Article published in newspaper Naftemporiki on March, 29th 2016 on the occasion of the annual report of the Hellenic Shortsea Shipping Association that was published
The EUROPA SHIP Plan will lead to green new-builds, suitable also to use LNG as marine fuel. It focuses on the development of a suitable financing mechanism, with favourable conditions accessible by all shortsea shipping shipowners. The economies of scale and the modular designs will lead to competitive advantages towards the completion of the plan.
“The modal shift of freight transport from the European road axes to the sea corridors is at stake until 2020. Let us take advantage of our knowledge an experience to preserve the eminence of Greek Shipping” stressed Mr. Charalampos Simantonis, President of HSSA.
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