Maritime

MTCC-Latin America International Virtual Conference

Trim optimisation

Decarbonization in the shipping industry and the challenges for Latin America

Conference overview

This complimentary virtual conference using Teams platform will have panel discussions on decarbonization.


The Maritime Technology Cooperation Center for Latin America (MTCC-Latin America) is one of five specialized centers that form part of the Global MTCC Network (GMN). Established by the International Maritime Organization with funds provided by the European Union. This network of Regional Centres was conceived as a mechanism to increase awareness and develop capacities to implement climate change mitigation measures to address greenhouse gas emissions from ships. These Centres are located in the Pacific Island, Caribbean, Latin America, Asia and Africa regions.


DNV is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.


Join us as DNVs Antonio Prestigiacomo participates on this panel discussion on April 28, 2021

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM (Eastern standard time)  - Energy Efficiency Technologies to reduce fuel consumption 



See the official agenda for full details.


About the speaker

Antonio Prestigiacomo 144px

Captain Prestigiacomo is an accomplished master mariner with 25+ years of demonstrated leadership experience obtained across the maritime industry. Well-rounded seagoing expertise encompasses passenger vessels, including cruise line ships, large crude oil carriers, ro-ro vessels, and chemical tankers. Forward-thinking professional with the hands-on knowledge required to lead vessel operations see while creating opportunities to further align with the bigger picture. Highly skilled in building and leading successful teams that meet the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. Offers a proven ability to innovate and deliver results in the most cost-effective and transformative manner. Today, he is the Business Development Manager | Head of Maritime Academy, Region Americas.

Conference overview

This complimentary virtual conference using Teams platform will have panel discussions on decarbonization.


The Maritime Technology Cooperation Center for Latin America (MTCC-Latin America) is one of five specialized centers that form part of the Global MTCC Network (GMN). Established by the International Maritime Organization with funds provided by the European Union. This network of Regional Centres was conceived as a mechanism to increase awareness and develop capacities to implement climate change mitigation measures to address greenhouse gas emissions from ships. These Centres are located in the Pacific Island, Caribbean, Latin America, Asia and Africa regions.


DNV is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.


Join us as DNVs Antonio Prestigiacomo participates on this panel discussion on April 28, 2021

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM (Eastern standard time)  - Energy Efficiency Technologies to reduce fuel consumption 



See the official agenda for full details.


About the speaker

Antonio Prestigiacomo 144px

Captain Prestigiacomo is an accomplished master mariner with 25+ years of demonstrated leadership experience obtained across the maritime industry. Well-rounded seagoing expertise encompasses passenger vessels, including cruise line ships, large crude oil carriers, ro-ro vessels, and chemical tankers. Forward-thinking professional with the hands-on knowledge required to lead vessel operations see while creating opportunities to further align with the bigger picture. Highly skilled in building and leading successful teams that meet the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. Offers a proven ability to innovate and deliver results in the most cost-effective and transformative manner. Today, he is the Business Development Manager | Head of Maritime Academy, Region Americas.