CMA D. ARGOUDELIS pioneers Automation Lab at BCA College in Athens


CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. proudly unveiled its groundbreaking Automation Lab at BCA College’s City Campus at end-September. This state-of-the-art facility is set to revolutionize maritime education and industry practices, offering a host of benefits for both students and maritime companies.

The Automation Lab, the first of its kind in the region, signifies CMA’s commitment to fostering innovation, advancing maritime technology, and nurturing future talent in the maritime sector. This strategic partnership with BCA College aims to bridge the gap between academic knowledge and practical application, preparing students for the ever-evolving challenges of the maritime industry.

The Automation Lab will provides students with a hands-on environment to gain practical experience in maritime automation systems, navigation, and control technology. BCA College will integrate the lab into its curriculum, ensuring that students receive up-to-date training in cutting-edge automation technologies used in the maritime industry. Students will have access to internship programs and potential employment opportunities with CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A., creating a direct pathway to a rewarding career in the maritime sector.
The Automation Lab will also serve as a hub for collaborative research projects between CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. and BCA College, fostering innovation and driving advancements in maritime automation.

Ioannis & Nikolaos Argoudelis, joint CEO’s of CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A., expressed their enthusiasm about this milestone achievement, stating: “We believe that investing in the future of the maritime industry is crucial for its growth and sustainability. The Automation Lab at BCA College represents our commitment to nurturing talent and driving innovation within the sector.”
Haris Daskalakis, CEO of BCA COLLEGE, shared his excitement about the collaboration, saying: “This partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing our students with the best possible education and preparing them for successful careers. The Automation Lab will empower them with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the maritime industry.”

The Automation Lab inauguration ceremony was attended by industry leaders, educators, and journalists, who all acknowledged the significance of this collaboration for the maritime sector’s future.

CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. and BCA COLLEGE say they look forward to a fruitful partnership that will drive maritime innovation, empower students, and elevate the industry as a whole.