20 Jan New Year Reception
New Year Reception 2020
Once again, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, celebrated the New Year in Greek tradition, with the cutting of the traditional ‘vasilopita’ the Greek New Year cake at the Grande Bretagne Hotel on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Amongst the distinguished guests was his Excellency, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, Ambassador of the United States, along with his wife Mrs. Mary D. Pyatt. Also present were, Mr. Ioannis Plakiotakis, Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Mr. Harry Theocharis, Minister of Tourism, Mr. Simos Kedikoglou and Mrs. Katerina Monogiou, Members of the Hellenic Parliament, Vice Admiral Theodoros Kliaris, Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard, Dr. George D. Pateras, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, Mr. Andreas A. Potamianos, Mr. Petros Doukas, President of I.C.C. Hellas, Mr. George Xiradakis, Vice President of the International Propeller Club, Mr. George Alexandratos, Vice President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping, Mrs. Irene Daifa, President of the Piraeus Marine Club, Propeller Club ex-Presidents, Messrs Antonios-Stamos Faraclas and Argyris Skondras as well as United States Senator Mr. Leonidas Raptakis.
Costis J. Frangoulis, President of the Propeller Club, extended his New Year wishes for the maritime industry, the men and women at sea, and for the continuation of the excellent relationships between Greece and the United States in the maritime arena. This, he said, would make 2020 another great year for the Propeller Club.