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The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 7: George Tsavliris

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis hosts George Tsavliris from “Tsavliris Salvage Group”, the most active emergency response contractor for maritime casualties worldwide.

Posidonia 2022 Shipping Event: Overall Participants Exceed 40,000

This year's Posidonia shipping exhibition in Greece saw a record-setting figure of overall participants, paving the way for an even greater 2024 event.

Europe Needs to Understand Strategic Importance of Greek Shipping, Says UGS Head

The EU’s decarbonisation regulations, such as Fit for 55, must be guided by the need to preserve and promote the competitiveness of European shipping as a whole, says Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) President Melina Travlos.

Posidonia 2022 Sees Record Number of Visitors and Important Deals in Shipping

The 2022 edition of the Posidonia international shipping exhibition in Athens, Greece, set an all-time attendance record with more than 28,000 visitors.

Decarbonisation is One of the Biggest Challenges for Shipping, Says Minister

Decarbonisation is a “flaming issue” and “one of the biggest challenges for shipping”, according to Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Air France-KLM Group is Participating in the Posidonia 2022 Shipping Expo

The Air France-KLM Group is once again participating in the Posidonia shipping exhibition that is running at the Athens Metropolitan Expo.

Posidonia 2022: Crucial Issues for Shipping Community on Conference Agenda

The conferences and seminars to take place during the Posidonia 2022 shipping exhibition will deep-dive into crucial issues that concern the global maritime community.

Greece Takes First Step to Create Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus

The Piraeus Port Authority has handed over a 1934 silo to the Greek Culture Ministry so that it may be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 6: Theodoros Vokos

The Greek Shipping Podcast hosts Theodoros Vokos, the Managing Director of Posidonia Exhibitions, a leading organiser of trade fairs in Greece.

Tech Startups to Showcase Innovations to Shipping Industry at Posidonia 2022 Expo

Marine industry-focused tech startups from around the world will showcase their solutions and platforms during the international shipping exhibition Posidonia 2022 to be held in Athens in June.

High Court Decision Stops Key Investments at Piraeus Port

Greece’s highest court has temporarily halted important investments at the country’s largest port in Piraeus.

Greece Coastal Shipping Faced with Challenges Despite Tourism Growth

Increasing tourism flows to Greece this year helped boost coastal shipping activities, but much more needs to be done, says SEEN President Michael Sakellis.

Covid-19 Costs Greek Ferry Operators €200m in Losses

Greek ferry operators are calling for immediate compensation to cover 200 million euros in losses suffered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020-21.

Greek Shipowners Call for Support in View of ‘Tough Year’ Ahead

The Covid-19 pandemic has cost Greek passenger shipping more than 25 million euros a month, says the Greek Shipowners Association For Passenger Ships (SEEN).

Covid-19: Greek Shipping Minister Says Safety at Sea Effective

Safety at sea has been effective thanks to the implementation of Covid-19 health protocols, according to Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Piraeus’ Landmark Tower to Get New Lease on Life

An abandoned tower in the heart of Piraeus will get a new lease on life after the Piraeus Municipality signed a concession deal for its redevelopment.

Greece’s Boat Owners Raise Red Flag Over New Law

Greek owners of recreational sea craft are calling on the government to postpone a VAT increase, claiming it will have a detrimental effect on marine tourism.

Works Begin on Piraeus Port’s New Cruise Terminal

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be able to handle larger cruise ships and establish itself as a home port once construction works on a new terminal are completed.

Greek Shipping Minister Tables Broad Draft Bill in Parliament

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis has tabled a comprehensive draft bill in parliament covering shipping, ports, marine tourism, island policy and safety at sea.

Greece – China Cement Ties with 16 Strategic Deals

Greece and China paved the way for strong partnerships in dozens of areas during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Athens.