The 3rd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference has been successfully concluded, on Thursday 19 January 2017, at Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall, The Banqueting Hall.
During the Conference, SetelHellas and Cisco presence, was perceived as significant. At their collaborative stand executives from both companies had the opportunity to discuss and share opinions with more than 500 CEOs and Shipping Executives from the top Global and Greek Shipping companies, demonstrating innovative and disruptive maritime IoT solutions and technologies.
In the second session of the Conference, Mr. Gregory Yovanof, Managing Director of STRATEGIS maritime center of excellence, the firstICT maritime cluster, where SetelHellas and Cisco are among the founding members, noted the need of the shipping industry with regard to the existence of an ICT maritime cluster as a catalyst of growth.
In the third Session, Mr. Efthymios Chaldeakis, Sr. Strategic Accounts Manager at SetelHellas, made a detailed presentation of how shipping companies can "Convert Digital Value into Revenue" and how to make good use of all opportunities offered by the IoT technology, based on Cisco Greece systems.
For both SetelHellas and Cisco, it has been a pleasure to meet all participants and attendees and share with them how the challenges that the maritime business is facing can be addressed through disruptive technology that will transfer the shipping industry to and through the “Smart Shipping” era.