GREEK NEWBUILDING ORDERS DOMINATE IN 2017, SO FAR
The lack of newbuilding finance has played into the hands of the cash rich and has seen a flurry of orders this year from Greek interests who have dominated newbuilding ordering to date in 2017.
WORKING COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE SHIPPING AND MARITIME CAREERS
Greek government’s economic policy council to set up an inter-ministerial working group with the aim of developing an integrated scheme to strengthen shipping and support maritime education.
EAST MED IS FACING ITS MOST CHALLENGING CRUISE SEASON
East Med cruising is at the beginning of its most challenging season, warns the cruise group as political unrest, the migrant crisis, terrorist attacks and the region’s unstable situation see cruise lines relocate .
NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS TO LIST CONTAINER ARM IN NORWAY
Navios plans to immediately seek a listing in Norway for its newly formed container ship company, Navios Maritime Containers, as it absorbs the 14 vessels taken from Singapore-based Rickmers .
OLYMPIC LIFTS SPENDING ON NEWBUILD TANKERS TO $272M
The Onassis Group has lifted its spending on tanker newbuildings to over $272m in a matter of months with a second all-Greek en bloc deal in 2017 involving a pair of suezmaxes and two VLCCs.
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