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Guest lecture «The function of the Technical Department of shipping companies, and its contribution to the future success or demise of the company « by Mr. Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director of Atlantic Bulk Carriers and member of the IMO Greek Delegat

On the 15th of May, Mr. Panos Zachariadis,   Technical Director of Atlantic Bulk Carriers and  member of the IMO Greek Delegation, visited the BCA Glyfada Campus, and spoke to the 3rd and 4th year students of the BSc in Shipping about “The function of the Technical Department of shipping companies, and its contribution to the future success or demise of the company.”

The keynote speaker, spoke about the main activities of the Technical Department,  various contemporary issues relating to new technology implemented in ship engines and about IMO requirements.

Mr. Zachariadis then showed students images from the shipbuilding and docking of his company’s ships; as well as the most important  parts within a ship that are related to the engines, i.e. the Control room. Concluding his presentation, the attendees watched a video on the ships of the future and had the opportunity to pose more questions.