Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
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Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014 and tagged as Events, ICS branch news
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Greek branch)
participated at Posidonia 2014 from the 2nd to the 6th of June.
Posidonia is the world's most prestigious shipping exhibition that
takes place in Greece every two years.
Our stand received high visibility and attracted the interest of
many visitors, both local and from abroad, who wished to be
informed about the ICS Professional Qualification and Training
FICS Members of the Institute also visited our stand and
expressed their positive comments about the ICS.
We were happy to welcome Mr.Bruce Ogilvy, the International Vice
President of the ICS, at our stand, where members and students had
the chance to discuss with him and express their interesta bout the
ICS Membership Qualification.
This year, the Posidonia Exhibition broke all records in terms
of number of visitors, who were estimated to be roughly 20,000,
according to the organisers. More than 1,893 exhibitors, from 90
countries all over the world contributed to make the exhibition one
of the largest shipping events that the worldwide shipping
community anticipates to attend.
In one day alone, roughly 6,000 people visited the 60,000 square
meters of the Metropolitan Expo centre in Spata, near Athens
airport, where the exhibition was held.
The success and global appeal of Posidonia 2014 proved once
again that Greece is the homeport of global shipping, which in turn
provides the platform for the most important mode of transport for
Posidonia 2014 ended on a high note last week, creating new
event records and demonstrating the enduring appeal and growing
popularity of the world's biggest, most diverse and prestigious
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