This year, the upcoming CESMA Annual General Assembly will be held in Varna, Bulgaria on May 18th and 19th, hosted by the Bulgarian Ship Masters Association and supported by the main Bulgarian maritime companies. The venue will be Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. Guests of the assembly will be Mr. Erik Dalege (President of EMPA), Dr. Daniel Struckmeier (Senior Manager MAN Energy Solutions), Bulgarian officials and business executives and eminent lawyers in the field of maritime law. The main topic of the seminar will be "Green Shipping'', with presentations related to the new challenges arising from new technologies and fuels to protect the marine environment from pollution.
As usual there will also be a side program for the ladies accompanying the representatives of the European captain's organisations.