Within the context of sustaining maritime tradition and at the Foundations special request a 1950s original Ship Radio Station was identified & donated to the Foundation, by the Ministry of Mercantile Marine. The Foundation undertook to completely reconstruct it and the Ship Radio Station was positioned in the Foundation premises as an educational exhibit.
During the months of July and August 2012, a series of book presentations were hosted, books relating to the promotion and recording of cultural inheritance and maritime tradition :
– “In the Archipelagos paradise” ;
– “Redemptive routes” by Stelios Karavolos ;
– “The six first days of August” by Nikos Latousakis;
– “Rozanna” and […]
From 17th to 25th August 2012, S/Y “Mania” served as the race committee vessel in the Aegean Regatta 2012. A group of five students who excelled in the National Exams were on board during the races as a token reward of their success.
Every year, the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation sponsors the “Maria Tsakos” Cup to one […]
On July 25, 2012, the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation hosted in its premises the inauguration of the seafarers’ art exhibition. Present were Captain Panagiotis Tsakos and Mrs Marina Lampraki – Plaka, the Director of the National Gallery. The exhibition was embraced by the island’s maritime community, evidenced by the numerous visitors.Read More
Professor of Social Anthropology, Mr. G. Tsimouris conducted on board one of T.E.N. company’s tanker PROPONTIS an initial anthropological research analyzing seafarers’ elements of life on board vessels during the period 11/04/2012 – 25/05/2012.
After his repatriation Prof. Tsimouris presented his first research findings. This research is part of a larger research to be conducted in […]
On 25th April 2012, the researcher of our local history, Captain Dimitris Melachrinoudis conducted a presentation entitled “Contribution of shipping in the 1881 earthquake on the island” .
Captain Melachrinoudis vividly analyzed in the Chian audience the unknown aspects and effects of managing the major natural Chian disaster following the 1822 Massacre.