01 May Honoring the Italian Coast Guard of FRONTEX
Honoring the Italian Coast Guard of FRONTEX
With the high sense in the meaning in the co-operation of people in the sea, the President and the Board of the Propeller Club’s honored the Captain and the crew of the Patrol vessel of the Italian Coast Guard, CP 265 that participated in the FRONTEX operations of the Hellenic Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Islands Policy.
The ceremony began with honors to the officials by the Hellenic Coast Guard Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hellenic Coast Guard. The coordination and the presentation of the ceremony was undertaken by Propeller Club Secretary General, Mr. Costas Constantinou who thanked the attendees for their presence. “The presence of the leadership of the Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy, of the Hellenic Coast Guard, as well as the presence of Italian Ambassador Mr. Luigi Marras, the representation by the Italian Community, the Roman Catholic Church and of course, the representatives of the U.S. Embassy, honors today’s event, “said the Secretary General, welcoming the attendees. The President, Mr. George Xiradakis, in his brief greeting said that “the Club is particularly sensitive to the rescue of human souls who are at risk at sea and that is why every year the Club mediates for the AMVER awards. The Club has honored the Hellenic Navy and the Hellenic Coast Guard for the enormous efforts they make for the rescue of refugees and immigrants”.