Strong presence of Cyprus at the International Maritime Exhibition "Posidonia 2016"

6 June 2016 - 10 June 2016

Exhibition

Categories: Exhibitions

The International Shipping Exhibition "Posidonia 2016" was held in Athens, between 6-10 June 2016.  More than 2,000 exhibitors participated in the biennial exhibition, covering the entire spectrum of the maritime industry, while the number of visitors exceeded 20,000.

The whole spectrum of the Cyprus shipping industry participated to the exhibition under a common national stand. Coordinator of the Cyprus national stand was the Department of Merchant Shipping of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works and the other co-exhibitors were the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, the Cyprus Ports Authority and the Cyprus Tourism Organization.

The participation of Cyprus to “Posidonia 2016” was concluded with great success, as Cyprus had a dynamic and upgraded presence in the exhibition. The presence of the Minister and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus in this global maritime event demonstrated once again the active and continuous support of the state to the shipping sector.

During the exhibition, distinguished personalities visited the Cyprus delegation and the Cyprus stand, namely the Prime Minister of Greece Mr Tsipras, the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization Mr Lim, the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy of Greece Mr Dritsas, the European Commissioner for Transport Ms Bulc and the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners Mr. Veniamis. Also, many shipping executives showed great interest for Cyprus shipping.

On the occasion of the International Shipping Exhibition “POSIDONIA 2016”, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus, Mr Marios Demetriades, hosted a reception on Tuesday, June 7 2016, with great success. The reception attracted the elite of the Greek and Cypriot shipping industry as well as executives from the whole spectrum of the international shipping industry. Notably, the reception was also attended by the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy of Greece Mr Dritsas.


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Cyprus at Posidonia 2016
Cyprus at Posidonia 2016
Cyprus at Posidonia 2016
Cyprus at Posidonia 2016
Cyprus at Posidonia 2016 - View of the Cyprus stand
Cyprus at Posidonia 2016 - View of the Cyprus stand