Panos Zachariadis, Mechanical Engineer (BSc), Naval Architect and Marine Engineer (MSE) – University of Michigan, has a 38-year experience in shipping, having served for years as Marine Superintendent in New York, following periods of shipbuilding supervision in Japan and sea service in bulk carriers and oil tankers.
He is Technical Director of Atlantic Bulk Carriers since 1997 and a member of the Greek Delegation to IMO since 2004, having contributed to the development of several well-known regulations (GBS, PSPC, FSA). In cooperation with major Korean shipyards he has applied numerous energy-saving ideas, some of which have become industry standards. He is a member of Technical Committees of several classification societies, UGS, Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, BIMCO Environmental Committee, BoD HELMEPA and MARTECMA. He has written numerous technical guides, papers and articles and is the recipient of several shipping awards.