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Lord Mayor and UK Transport minister meet with Greece Branch at Posidonia 2016
Posted on Monday, June 6, 2016
Meeting onboard "RFA Cardigan Bay"
On the occasion of the official visits of the Rt. Hon. The Lord
Mayor of the City of London, Lord Mountevans and the UK Minister of
State for Transport Mr Robert Goodwill MP during the Posidonia
Exhibition, a meeting was organized with Institute's Greece Branch,
on Monday 6th June onboard the "RFA Cardigan Bay".
The Chairman of the Greece Branch, Mr Nicolas Tsavliris, the
Vice-Chairman Ms Natalia Margioli, Members and Lecturers, Mr
Ioannis Kehagias CEO, White Sea Navigation S.A., Mr George Lambrou
Partner Thomas Cooper, Mr Konstantinos Bitounis Solicitor Waterson
Hicks, Mr Simon Ward Director URSA S&P S.A. and Ms Georgia
Simiakaki Attorney-at-Law represented the Branch.
A meeting ensued with the British officials, where the
importance of maritime education and the difference it makes for
the shipping industry were discussed in view of current market
conditions. Further ways of co-operation between the Greek and
British shipping sectors were discussed and the role of the
Institute in the international shipping community was
After the meeting, the Captain and the extremely welcoming crew
of the naval vessel took the visitors on a tour, explaining her
features and various functions.
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