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Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards returns on December 2, 2022

Shipping’s largest awards event, the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards, will once again put the spotlight on some of the industry’s leading individuals and companies as the achievements of Greek shipping and the Greek maritime cluster are celebrated at the traditional end-of-year awards presentation dinner In Athens.

  • Published in Greece

Greek merchant fleet decreased in May [Tables]

The strength of the Greek merchant fleet decreased by 0.5% in May 2022 compared to the previous year, according to the provisional data published by Hellenic Statistical Authority - ELSTAT.

Meanwhile, the gross tonnage of the Greek Merchant Fleet, for vessels of 100 GRT and over, recorded a decrease of 2.5% in May 2022 compared with May 2021. A decrease of 3.2% was recorded in May 2021 compared with May 2020.

According to ELSTAT data, the Greek commercial fleet numbered 1,831 ships in May 2022, of which 735 passenger ships, 446 tankers, 382 cargo vessels and 268 ships of other categories.

  • Published in Greece

Greek owned shipping stronger than ever

Greece remains the leading shipping country in the world, holding 21% of the world fleet, in terms of tonnage (dwt), with 5,514 ships. "In the fluid global environment, shipping has functioned and is functioning as a beacon of stability," said in her message the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Melina Travlou.

  • Published in Economy
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