15 Greeks are included in 2018 Lloyds List
15 Greeks are included on this year’s Lloyds List of the 100 most powerful personalities in global shipping, creating the biggest group in the list, in terms of ethnicity. At the top of the list is the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Kitack Lim.
NYC-based John Angelicoussis is the highest ranked Greek, coming in at number six on the relevant list, up two spots from the 2017 rankings. With more than 120 ships in the fleet of its three subsidiaries, the Angelicoussis Shipping Group is the largest shipping company in Europe and the third largest in the world. George Prokopiou is the second Greek and in the 12th place of the list, up three spots from last year. Angeliki Frangou comes in at 22nd place and she is the second higher-ranking woman in the list, following Chinese Hu Xiaolian
The rest Greek entries on the list are: (24) Peter Pappas (Star Bulk), (25) George Economou (TMS DryShips), 26 ) Petros G. Livanos (GasLog), (43) Theodoros Veniamis (Union of Greek Shipowners), (51) Kostis Konstantakopoulos (Costamare), (59) Evangelos Marinakis (Capital Group), (74) Anastasios Papayannopoulos (BIMCO), (77) Nikolas Tsakos (TEN), (78) Dimitris Fagalios (Intercargo), (80) George Logothetis (Libra Group), (95) Panos Laskaridis (Ecsa), (96) Despoina Theodosiou (Wista International).