Key Projects

Recent major projects successfully accomplished by Atlantides Shipping

  • 2015- 2016: Paraguana I acting as brokers in the sale & purchase – managers for the Company Naviera Paraguana.
  • 2015-2016: Speedrunner III acting as brokers in the chartering of the vessel to the Ionian Coastal Line (11880) and in her subsequent sale.
  • 2015-2016: “Lisa I” “ex Spathoek” acting as brokers in the sale & purchase – managers for Global Cargo Logistics (GCL).
  • 2012 – 2013: Fior di Levante (11880) broker in the sale & purchase.

Atlantides Shipping Key Projects

  • 1991 present: Concluding sale and purchase of all types of tug boats and barges to companies worldwide. Management of tugs and barges for towing services and transportation of oil / vessels / various materials / cargo / wrecks / equipment / trucks etc, in Greece, UAE, India, Egypt.
  • 1991 – present: Shipping Agencies in Piraeus port and the main Greek islands.
  • 1991 present: Ownership, chartering and management of ferries and cruise ships.
  • 1991 present: Rebuilding, reconstructions and modifications to more than 20 vessels, especially big passenger ships and ferries as well as luxury mega yachts.
  • 1991: Chartering the vessel “IRINI” (under the Group’s ownership) for 6 months to the Arab-Finish company NET TOURS in order to cover their needs in Dubai. After time charter expired, the ship was chartered to an Indian company in order to perform the itinerary Bombay – Goa for an additional 6 months period. Finally, the vessel was sold to Indian buyers.
  • 1992 – 1995: Concluding the sale of 7 Russian build daily cruise ships “evpatoria” type, (NAXOS STAR, ARIADNI OF NAXOS, GEORGIA, IFIGENIA – ANNA, EXPRESS PANAGIA PAROU, …………..) to Greek shipowners in order to perform various itineraries in the Greek islands. Also, during this period Atlantides Group concluded the sale of the cruise vessels “KASSANDRA” (owner Mr. D. Kyriazis) to Italian buyers and “AFRODITI” (similar to “KASSANDRA”) to Greek buyers.
  • 1995: Chartering the vessels “ATLANTIDES STAR” and “MAILA” (under Atlantides Group’s ownership) for a total period of 4 years to the multi-national companies KELLOG of Houston, USA and IHI COMPANY (Ishikawajima – Harima Industries) of Japan (ihi.co.jp). These companies were involved in fuel refinery business in Algeria and the vessels were needed for the transportation of their staff from Almeria, S. Spain to Arzeu, Algeria.
  • 1996: Collaboration with company COTUNAV for the vessel “CARTAGE”.
  • 2003: Concluding the purchase of the Passenger Car Ferries “IONIAN STAR” (ex “SEA WORLD EXPRESS FERRY”, 145 m.) and “ORIENT STAR” (125 M.) from Korea to one of the biggest managing companies in Greece “TYROGALAS MARITIME COMPANY”.
  • 2004: Concluding the sale of big tonnage cargo vessels “ALEXANDROS”, and “SKOPELOS STAR”.
  • 2005: Concluding the sale of the Passenger Car Ferries:
  • “CROWN” (ex “BYBLOS”, loa 150m, owner Mr. Maragkopoulos) to the company KERZNER INTERNATIONAL (kerzner.com) of Dubai, UAE. The vessel was managed by ATLANTIDES and used as accommodation ship for the needs of the workers of ATLANTIS PROJECTS, Palm Island, Dubai UAE. On completion of the project four years later, the vessel was purchased by ATLANTIDES and sold for demolition to Indian yard.

“POSEIDON” (loa 165 m) to the company NAKHEEL (www.nakheel.com) of Dubai, UAE. The vessel was purchased by ATLANTIDES, modified as accommodation ship, sold to NAKHEEL and under the managed of ATLANTIDES was used as accommodation ship for the needs of the workers in Dubai constructions of the Palm Island Project, covering their business needs.

According to the demands of the above named companies, our Group also:

  • Refitted the vessels in order to obtain workers capacity needed by new owners and according to all rules and regulations valid at that period;
  • Transferred the vessels to Dubai;
  • Undertook the management of both vessels for one year.
  • 2008: Concluding the sale of the vessel “CROWN” to Indian scrap yard.
  • 2008 – 2010: Concluding:
  • the sale of the vessel “KONGSHAVN” to Croatian buyers BLUE LINE;
  • sale of the day passenger vessel “KALYPSO” to Maltese buyers SHAINICK CRUISES;
  • Sale of RoRo vessel “WEST EXPRESS” to Turkish buyers UPM;
  • Sale of tugboats “SCHOTLAND” and “FINLAND” to Lebanese Tugboat operators TRIPOLI PILOT;
  • Sale of tugboat “CPT. OMAR” to Maltese buyers “MALTA TOWAGE LTD”.
  • 2011: Entering into an agreement with TDIC (tdic.ae) for the chartering and management of passenger vessel and landing craft vessels for the TDIC needs in transportation of workers and cargo regarding their construction developments in Abu Dhabi area, Sir Banis Yas Island with vessel “PANAGIA KOIMISIS”.
  • 2012: – Concluding the sale of the vessel FIORE DI LEVANTE (EX “HYUNDAI SEOLBONG”) to Greek buyers NEWSPHONE HELLAS S.A. (11880);
  • Concluding the sale of Landing Craft vessel “CAROLYN” (ex “OLYMPIOS APOLLON”) to the company Bannock Burn Corp and performing the management of the aforesaid vessel since July 2012 up until today for the operation of the vessel in the area of Lebanon (Beirut – Naqura) for the UNITED NATIONS (UNIFIL) needs of soldiers and cargo transportation.
  • 2013: Entering into an agreement with Al Jaber Services LLC (aljaber.com) for the chartering and management of passenger vessel and landing craft for the Al Jaber Services LLC needs of transportation of workers and cargo regarding their project developments in Abu Dhabi area, Zakum field with vessels “PANAGIA KOIMISIS” and “ANNA EXPRESS”;
  • Concluding the sale of the tanker “SELIN K” to Turkish demo buyers Simsekler Gida.
  • 2014 – 2015: Acting as broker for the Russian Ministry of Transport in the charter of “IONAS” and the sale of “DORIEUS”;
  • Acting as brokers for the purchase of various passenger Ro-Ro ferries and following the sale, acting as managers of the buyers;
  • Acting as brokers for the purchase of passenger Ro-Ro ferry “SPEEDRUNNER” (ex “SPEEDRUNNER II”) and following the sale still acting as managers of the vessel. (Buyers:  NAVIERA PARAGUANA, Venezuela).

 

The Group continues strengthening its position nationally and internationally with its constant efforts to perform services of high quality and provide superior and at the same time feasible solutions to the most complicated issues. Creativity, work ethic, innovation, teamwork, personal service based on the client’s needs and continuous efforts of well-trained and efficient personnel are the factors of success of the Group, even under conditions of last-minute high pressure.