Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Shipping will deliver Keynote Address at the Digital Ship CIO Forum next week


( We are delighted to announce Ms Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus will present the Keynote Address at the upcoming Maritime CIO Forum in Limassol next week.

This one day event will contain plenary sessions, panel discussions and Q&A sessions as well as a post-event Networking Reception open to all participants.

Sessions will include:

  • The Maritime Satcom Summit 

           Investigating the evolution of maritime mobility and connectivity

  • Harnessing Cyber Resilience and Managing Risk

           A look at maritime cyber security, safety and risk

  • Blockchain and its Impact on the Maritime Industry

          How will Blockchain streamline trade and transport?

  • The iShipping Revolution

          Redefining Digitalisation in Maritime


Speakers and Panellists confirmed to participate include:

  • Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping, Republic of Cyprus
  • Eugen H Adami, Managing Director, Mastermind Group
  • Marios Papatheodotou, Area Sales Manager, Marlink 
  • Rohit Tandon, Head of Operations/DPA, FML Ship Management Limited
  • Zacharias Siokouros, President, Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean
  • Ronald Spithout, President - Maritime, Inmarsat
  • Wouter Deknopper, Vice President & General Manager, Maritime, Iridium
  • Ken Munro, Security Entrepreneur & Writer, Pen Test Partners
  • Angelos Demetriou, IT Officer, Intership Navigation Co Ltd
  • Piera Di Vito, Technical Officer, European Space Agency
  • Rear Admiral Nick Lambert, Director, NLAFormer UK National Hydrographer
  • Yiannos Lakkotrypis, CEO, Vassiliko Terminal Services Group
  • Rob O’Dwyer, Editor, Digital Ship
  • Takis Falidouris, General Manager, Marlink
  • Chrysostomos Filippou, Operations Manager, Cyprus Blockchain Technologies Center
  • Dr Theodosis Mourouzis, Programme Director of MSc in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics at CIIM, Research Fellow at UCL CBT, Managing Director of Cyprus Blockchain Technologies
  • Manuel Valero, Sales Manager, Telenor Satellite
  • Andrew Webster, Partner, JLT Specialty
    and more

Senior representatives from the following companies have already registered to attend:

  • Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement
  • Celestyal Cruises
  • Columbia Shipmanagement
  • Cyprus Master Mariners Association
  • Cyprus Shipping Chamber
  • EDT Shipmanagement
  • FML Ship Management
  • Interorient Shipmanagement
  • Intership Navigation
  • Island-Oil
  • JPC Shipmanagement (Cyprus)
  • Kouros Maritime (Cyprus)
  • Lemissoler Navigation
  • Maestro Shipmanagement Limited
  • Marin Shipmanagement
  • Marlow Navigation
  • Mastermind Shipmanagement
  • Oceanic Marine Management
  • Oesterreichischer Lloyd Seereederei (Cyprus)
  • OSM Maritime Group
  • SCF (Cyprus)
  • Shoham Cyprus
  • SMT Shipping
  • Star Bulk SA
  • Uniteam Marine
  • Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Who should attend:

  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Technology Officers (CTOs)
  • Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • Other senior business and technical executives in technology, communications, information management, operations, and finance functions

Suppliers providing:

  • Ship Shore Communications
  • Software / Data Services
  • Shipboard Electronics / Safety / Navigation Systems
  • Control Systems / Power
  • Security Technology

All sessions will be free for end users (ship owners, managers and yards) and just EUR645 for all others.

Register online through our website on:

For more information about this programme please contact

Visit  for the full agenda and further information.



For 18 years Digital Ship magazine has provided the digital community of the world's maritime industry with the latest news and developments, including satellite communications, software, navigation and electronics, to help keep shipping operating with maximum safety, efficiency and crew comfort.


Cathy Hodge, Event Director, Digital Ship

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