TSAVLIRIS SALVAGE GROUP - News & Announcements

Tsavliris Group receives the ELINT shipping award - 2005 Dec 18

Tsavliris Group received a special award from the Hellenic Institute of Marine Technology (ELINT) for its contribution to shipping and the cultural wellbeing of Piraeus. On 18 December 2005, at the Ledra Marriott Hotel, Athens, ELINT President, Byron Tomazos noted that as a salvor over the past 30 years, Tsavliris has undertaken over 2,000 salvage operations, some of them among the world's best known. He also noted the group's involvement in bulk ship operation, environmental protection and maritime education. In presenting the award, Nicolaos Varvates, President of the Union of Shipowners of Mediterranean Cargo Vessels spoke of the group's contribution to shipping.

Nicolas A. Tsavliris, accepting the award on behalf of the group, commented on the long service of people working with the group and noted the dangers associated with salvage.