Konstantakopoulos, Vafias, Pittas and Aponte win awards at dinner event held in Athens

Seanergy Maritime, Arcadia Shipmanagement, Alpha Lines, Hellaschart and National Bank of Greece among companies honoured

Costamare chairman and chief executive Konstantinos V. Konstantakopoulos was named Greek Shipping Personality of the Year for 2021 as the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards made a return as an in-person dinner event after the 2020 Awards was held successfully as a ‘virtual’ event online.

Nicholas H. Vafias was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award while other major individual awards went to shipowners Gianluigi Aponte and Aristides Pittas, and to Amalia Miliou-Theocharaki.

An audience of 700 Greek and international shipping personalities gathered at the Athenaeum InterContinental hotel for the event, the limit allowed as one of numerous precautions taken by the organisers with public health and safety in mind.

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