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On behalf of the Principals TSAKOS SHIPPING AND TRADING S.A. and the TSAKOS GROUP we are very proud to announce the Delivery of M/T "BASILIS L" ex "MARE AMBASSADOR" to her Owners which took place at Skagen, Denmark, on 27 July, 2017, at 12.00 hours Hamburg time.

  The Vessel is an Oil/Product tanker, built 2005 by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd, Korea, and she is a sister ship of BASSILEVOUSA.

The vessel is registered under the Marshall Islands Flag and the Port of Registry is Majuro and is Classed by DNV GL.

 The vessel was named after Basilis Lebesopoulos, son of Mrs Katerina Tsartaklea, whose life was untimely lost due to a car accident at the age of 23, in year 2015.

 Basilis was a highly intelligent young man with a distinguished academic career with studies in IT/Software development and was part of the Tsakos Group IT Development Team specializing in the development of the Tsakos Group Quark Database, which was renamed "Ultima" in remembrance of Basilis who was using this password to access the database.

 The physical delivery of the vessel at Skagen was attended by a Team, headed by the mother of Basilis and a group of close friends and relatives of Basilis.

We are certain that Basilis will be watching us all today from the Heavens and wishing the vessel, Master and Crew and all those onboard safe and pleasant voyages in the years to come.

 On behalf of Capt. Tsakos, The Tsakos Family and Tsakos Group, we convey to the M/T "BASILIS L" Master, Capt. Krasikov Valeriy, her Chief Engineer, Andrey Sinakov, Officers and Crew, our warmest Congratulations and wholehearted wishes, for Smooth, Prosperous journeys and Calm Seas.