The company celebrates one year of its own training centre in Manila
We are entering a new era, the so-called “globalization part 2”, which is characterized by a challenging regulatory framework changes in the pattern of trade and new energy capabilities. This kind of revolution will create new opportunities. On the international scene the poor freight market and the difficult financing situation set ship values at very [...]
The fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots successfully organised the 4th Hydra Shipping Conference at the Historican Museum of Hydra. The title of the conference was “The course of Greek shipping from Aegean to Wall Street”. Gelina Harlaftis, Professor Dept. of History, Ionian University presented an interesting topic about the “Opening the way to the English [...]
The 2012 Onassis Laureates were formally honoured at an awards banquet in London’s historic Guildhall. Renowned US economists, Professors Stephen Ross and Elhanan Helpman, and emeritus maritime academics, Professors Ernst Frankel, Richard Goss and Arnljot Stromme Svendesn, were awarded the Onassis Prizes at a prestigious ceremony last night. Guest of honour, Chairman of Lloyds Banking [...]
In June of this year, Agaion Marine Ltd, of the Zouros Group, received the ASD T/B “VAYA II” (4400 Bhp). This vessel, purchased from German owners Fairplay a year earlier, was essentially rebuilt in a shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, with own funds. All electrical, electronic and computing systems, inter alia, were replaced by automated modern [...]
By Harry N. Vafias, CEO & President of StealthGas Inc.
The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of the Hellas [...]
The London P&I Club has enjoyed a long and strong relationship with the Greek shipping market. On Wednesday 19 September, the Managers, A Bilbrough & Co Ltd, held their by now traditional lunch reception at the Yacht Club to welcome the Club’s Greek members and friends. Mrs. Joanna Pavlidis, general manager of the Piraeus office, [...]