The Winner of the 2018 Motorship Award was Adrian Miles, Managing Director of Stone Marine Propulsion. This concept has now been bought by Wärtsilä and the developments will be discussed by Dr Elias Boletis, Director Propellers and Transmission at Wartsila Propulsion at Propulsion and Future Fuels 2-4 November 2021.

Dr Elias Boletis is currently Director Propellers and Transmission at Wartsila Propulsion. He has a Doctorate from the University of Brussels and M.Sc. degrees from the Technical University of Athens, Greece and the von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics. He is thirty-five years in the Industry at various positions, especially on product development and introduction of new technologies. In the last years, he gives emphasis on systems integration and implementation of energy saving technologies in marine applications. He is member of Imarest, ASME, SNAME and he participates in several CIMAC activities.

Join Dr Elias on day 1 Session 2 – Retrofitting the Fleet, where he will be presenting on the Gate Rudder: a contribution to a better vessel performance and how he Gate Rudder can be integrated within the vessel propulsion system providing significant efficiency advantages.

Take a look at the conference programme to see other confirmed sessions and speakers.

Your delegate space will include:

  • Conference attendance with lunch and refreshments on both days.
  • Full documentation in printed and electronic format.
  • Place at the drinks reception (2 November 2021).
  • Place at the Conference Dinner (2 November 2021).
  • Place at Technical Visit (4 November 2021)

Book online today or contact the team on 44 1329 825335. You can also email