Behind the meticulously organized operations and first-class services we provide, is the well-bonded Five Oceans Salvage team, featuring Senior Management, Salvage Officers, Naval Architects / Marine Engineers and the operations department. Our effective and knowledgeable team is dedicated to exceed our clients’ expectations for safety, responsiveness, risk mitigation and achieving the best possible outcome.
The founder of Five Oceans Salvage.
He has been active in the salvage industry for 40 years, and has handled more than 1,500 salvage, towage and wreck removal operations worldwide.
He is a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. For more than 20 years he has acted as a Senior Salvage Master on numerous salvage and wreck removal operations and is very well known within the salvage industry.
He is a university graduate in shipping and salvage. He has over 20 years experience in the business and has been involved in hundreds of salvage, towage and wreck removal operations, particularly specialising in the contracting, logistics and claims handling.
Senior Salvage Master
Anastasios (Tasos) Sotirianos
Tasos is a very experienced Salvage Master having actively been involved in marine casualties for over twenty years and with over 60 salvage and wreck removal operations under his belt. He is a qualified Engineer and a certified diver.
Captain Apostolos Pantazis
Captain Apostolos has been working in the shipping industry for more 20 years. He spent 10 years at sea before joining Five Oceans Salvage in 2007. He is in charge of the Company’s day to day operations as well as for all nautical matters.
Kostas graduated from the Department of Accountancy of Thessaly University and is a Certified Accountant A’ Class from the Economic Chamber of Greece. He has been working in the shipping industry for over 20 years. He joined Five Oceans in 2008 in charge of the Accounts Department.
Afroditi is graduate in Hotel & Tourism Management and working since 2013 with Five Oceans as Accounts Assistant.
Anna-Maria studied Ancient Greek Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She joined Five Oceans Salvage in 2012 as a Secretary.
P.R. and P.A.
Graduate of the American College of Greece, with many years of working experience in administration and communications. Member of Five Ocean Salvage team since 2008, as the Executive Assistant of the President and Senior Management.