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The Greek Shipping Podcast by Kyvernitis Travel Group – Episode 9: Stamatis Tsantanis

Kyvernitis Travel Group has launched “The Greek Shipping Podcast” series, an initiative designed to “give voice” to the people of shipping and convey stories of shipping, seamanship and the sea to its listeners.
The monthly podcast was created out of Kyvernitis’ love for travel and Greek shipping.

Episode 9

The ninth episode of the “The Greek Shipping Podcast” is online and features Stamatis Tsantanis, the Chairman and CEO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP), the only pure-play Capesize shipping company listed in the U.S. capital markets.

A few words about Stamatis Tsantanis

Counting more than 23 years of experience in shipping and capital markets, Stamatis Tsantanis joined Seanergy in 2012 and led its significant growth to a world renowned Capesize drybulk company of more than 3.0 million dwt.
Prior to joining Seanergy, Tsantanis served as group CFO and director in prominent private and public shipping companies. Before that he was an investment banker at Alpha Finance, with a key role in major shipping corporate finance transactions in the U.S. capital markets.

Tsantanis is also a board member of Breakwave Associates (NYSE: BDRY & BSEA) and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He holds a Master’s degree in Shipping Trade and Finance from Bayes (formerly Cass) Business School in London and a Bachelor’s degree in Shipping Economics from the University of Piraeus.

In the ninth episode of “The Greek Shipping Podcast”, Tsantanis opens up in regards to the beginning of his banking career, up to his current position as the Chairman and CEO of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.; a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
He describes his involvement with shipping, as something he particularly likes and also discusses the current needs of the shipping sector, such as Sustainability, Performance and Regulation; departments, which should definitely be at the focus of the newcomers, interested in working in the maritime industry.
In closing, Tsantanis reveals the recipe for success: an excellent team. The executives’ connection, the selection of the right people for the job, their character’s integrity, their managerial depth and the freedom to make decisions based on the team’s strategy, are just a few key elements, guaranteeing the best results.

Stay tuned!

The episodes of “The Greek Shipping Podcast” are available on SpotifyApple & Google podcasts, as well as on the specially designed website:

Subscribe to Kyvernitis Travel Group’s channel to watch the next interviews of distinguished guests!

The Greek Shipping Podcast series is supported by multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways and the English-language Greek tourism news site, GTP Headlines.

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