The 8th East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition, organised by Fameline Holding Group, took place at the GrandResort in Limassol, on April 6th-7th where 84 exhibitors and more than 600 shipping and maritime professionals attended the conferences, workshops and exhibition. This year’s increased attendance verifies that the local shipping industry is growing and extends a vote of confidence for Cyprus’ macroeconomic stability.
During the two-day event, customers and service providers had the opportunity to discuss and learn more about technological trends and how they impact the operations and efficiency of ships. Among other important topics, presentations were given on the new regulations evolving around Ballast Water Treatment Systems and Bunker fuel efficiency related to the 2020 low sulfur regulation.
The Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Marios Demetriades emphasised the role of the shipping cluster in Cyprus and the importance of the development of supporting and auxiliary services to the shipping and upcoming oil and gas industries. The event was endorsed by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Poseidon Med II programme.
Fameline Holding Group, thanked all sponsors for supporting the event; Hellenic Bank, Exxon Mobil, Santierul Naval Constanta, SKF and Soteco Group.