“I Choose Shipping”
March 12, 2022

The 20th one-day conference “I Choose Shipping” was organized by Isalos.net, on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at the premises of the Eugenides Foundation, bringing together first-year students of the Merchant Marine Academies and shipping companies, educational institutions, and organizations. The participation of 350 students from the Academies of Epirus, Ionian Islands, Kalymnos, Kymi, Oinousses, Syros, Hydra, Chios as well as the Metropolitan College was impressive. The interest of the new students throughout the day was impressive as well.

The IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador in Greece and President of the Eugenides Foundation, Mr. Leonidas Dimitriadis-Evgenidis, addressed the conference and underlined to the students, the huge prospects of the maritime profession, the importance of necessary knowledge and skills, the adjustment of the cadets during their first training trip, the peculiarities of the bridge and the engine room, as well as the role of the IMO and the goals set for safe and environmentally friendly shipping.