Antonis joined the Company from the establishment of our Houston Office in 2016, where he is acting as Resident Manager.
Before joining us, Antonis has had a series of diversified work assignments and experience, that spans over a 30 year period.
Most notably, Antonis has been Technical Superintendent, Fleet Manager and DPA for a series of Shipping Companies Managing both bulkers and Tankers.
In 2004, Antonis first became Technical Manager for a Company operating back then 7 Product and Chemical Tankers, actively involved in the vetting of the vessel by Oil Majors. In addition, he was involved in the newbuilding program (Product Tankers) of the company in South Korea.
Between 2007 and 2016, Antonis was the Technical Manager and eventually the General Manager of a Nasdaq listed shipping Firm, operating up to 10 bulk carries at time. In this company he was also involved with the supervision of the new building projects (2 bulk carries in China), as well as being in contact with Brokers, H&M Underwriters and P&I Insurers undertaking the Firm’s diversified business.
Overall, Antonis has extensive experience on Technical and Managerial aspects of Shipping, including Vetting for Bulkers and Tankers, Condition Surveys and Claims.
Antonis has a B.Sc. Maritime Engineering Degree from Texas A&M University in College Station and an MBA from University of Leicester.
He is a member the American Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and is fluent in Greek and English.