Posidonia Exhibition

06 - 10 June 2016
, Athens, Greece


We welcome you to visit Wärtsilä at Posidonia 2016

6 – 10 June, Athens, Greece, Hall 3, Stand no 3.102 in the Metropolitan Expo

Please join us at the Posidonia 2016 expo where, in addition to exhibiting, we also plan to take part in many of the arranged events throughout the week. These include the Posidonia cup sailing event, running event, golf tournament and the Posidonia conference programme, to be held in the main conference hall at 17:00 on the 8th June. We hope that you will meet us at the Wärtsilä stand (3.102) and join our happy hour celebrations. Our experts will be on hand to discuss your needs for enhancing your business. Our focus is on solutions that are environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound. These are the central features of our entire portfolio, which includes ship design, ballast water treatment, gas solutions, propulsion machinery, and seals and bearings amongst other Wärtsilä offerings. We are also proud to support and welcome to the stand representatives of ‘The PartnerShip’, a platform designed to help build, educate and fundraise within the maritime industry. See below for more information on the Wärtsilä programme.

Wärtsilä’s Daily Programme





Fri 3rd


Sponsorship and entering of 8th Posidonia Cup Sailing event

Faliron Bay.

Sat 4th


Posidonia Running event - 5km around the busy streets of Piraeus city

Proceeds of the race will be donated to the Municipality of Piraeus and the Public Benefit Municipal Corporation of Piraeus.

Prestigious Piraeus Municipal

Sun 5th


Wärtsilä Entry in the Posidonia Golf Tournament - 18 holes, 24 Teams

Glyfada Golf Club

Mon 6th

All day

Meet our experts on the stand

Stand no 3.102

Tues 7th


Wärtsilä ship design happy hour

Stand no 3.102

Wed 8th


Wärtsilä ballast water happy hour

Stand no 3.102

17:00 -1900

Posidonia Conference Programme
Solutions for the New Merchant shipping Era & Gas Era (more details below)

Posidonia conference hall

Fri 10th

All day

Meet our experts on the stand

Stand no 3.102

Posidonia conference hall - 17:00, Wed 8th June

Solutions for the New Merchant shipping Era & Gas Era

17:00 – Intro: - Dionysios Antonopoulos, GM Marine Solutions, Greece.

17:05 – Key challenges in merchant shipping – A broker’s perspective: - Mr. Nikos A. Panagiotopoulos, Managing Director, BRS (Barry Rogliano Salles) Athens.

17:20 – Wärtsilä technology update Part 1  – Ship design, Gas, Propulsion & Seals & Bearings.

  1. Ship design - Small scale LNG carrier ship design for maximum efficiency. 
    Jacob Thygesen, Ship Design Sales Director.
  2. Gas - LPG & LNG cargo handling systems 
    Knut Erik Heggem, Business Development Manager, Gas solutions.
  3. Propulsion – Developments in FPP & EPF (retrofit)
    Athanasios Dodoulas, Service Sales Account Manager, Greece.
  4. Seals and bearings – The new in-water serviceable seal & brief product overview 
    Panu Sorvisto, Area sales manager.

18:00  Q&A

18:15 – Wärtsilä technology Part 2 – Engines & Ballast Water Management Systems.

  1. Wärtsilä 31- Propulsion 4-Stroke DF Main Engines for LNG Bulk Carriers 
    Antonios Trakakis, Technical Manager, Arista Shipping / Dionysios Antonopoulos, GM Marine Solutions, Greece.
  2. Wärtsilä X-DF Engines – The latest 2-Stroke Engine developments for LNG Carriers 
    Rudolf Wettstein, General Manager, Marketing and Application, Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.
  3. On the edge of ratification – Retrofitting Ballast Water Management systems. 
    Patrick Craig, General Manager Sales, BWMS.

18:45 – Q&A & closing – Presenters

We look forward to seeing you in Athens!


Yiannis Christopoulos
Services Unit Director Greece & Cyprus
Managing Director
Wärtsilä Greece


Dionysios Antonopoulos
General Manager
Marine Solutions sales
Wärtsilä Greece S.A.

For further information or to register, visit: http://www.posidonia-events.com

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