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Aegean Highlights

The Most Admired Companies in Greece 2017 award ceremony took place in Athens on September 28.
Aegean Oil was honored with second place among the 270 companies that participated.

The Most Admired Companies in Greece 2017 is the largest corporate reputation survey, conducted by Time's Fortune magazine in collaboration with KPMG.

 The Managing Editor of Time's Fortune magazine, Greek edition, Anastasia Parentzoglou, presented the award to Iakovos Melissanidis. Mr. Melissanidis said: "This distinction is very important to Aegean. It comes as a reward for our upward trajectory and continuously growing business. The award also creates a greater commitment to the continuous effort to deliver high quality and innovative products and services."

 Representatives of the business community attended the event. Aside from Iakovos Melissanidis, Mr. George Melissanidis, Mrs. Vera Melissanidi, CEO of Aegean Oil Antonis Papadakis, General Manager Kostas Poursanidis and Commercial Director John Komninos represented Aegean.
Following the award ceremony Fortune magazine hosted a dinner at the Ecali Club.

08 September 2018
N753, the first vessel of a series of two Aframax tankers (113K DWT), began her Sea Trials on September 1, 2018 in China's Sea...
27 July 2018
We are thrilled to announce that on July 25, 2018, our second Aframax, N754 was successfully launched at the Cosco Shipyard Heavy Industry in Zhousan, China...
03 May 2018
We are excited to announce that on April 20, 2018 N753 was successfully launched at the Cosco Shipyard Heavy Industry in Zhousan, China...
21 February 2018
Aegean Shipping Management SA showed its continuous support to the academic work of the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean...
03 October 2017
Aegean Oil was honored with the 2nd place in the list of the MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES in GREECE 2017 ...
04 September 2017
Aegean Shipping Management S.A. today announced the signing of a new building order of a series of 4+2+2 82,000 dwt 'Kamsarmax' Bulk Carriers...
28 July 2017
As part of Aegean’s training program, a seminar titled Quality Customer Service was held at the company’s headquarters in Piraeus...
21 July 2017
Every summer, Metropolitan Alexios of the Holy Metropolis of Nikea opens the doors of the Metropolis’ summer camp in Stephani, Voiotia and hosts 1,200 children from disadvantaged families who are unable to afford a holiday...
14 July 2017
Aegean is proud of its people and is particularly pleased when customers who choose Aegean's service stations experience first-hand the professionalism and excellent training of our employees...
05 May 2017
This Easter Metropolitan Bishop Alexios from the Church of the Holy Trinity in Nikea took the initiative to collect and deliver food to 4,500 of our fellow human beings in need...
21 April 2017
During the winter season of 2017, Aegean collaborated with the International Foundation for Greece to deliver heating oil to schools in North-East Greece...
16 March 2017
On March 10, 2017, continuing the implementation of the company’s business and investment plan, Aegean launched a new state-of-the-art bidirectional service station at the 342.5 km of the new Athens-Thessaloniki Highway in Nikea...
26 January 2017
Aegean Shipping Management S.A. announces the appointment of Apostolos Poulovassilis as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect...
08 November 2016
AEGEAN OIL has signed a contract with the SPIECAPAG-AKTOR consortium of companies for the supply of fuel related to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) construction project...
27 October 2016
For yet another year, continuing his charity work, George Melissanidis responded to meet the needs of food and personal hygiene items of the SOS Children's Village in Vari for the year 2016...
19 July 2016
The Most Admired Companies in Greece 2016 award ceremony took place in Athens on July 14. Aegean Oil was honored with third place...
21 June 2016
On June 16, 2016 Aegean presented its D-Force Diesel Fuel at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Thessaloniki...
10 June 2016
As part of the company’s corporate strategic planning implementation, Aegean has launched a new COCO (Company Owned Company Operated) service station on Mykonos...
05 May 2016
This survey is in Greek only...
26 April 2016
Aegean Shipping Management signed a contract with Cosco Zhoushan shipyard to build four next-generation Aframax carriers with delivery in 2018...
15 April 2016
On April 13, 2016, following the instructions of the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, Aegean's ASM tanker M/T Rizopon, while drifting off Zawia, launched a rescue operation of 235 immigrants...
12 February 2016
It is with much pleasure that we congratulate the Master and Crew of Aegean’s M/T Green Sky for their recent success in the 2015 Energy Performance Race conducted by Stenaweco...
