Managing Principal Engineer, Sustainability, ABS

Photo Ilias Soultanias

Naval Architect & Marine Engineer by education, ventured into ship management, repairs and maintenance leading to sustainable shipping. With Project Management background and experience in ship management, marine technical services, procurement, and business development, Ilias has been actively pursuing the challenges of the maritime and shipping industry for the development into the future. Working on energy, emissions and innovative technologies related to alternative fuels that includes technical, environmental regulatory as well as economic aspects.

As part of the Global Sustainability Center team in ABS (American Bureau of Shipping), he is focused on the vessels’ environmental compliance and performance in view of the upcoming IMO GHG (Greenhouse Gas) reduction measures and decarbonization drive. With the view towards a low carbon future in shipping, he is also supporting joint development projects on alternative and low carbon fuels and the energy transition, working closely with industry partners. At the same time, with the vibrant team of Singapore Sustainability, they are fostering ESG excellence in the sector and support the maritime and offshore companies’ endeavors into this new area.