Crew Conference at Manila, Philippines | May 2016

Optimum S.S. Ltd. convened, again, with their Officers and Crew to familiarize them with the company’s policies and core values, enhance their safety & environmental awareness & listen to their thoughts.

Hence, the 2nd Quarter 2016 Crew Conference’ was successfully held in Manila on the 26 & 27 May 2016.

The topics featured during the first day of the conference, included OSS Presentation, Fleets performances, Anchor Awareness (Reflective Learning), New Approach in Safety (LET/Resiliance/When things go Wrong), Media Handling, IT issues & Videotel Presentation.

Second day continued with Learning from the Past, SECAT Presentation, Commercial Issues and Oil Record Book Workshop!

The conference contained several shipping key elements on which there was strong convergence of the views by speakers, including Cpt. George Vasilakis (Management Director, Optimum S.S. Ltd.), Cpt. Panagiotis Bitsakis (Head of Crew, Optimum S.S. Ltd.), Cpt. Dean Menezes (Environmental Manager, SECAT), Cpt. Luca Cartoni (SBI/STI Ops Mngr, Scorpio), Mr. Kjell Sundberg (Videotel Representative), Mr. Albano Adrian (Scorpio Vessel IT Support) & Mr. Ktenas Aristotelis (HSQE Officer, Optimum S.S. Ltd.).

Overall, The conference brought together managers and seafarers to share best practice in managing risks on daily maritime activity.