Shipping: an industry of Passion, Knowledge and Experience – Part 3


( Maravilhosa has announced the organization of the Third Panel Discussion, “Shipping: an industry of Passion, Knowledge and Experience – Part 3”, under the auspices of the Cyprus Minister of Transport, Communication and Works, Mr. Marios Demetriades.

This large-scale event will take place at the New Passenger Terminal of DP World Limassol located at the Limassol Port, on Wednesday the 17th of January 2018, from 18:00 to 22:00.
The opening Keynote Address will be given by the Minister of Transport, Communication and Works, Mr. Marios Demetriades, followed by a panel discussion with local and international high-profile Shipping personalities.

The theme of the Third Panel Discussion is the following: “Nurturing and Sustaining Cyprus Shipping”.
The purpose of this panel is to boost awareness of Shipping among Cypriot citizens and foster discussion with the industry experts pursuant to nurturing and sustaining Cyprus Shipping, to minimize risk exposure.

The esteemed Panellists and Speakers who have confirmed their participation at this stage are:
Mr. Charles Meaby, General Manager – DP World Limassol
Mr. Mark O’Neil, CEO – Columbia Marlow
Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Acting Secretary General – CLIA-Europe

Mrs. Katia Christoforou, Head of Commercial at Marin Shipmanagement Ltd and Board Member of YoungShip Cyprus, will share her experience and lessons learnt.
The conclusions will be kindly provided by the CEO of Tototheo Maritime, Mr. Socrates Theodossiou.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Muriel Matta, Founder of Maravilhosa and will be concluded with a networking Cocktail Reception.

Invitations will be sent to Government representatives, Diplomats, the Department of Merchant Shipping, Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Shipping Organizations and industry professionals, Shipping Associations and Organizations supporting Shipping, Shipping related universities and institutes / academies, reporters and broadcasters from the local and international media, as well as young professionals, students and their parents.

Maravilhosa aims at keeping this panel discussion open to the wider public, with the kind assistance of its esteemed sponsors. Attendance is free of charge and registration to the Event is required on the Event Web Page:

The event is sponsored so far by Bureau Veritas, Pyrgou Vakis Law Firm, Hellenic Bank Shipping, Deloitte, EPSCO, EPSCO-Ra, ÖL Shipping Group, Cyprus Marine Club, Cyprus Maritime Academy, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co., TMH, V.Ships, ATPI Griffinstone, GAC, Cyprus Institute of Marketing, N. Mouktaroudes & Associates, Frederick University and other Organizations whose names will be announced in the next few days.

The event is supported so far by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, YoungShip Cyprus, the Nautical Institute, the Association of Merchant Marine Officers, the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean and the Cyprus Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Association.

More details will be released soon on this event page as well as the related social media, using the hash tags #ShippingPassionKnowledgeExperience and #ShippingPKE.

For more information and for sponsorship opportunities, you are kindly requested to send an email to

Click on the following link to visit the Event Page of Panel 1 and Panel 2

For more information visit the organizer's website at: 




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