«Greek Shipping at the Forefront of Global Trade thought Leadership Driving the Industry Forward – Prospects in A Changing World»

October 21-22, 2020

Leonidas Dimitriadis-Evgenidis illustrated the importance of Shipping for the world economy, as well as to the wellness of the society, where Greek shipping contributes vastly due to its leading position.

Whereas there is an increasing awareness of the importance of shipping to the Greek economy, thanks also to numerous studies conducted recently, there is still lack of awareness of the size and the many facets of its contribution to the Greek society.  

However, the immediate and massive response to the COVID-19 pandemic by shipping, emanating from collective initiatives such as Syn-enosis, from charitable foundations and other forms, is changing the scene; communication of the ensuing most substantial – at a critical time for the country – results must increase, while joining forces of stakeholders related to shipping even more, will see that initiatives combine optimally into long-term sustainable actions and to the benefit of society.