4 – 8 June 2018

The “Posidonia 2018” shipping exhibition took place in Athens from 4 to 8 June 2018 , constituting the most important shipping exhibition in the world. The exhibition was held at Athens Metropolitan Expo with the participation of more than 1.900 companies from 92 countries. New ideas, services and innovative products were presented in the exhibition and HMoD demonstrated its technological achievements at the stand of the Hellenic Navy with the public turnout exceeding 1.000 people.

The visitors of the exhibition had the opportunity to be briefed by HMoD personnel of proper expertise on the European programmes managed by the Directorate for the Management of European and Development Programmes and materialised by the most capable members of the General Staffs. Visitors were briefed in detail, on the research programme “RANGER”.

Mr Vasileios Papadopoulos presented at the stand of the Hellenic Navy the Technology innovation, the capabilities of the RANGER platform but also the expected impact on Maritime Surveillance Operations, human trafficking, smuggling, merchandize and SAR operations were in more details what it was presented.