In the presence of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the shipping exhibition “Posidonia 2018” will be inaugurated at Metropolitan Expo exhibition center, at “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport, on Monday afternoon. “Greek merchant shipping has played a very important role in the economic and social development of our country, in the increase of its status at international level, as well as in the social and regional cohesion, offering a large number of jobs in sea and on land,” Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis stated on the occasion of the exhibition.

“Posidonia” exhibition is held every two years, and it is estimated that it brings revenues of 62 million euros to local businesses of the sectors of hospitality, catering, business events planning and transport. 1,920 exhibitors from 92 countries will present their products and services in this year’s exhibition that will last until June 8.

 

Translation: Eleni Gogou