MARTECMA WORKS WITH MARSHALL ISLANDS ON BWM CONCERNS
Greek shipping's technical managers and the Marshall Islands registry have expressed concerns about the BWMC and are to coordinate their approach at Imo's MEPC’s 70.
CRUISE SECTOR EXPECTED TO DECLINE BY 30% IN 2017
Cruise traffic in Greece is expected to decline 30% in 2017 resulting in fewer tourists and dwindling tourism revenues, according to Andreas Stylianopoulos, who says the decline is irreversible.
SELL-OFF FUND RE-PACKAGES SALE OF THESSALONIKI PORT STAKE
State sell-off fund Taiped has had second thoughts regarding the sale of a 67% stake in Thessaloniki port. The sale will now be a single transaction while submission of binding offers is to be put off till 2017.
PRAGMATIC MANAGEMENT SEES FALL IN OPERATING COSTS GAIN PACE
Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell an average of 2.4% in 2015, the fourth successive overall y-o-y reduction in such costs reports accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens.
CYPRUS POISED TO GET AN INDEPENDENT SHIPPING MINISTRY
The shipping industry in Cyprus has welcomed a long-awaited bill that is poised to establish a new independent deputy ministry of shipping, an industry goal for more than two decades.
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