• 1875 The Inglessis family began trading goods from the island of Samos using a small fleet of sailing ships
  • 1880s Development of a leather manufacturing company in Karlovasi, Samos
  • 1885 Creation of a wine production factory in Karlovasi, Samos
  • 1911 Samos Steamship officially established
  • 1911 Purchase of first steamship, “Dimitrios Inglessis” transporting wine produced in Samos to France
  • 1914 Expansion to the area of tobacco and cigarette production
  • 1919 Purchase of passenger / cargo ships to connect Italy with Piraeus and Greek islands, including Samos
  • 1938 Relocation of wine factory to the Peloponnese
  • WWII Fleet destroyed in the war
  • Post WWII Purchase of several Liberty ships from the U.S.
  • 1963 Offices under the Pegasus Ocean Services Co. and in Piraeus under Pleiades Shipping Services
  • 1960s-1970s Around 40 new multipurpose ships and bulk carriers ordered from Japanese shipyards
  • 1972 Newbuilding contracts signed with B&W shipyard in Denmark
  • 1987/88 Entry into tanker sector with purchase of LR2 “Obelix” and VLCCs
  • 1989 Purchase of PCCT “Ravel”
  • 1991 Samos Steamship Co. established in Piraeus.
  • Early 1990s Samos Steamship worked with OBOs
  • Late 1990s Purchase of large DWT tankers and bulkers
  • 2004 Entry into gas sector with purchase of “Sweet Dream”
  • 2000s Ambitious new building program, consolidating the successful relationship with Japanese shipyards
Organization Chart

Commitment to Excellence

Clearly defined policies and extensive procedures form a robust infrastructure


Identify needs and set clear plans, define roles and responsibilities


Consistent implementation of plans


Check, evaluate and assess information


Achieve long-term results


Follow-up and evaluate measures taken, Self Assessment

Cargo Type M.Tonnes of Cargo
Dirty Petroleum Products
ORE / COAL / Other Bulk Cargoes
Clean Petroleum Products
Steel Products
Total Cargo 240,579,391 MT


Steels / Aluminium Finished Products
Project Cargoes
Grain / Agricultural Products
Bauxite / Alumina
Cement / Aggregates
Concentrates / Minerals / DRIs
Forrest products / Pulp / Pellets
Steel Pipes


  • Dirty Petroleum Products: crude oil (heated and unheated), fuel oil, CBFS, VGO
  • Clean Petroleum Products: gas oil, gasoline,Jet A1, naphtha
  • Vegetable Oils: coconut oil, palm oil, soya, stearline, sunflower oil


Managing Risk


  • Weekly Management Meetings to set course
  • Quarterly performance review meetings as part of the Self Assessment process
  • Dynamic KPI plan, common for Tankers and Bulk Carriers
  • TMSA based 5 year action plan


  • Frequent shipboard inspections by Technical, Vetting and Crew Superintendents
  • Sailing inspections audits to determine level of procedures implementation and get raw feedback
  • Detailed inspection reports conveyed up to the Top Management
  • Own inspections findings are benchmarked against those coming from third bodies (Class, PSC, SIRE etc)
3 stage

TMSA3 (Tanker Management Self-Assessment)

Zero Spills


Observations per vetting

Health and Safety

  • LTIF (Lost Time Injury Frequency): 0.78
  • TRCF (Total Recordable Cases Frequency): 0.78
  • Zero Fatal / PTDs / PPDs
  • Zero Fires / Explosion
  • Zero Spills

Inspections / Audits

  • Average findings per vetting inspection: 2.39
  • ISM / ISPS / ISO / MLC Audits Non Conformances per audit: 0.00
  • Flag State Inspections: Zero Findings

PSC Inspections

  • Average Deficiencies per Inspection: 0.28
  • 83.33% Deficiency Free Inspections

Commercial Operations

  • 100% Successful Vetting Inspections
  • Less than 0.001% Fleet Operational Downtime
  • Less than 0.001% Off Hire on Annual Basis

Office Performance

  • Energy Efficiency Operational Index: 8.52
  • 99% Retention Rate of Office Staff
  • 95% Retention Rate for top 4 Officers
  • 90% Retention Rate for Officers
  • 93% Retention Rate for Ratings
  • USCG Qualship Certification
  • LTIF (Lost Time Injury Frequency): 0.78
  • TRCF (Total Recordable Cases Frequency): 0.78
  • Zero Fatal / PTDs / PPDs
  • Zero Fires / Explosion
  • Zero Spills
  • Average findings per vetting inspection: 2.39
  • ISM / ISPS / ISO / MLC Audits Non Conformances per audit: 0.00
  • Flag State Inspections: Zero Findings
  • Average Deficiencies per Inspection: 0.28
  • 83.33% Deficiency Free Inspections
  • 100% Successful Vetting Inspections
  • Less than 0.001% Fleet Operational Downtime
  • Less than 0.001% Off Hire on Annual Basis
  • Energy Efficiency Operational Index: 8.52
  • 99% Retention Rate of Office Staff
  • 95% Retention Rate for top 4 Officers
  • 90% Retention Rate for Officers
  • 93% Retention Rate for Ratings
  • USCG Qualship Certification
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Tanker Fleet

Vessel Name Type Builder DWT Year Built
Olympus VLCC JMU Ariake / Japan 301183 2023
Kokkari VLCC Universal (Ariake) / Japan 297538 2008
Dimitrios Suezmax JMU / Japan 159153 2021
Zeus Suezmax JMU / Japan 159153 2021
Ariadne Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 114905 2024
Andromeda Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 114720 2023
Platanos Aframax Namura / Japan 114578 2019
Nafsika Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 111929 2022
Calypso Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 111929 2021
Penelope Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 111471 2023
Samos Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104649 2010
Jasmin Joy Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104604 2009
Alberta Aframax Sumitomo / Japan 104760 2010
Epicurus LR1 / Chemical IMO 3 Onomichi / Japan 79945 2017
Aristarchos LR1 / Chemical IMO 3 Onomichi / Japan 79905 2017
Manolates MR / Chemical IMO 2 Onomichi / Japan 49999 2018

Bulk Carrier Fleet

Vessel Name Type Builder DWT Year Built
London Spirit Capesize / Newcastlemax Universal (Tsu) / Japan 207960 2007
Freedom* Capesize Universal / Japan 182205 2011
Proteus Capesize JMU Ariake / Japan 181387 2023
Prometheus Capesize JMU Ariake / Japan 181387 2024
Limnionas Kamsarmax Sasebo / Japan 85035 2017
Ormos* Kamsarmax Sanoyas / Japan 81944 2019
Balos* Kamsarmax Sanoyas / Japan 82025 2018
Karlovasi* Ultramax JMU Imabari / Japan 63470 2023


Aframax115000Sumitomo / JapanQ2, 2024
VLCC300000JMU / JapanQ1, 2025
Kamsarmax82000Sanoyas / JapanQ1, 2025
Aframax115000Sumitomo / JapanQ2, 2025
Kamsarmax82000Oshima / JapanQ4, 2025
Aframax115000Sumitomo / JapanQ1, 2026


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The Company may retain personal data of unsuccessful applicants for a maximum period of one (1) year since you submitted the job application.


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