03 February 2016
On January 28, 2016 Aegean hosted its annual New Year’s Vassilopita celebration at Diogenis Studio nightclub in Athens...
13 January 2016
Aegean Shipping Management SA showed its continuous support to the academic work of the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean...
13 January 2016
Aegean is offering its customers the famous French glasses, Duralex, at selected service stations...
28 December 2015
On Christmas Eve Father Dimitrios from the Church of the Holy Trinity in Nikea collected and delivered food and clothing...
21 December 2015
Following the beginning of a trusted cooperation, the management of Aegean Shipping got together with teams of two banks on December 17, 2015 to celebrate the conclusion of the USD 100 million senior secured term loan facility...
14 December 2015
On December 10, 2015 the presentation of Aegean’s new D-Force diesel fuel took place at the Aegean headquarters...
11 December 2015
On December 4, 2015 a Greek Red Cross blood donation mobile unit came to the Aegean facilities in Aspropyrgos to enhance the blood bank of the company...
30 October 2015
The latest petroleum tournament took place on September 28, 2015 between several industry companies at the Philothei tennis club and the Milonas stadium in Nea Smirni...
30 September 2015
On September 28, 2015, following the instructions of the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, Aegean's ASM tanker M/T Rizopon, while drifting off Zawia, launched a rescue operation of 150 immigrants...
15 September 2015
Cars in the Aegean fleet now proudly carry the new D-Force diesel fuel logo...
13 July 2015
In a move to improve its environmental performance and reduce its CO2 footprint, Aegean has replaced all bulbs in its 9-story headquarters in Piraeus with ultra-efficient LED bulbs...
02 July 2015
We are pleased to announce a five year time charter contract for our GreenFleet with the highly reputed international company, Stena Weco...
27 May 2015
Download the iPad version of Aegean News and enjoy a multimedia tour of Aegean’s award winning magazine...
15 May 2015
“F1 in Schools” is a leading global technology competition and one of the most comprehensive educational programs...
11 May 2015
The European Maritime Day is celebrated annually in Europe on May 20. This annual platform welcomes Europe's growing maritime community joining policy makers to discuss, debate and exchange best practices...
11 May 2015
Aegean’s M/T Rizopon Master Zois Katsavreas has been in the news lately as a great example for the whole maritime community...
05 May 2015
Aegean Marine Petroleum has been a member of the Lubricants Working Group of the International Council on Combustion Engines (CIMAC) since 2012. This year, Aegean proudly hosted this meeting of April 15-16, 2015, at the company’s headquarters in Piraeus...
16 April 2015
On April 15, 2015 Aegean’s M/T Rizopon launched a rescue operation of 82 immigrants following the instructions of the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center...
09 April 2015
Good weather is upon us. Are you ready to travel?
Whether you plan an extended trip or a drive to the family’s vacation home, as a driver you need to be prepared...
09 April 2015
Aegean Agency Shipping & Trading S.A has inherited Aegean's long term commitment to quality and environmental protection. Aegean Agency has been certified for the provision of port agency facilities against the requirements of the BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and BS EN ISO 14001:2004 international standards...
03 April 2015
Every year Infineum holds a Sales Meeting. This year, and thanks to the recommendation of the Aegean team, the Infineum International Sales Meeting was held in Athens...
02 April 2015
On March 25, 2015, Horizon Tangier Terminals S.A (HTTSA) celebrated Safety Appreciation Day. The Captain of the Port awarded Aegean’s Captain Fillippos Kalandranis...
10 March 2015
On March 4, 2015 training in the use of fire extinguishing equipment took place at the Aegean Oil facilities in Alexandroupolis...
23 February 2015
On Valentine’s day, February 14, 2015, the Aegean Oil office in Alexandroupolis hosted its annual New Year’s Vassilopita celebration...
17 February 2015
On February 14, 2015, following the instructions of the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, the Aegean tanker M/T Rizopon launched a triple rescue operation of illegal immigrants who were found aboard inflatable boats in the waters between Italy and Libya...
12 February 2015
On February 7, 2015, at the initiative of the branch of Aegean Oil in Alexandroupolis, Aegean employees, and associates from EKO and BP, were trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques and the use of an automatic external defibrillator...
06 February 2015
On January 30, 2014 Aegean hosted its annual New Year’s Vassilopita celebration at the special events hall on the 8th floor of the company headquarters in Piraeus...
22 January 2015
On January 15, 2015 an anti-pollution exercise took place at the Melco facilities in Aspropyrgos. According to the exercise scenario there was a leak of a considerable amount of lubricant...
