WELCOME TO NAFTEMPORIKI
1ST SHIPPING FORUM
About the forum
1st Naftemporiki Shipping Forum, entitled: The leading role of Greek Shipping in world trade and its contribution to Greek Economy, took place with great success, on Thursday, 22 January 2015, in Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, in Vouliagmeni. The Forum launched NAFTEMPORIKI/conferences and was organized under the Auspices of the Ministry of Shipping and Aegean, the European Community Shipowners’ Association (E.C.S.A.) and the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping.
More the 500 delegates, mainly senior executives of shipping companies, major Greek shipowners, ambassadors, Government representatives, members of the Hellenic Parliament, international experts, representatives of financial organizations, consultants, and more, participated in the workings of the Forum.
"Greek Shipping is at the top of world placement, greatly contributing to the Greek economy and society. Thus, acknowledging its manifold active presence and role we all must ensure that not only is based here in Greece, but, also, that its special weigh played to our national economy widens.” Concisely put, this is the outcome conclusion.
The workings of the Forum were an exceptional occasion for an informed and erudite dialogue pertaining to the issues that Greek Shipping is concerned, including its longtime leading role in world trade, as well as its undisputed contribution to national economy. Moreover, the emerging new trends and perspectives of the shipping industry were discussed, given the crisis situation faced along with world economy.
The continual contribution of the Greek Shipping to Greek Economy and Society
Assessing the past, anticipating the future
From merchant bankers Ralli Brothers to contemporary shipping bank finance and
from Wall Street to private equity funds
Freight markets and new sea routes
Barriers, challenges and prospects
Greece as an international shipping centre and the role of navigation supporting services