, 2022-09-28 16:29:54,
This year’s Annual Convention & Conference of the International Propeller Club of the United States was successfully concluded last week in Athens in front of hundreds of delegates from around the world who enjoyed a program of insightful panel discussions and keynote speeches from Greek government officials, US Embassy and Senate representatives, European Parliament MPs, dozens of international shipping decision makers, iconic veterans of the Hellenic maritime heritage and other dignitaries.
The three-day event, which was organized by the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, also attracted representatives from 72 Clubs of the International Propeller Club.
Costis Frangoulis, President of the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus and Chairman of the Convention’s organizing committee opened the event, followed by James Patti, President of the International Propeller Club of the United States who spoke about the event’s significance, Giannis Plakiotakis, Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, His Excellency, George James Tsunis, US Ambassador to Greece and George D. Pateras, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping.
A highly engaging keynote presentation was delivered by brand strategist Peter Economides who spoke about the significant role of shipping in the world’s economy and our daily lives, giving examples and making the case that the industry needs to promote itself for people…
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