Chartered engineer of Marine Engineering and Naval Architect discipline. He earned his academic degrees in Glasgow and Sunderland, U.K. and served a full five year apprenticeship in Shipyards in Scotland and North England when the international shipbuilding industry was concentrated in these areas.
Ηeld leading positions in Ship Management Companies, Shipyards and for over 34 years with American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) from where he retired as Vice President of Eastern Europe and the Middle East, in 1993 and was awarded with a “commendation for notable service”.
Holds honorary titles of Fellow in various International Technical Institutions such as IMAREST, SNAME etc. a founder and past President of the Hellenic Institute of Marine Technology, member of the Piraeus Association for Marine Arbitration (PAMA) etc. Founder of CS & Associates SA, refer to www.csassociates.gr
A brief analysis of the particular areas, advantages and needs for sea transportation of natural gas in compressed form versus pipe lines or liquefied systems.
An overview of the presently available sources of natural gas worldwide with particular emphasis to the Mediterranean area.
The determination of the areas where CNG transportation can better serve consumers needs where pipe line or LNG systems are not viable or not economical.
The determination of the ideal size of a CNG vessel and of the maximum distances that CNG transportation can be an easier, faster and more economical from the other two systems,
A detailed description of a Prototype Autonomous CNG carrier vessels which is anticipated to cover the needs that could not be served by the other two systems.