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.
Street scene in Athens with the city’s distinctive yellow taxis
04 Jun 2018
As with all technological developments, there are winners and losers, but in the case of global logistics, the transformation could limit the differentiation between operators in the long term and create a two-tier system in the early stages.
The Bank of Greece
01 Jun 2018
Upcoming environmental regulations and how to pay for them are causing concern among some Greek shipowners as the cost of borrowing rises.
Piraeus port
01 Jun 2018
Greece’s shipping sector has been a cornerstone of its economic revival, as the Mediterranean country looks to become a major regional hub.
City of London skyline.
15 Jun 2016
News of Greek relocations comes as London Stock Exchange uses Posidonia 2016 to up its game in attracting shipping listings.
 Jeffrey, Baron Mountevans, the 688th Lord Mayor of London
10 Jun 2016
With the UK about to embark on a referendum on whether the UK should stay in or leave the European Union, the Lord Mayor has no doubts whatsoever about the City’s stance.


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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