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Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)

Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)

Member: NGO Free
Since: 14.07.2008

Pergamou Street 5, GR-171 21 Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece

General Assembly of HELMEPA

23.03.2018 Share

Thursday 22nd March 2018, the 36th General Assembly of HELMEPA Members took place, in accordance with the Association’s Constitution. The Assembly, which was chaired by Dr G. Gratsos with acting Secretaries Ms V. Kallipolitou of Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (TCM) S.A. and  Mr C. Piperas of Chartworld Shipping Corporation, was hosted by CERES Shipping, at their premises, in Piraeus.

The Assembly unanimously approved the activities of 2017 presented by the Director General, Mr D. C. Mitsatsos. The Treasurer of the Board, Mr Ν. Bafaloukos, described the overall financial operation during the past year, while the auditors, Moore Stephens S.A., presented their relevant report. The Assembly approved the 2017 financial operation, released the Directors and auditors from any responsibility for the financial management of last year and elected Moore Stephens S.A. as the 2018 auditors.

The secret ballot that followed resulted in the election of the following Members of the new Board, in alphabetical order: 
  • Bafaloukos Nicolas
  • Beis Athanassios
  • Chandris Marietta-Antonia
  • Daifas Irene
  • Dalacouras Michael
  • Gratsos George
  • Karageorgiou George
  • Ladas Ilias
  • Los Aikaterini
  • Matthaiou Dimitrios
  • Paliou Semiramis
  • Pittas Aristidis
  • Xylas John
  • Zachariadis Panagiotis, and
  • Chalas John, General Secretary of the Panhellenic Seafarers’ Federation (PNO), permanent Board Member
Alternate Members are the following, in alphabetical order: 
  • Andreou Gabriel
  • Avlonitis Evangelos
  • Dimitriou Constantinos
  • Pafliotis Theofilos
  • Vlachos Spyridon
The elected Members will meet on Tuesday 27 March 2018 in order for the new Board to be formed according to the Constitution.

The Assembly of the Members of HELMEPA came to a close with a light buffet kindly offered, as always, by CERES Shipping.