Georgios Karakasis (Hellas)
Senior Naval Architect & Marine Services Advisor
George holds a National Tecknological Foundation (A.T.E.I) department of Naval Architecture in Athens, Hellas and he graduation dissertatation title is ” Bulk Carrier Design & Construction”. George is certified from Lloyds RS in the following Marine & Maritme Sectors: I.S.M. – For Internal Auditors, ISO 9000, 2000 – For Internal Audittors, PORT STATE CONTROL, I.S.P.S., I.S.M. STCW 95 and for DAMAGE STABILITY. Also he is a member of the German V.D.I.
In 2009 and up to date George is the Tecknical Manager, DPA & CSO (Managed Paramaxes, Handymaxes, VLs for Willing Marine International. (Hellenic – Hong Kong Shipping Co) at Pireus, Hellas. He is the head & maintain office technical operation. Managed & Physically involved in numerous of Ship Repairs and Major Modification projects (Handymaxes, Panamaxes, VLCCs & OBBOs ship types) within China region, whilst worked with and signed relevant contracts, special clauses and settled the final accounts.
From 2007 to 2009 George worked at MARINE PLUS S.A. (Greek Shipping Co and Brokers) as General Manager for Piraeus & China Region. He managed and contracted more than 180 various type of Repairs and Major Modification projects for Bulkers & Tankers ship types, 80% within China, Far East & Black Sea region, whilst drafted and supported most of the contracts and full quotations. From 2004 to 2007 he was the Technical Manager DPA & CSO for A. G. Pappadakis Shipmanagement S.A. (Greek Shipping Co) at Glyfada, Hellas. Headed and maintained office daily technical operation worldwide (Europe, USA, Canada, Far East). Estimated, planed and handled numerous of repairs, technical surveys and audits. Dealt with company’s all ISM and ISPS matters and planning.
From 1999 till 2004 George was the Tecknical MGR & DPA at Amalthia Marine Inc. (Greek Shipping Co). Headed and maintained office daily technical operation worldwide (Europe, USA, Far East, Brazil, Africa, India). Supervised and handled all company’s repairs, surveys and audits such as for P&I Clubs, Class, Flags, Prepurchase, etc. From 1991 till 1999 George worked for Avlis Shipyards S.A. at Evia Islans as the Business & Commercial Manager in the following departments: Repairs Supervising – Estimation, Major modifications – Safety & outfitting, and the Design department. From 1990 till 1991 George worked Salamis island for the Hellenic Navy in the following departments: Tecknical, Steel repairs, Quality control, Stability & Hull treatment. In 1989 he worked at Silver Carriers S.A. (Greek Shipping Co) a K.P. Naval Architecture office at Piraeus, Hellas for the Technical & Design Department.