On May, 31, over 500 experts in transport, shipping and international trade visited the annual Odessa Shipping Dinner, organized traditionally by Interlegal, Dealex Transport and Nortrop.
General sponsor was HHLA CTO – an operator of the largest Ukrainian container terminal at the Odessa Sea Port, member of HHLA – the German logistic holding group. Golden sponsor was Piraeus Bank, while silver sponsor was INTRESCO Ltd. Dealership center Jaguar Land Rover Odessa was an exclusive automobile partner, while Fly Me - Family Travel Agency was an exclusive travel partner. Wine Story and Formula Wellness Spa provided special presents for participants.
This year, Odessa Shipping Dinner guests were directors ant top managers of shipping companies from 26 countries including Denmark, Cyprus, Estonia, Israel, Egypt, Germany, France, Greece, Azerbaijan, the UAE, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Finland and others.
At the Mafia Rave Terrace club, the famous Ukrainian MC Daniel Salem and Gangsta Papas band facilitated bright mood for business networking.
Shipping Dinner is a traditional event held for transport experts from many cities, such as Bergen (Norway), Riga (Latvia), Hamburg (Germany), Rotterdam (the Netherlands), London (the UK), Genoa (Italy), Glasgow (Scotland), Athens (Greece), Istanbul (Turkey), etc.
Other colleagues did not ignore Odessa Shipping Dinner traditions: Many other European cities pick up the baton of organizer: for instance, in Varna the first ever event will be held in the nearest future.