On 9 November 2022, the Ro-Ro "ANTONIOS M" (GT 493), experienced main engine problems and was towed from Rio, Greece, to Piraeus Roads by Tsavliris' T/B "HERMES (BHP 2,725 - BP 41). On 11 November, the convoy arrived safely at destination and the operation was successfully completed.
Thousands of runners, cyclists and sailors joined forces for an epic, record breaking 7,767 km non-stop relay through 18 countries (from Scotland to Egypt) and helped deliver a message on climate action to the world’s leaders at COP27! CYMEPA President Mr George Tsavliris, CYMEPA friends and associates participated in the world's greatest climate change relay, the “Running Out of Time” race on 31 October 2022.
A.Tsavliris: cover interview in leading maritime publication
Front cover interview of Andreas A. Tsavliris in maritime publication “SHIPPING”, November 2022.
Mr Tsavliris discusses all the latest developments and challenges in geopolitics, shipping, salvage, the environment, future plans and much more.
On 2 October 2022, the Bulk Carrier "MADRID" (GT 19,999 - DWT 30,900), laden with 25,000 tonnes of wheat, grounded at km 342 Parana River, Argentina, during downriver navigation. The vessel was en route from San Lorenzo, Argentina, to Liverpool, UK. Tsavliris mobilised two salvage tugs and a salvage master to her assistance.
The 13th Hydra Shipping Conference was successfully organised on 17 September 2022 with the title: "ARE WE EXPERIENCING THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT?". The event was attended by leading Greek shipowners, senior executives of shipping companies and companies operating in the shipping industry, consultants, academics and members of historical shipping families of Hydra. Conference president was George A. Tsavliris.