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At least 42 Greek carriers have left the country

Several countries have courted the Greek shipping cluster over the past few months, and one country in particular has managed to draw Greek shipping companies over to its flag, report various media outlets.

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There is a keen interest in the Greek cluster among shipping hubs the world over, who in the last few months have been busy visiting Athens to woo companies. The strategy has allegedly been successful for one country in particular, namely Cyprus, says Costas Galatariotis, president of the Cypriot interest group Limassol Chamber of Commerce and Industry, according to Splash 24/7.

Cyprus, London and Singapore have appeared on the Greek maritime scene as potential new homes for Greek carriers on several occasions. In September, Dubai and Canada also threw their hats in the ring and tried to pull in new business from Greece.

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