21 June

19-21 June: Prime Marine Officers Annual Conference

Prime Marine Officers Annual Conference was held on 19-22 June. It was associated with the expansion of the fleet, the acceptance of tankers of the suezmax type.

The conference was attended by more than 60 seafarers, representatives of our company and representatives of Prime Marine:

  • Fotis Kamperis – Training Manager
  • Frantzeskos Kontos – Technical Manager/DPA
  • Dimos Psyllakis – Crew Manager
  • Konstantinos Pathekas – Marine/Vetting Manager
  • Periklis Tzardis – Company’s Doctor – consultor
  • Charalampos Ligoutsikos – Deputy S&Q Manager – ISM Auditor
  • Kyriakos Mitsotakis – Chief of Environmental dept

The most topical issues that are raised regularly on conferences, namely: company’s goals, consideration of the results of internal and external audits, navigational and engine incidents, improvement of the safety system on board and improvement of crew training in emergency situations.

Today Prime Marine pays much attention to hygiene and health of seafarers on board. The company created a team of ShipMedCare specialists who consult seafarers 24/7 by dint of a medical device, which installed on all company’s vessels. It allows to diagnose the state of seafarer’s health quickly and to identify the problem in time and avoid negative consequences.

The last day of the conference was allocated for training on the equipment of the Training Centre “Unitrain”: Exercise in Bridge / ECDIS Simulators, VLCC Ship Handling Simulator.