Dimitrios Fafalios has been President/Director of Fafalios Shipping S.A. since 2008.
From 1984 to 2008, Mr. Fafalios has held various positions in Fafalios Ltd. London and their affiliates, including Technical manager, Technical Director with responsibilities for vessel Maintenance, Newbuildings, S&P, and Technical support for Chartering, Insurance, Post- Fixture and other departments. He has worked closely with many of the major classification societies for rule development and implementations.
The Fafalios family has operated various dry cargo ships, bulk carriers and tankers since the mid-19th century.
Mr. Fafalios received his Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Ship Building from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1980 and Master of Science in Ocean Systems Management from MIT in 1982.
Mr. Fafalios holds the following posts with:
ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) Member of Technical Committee, Member of European Technical Committee, Member of Hellenic Committee, Member of ABS Advisory Board and ABS Member.
DNV-GL Member of Greek Technical Committee, Member of Hellenic Committee.
HCS (Hellenic Chamber of Shipping) Member of Board of Directors.
ICS Alternate Member of the Board, Member of Marine Committee, Chairman of Bulk Carrier Panel, Vice Chairman of the Construction and Equipment Sub-Committee, Member of Marine Committee.
INTERCARGO Chairman and Former Head of Technical Committee.
LR Member of Lloyd’s Register Technical Committee
NK Member of Greek Technical Committee.
UGS (Union of Greek Ship Owners) Member of the UGS Board of Directors, Chairman of the UGS Maritime Safety & Marine Environment Protection Committee, Chairman of UGS Ad Hoc Technical Committee, Member of the UGS Foreign Affairs Committee and Member of the UGS Nautical Education Committee.
Mr. Fafalios has attended IMO on behalf of the Hellenic Republic.