Capt. John was born in 1959 and he originally comes from the Island of Cephalonia, with a long tradition in Mariners and Shipping. He has an extensive seagoing experience, leading up to Master Mariner, from the late 70s’ up to the late 90’s for a total of 18 years. Since 2000 he has been holding several executive managerial positions in Ship-management companies, leading to the position of the General Manager. Capt. John is an expert on all commercial and operational aspects in the dry bulk shipping sector with an extensive experience and in depth knowledge of all ship-management related aspects, including: Chartering & Operations, Commercial Performance and Budgeting, Crewing, Insurance H&M/P&I, S&P, Port State Control Inspections and ISM and CSO related matters. Currently he is overlooking and supervising the commercial performance and operations for a fleet of 20 Bulk carriers, ranging in DWT from Supramax to Panamax size.