ATLANTIC BULK CARRIERS MANAGEMENT LTD
click to Panos Zachariadis is Technical Director of Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd since 1997. His 35 year shipping experience includes sea service in bulk carriers and oil tankers, dry dock repairs, new-building supervision, negotiations and specifications, ship operations and chartering. He holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and a MSE degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan. He has been attending IMO on behalf of Greece since 2004 where he was extensively involved with IMO’s Goal Based Standards and the reversal of the IMO decision to make double hull bulk carriers mandatory. He was also instrumental in developing the new IMO coating standard (PSPC). Currently he is involved in the new IMO environmental regulations for ships. Together with major shipyards he has applied numerous energy saving ideas, some of which have become industry standards.
He has written numerous technical guides, papers and articles and has been awarded the 2011 Efkranti Shipping Personality award for promoting Greek Shipping internationally and the 2017 Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association "Shipping Personality" award. Member of Hellenic Chamber of Shipping and Union of Greek Shipowners technical committees, BIMCO Marine Committee, ABS European Technical Committee, LR Technical Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SNAME, BOD HELMEPA and MARTECMA. bio