During the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2016 which took place at Athenaeum InterContinental, on December 2nd, Piraeus International Centre Award was attributed to Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers & Exporters. HEMEXPO was honored for its contribution to develop Piraeus into an international shipping and financial center.
“This award is recognition of what we have achieved so far and an incentive to work harder in the future” stated the President of HEMEXPO, Mrs. Helen Polychronopoulou. On behalf of all company members of HEMEXPO thanked Capt. Panagiotis Tsakos, Mr. Simeon P. Palios, Mr. Efthymios Mitropoulos, Mr. Vassilios Papageorgiou and Mr. Stavros Hatzigrigoris for their valuable support as well as, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Greek Ministry of Shipping and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Enterprise Greece, National Bank of Greece, Ernst & Young and the Greek Shipping companies for their trust on the Greek products.
Almost two years after the foundation of HEMEXPO, marine equipment, made in Greece by Greek companies, designed and developed by Greek engineers and scientists, has been successfully installed on board ships in the biggest shipyards of the world. Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers & Exporters by introducing SMART SHIP SOLUTIONS have achieved amazing growth in exports and turnover, ranking them as the best performing manufacturing sector in Greece.