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The Union of Greek Shipowners Delegation Visits AHI Hellenic House Headquarters
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: GEORGIA ECONOMOU
May 15, 2006—No. 44 (202) 785-8430

The Union of Greek Shipowners Delegation Visits AHI Hellenic House Headquarters

Washington, DC—On May 8, 2006, the Union of Greek Shipowners delegation, led by the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners Nicos D. Efthymiou visited the American Hellenic Institute’s headquarters, the Hellenic House. The delegation was here to participate in a number of meetings in Washington, DC.

The delegation members included: Managing Director Theodore E. Veniamis, Director of the International & European Affairs Department Anna Bredima-Savopoulou and Edmund B. Welch, Washington representative. The delegation met with AHI Chairman James Marketos, AHI Advisory Committee Member Kostas Alexakis, Legal Counsel Nick Karambelas, AHI President Gene Rossides, Executive Director Nick Larigakis and the AHI staff.

The one-hour discussion centered on items of mutual interest regarding U.S.-Greece relations and shipping. These included shipping regulations and EU policy, Aegean maritime borders, as well as environmental and constitutional issues.

Attached please find a photograph from this event.

(L-R) AHI Advisory Committee Member Kostas Alexakis, AHI Legal Counsel Nick Karambelas, AHI President Gene Rossides, President of the Union of Greek Shipowners Nicos D. Efthymiou, Director of International & European Affairs Department Anna Bredima-Savopoulou, Managing Director Theodore E. Veniamis, AHI Executive Director Nick Larigakis and AHI Chairman James Marketos

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