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No6 Episode

Theodoros Vokos

In this interview, Mr. Vokos describes how the Posidonia exhibition has evolved to what it is today, from the 1960s, and also gives us an overview of this year's Posidonia which is set to reach the maximum number of participations, since the beginning of the exhibition. 

We discuss the perspective of the Shipping Industry development in Greece, the unchanged love of the Greek shipowners for everything Greek, their admission to wanting Greece to be the most advanced shipowner country, while keeping the Greek character of the Shipping Management and offering jobs to as many Greeks as possible. 

As he tells us in his interview, “Timing” remains a key feature for the shipowners, which one would dare to say is passed on from generation to generation, making Greeks open new successful paths in the global Shipping Industry. 

In regards to the future of Posidonia, Mr. Vokos predicts that in the coming years, the uniqueness of Posidonia will become the Totem of the shipping exhibitions

Previous Episodes

No5 Episode

Giannis P. Dragnis

Mr. Dragnis, in the interview he gave us last September, talks about the Yachting industry and the leading position of Greece on the world map, the important advantages of working in the industry, as well as the ever-increasing presence of women in it.

In addition, we discussed the boat construction in Perama, the staffing of crews by Greeks, as well as the great development opportunities that Greek companies, offering yacht services, have.

Concluding, he pointed out the challenges of the industry and the importance of minimizing carbon dioxide limits in shipping, as well as the way in which the Greeks will provide the -next day- solution.

No4 Episode

George M. Foustanos

In this podcast, recorded in December, Mr. Foustanos talks about the motivation behind the creation of the online Greek Shipping Miracle and the impressive development of the Shipping Industry following World War II. In this Podcast, we look back at the history of shipping and the creation of the Greek Miracle and discuss about how the explosive growth of Greek shipowners has benefited several countries, especially Japan, which has since become a leading shipbuilding country.

No3 Episode

Costis J. Frangoulis

In the third episode of the Podcast we have the pleasure to host Costis J. Frangoulis, the Founder and CEO of Franman. He is discussing with us on the podcast about how the Frangoulis family’s course in Shipping started. The experience he gathered and his memories from his family’s connections with the late Stavros Niarchos. He also tell us about the characteristics of the Greek shipowners, which make them the most successful in the world and he finally talks about his work with the Propeller Club, Piraeus.

No2 Episode

Harry N. Vafias

In the second episode of the Podcast we have the pleasure to host Harry Vafias, who at the age of 27, led StealthGas at the stock market and thus, becoming the youngest CEO of any shipping company, listed in any stock market worldwide.

No1 Episode

Manolis Vordonis

On the first edition of this engrossing podcast on Greek Shipping, we are proud to invite Mr. Manolis Vordonis a leading executive for many decades on the Greek and global shipping.

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We will discuss with George Tsavliris the complexity of the Ship Salvage Industry and the project Adopt a Ship, the courage and strength one needs, in order to deal with shipping and of course we will develop life philosophies through personal experiences.


In this interview Mr. Platsidakis describes us his personal story starting as a student of Mathematics and ‘leading his way’ through a series of ‘coincidents’ to be today one of the most influential people in the Shipping industry according to Lloyd’s List 100 Most Influential People.


The Greek Shipping Podcast was created out of our love for Τravel and Greek Shipping. During this monthly podcast we will be hearing stories and insights from key Greek shipping personalities as well as passing on essential messages to the audience.

George Kyvernitis
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