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Out of Enhanced and into Post-Programme Surveillance – with a 300bps over Bunds for Greek paper

Out of Enhanced and into Post-Programme Surveillance – with a 300bps over Bunds for Greek paper by Antonis D. Papagiannidis It is not difficult to see why the need for a positive narrative over the Greek economy and its way ahead is especially high in this turn of time. Just out of the protracted 2020-mid 2021 crisis of the pandemic and its after-effects that followed close on the heels of the 2010-18 public debt-induced depression, Greece watches the inflation upswell [...]

June 20th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

The Sustainable Development of Small Islands and the Geopolitics of Green Transition

In the enchanting island of Nisyros, a breath away from the natural beauty of the volcano’s crater, the vision of Mr. Panagiotis G. Mihalos will take shape for the first time. The 1st Symposium “Nisyrian Dialogues” will take place June 16 – 19, where prominent personalities from Greece and abroad will exchange key views on the sustainable development of the island and all small islands, the geopolitical importance of the green transition, as well as the ways in which geoparks [...]

June 17th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

Just Transition Fund: €1.63 billion for a just climate and energy transition in Greece

Through the first Just Transition Fund (JTF) Programme adopted by the Commission yesterday, Greece will mobilise a total investment of €1.63 billion to alleviate the impact of the energy and climate transition on the local economy and society. The Greek plan will benefit from grants amounting to €1.38 billion from the Just Transition Fund. After being the first Member State to see its 2021-2027 Partnership Agreement approved, Greece is also the first country to have its Just Transition Fund Programme [...]

June 17th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

MEVACO signs deal for metallurgy supplies of the French FDI frigates

In the context of the agreement for the supply of new FDI frigates by the Greek Navy, the Greek company MEVACO signed a deal with the French Naval Group for the supply of mechanical systems and equipment for metallurgy. Under the agreement, MEVACO will be the main supplier of the mast, hull and mobile equipment of the FDI frigates. The deal was signed on June 15 at Eurosatory 2022, the Global Defense and Security exhibition in France. https://twitter.com/navalgroup/status/1537356493422477312 Following an [...]

June 16th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

A decisive turn in the communication strategy for Greek shipping

A decisive turn in the communication strategy for Greek shipping by Antonis D. Papagiannidis A new strategy for Greek shipping – one of opening to society/to global public opinion rather than of discreet, behind-the-scenes activity – has been announced (although once more in subdued tones) by freshly-elected President of the Union of Greek Shipowners in this year’s Poseidonia 2022 meet – quite successful an event, since it got some 27.000 visitors, with several hundred foreign participants. In a quite vivid [...]

June 14th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

Marina Lambraki Plaka, director of the Greek National Gallery, dies

Marina Lambraki Plaka, director of the National Gallery of the Alexandros Soutzos Museum, passed away on he morning of Monday, June 13. Her death came two days before the planned press conference where she would have presented the large retrospective exhibition of Konstantinos Parthenis she had prepared. Marina Lambraki Plaka was born in Arkalochori, Heraklion, Crete. She married at the age of 17 the philologist Dimitris Plakas. She studied at the Department of History and Archeology of the University of [...]

June 13th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

Strong Greek presence at IFAT 2022

Thirteen Greek companies and two Business missions from Greece took part at the International Exhibition of Water, Sewerage, Recycling, Waste Collection and City Cleaning, IFAT 2022, organized by the Munich Exhibition Organization. The Greek exhibiting companies were: Alphadynamic Pumps Co, Dialynas SA, DP Pumps Manufacturers SA, Ecotech Ltd, Emdot SA, Gkekas Savvas and Son CO “GEKASMETAL”, Helector SA, Ianic SA, Lubrico A Tsakalis Ltd, Rotogran AEBE, Sabo SA, Watera SA and Zeologic SA. For this year's event, the Hellenic-German Chamber [...]

June 13th, 2022|Online news / Blog|

Union of Greek Shipowners warns Europe on decarbonization targets

The president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Melina Travlou, spoke about the important role of shipping in the world economy, the challenges of decarbonization and the opportunities that shipping offers, especially to young people, in a press conference in the context of Poseidonia 2022. Ms. Travlou stressed that one of the main priorities of the Union is to defend the positions of Greek shipping and for people to understand the importance of shipping for their daily lives. The Union [...]

June 10th, 2022|Online news / Blog|
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