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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 07:53

“Tacling the tsunami of environmental regulations. Challenges of implementation”- Presentation by Dr. J. Kokarakis and board meeting followed by reception at home of the Cyprus Marine Club – Epsilon new Marina Limassol .


February 28, 2018

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 Limassol, February 28, 2018– At “Home of the Cyprus Marine Club”, Epsilon, a powerful presentation was given by Vice President, Technology & Business Development, Hellenic, Black Sea Region & Middle East – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division - Dr. John Kokarakis entitled : “TACKLING THE TSUNAMI OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS. CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTATION”.


The presentation was followed by cocktail reception opened for Members of the Club.

Bureau Veritas ranks as the world's second largest group in conformity assessment and certification services in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility ("QHSE") and the world leader in QHSE services not including raw materials inspection.

 Recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations, Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of 900 offices and laboratories. It has more than 39,000 employees and a client base of more than 370,000.

Bureau Veritas is also a Gold Sponsor of Cyprus Marine Club for the second consecutive year.
Dr.John Kokarakis in his impactful and passionate presentation focused on issues like:-
BWMS & Low Sulphur fuel requirements. Potential lack of technology for efficient and fair compliance, need for innovative forms of propulsion of fuels, crew training, compliance enforcement and control. What would be the impact on shipping? Would the shipping industry respond to challenges ahead? What would be the impact on shipping? Would the shipping industry respond to challenges ahead? What procedure should shipping follow to enhance its image as a leader of green technologies and the most efficient mode of transportation?
The audience felt the tsunami passing “Epsilon”
The burden for ship owners was shared. Sinking under a big tsunami?

After the presentation, The Cyprus Marine Club’s President, Capt. Eberhard Koch delivered a short welcome address updating members about Club’s recent developments and 2018 events to come. The Club is now consisting of 61 corporate and 10 individual members and the number is steadily increasing.
The AGM / Elections to BOD of Cyprus Marine Club was scheduled for 15th May 2018 and official notice will be given in April.
If you would like to become a member of the Cyprus Marine Club, please visit the website,
www.cyprusmarineclub.org.cy send an e-mail to info@cyprusmarineclub.org.cy or call 25662555.