ATHENS – Held at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, the 15th annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards were attended by over 1,100 Greek and international shipping personalities.
Organized by Lloyd’s List, the international maritime newspaper established in 1734, the Greek Shipping Awards honored the brightest performers for 2018, including some of the industry’s best-known personalities and companies, during a program that reflected the shipping industry’s current need to prepare for a new era of lower greenhouse gas emissions and new fuels.
Intercargo chairman John Platsidakis was named Greek Shipping Personality of the Year for 2018 and Simos Palios was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Angeliki Frangou and Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis were among award winners.
The 2018 Greek Shipping Awards event was co-hosted by award-winning ERT broadcaster Andriana Paraskevopoulou together with Lloyd’s List correspondent in Greece Nigel Lowry.
WORDS: Portes Magazine
PHOTOS: Greek Shipping Awards