Posidonia 2018

The maritime sector descends on Athens to take a close look at Greek shipping and its place in the global industry. Fairplay will be reporting live from the event throughout the week.

Editorial Team attending:

 Nicola Good


Twitter: @nicgoodmaritime

Nick Savvides


Twitter: @nnsavvides

Jonathan Robins



News & Analysis

Steine Muntal
07 Jun 2018
The classification society said that about 750 vessels are now fitted with the technology, although there are “many more in the pipeline” that have yet to show up in the figures.
05 Jun 2018
Shipyard prices will get more expensive, three leading LNG players tell ABS forum.
Anastasios Papagiannopoulos
05 Jun 2018
Positive sentiment towards dry bulk sector comes amid threats from protectionist policies.
05 Jun 2018
Scrubber techhnology has been around for 20–30 years and it should be considered proven, delegates at Baltic Exchange Forum are told
Bulk carrier
04 Jun 2018
Cutting ship speeds is not only good for the environment, but also good for the market, leading dry bulk owners tell the Capital Link forum
A VLCC at berth in Hamburg
04 Jun 2018
Container ship charterers say that while the market for vessels up to 10,000 teu has shown signs of recovery from recent very low levels, rates are still about 30% below what they should be.


Greek shipowners feel that all the regulations being introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are apparently aimed at them, and some say the cost is killing them.

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