Last modified: 2006-05-27 by ivan sache
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House flag of Tsakos - Image by Jarig Bakker, 31 January 2006
Quoting the Tsakos Group website:
Tsakos Shipping Trading S.A. (TST) was founded in Piraeus by Capt. Panagiotis N. Tsakos in 1970. The Company manages and operates a diversified fleet consisting of tanker, container and dry cargo vessels currently numbering 69 ships approximately 67 million deadweight tons (dwt). This fleet includes the 35 modern tankers of Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TEN). [...]
TST is certified under ISM code, ISO 9002 and ISO 14001, making it one of the first major shipping organizations to be accredited by Lloyd's Register. Today, TST ranks among the three largest Greek ship management companies and is one of the ten largest tanker companies in the world.
In addition to ship transport, TST has interests in industries as diverse as ship repairs, onshore exploration, oil and energy, real estate and forestry. TST is also the proud sponsor of Maria Foundation Tsakos, a non-profit organization based in Uruguay that for the past 23 years has aimed at fostering links between the Uruguayan and Greek people through language, history and culture.
Ivan Sache, 1 February 2006
According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95], the house flag of Tsakos is a white burgee bordered blue and yellow and charged with a red letter T.
Jarig Bakker, 31 January 2006