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TCM Academy receives the Achievement in Training Award by Lloyds List Greek Shipping Awards 2017
11/24/2017

The first eminent distinction for the “Maria Tsakos” TCM Academy, came in 24th November 2017, by being awarded as the Training Center of the Year by Lloyds List Greek Shipping Awards. 

This nomination is particularly significant as the “Maria Tsakos” TCM Academy, despite its recent establishment, competed nominations of long-standing and highly reputable training centers; it was honored for its state-of-the-art infrastructure, its innovative training initiatives and its commitment to continually integrate actual fleet experience in its training courses as means of ensuring shipboard operational excellence in terms of safety, efficiency and environmental protection. 
 
The “Maria Tsakos” TCM Academy was also selected as the top performer of the year due to its accreditation as an approved Dynamic Positioning (DP) Training Center by the Nautical Institute and for being the only training center in the European region which has been successfully accredited to provide all range of DP respective courses.This nomination is particularly significant as the “Maria Tsakos” Academy, despite its recent establishment, competed nominations of long-standing and highly reputable training centers.
 
 
The “Achievement in Training” Award was received by Cpt Michalis Dimakareas, Training Manager of “Maria Tsakos” TCM Academy, joined by Ms Elizabeth Tsakos, Ms Irene Tsakos and Mrs Jenny Daintree, DP Certification Manager of the Nautical Institute, in the presence of the entire Greek shipping community.
 
Achievement is never attained by the work of one person or one team. It is the outcome of joint effort, of all teams, both ashore and onboard. This is a fact that we all reflect upon at times of success.
 
In this respect Capt Dimakareas dedicated this Award to our Officers and Crew, both onboard and ashore, as a tribute to their efforts, their commitment and their fundamental contribution in placing the company amongst the most reputable ship management companies on a global level.