ATHENS - Celebrating its 50th year, the Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition brought together international transportation and maritime experts for networking in Greece. Held in June, the five-day event includes an international exhibitors show, industry panel discussions, seminars and technical workshops, as well as a number of sports games including the Posidonia Cup Sailing Regatta, the Posidonia Shipsoccer Tournament, the Posidonia Golf Tournament and the Posidonia 5k Run.
“The list of new business deals goes on and on as multi-million dollar deals on the Posidonia Exhibition floor is the norm, being the most eagerly awaited trade event in the biennial shipping calendar. This year, on our 50 year anniversary, we have witnessed a tremendous response from the global shipping community whose presence and activity helped us deliver the most dynamic Posidonia ever,” says Theodore Vokos, Executive Director, Posidonia Exhibitions S.A
This year, over 2,000 exhibitors participated, while some 23,500 visitors attended, representing 92 countries. The Posidonia Exhibition pays tribute to the steady growth of the Greek merchant marine fleet, which today accounts for 20 percent of the global, and 50 percent of Europe’s dwt capacity.
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