Supporting Organisations:

Whats on the Agenda for 2019?

09:00: Registration opens with welcome refreshments kindly sponsored by Marichem Marigases

10:00: Session 1

Welcome address
IMPA Association update & industry survey results.
Stephen Alexander Secretary General & COO IMPA

Cost reduction strategy
Shell Marine will share their ‘Total cost of ownership’ strategy. Implementing a bold cost reduction strategy takes effort on all sides, overcoming a resistance to change can be an obstacle, but the potential for achieving valuable cost savings are there to be had.
Dr Sara Lawrence, Global Technical Manager, Shell Marine
Monika Turska, Head of Product, Shell Accuport, Shell Digital Ventures

How modern technology will affect the Maritime Supply Cycle
From Vessel modelling. Digitization, E-Procurement to Augmented Reality.
Dimitris Theodossiou, Managing Director, DANAOS Management Consultants S.A

11:20: Coffee break kindly sponsored by Shipserv

12:00: Session 2

Cost reduction strategies: Focus: Spare parts

Engine spare parts procurement techniques
The ‘Spare parts road map’.
Konstantinos Ntzathas, MAN PrimeServ

Cost reduction techniques, logistics, and supply chain management, supplier selection
How an Enterprise Asset Management service could address the problem issues, which arise.
Pantelis Skinitis, ABS Advance Solution.

Digital integration
An example of how spare parts can be integrated to automate part of the process to save valuable time.
Dominic Seiler, MESPAS

Spare parts
A view from the technical department. Avoiding the creation of excess costs and how can the procurement department identify and extract the information that can help achieve it.
John Vandoros, Purchasing/Technical Department, N.G.Livanos Maritime Co Ltd.

13:00: Networking & lunch: Kindly sponsored by GAC Logistics

14:00: Session 3

Accepting the cultural change required to embrace and benefit in the digital era.
Angelica Kemene Co Founder Optima-X.

Learning from outside the procurement department
How are ship registries assisting ship owners and managers with systems and technology advice and what can the procurement department learn from collaboration?
Konstantinos Machairas. Isle of Man registry

How has outsourcing catering helped achieved cost reductions? What are the benefits catering companies can offer? Does it work for the crew?
Paul Westerman, Managing Director, Sea Steward.

15:15: Networking break refreshment kindly sponsored by Shipserv

15:45: Session 4

Panel discussion
Presentations of the day will have created some interesting ideas and opinions, which our selected panel will debate.

Conference round up & close

17:15: Networking reception kindly hosted by Shell Marine