16 January 2015
In cooperation with the Greek Red Cross, a scheduled voluntary blood drive took place at the Aegean facilities in Aspropyrgos on January 12, 2015 to support the company’s blood bank...
05 January 2015
On Christmas Eve the Hellenic Petroleum Marketing Companies Association (SEEPE) collected and delivered packaged food...
29 December 2014
On December 24, 2014 the Pontian Association of Korydallos, Nikea sang traditional carols for Aegean on the ground floor of the company headquarters in Piraeus...
22 December 2014
On Sunday, December 21, 2014, Aegean, once again faithful to tradition, ‘opened its arms’ and welcomed the children of its employees, together with their parents, at the Christmas Party...
12 December 2014
On December 3, 2014 Aegean held a seminar for the sales inspectors of Southern Greece at its headquarters, as part of the company’s continuing educational program...
08 December 2014
As part of Aegean’s educational program a fire safety seminar took place at the Aspropyrgos installation on November 24-25, 2015...
27 November 2014
Even for professionals, driving in winter can be difficult. Snow, ice, slush, cold, and limited visibility mean that we must be extra careful. Learning good winter driving skills can, however, help you better navigate some of the challenging road conditions that we all face...
24 November 2014
On November 13-14, 2014 Aegean organized a safety training session at the Aspropyrgos installation. The seminar covered issues such as emergency response...
14 November 2014
As part of its continuing educational program, Aegean organized the following personnel training seminars...
11 November 2014
On November 6, 2014, Aegean supplied the Super Yacht Topaz at the port of Piraeus...
10 November 2014
The Aegean quality control laboratory in Aspropyrgos (Melco Lab) has once again set the quality bar quite high...
31 October 2014
On Wednesday, 29 October 2014, the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association-HELMEPA unveiled its revamped “Marine Environment - Shipping - Sciences” Exhibition in the Piraeus Port Authority’s Events Hall...
01 October 2014
Hellenic Lloyd's SA cooperates with major manufacturers and the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) to provide the Greek shipping community with a holistic approach to energy efficiency solutions...
22 September 2014
Thursday 25 September 2014
Aegean Shipping Management auditorium, 10 Akti Kondyli, Piraeus
08 September 2014
While the M/T Green Planet was unloading at the port of Pasir Guadang in Malaysia on August 22, 2014, representatives of Wilmar, Raffles Ship Chartering Pte Ltd...
01 August 2014
Aegean Shipping took delivery of the M/T Green Hellas on July 29, 2014, the fourth and final vessel of its ambitious GreenFleet newbuild program...
27 June 2014
M/T "Green Sky", the third of four newbuidling vessels, was delivered to her new owners and managers by Daesun Shipyard...
20 June 2014
The iPad version of Aegean News was awarded Bronze for Best Tablet in Custom Publishing category at the Digital Media Awards 2014...
19 June 2014
M/T Green Planet, the first newbuilding of Aegean Shipping’s GreenFleet, completed her maiden voyage successfully...
18 June 2014
Following the successful Sea Trials of our vessel M/T Green Sky, makers carried out a programmed M/E inspection in one representative cylinder unit...
18 June 2014
A scheduled voluntary blood drive took place at Aegean facilities in Aspropyrgos on June 17, 2014 to support the company’s blood bank...
13 June 2014
The M/T Green Sky, the newest vessel of the Aegean GreenFleet, began Sea Trials on June 4, 2014 between South Korea and Japan. The Trials were completed successfully on June 8, 2014...
11 June 2014
Posidonia 2014, one of the world’s greatest shipping and maritime events, concluded on June 6 in Athens, following five days of one-on-one meetings and networking, seminars, conferences and, yes, parties.

07 June 2014
Aegean Shipping Management has become the first Greek shipping company and, to the best of our knowledge, the first shipping company worldwide to be awarded the ISO22301 Business Continuity certification by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA)...
05 June 2014
The petroleum tournament took place on May 13 - 30, 2014 between several industry companies at the Philothei tennis club...
04 June 2014
This year's Posidonia Cup was organized with great success by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC) and Posidonia Exhibitions on Friday, May 30, 2014...
02 June 2014
Following close cooperation with Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), Aegean Shipping Management S.A. completed the required procedures to achieve certification to the internationally recognized Business Continuity Management Systems Standard, ISO 22301...
