ELKCO Marine Organizes Technical Seminar in Cyprus

Elkco Marine Group of Companies, in its continuous effort to maintain and improve the services offered to her Clients, organized on the 30th March 2011 together with Germanischer Lloyd a technical seminar at the Louis Apollonia Hotel in Cyprus.

The technical seminar was focused on the Water Ballast Treatment.

Following the welcome address to an audience of more than 30 participants, the General Manager of Elkco Marine Aris Efstathiou introduced the speakers, who in turn presented their following topics :

– Mr. Evangelos Moschoulis of GL Classification : ”Ballast Water Treatment IMO convention (MARPOL 73/78) / USCG current situation and recent developments / Ballast Water Treatment Technologies\”

– Mr. Napoleon Vavatsis of ELKCO Marine : “Ballast Water Treatment Plants Selection criteria, Installation and operational challenges / Review of the HYDE GUARDIAN WBTS including recent developments”

At the end of each presentation the participants had the opportunity to address technically oriented questions which were answered and explained by the relevant speakers.

The whole event completed successfully with a cocktail and buffet cited by Mr. Athanasios Kyratsous, President of Elkco Marine.