John is a graduate of the London School of Economics and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 with Price Waterhouse in London. He is the eldest son of the original founder of the family business which specialises in LPG operations. Since 2005 he has been CEO of the companies operating two LPG vessels and in recent years was a director of a ship management company. He is based in the U.K. where he is a partner in a firm of accountants. He has also been on the board of directors of an EU bank for the last six years and on the credit committee. Therefore he has a unique combination of shipping experience coupled with financial acumen.
Vangelis is founder and CEO of Sea Partner Navigation. He graduated from London Guildhall with a Bsc in Transport & Shipping in 2000 and is a fellow of the Institute of Charters Shipbrokers (ICS). From 1996, Vangelis worked in ship owning companies in Greece and Cyprus, in the operation and chartering departments. In 2006 he joined the UW Group, becoming a partner in 2010.
Michael Charalambous graduated from Naval Architect Greece and he is specialized as a Marine Engineer. Michael has several sea experience as Officer on-board, as well as a Technical Superintendent, New Building Supervisor
Capt. Pantelakis graduated from Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia Greece in 1982 and he has graduated from Warsash Maritime Academy in 2008 in LPG studies. Capt. Pantelakis is a Master Mariner with general knowledge in shipping industry, with more than sixteen years’ experience as a certified Captain class A, command of oil and gas tankers.
Capt. Achilleas has joined Sea Partners Navigation in 2022 where he holds the position of HSEQ & Marine Superintendent. Being a graduate of the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos in Greece. He is currently a holder of the Captain Class B Certificate. Capt. Achilleas has previous experience on vessels as Officer on-board Tanker vessels along with current Marine HSQE specialization on LPG tankers.
Since 1998 as a professional in shipping industry George was working for crewing at a well-known ship management company based in Cyprus. George wealth of experience is empowering our team to reach the expected levels of quality services to our customers .Motivated by “the people are company’s most important asset” he holds the position of crew manager.
Santa has a long experience as an Administrative Office/PA. She was born in Riga, Latvia and she is fluent in English, Russian and Latvian. Santa is dealing with flag & class administration matters on daily basis and assisting to all Sea Partner Navigation departments.