The open fronts for tourist ports and pleasure boats

The need for a holistic approach to the development of tourist ports and berths for pleasure boats is pointed out to “Naftemporiki” by representatives of the sector. Greece is one of the world’s most popular destinations, but it continues to lag behind in infrastructure, with significant revenue losses for the Greek economy, they reported, while

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Nexi: Investments over 1 billion euros in the Greek payment industry

Foreign investors have invested more than 1 billion euros in the Greek payments industry over the last two years, according to Nikos Papadoglou, Deputy CEO of Nexi Greece. Papadoglou pointed out that Greece’s digital transactions market is growing year by year at a double-digit rate. Electronic payments are increasingly replacing cash, with the number of

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Plaisio: Maintaining a multi-product and multi-channel business model strategy

The management of Plaisio focuses on maintaining the multi-product, multi-customer and multi-channel business model, according to the financial data of 2023. The company features 25,000 branded and private label technology products, consumables, office supplies, telecommunications and white goods, an online store and 24 physical stores, established in the prefectures of Attica, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Chania, Larissa

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Salamis Shipyards delivered 5 blocks for the second French frigate FDI FR2

On July 13, 2024, the Salamis Shipyards delivered the 5 pre-equipped blocks of the second- and fifth-series FDI French frigate, built at the Salamis Shipyards, and are already traveling from Greece to the Naval Group shipyard in Lorient, where they will be delivered for the next steps of the frigate’s construction. The delivery of these

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Alternative fuels a challenge for bulkers and tankers

A wait-and-see approach until the full availability of new fuels will jeopardize the achievement of the zero-emissions target by 2050 and all intermediate milestones by then, the CEO of the Global Center for Maritime Decarbonization (GCMD), Professor Lynn Loo, said to “Naftemporiki” recognizing the difficulty of penetration of new fuels in tramp shipping and the

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Banks: New risks – “updated” stress tests

The European Banking Authority is promoting changes regarding the stress tests of Europe’s credit institutions to be carried out in 2025. By publishing a draft for the stress tests, the European Banking Authority essentially starts the dialogue with the banks on how the new process will be carried out. The authority explained that the main

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