It seemed like much of the maritime community was focused on Posidonia this week, and TradeWinds’ editorial team was out in force hearing from some of the big beasts of the industry. The following is a selection of some of the highlights from the event.

Amid the parties and dealmaking, there was also controversy at the Athens event.

Two major Greek shipowners cast doubt on the efficacy of sanctions against Russia. George Procopiou said sanctions “never work”, while Evangelos Marinakis said they hurt the West more than Russia.