Konstantinos Galanis

Konstantinos Galanis

Dr Konstantinos Galanis has over 30 years of professional & academic experience. In Jan 2020 he was elected as Chairman of the International Ship Recycling Association. He is a Director at Dido Shipping Company S.A. and held senior positions at shipping companies including one publicly listed at Nasdaq, USA. He is a Lecturer at the Institute of Charterer Shipbrokers, Hellenic Branch teaching Maritime Economics. He serves MIT as Educational Counselor and he is the Founder of Shipping for Kids. He has also served for 8 years’ onboard ships and has taught for several years courses related to Naval Architecture & Marine Hydrodynamics. He is a member of ABS European Technical and ClassNK Greek Technical Committees. He has published several papers at International Journals, Conferences and events and has written several technical reports and projects. Konstantinos holds three graduate degrees from MIT, namely PhD in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering and Applied Mechanics, M.Sc. in Ocean Systems Management and B.Sc. in Naval Engineering.

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EU Taxonomy & Ship Recycling

During the latest GREEN4SEA Virtual Forum, Dr. Konstantinos Galanis, Chairman of the International Ship Recycling Association, discussed about the European Union Taxonomy and its relationship to the ship recycling, highlighting the fact that the economic activity needs to meet and qualify as an environmentally sustainable solution.

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