Argo Navis Founders

Andreas Zontanos speaking during Green4Sea Conference
Andreas Zontanos

Founder - Business and Planning Manager

Andreas Zontanos is one of the founders of Argo Navis and holds a diploma of the school of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of NTUA, and a M.Sc. Degree in Precision Engineering Metrology from Cranfield University, Cranfield, UK.

Before establishing Argo Navis, he worked in two Greek ship management companies as junior and later senior superintendent engineer. Andreas led on-site newbuilding supervision teams in two Greek-owned bulk carrier newbuilding projects in Croatia and China. Andreas also worked as an independent engineer conducting surveys and supervising conversions and repairs.

Andreas Kokkotos speaking during Safety4Sea Conference
Andreas Kokkotos

Founder - Technical Manager

Andreas Kokkotos is the co-founder of Argo Navis. From 1998 to 2005, he worked as a superintendent engineer in two Greek-owned fleets of tankers and chemical carriers. While in Croatia, Andreas supervised two tanker newbuilding projects.

From 2006 until 2008 he worked as an independent engineer conducting pre-purchase, vessel condition and damage surveys, supervised new building sea trials for various types of vessels, participated in tanker conversions from single to double hull and conducted plan approval for various types of NB vessels on behalf of ship owners.

Argo Navis Team Leaders

Thanasis Pafylias

Engineering Project Team Leader

Sophia Papadogianni

Engineering Project Team Leader

Maximos Katsidimas

Engineering Project Team Leader

George Spanos

Engineering Project Team Leader