Ahead of the 2020 Sulphur Cap, Mr. Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Regional Manager South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL – Maritime, shares his thoughts about industry’s compliance with upcoming regulations, highlighting that it remains a complex issue for the operators. Following the announcement of M/T Almi Atlas newbuilding project, which is the first VLCC fitted with scrubbers and is classed under DNV GL, Mr. Chiotopoulos provides feedback on scrubbers.
Ioannis Chiotopoulos is the Regional Manager South East Europe, Middle East & Africa at DNV GL – Maritime. He has obtained his Master of Science, Maritime Technology, at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and a Master of Science, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, at the National Technical University of Athens. Mr. Chiotopoulos has held a variety of positions within DNV, such as Fleet in Service and Newbuilding Surveyor, Site Manager, Newbuilding Production Manager and District/Area Manager in Greece, Korea and China.
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