Athens: Posidonia 2014 kicks off this week with a record showing from the Middle East. The world’s most famous shipping show will be officially opened by the Greek prime minister this afternoon.
More than 1,800 exhibitors and some 19,000 visitors from a record 93 countries and territories will attend Posidonia 2014. The organisers of Posidonia paid particular attention to the Middle East in its most recent press release on the exhibition. Companies from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have registered a 200% increase with a large number of companies from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman seeking investment and partnership opportunities in Greek shipping assets.
GulfShip News will be reporting live from the event all week. [02/06/14]