28 May 2014
On Friday 30 May 2014 the international shipping community gathers for the 7th Posidonia Cup Yacht Race, which will take place in Faliron Bay, celebrating the start of Posidonia 2014, the International Shipping Exhibition.

27 May 2014
On the eve of the Grand Prix Formula One season, Formula One personalities joined an impressive roster of internationally known personalities, including Prince Albert II of Monaco, for a charity football match...
21 May 2014
On May 1, 1994, Ayrton Senna died in a crash at the Imola Circuit in Italy. This year, on May 1, 2014, exactly 20 years following the death of Ayrton Senna, the world paid tribute to whom many consider the greatest Formula 1 driver ever...
19 May 2014
The M/T Green Hellas, part of Aegean Shipping’s GreenFleet, successfully carried out its Launching or Floating Free under the supervision of DNV-GL Class at Daesun Shipbuilding & Engineering in Busan, South Korea...
15 May 2014
A new microsite, http://www.greenfleet.gr, provides an introduction to Aegean Shipping Management’s new GreenFleet, vessels that incorporate new technologies to reduce operating costs, reduce pollutants, and increase overall performance in a wide number of areas. 
14 May 2014
The Belgian Classic Car Club Touramical organized a race in Greece, which took place on May 8-14, 2014. The Thessaloniki-Athens-Thessaloniki Touramical Rally was sponsored by Aegean...
16 April 2014
Aegean Shipping Management SA held a naming ceremony at Dae Sun Shipbuilding, in Busan Korea, on March 20, 2014 for two newbuildings. The M/T Green Planet and the M/T Green Sea are the first vessels to comprise Aegean’s GreenFleet, set to include four vessels.
10 April 2014
On April 8, 2014 the Alexandroupolis Fire Brigade and the Policy Protection Coordinating Body (SOPP) of the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace carried out a joint exercise—training in a response to a major technical accident...
07 April 2014
We are proud to announce that our M/T Rose was approved for entry into the USCG Quality Shipping for the 21st Century Program, knows as Qualship 21… 
10 March 2014
A scheduled voluntary blood drive took place at Aegean facilities in Aspropyrgos on January 23, 2014 to support the company’s blood bank...
03 March 2014
On February 25 an educational visit of 30 managerial Executives of India’s Oil and Natural gas Corporation (ONGC) took place at the Aegean headquarters in Piraeus...
18 February 2014
On February 17, 2014 M/T Rizopon launched a rescue operation of 123 illegal immigrants following the instructions of the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center...
17 February 2014
On February 13, 2014 Aegean hosted its annual New Year’s Vassilopita celebration at Teatro nightclub. In Greece the cutting and sharing of the Vassilopita, a New Year’s cake, is the traditonal manner to greet the new year...
13 February 2014
On November 26 and 27, a Fuel and Marine Gasoil gathering successfully took place at Aegean's headquarters in Piraeus with the support and collaboration of BP's Business Training and Development team...
10 February 2014
As part of George Melissanidis’ initiative to donate heating oil to 200 primary schools, Aegean delivered, in November, heating oil to 50 more schools in the region of...
06 February 2014
The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) annually coordinates World Coastal Cleanup Day in Greece, held on the third Saturday in September...
04 February 2014
On Christmas Eve the Hellenic Petroleum Marketing Companies Association (SEEPE), in collaboration with other companies of the field, took the initiative to collect and deliver packaged food...
29 January 2014
Continuing its annual tradition, Aegean opened its arms on December 15, 2013 to employees and their children for a Christmas celebration...
27 January 2014
According to new amendments of the STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) Convention and the Code, the international community established new requirements regarding security training…
09 January 2014
The Holy Church of Christ, through the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos, honored Dimitris Melissanidis with the title of Curopalates...
19 December 2013
Aegean Oil continues donating heating oil to schools across the country...
10 December 2013
On December 4-5, 2013 Aegean, in their modern lubricants production facilities, held a training seminar related to passenger car lubricants…
04 December 2013
As part of George Melissanidis’ initiative to donate heating oil to 200 primary schools…
19 November 2013
The latest issue of Aegean News for iPad is available for download. Read about…
14 November 2013
The effort for continuous evolution of the Aegean quality control laboratory in Aspropyrgos, both in terms of investment in the latest technology...
12 November 2013
On July 24-26, Alpha Marine Consulting ltd, conducted the following in-house training courses for Aegean Bunkering Services Inc.:
08 November 2013
Aegean held a two-day training seminar as part of the company’s continuing staff education program. The seminar took place on...
