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CMA Shipping
40th Annual Expo & Conference
April 1-3, 2025Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Evangelos Efstathiou
Managing Director at Skysail Advisors


Evangelos Efstathiou is Managing Director of Skysail Advisors and CEO of Burmester & Vogel (“B&V”). Prior to these roles Evan held executive positions at Marsoft, Veson Nautical, SpecTec and Chinsay.

Founding Skysail in 2016, Evan quickly became known for his expertise in bulk maritime transportation and digital technology. He regularly consults shipowners, commodity traders, industry associations, and private equity investors on digitalization strategy, M&A, and industry trends. Evan leads Skysail’s joint venture with AMA Capital Partners to provide mergers and acquisitions advisory for maritime technology companies. Evan also publishes the Skysail Maritime Technology Landscape, providing widely followed market intelligence on a broad range of technologies used in the maritime industry.

As CEO of B&V since 2019, Evan is leading the AI revolution in laytime and demurrage – a complex, manually-intensive workflow in commodity trading and vessel chartering. B&V’s product offerings are trusted by 150+ of the world’s most demanding commodity traders and vessel charterers to calculate demurrage for over one billion tons of cargo each year.

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Evan lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and three children. He earned a bachelor’s degree in management science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Agenda Sessions

  • Marine Tech| Applications of AI in Shipping