Allied’s Cape* great Posidonia do…

Chartering, Events, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement — By on May 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM
With Allied's Captain Costas Karademas (thord from the left) and the Akrotiri hostesses

With Allied’s Captain Costas Karadimas (third from the left) and the Akrotiri hostesses

Without any challenge or objection, Allied Shipbroking Inc’s Posidonia do combined the ingredients that make such an event memorable matching this company’s calibre!

Still jet-lagged and with the usual issues surrounding a Greek upon his landing to the fatherland, I set up to go and say congrats to my old mates – from my past life’s profession, that of a ship sale and purchase broker for yet another successful year despite the shipping market’s hiccups; luckily enough,  the event was close to my Athenian residence.

Allied's Captain Stavros Drakogiannopoulos with smiling guests

Allied’s Captain Stavros Drakogiannopoulos with smiling guests

The one kilometre inner road from the main sea-side highway leading to the entrance of the famous Akrotiri restaurant and private club was chock-a-block; never ever I have experienced so many parking side-street areas as well as such a bottleneck… I walked the five hundred or so meters packed with the other invited guests heading to pay their respects to one of the world’s most successful shipbrokers, Allied Shipbroking Inc., as if it was Easter- midnight!

...more smiles with Allied's Theo Moissoglou and guest

…more smiles with Allied’s Theo Moissoglou and guest

I was greeted by Captain Costas Karademas and the Akrotiri hostesses all in smiles. Everybody was smiling; great dips, special for the occasion drinks and sweets, unique music and a crowd of over a thousand creating one of the best ever events I have encountered during the 45 years that Posidonia events take place! Did I hear you say music? Oh well, a very vibrant South American band, made the difference, ole!

...unending smiles with Allied's George Daskalakis and his guest

…unending smiles with Allied’s George Daskalakis and his guest

Who wasn’t there: accountants, academics, associations and organisation officials and executives, bankers and financiers, classification societies representatives, fellow brokers, lawyers, marine consultants and naval architects, marine equipment representatives, salvage and towage specialists, shipowners, shipmanagers, lawyers, shipyard representatives, marine consultants, travel consultants, everybody was there from all over the globe – and that’s important for this 26 year old entity!

All smiles with Allied's John Kostoyannis (roght) and his guest

All smiles with Allied’s John Kostoyannis (roght) and his guest

The strong thirty-plus or so team of Allied via their events and entertainment department offered us a memorable evening, being also the preamble for the rest of the Posidonia events that followed and attended with our international teams from our www.allaboutshipping.co.uk

Smilling guests Alexander A. Tsavliris and his cousin Claire N. Tsavliris

Smiling guests Alexander A. Tsavliris and  Claire Tsavliris

Lastly I have to mention that Allied’s success has to do with the wider family of its partners  and associates who are there supporting their other half, a great advantage! Excellent, true traditional greek maritime values!

*In Greek “Akrotiri”

 

Franscesca and Mary Th. Moissoglou

Smiling Franscesca and Mary Th. Moissoglou

This is what I call a full house!

This is what I call a full house!

 

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