Greek, German ministers decide to set up Working Group on shipping collaboration

Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy Christos Stylianides and German Minister of Digital Governance and Transport Volker Wissing decided to strengthen the partnership between Greece and Germany in shipping, during their meeting in Berlin on Thursday.

The meeting affirmed the existing collaboration at both bilateral and multilateral levels, including within the EU and IMO frameworks. The primary objective of this collaboration is to bolster the competitiveness of the EU, implement ambitious yet practical measures on a global scale, and undertake initiatives and policies to advance sustainable growth in the shipping sector and promote environmentally friendly maritime practices.

To enhance this cooperation, it was decided to establish a “Working Group.”

Additionally, the Greek minister held discussions with Gaby Bornheim, president of the Union of German Shipowners.