Greek Shipping Hall of Fame announces Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2024


The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame has announced that this year’s Induction Ceremony will take place on the evening of Monday 22 April 2024 at Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall.

Greek shipping’s most prestigious annual dinner event is again expected to attract a capacity audience of more than 500 guests. Leading personalities of the Greek shipping world and their international partners can look forward to an exceptional evening celebrating the industry’s leadership, history, and culture.

Caroline Lowry, Director of Phoebe Media & Events Ltd, the exclusive event organiser, comments: “We are very pleased that this year’s Induction Ceremony & Dinner returns to its traditional position on the Greek shipping calendar and to its traditional venue, Megaron’s splendid Banqueting Hall. We look forward to welcoming event sponsors and their guests on this truly unique occasion to honour many of Greek shipping’s most historic personalities and to unveil the latest Inductees to the Hall of Fame – the 2023 Inductees.”

A donation from the event proceeds will again be made to Greek children’s charity Hellenic Hope that works with Greek NGOs across a range of children’s projects.

The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame thanks event sponsors confirmed so far:

ABS, IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry and Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co. as Co-Lead Sponsors of the Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2024.

Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS Chairman and CEO comments:

The renowned global success story that is the Greek shipping industry was built by truly remarkable men and women who were entrepreneurial, innovative and brave. It is their spirit that fuels the industry’s outstanding international performance today. ABS is proud to be able to honour the visionaries and personalities who made it all possible by continuing our long-standing support for the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame.

Theo Xenakoudis, Director – Worldwide Business Operations & Managing Director Greece, International Registries Inc. comments:

International Registries, Inc. (IRI) and the Marshall Islands Registry celebrate the 2024 Greek Shipping Hall of Fame honourees for their vision and leadership. As the industry balances ambition and practicality for a sustainable future, the Greek shipping community continues to raise the bar for innovation and future-forward thinking.

Wang Qi, Chairman of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding, comments:

SWS is proud of its close and long-standing relationship with the Greek shipping industry. The vessels delivered by SWS to our Greek clients has made this community more colourful and integrated. We are very pleased to continue our support for the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame as a Lead Sponsor of the 2024 Induction Ceremony & Dinner. We continue to be inspired by the ambition and drive shown by all of the Inductees of the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame and we look forward to being with you – our Hellenic friends – in April for this truly unique event.
Premium Sponsors confirmed to date are Ascenz Marorka, Moore Greece and Optima Shipping Services.

Bank Julius Baer will again enhance the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame’s support for Hellenic Hope.

Standard sponsors so far include Cass Technava, Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, ClassNK, Columbia Shipmanagement, Isle of Man Ship Registry, Lloyd’s Register, Marichem Marigases Worldwide, Marine Support, Marine Tours, Monjasa and Swift Marine.

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