Greece & Cyprus, Welcome address

10.45-12.00               Gas containment, storage and handling technology 

Jose Navarro | Lloyd’s Register Principal Specialist for GaS Technology, Overview - Legislation driving design 

 Knut Erik Heggem | Wartsila Gas Solutions Business Development Manager, Business Unit LPG, Overview of “Wartsila Gas Solutions” LPG/LEG improvements from new-build and in service experience 

Andrew Scott | Babcock International - LGE General Manager, Energy & Marine Technology, Innovation in a conservative industry?

Giorgio La Valle | Marine Engineering Services (M.E.S.) Chairman 
David Colson | GTT Commercial Vice President 
Application of GTT membrane technology for the Transport of   Liquefied Gases other than LNG


12.00-12.30          Coffee Break

12.30-12.45          WIN GD representative (tbc.)  

12.45-13.00          Giorgos Plevrakis | MAN Diesel & Turbo Head of Power Plants & Turbomachinery, LPG, the new low Sulphur Marine fuel for 2-stroke engines

13.00-14.00          Shipyard and shipowner Technical Panel Discussion 

                              Moderator: Leonidas Karistios, Lloyd’s Register Global Gas                               Technology Market Manager

                              Li Xiaoling, JiangNan Shipyard Deputy Director
                              Antonis Georgantzis, Consolidated Marine Management (CMM)
                              George Paul Perantzakis, Naftomar Shipping & Trading
                              Diamantis Andriotis, StealthGas
                              Lazaros Skoularikos, Eletson
14.00-15.00          Lunch Break

15.00-15.15          Leonidas Karistios | Lloyd’s Register Global Gas Technology Market                              Manager, Gas Technology Overview - Essential LPG technologies                              overview

15.15-15.45          Challenges/ experience by owners

                              Diamantis Andriotis, StealthGas     
                              Antonis Georgantzis, CMM
15.45-16.30           Gas Shipping Market Outlook 

Panayiotis Mitrou | Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore Technology & Innovation Manager, Shipping market overview - Current Gas Market trends and outlook

                             Dr. Jonathan Gaylor | Affinity, Gas markets today and tomorrow

16.30-17.30          Market Outlook Panel discussion 

                              Moderator: Nick Brown, LR Brand and External Relations Manager

                              Jonathan Gaylor, Affinity
                              Apostolos Poulovassilis, Eletson
                              Costas Vlachos, CMM
                              Harry Vafias, StealthGas
                              Alexander Hadjipateras, Dorian LPG

                            -    Demand outlook to 2020 & beyond
                            -    Future fleet development and future asset values
                            -    Choosing a sector

17.30-17.45          Closing remarks

17.45-19.00          Networking - Cocktail reception

Can't find what you are looking for?

Hit enter or the arrow to search Hit enter to search

Search icon

Are you looking for?