Event: EU ETS - ship managers are you ready? Panel debate in Cyprus

Event: EU ETS - ship managers are you ready? Panel debate in Cyprus

The European Union Emission Trading Scheme has been in place since 1st January 2024. There is still a lot of uncertainty, which is concerning as the liabilities faced for non-compliance are huge.

ITIC and the UK Defence Club have gathered a team of experts to discuss the topic and share their thoughts on how to mitigate the liabilities and protect your position. We are therefore delighted to invite you to this panel debate which will be followed by a drinks reception. 

Date: Wednesday 27th March 2024
Time: 16.30 registration
Venue: Columbia Plaza, Agiou Andreou 223, Limassol 3036, Cyprus

The panel includes:

  •  Robert Hodge – General Manager - ITIC
  • Paul Herring – Legal Director – UK Defence Club
  • Manolis Nicolaou – Legal Counsel - Columbia Ship Management
  • Jeroen Deelen – Chief Operating Officer – Bernhard Schulte Ship Management
  • Ester Toumpouris – Deputy Head of Office – Hill Dickinson


  • The risks of the scheme
  • An overview of the ETS clause
  • How stakeholders in the shipping industry can protect their interests


16:30 – Registration and coffee
17:00 – 17:30 – Update from Robert Hodge on the EU ETS scheme.
17:30 – 18:45 – Expert panel discussion
18.45 - 19.00 - Q&A
19.00 - 21.00 - Networking drinks reception

During the panel debate you will be able to put any questions you may have to the panel, or you can submit your questions beforehand by e-mailing itic.invitations@thomasmiller.com

For more information, or to RSVP, please e-mail itic.invitations@thomasmiller.com 

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