20 September 2013
After several months of close work with Lloyd’s Register, Piraeus based Aegean Shipping Management S.A. has been certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) against 4 international management system standards...
04 September 2013
In the spirit of "healthy mind in a healthy body," Aegean has always supported sports...
02 September 2013
For yet another year the Rally Acropolis organizer chose Panagiotis Thodis’ service station in Loutraki...
28 August 2013
Through its subsidiary, Temeteron Ltd., Aegean Oil manages the gas stations on the Athens-Thessaloniki highway at Almyros, Volos and...
21 August 2013
On May 21-22, 2013 Malta hosted a conference in honor of European Maritime Day, which is celebrated annually...
01 August 2013
On June 3, 2013 all personnel at Aegean’s facilities participated in a scheduled training in the use of portable fire extinguishing equipment...
30 July 2013
The 3rd annual international Blue Shipping Summit took place on June 11, 2013 at Hotel Apollon Divani Pallas in Kavouri, Attiki...
25 July 2013
The petroleum tournament took place on May 24 - June 7, 2013 with several industry companies competing...
23 July 2013
On April 16, 2013 a joint Fire and Rescue Drill was carried out...
19 July 2013
We welcome our new pet, a graceful and energetic shark named Geli...
18 July 2013
NOR Shipping Exhibition is one of the world’s largest international shipping exhibitions and takes place every two years. This year...
16 July 2013
A scheduled voluntary blood drive took place at Aegean facilities in Aspropyrgos in early summer...
17 June 2013
The following employees have joined the Aegean work force…
14 June 2013
On February 22, 2013, the Corfu Port Authority (CPA) hosted a workshop as part of the SuPorts European Collaboration program…
12 June 2013
On February 16, 2013, Leonteio Lyceum carried out a meeting to advise pupils on their career selection…
10 June 2013
Aegean was a main sponsor and exhibitor for the second consecutive year at ICIS Agency’s 17th World Congress on Essential Oils and Lubricants…
07 June 2013
HEC renewed its partnership with the Port Authority of Patras…
03 June 2013
NOR SHIPPING, one of the largest exhibitions of the shipping industry in the world, is held every two years…
24 May 2013
The steel cutting ceremony for the second out of four sister vessels...
08 April 2013
The steel cutting ceremony took place on April 5, 2013 at DaeSun Shipbuilding & Engineering in Busan, Korea…
28 March 2013
Donation of heating oil to 200 school premises by George Melissanidis. The school premises where selected by the MINEDU (Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports), in conjunction with the President of ENPE Mr. Sgouros Ioannis...
12 March 2013
The Director of Amver USCG Maritime Relations, Mr. Benjamin M. Strong, extended his personal congratulations to Aegean Shipping Management…
04 March 2013
Aegean gas station owner, Panayiotis Lioris, driving a Ford Escort WRC, painted in the colors of Aegean, finished first…
28 February 2013
On December 13, 2012 a mobile blood donation unit of the Hellenic Red Cross was present at Aegean’s Aspropyrgos installation…
25 February 2013
On November 16, 2012, the alarm sounded in Aegean’s Aspropyrgos installation…
06 February 2013
Aegean Shipping Management held a three-day in-house training from January 30 to February 1, 2013…
30 January 2013
Aegean hosted its annual New Year’s Cake cutting event on January 25, 2013…
28 January 2013
Lately, the consumer has been "bombarded" by messages about different ways of heating. . .
09 January 2013
Christmas Party for the Children of Aegean...
11 December 2012
New Stations in Aegean’s Retail Network...
06 December 2012
We are proud to announce that Mrs. Foka Loukia...
03 December 2012
Aegean Shipping Enterprises Co., an affiliate company of...
27 November 2012
September 15, 2012 was declared International Coastal Volunteer Cleanup Day . . .
19 November 2012
In continuation of its strategic program to upgrade and increase its fleet, Aegean Shipping Management (ASM) S.A. has placed orders...
16 November 2012
Aegean hosted a technical seminar on the latest developments on MAN diesel and turbo engines. . .
13 November 2012
As part of the company's policy to support the Greek community and domestic industry and infrastructure...
06 November 2012
Aegean Shipping Management has recently designed and implemented an environmental friendly Information System...
06 November 2012
Aegean Shipping Management S.A. innovates once again, becoming the first "paperless" shipping company in Piraeus and embarking on a new “no paper” era...
The 28th conference of IAPH (International Association of Ports and Harbors) was held in Los Angeles…