Greek owners order 142 newbuilds in China
Greek Shipping Minister, Kostis Moussouroulis revealed in his recent official visit to China that the Greek shipowners had placed an order for 142 newbuildings at Chinese shipyards.
According to Official Chinese news agency Xinhua, the Minister said that, the order, which was signed last month, represents 60% of all Greek newbuilding orders placed worldwide.
Greek Prime Minister also met with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and they agreed on further cooperation since the shipbuilding and shipping industries are the most important sectors for economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.
President Xi Jinping highlighted that China is looking forward to closer cooperation between the two countries on trade, shipping, culture and tourism.