2nd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference Tuesday 26 January 2016 - Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Vouliagmeni
Four challenges for shipping: employment, environment, financing, the shipping hub of Piraeus
Ιt is in this respect that the aim of the 2nd Naftemporiki Shipping Conference was to “grasp” that pulse while hosting representatives from all subsectors of the shipping industry.
Given the present extraordinary economic conditions, owners and representatives from shipowning, financial institutions, shipbrokers, ship operators, academicians, consultants, representatives from various entities and international organizations unfolded their views and visions regarding Greek shipping’s contribution to the recovery of the national economy and the reduction of unemployment, particularly that of young people. Also, matters concerning the international shipping competitive framework, the freight markets and alternative financing sources, the importance of technology and innovation to the shipping industry and the significance of the shipping hub of Piraeus were addressed and reviewed during the conference.