59 Greek shipowners have fleets of 20 or more vessels

It is well recognised that when it comes to sea transportation Greek shipowners are among the leading players in most sectors. This is reflected in the fact that there are 72 Greek ownerships currently operating fleets of over 1m dwt each, the same number as 12 months ago, though two companies have slipped out to be replaced by two. Read More

Platsidakis laments lack of Greek shipowning voice over regulations

Greeks may control 20% of the world's global fleet and be a dominate player in most aspects of sea transportation but the country has minimal influence in the politics which are increasingly influencing the way the industry is expected to operate, says a leading member of the Greek and international shipping industry.

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