Adonis Georgiadis, deputy minister of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping said that he is opposed to every measure that reduces the competitiveness of shipping. In view of this philosophy he prepares a concrete piracy legislation. Georgiadis said the legislation will be in line with respective IMO decisions. It provides for upto six armed private guards on [...]
Xylas Group returns to newbuilding orders, Relaunched Quintana builds a fleet of modern vessels, EastMed invests on tankers & containerships orders………
Helena Athoussaki: “Carbon Positive’s challenge is to manage carbon emissions either an ETS adopted or not”December, Interview Thursday, December 15th, 2011
The issue of carbon emission in shipping is a much broader challenge that needs a holistic approach and adopting a process at an early stage in order shipowners to gain a competitive advantage. Mrs. Helena Athoussaki, CEO of Carbon Positive Services, who is a dynamic and skillful woman, explains to ELNAVI the latest developments and [...]
The high status of the Greek shipping industry, Investing in Greece,
Greek controlled fleet, ”Building for the future”……
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Greek Branch organized, on 2nd of November, its 7th Annual Forum honoring with the British Embassy in Athens the 100 years of presence and success of the Institute. The title: « Navigating through the economic storm. Setting a route in difficult times ». The forum was held at the Eugenides [...]
The Cyprus flag has a great perspective to expand further in the next few years as has already been one of the greatest and most quality flags in shipping. Maritime Cyprus Conference outcome which marked a large participation proving once again that it is one of the most popular shipping conferences in the globe. In [...]
ABOUT 900 guests saw some of Greece’s leading shipping personalities, companies and service organizations honoured in a glittering gala dinner at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel to announce the winners of the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards for 2011. The packed audience for the 8th annual Greek Shipping Awards, held under the auspices of Lloyd’s List, [...]
By Harry N. Vafias, CEO & President of StealthGas Inc.
By Capt. Malcolm MacKenzie.
Applying a global cap on CO2 emissions will impose a cap on global growth, says leading Greek shipowner Philip Embiricos. «Capping shipping emissions is capping trade and therefore limiting the growth of emerging countries,» Embiricos told the Greener Shipping Summit in Athens. «Shipping emissions reductions should be targeted on a per tonne mile basis and [...]