Greek Fleet still number one in the world

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Greek vessel

Vessels Value has put together a snapshot of the Greek shipping fleet and the billionaires behind the business, highlighting that Greece still has the most valuable fleet in the world.

Greek shipping magnate

Vessels Value has put together a Posidonia Fact Sheet containing interesting data stories.

This includes:

  • Greece has the most valuable fleet in the world
    • The top 5 Greek Prinicipals by value
    • The highest valued Greek vessel today
    • Since the last Posidonia, Greece has ordered $8.96 BN of newbuildings
    • Since the last Posidonia, Greece has bought 582 second hand vessels

Greek shipping chart

It's clear that ship owning is in the Greek DNA and John Angelicoussis' diversified fleet of bulkers, tankers and gas carriers has consolidated its position at the top of the “tonne millionaires” with a fleet of 129 ships, he is the leading Greek shipping owner.

The Athens based entrepreneur’s tankers have often been in the news for their part in innovative projects working with companies developing technology, as it's well known for its practical approach to the transportation of goods by sea.

The privately owned Angelicoussis fleet leads a cluster of companies which have grown backed by investors through being listed in New York 16 in all - and in at number six is Angelicoussis' sister, Anna, with 60 ships.

The other lady in the Top 7 is Angeliki Frangou with 142 ships.

Here is the list of the Top 7-

  1. John Angelicoussis
  2. George Economou
  3. George Procopiou
  4. Peter G Livanos
  5. Angeliki Frangou
  6. Anna Angelicoussis Kanellakis
  7. Petros Pappas


GCT Team

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