The 5th Plenary Conference of the Forum of the Heads of the Coast Guard Functions of the E.U. and Associated Schengen Countries (European Coast Guard Functions Forum-ECGFF) was held after an invitation from the “Maria Tsakos” Fountation, in Chios during 12-14 September 2013.
The Minister of Mercantile Marine and the Aegean, Mr. Miltiades Varvitsiotis, Captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos and our Chairman Mr. Efthimios Mitropoulos also attended the meeting.
Delegates included prominent personalities of the maritime sector, including, among others, the Minister of Transport of France Mr. Frédéric Cuvillier, the former Minister of Mercantile Marine and the Aegean Mr. Kostis Mousouroulis, the Mayor of Chios Mr. Polidoros Lamprinoudis, the Secretary General of Maritime Matters of France, Mr. Michel AYMERIC, European Parliament representatives and Senior Officials of the European Commission and the competent the Bodies of the European Union.
The “Maria Tsakos” Foundation hosted the welcome dinner and the farewell reception at the last evening of the Forum.