The Congress was held onboard the ss “HELLAS LIBERTY” in Piraeus on Thursday June 20th. The President of the MTF gave the keynote address. Captain P. Tsakos gave remarksRead More
[ May 30, 2013 to May 31, 2013. ] In light of the Maritime’s Labor Convention official entrance into force on August 20th, the Maria Tsakos Foundation organized an international seminar in Athens on May 30-31, 2013 under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Shipping and the Aegean.Read More
[ May 14, 2013; ] Following the successful Chios Congress, “Our Response to the Fires”, in October 2012 the Maria Tsakos Foundation is sponsoring a National Round Table for Fire Management, to be held in Athens on May 14th, at the Eugenidion Foundation. The organizers also include the Global Fire Monitoring Center and the Greek Agricultural Organization “DEMETRA” with Dr G. Xanthopoulos, a forest fire specialist and scientist and the country’s representative to the United Nations relevant bodies.Read More
Professor S. Krimizis, President of the Scientific Council and a space exploration pioneer and expert gave a public lecture in Chios on April 12, 2013 on the occasion of the International Day of Human Space Flight. The Maria Tsakos Foundation and the Chios Astronomy Club jointly organized this event; the venue was the Amphitheater of the Sciences Management School of the Aegean University. A standing-room only audience was captivated by a fascinating presentation including the first ever sounds from space and archived videos of space exploration.Read More
The second meeting of the MTS Scientific Council was held at the Foundation’s Athens premises on April 2-3, 2013. The Founder, Captain P. Tsakos and the Foundation’s President Mr. E. Mitropoulos were also in attendance.
The Scientific Council deliberations were focused on the development of a 5-year strategic plan. A road map for activities, programs, research projects in sync with the Foundations’ Vision and Mission.
The next meeting of the Scientific Council is scheduled for the fall of 2013.Read More
The International Congress under the theme “Our response to the fires – Working together for a better Chios”, organized by the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation – International Center of Maritime Research and Tradition N.G.O., under the auspices of the Ministry of Mercantile Marine and the Aegean, held at the Homerion Cultural Center of Chios concluded its works successfully on 16th October.Read More