Genoa 5-6 May 2022
Speeches and presentations




 President of USCLAC – Capt. Claudio Tomei – Welcome Speech

Coast Guard – Liguria Maritime Director – Adm. Sergio Liardo – Speech

Italian Shipping Academy, president – Eugenio Massolo – “The Academy’s role and its offer for students”



SEMINAR 1 – “Unmanned vessels: master ashore? The masters’ responsibility”


Michele Martelli (University of Genoa – DITEN, Dept. of Naval Architecture, Electric, Electronic and Telecomunication Engineering) – “The current research on autonomous vessels”

Andrea Leboffe (Rina, Italy Naval ship centre manager) – “Regulatory framework, master role and responsibility”

Leendert Bal (Europe Maritime Safety Agency – Head of Safety, Security and Surveillance) – “IMO discussions and EMSA’s involvement in MASS”

Giacomo Gavarone (Confitarma, President of Human Resouces and industrial Relations Technical Group) “Unmanned vessels: the role of the human factor”



SEMINAR 2 – “LNG powered ships, what future and safety?”


Stefano Messina (Assarmatori, President) – “The LNG solution: from transition tool to strategic fuel”

Alberto Bottarel (Coast Guard, Genoa Harbour Master Office) – “The use of LNG as a fuel on board – The international rules in force”

Massimo Garbarino (shipmaster) – “Managing a LNG powered ship. My personal experience”

Giampiero De Cubellis (Wartsila, Head of Strategic Account Management, Marine Business) – “From LNG ships to future fuels and autonomous ships”

Massimo Figari (University f Genoa – DITEN – Marine Engineering) – “Regulations and human factor”