It was one of those years when Marine Money Week followed closely after Posidonia in Athens, and this time with the same packed parties and delegate exuberance that tends to flow from an extended bull run in shipping markets.

Call it Posi-lite.

There was even a star turn by Greek shipowner-of-the-moment Evangelos Marinakis, whose on-stage interview with US shipbroking giant Michael Tusiani likely provided the single highlight of the event.