Andreas Zontanos, Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, NTUA
Andreas Zontanos, one of the four founders of ARGO NAVIS Ltd., graduated from the National Technical University of Athens (School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering). He holds a M.Sc. Degree in Precision Engineering Metrology by Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK. Before establishing ARGO NAVIS, he has worked in consulting firms as junior and later senior consultant, in two (2) Greek ship management companies as superintendent engineer, led on-site newbuilding supervision teams in two (2) bulk carrier newbuilding projects in Croatia and China for Greek ship-owners and worked as an independent engineer conducting surveys and supervising conversions and repair works.
Andreas Kokkotos, Mechanical Engineer, NTUA
Andreas Kokkotos, co-founder of ARGO NAVIS Ltd., graduated from the National Technical University of Athens (School of Mechanical engineering). From 1998 until 2005 he has worked as a superintendent engineer in two (2) Greek ship owning companies, with fleets of tankers and chemical carriers and participated on-site newbuilding supervision in two (2) tankers newbuilding projects in Croatia for Greek ship-owners. From 2006 until 2008 he worked as an independent Engineer conducting pre-purchase, vessel condition and damage surveys, new buildings sea trials supervision for various types of vessels and participated in tanker single to double hull conversion studies and plan approvals of various types of vessels.
Marios Gerardis, Naval Architect
Marios Gerardis is a senior naval architect who worked ten (10) years as a design engineer as well as for more than four (4) years as an appraisal surveyor in the Technical Department of Hellenic Register of Shipping. He is a naval architecture and 3D design software experienced user, in charge of the engineering studies of ARGO NAVIS Ltd. His as above expertise did not prevent him from having field experience of onsite inspections and surveys.