Spanopoulos Group recently hosted a reception for the official opening of their new shipyard, located in the town of Perama, Greece.
The opening ribbon was cut by the deputy minister for development and competitiveness, Athanasios Skordas, who gave a short speech, praising the specific business initiative and focusing on the importance of investments which contribute to the development and progress of the country.
The new shipyard, which has been fully operational since February, has created many opportunities for new jobs in an area with high levels of unemployment during the recession. The site is dedicated exclusively to luxurious superyachts, providing a range of in-house services, under the high standard classifications of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISPS and more.
The new shipyard boasts 16,500m2 of on-land area dedicated to the repair and refit of yachts up to 60m and is expected to become a worldwide landmark for yacht repair and maintenance services.
Attendees of the event included the deputy minister for development and competitiveness, Athanasios Skordas, the deputy of new democracy party, Tania Iakovidou, the mayor of Perama, John Lagoudakis, many partners and friends from the shipping community.
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