Save the date – “A clean break from the dirty work” – London, 8 September 2015

Brussels, 3 September 2015 – Next Tuesday in London, Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, will discuss current shipbreaking practices with progressive ship owners and why they have chosen to go for safer and cleaner alternatives off the beach. The event titled “A clean break from the dirty work” is organised by Immediasea in particular for journalists who will have the opportunity to interview the experts present.

WHEN: 08:45am – 12:00pm on September 8, 2015

WHERE: The Baltic Exchange, 38, St. Mary Axe, London


Register by email:

Christina Dupré Roos,



08:45 – 09:00     Registration
09:00 – 09:05     Opening remarks by   Mark Fuhrmann, Session Chair (Immediasea)
09:05 – 09:20     Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director
                            NGO Shipbreaking Platform, Brussels
09:20 – 09:35     Shipowners Association (TBC)
09:35 – 09:50     Gerhard Aulbert, Global Head of Practice Ship Recycling
                            DNV GL, Hamburg
09:50 – 10:05     Rakesh Bhargava, Head of Lay-up, Green Recycling and IHM Services
                            Wilhelmsen Ship Management, Kuala Lumpur
10:05 – 10:20     Dr. Nikos Mikelis, Non-Executive Director
                            GMS Leadership
10:30 – 11:15     Shipbreaking debate
11:15 – 11:45     One-to-one interviews
12:00                   Lunch