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Guest Lecture “Safety & ISM Code” by Mr. Dimitris Fokas, Training Manager at the Delphic Maritime Training Center, Angelicoussis Group

Mr. Dimitris Fokas, Training Manager at the Delphic Maritime Training Center of the Angelicoussis Group, visited BCA on the 9th of May 2017, and spoke to students about “Safety at Sea” during the module Shipping Management.

At the beginning of his lecture, the keynote speaker talked about safety and the differences with security. He spoke about classification societies,  IMO international conventions, the flag minimum standards, the number and categories of ships in the world fleet.

He then analyzed some basic parameters related to risk assessment and accident investigation and spoke in detail about the  need for training and the importance that the Angelicoussis Group places on this process.

He then highlighted the importance of team work and how it can help resolve many problems and ended his lecture by speaking about the Training Center and its function highlighting that seminars are available to all crew members in Athens, Thessaloniki and Manila.