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Piraeus Port Sees 2022 Revenue Soar, Cruise Arrivals Rise

Greece’s largest port Piraeus reported strong turnover and more cruise ship arrivals in 2022.

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 11: Charalambos Simantonis

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis hosts Charalambos Simantonis who refers to the important contribution of shipowners to society.

Master Plan for Piraeus Port Upgrade Approved

The master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port, which includes a 600-million-euro investment for its expansion, has been approved.

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 10: Dr. George D. Pateras

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis hosts Dr. George D. Pateras in an interview that can be described as a journey through time and homage to all the significant points that contributed to the success of Greek shipping.

Study: Greece’s Shipping Fleet a Global Leader

Greece’s shipping fleet remains a global leader in terms of size and number of active companies, according to the latest report released by Petrofin Research.

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 9: Stamatis Tsantanis

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis hosts Stamatis Tsantanis, the Chairman and CEO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 8: John Platsidakis

The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis hosts John Platsidakis, one of the most influential people in the shipping industry, according to Lloyd’s List 100 Most Influential People.

US International Propeller Club to hold Annual Maritime Convention in Athens

The International Propeller Club, one of the world’s oldest international maritime organizations, will hold its 96th annual convention in Athens, Greece, during September 20-22.

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.