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

Roberto Paolo Cazzulo
Chairman at IACS


Roberto Cazzulo graduated in civil engineering from the University of Genoa (Italy) in 1979. He joined RINA in 1981 within the R&D department than he became manager of international affairs and deputy director of the Marine Division. In 2019 he retired from RINA but he was appointed Secretary General of Registro Italiano Navale, the RINA main shareholder. Since the ‘80s he has represented IACS and the Italian Administration at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), chairing the joint MSC/MEPC working group on the Human Element and Formal Safety Assessment, and contributing to the development of the Goal Based Standards for new ship construction. He chaired the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) in 2013-2014 when the Common Structural Rules for tankers and bulk carriers were adopted and submitted to the IMO for GBS verification. He has been re-elected IACS Council Chair for 2024-2025.

Agenda Sessions

  • State of the Industry Panel | Status Check on the Maritime Industry in 2040

  • Impact of GHG reduction targets and new fuels on human element