Maran or­ders.

Kathimerini English - - Focus -

aim be­hind this ef­fort is, on the oc­ca­sion of the Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo, for Greece to re­gain the tens of thou­sands of tourists it used to en­joy ev­ery year from Ja­pan. Other ini­tia­tives of the fed­er­a­tion in­clude the host­ing of the Amer­i­can So­ci­ety of Travel Agents (ASTA) in Greece and the sign­ing of two tri­lat­eral agree­ment in tourism be­tween Greece, Cyprus and Is­rael and be­tween Greece, Cyprus and Egypt, which will also help ex­tend the tourism sea­son. All these ini­tia­tives were pre­sented by the vice pres­i­dent of the Greek Tourism Con­fed­er­a­tion (SETE), Lysan­dros Tsi­lidis, to Prime Min­is­ter Alexis Tsipras dur­ing a re­cent visit by SETE man­age­ment to the PM’s of­fice. re­spon­dents in the sur­vey said they were search­ing for work in another coun­try. In a pre­vi­ous sur­vey on em­ploy­a­bil­ity in Greece last year, 28 per­cent of par­tic­i­pants said they were seek­ing em­ploy­ment abroad, while in 2015 the fig­ure stood at 11 per­cent. Al­though the lat­est data re­leased from the Hel­lenic Sta­tis­ti­cal Author­ity showed the un­em­ploy­ment rate in Greece has de­creased to 21.7 per­cent this April from 23.6 per­cent in April 2016 and 22 per­cent in March 2017, young Greeks are still look­ing for jobs abroad.

Dae­woo Ship­build­ing & Marine En­gi­neer­ing Co Ltd an­nounced yes­ter­day that it has won an order to build four Very Large Crude Car­ri­ers (VLCC) from Greek com­pany Maran Tankers Man­age­ment. Dae­woo has un­der­taken to com­plete the con­struc­tion of the car­ri­ers by Au­gust 20, 2019.

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