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ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards

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A view from last year’s gala event

Safe Bulkers, Inc. and Five Oceans Salvage join the prestigious list of sponsors  for major event in the maritime calendar

Piraeus, October 10 2018 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the ninth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping Awards as overall sponsor.

The Japan based class society began its relationship with Greek shipping’s premier annual event, in 2009 as sponsor of the ‘Ship of the Year’ category, marking ten years of sponsorship.

ClassNK heads a fresh wave of support for the glittering annual event, which will see top companies engaged in various maritime sectors sponsoring this year’s event.

Janet Wood, sponsorship manager for the Awards, says: “We are very proud of the quality of the companies sponsoring the Greek Shipping Awards, many of whom have been loyal supporters for a number of years and it is nice to welcome new and returning supporters. We are delighted to have a major global organisation of ClassNK’s high standing as our Event Sponsor, and we are also very proud to have 2 further prestigious international brands, China Classification Society sponsoring the Champagne Toast and the Malta Ship Registry sponsoring the Welcome Reception.

The full list of current sponsors for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards is:

Event Sponsor: ClassNK

Champagne Toast: China Classification Society

Welcome Reception Sponsor: Malta Ship Registry

Awards Sponsors:-


Bureau Veritas

Capital Ship Management Corp.

Cyprus, Deputy Ministry of Shipping




Five Oceans Salvage

IRI /The Marshall Islands Registry

Lloyd’s Register

Marichem Marigases

Panama Ship Registry


Safe Bulkers, Inc.

S.R.H. Marine Group

The Tsakos Group

Tototheo Maritime

The Greek Shipping Awards is also proud to be supported by a number of prestigious industry organizations. The following are official supporting organisations for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards:-

The Union of Greek Shipowners

The Hellenic Chamber of Shipping

The Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee

The Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association

The Association of Greek Passenger Shipping Companies

The Hellenic Shipbrokers Association


The Propeller Club – International Port of Piraeus

WISTA Hellas

Piraeus Association for Maritime Arbitration

The Association of Banking & Shipping Finance Executives of Hellenic Shipping

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