The Digital Ship / Vessel Performance Cyprus forum, which has run since 2003, tackles the two biggest technology topics in shipping today - how we better manage vessel performance, and how we make better use of technology to support seafarers.

In the vessel performance session, Pankaj Sharma, Control Room Manager, Columbia Shipmanagement, will explain how Columbia gets a digital picture of vessel performance and presents Columbia's vision for the future.

Babis Nikolis, fleet performance superintendent with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement will explain how BS meets the performance analysis challenges of large scale ship management.

Hans Paul, Area Manager Cyprus, VAF Instruments, will present new ideas on how shipping companies can use digital technology to manage propulsion performance.

In the seafarers and technology session, Capt Faouzi Fradi, group director training with Columbia Ship management, will talk about how Columbia uses digital technology to improve and better manage how it trains its 25,000 employees. 

Rohit Tandon, head of operations with FleetShip, will share ideas on better ways to use digital technology to run vessels more smoothly. Manos Manoli, IT manager with Marlow Navigation, will talk about the changing cybersecurity threat and how to help seafarers address it.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Manos Manoli, IT Manager, Marlow Navigation
  • Rohit Tandon, Head of Operations, FleetShip
  • Pankaj Sharma, Control Room Manager, Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Babis Nikolis, Fleet Performance Superintendent, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
  • Capt. Faouzi Fradi, Group Director Training, Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Sergey Subbotin, Fleet Manager, SCF Group
  • Hans Paul, Area Manager Cyprus, VAF Instruments


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