Digital navigation and operations specialist Jeppesen (Stand 1.105) and maritime satellite communications provider Navarino (Stand 4.301) have entered into a partnership agreement to allow digital chart data delivery via satellite.
Imabari Shipbuilding Co (Stand 4.202) arrives at Posidonia fresh from having won the Safety at Sea category at the Seatrade Awards in London last month, for its application of Highly Ductile Steel (HDS) to ship structures.
A powerful UK delegation headed by Lord Montevans, this year’s Lord Mayor of the City of London, and Minister of State for Transport Robert Goodwill are attending Posidonia 2016.
Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute (SMDERI) and Iceland’s Marorka(stand 3.529) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote maritime energy management and enhance the competitiveness of China’s shipbuilding and shipping enterprises.
Union of Greek Shipowners president, Theodore Veniamis has called for closer co-operation and the further development of synergies between the Greek and Cypriot shipping communities.
The “shipping crisis” seems to have had little impact on Greece's major owners as the largest owners have increased in number and their fleets are bigger.