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Celebrating the New Year in the Greek Tradition!

The Propeller Club celebrates New Year in the Greek tradition.

Once again, the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, celebrated New Year in the Greek tradition, with the cutting of the traditional Greek New Year cake at the Grande Bretagne Hotel on Monday 20th January 2020.

Mr Andreas A. Potamianos, was presented with a Recognition Award for his ongoing service and outstanding contribution to the Propeller Club over the years.

As in previous years, the Propeller Club announced its support through scholarships, as well as through donations to philanthropic foundations in Greece, this year with a 50% increase in comparison to 2019.

This year’s donations and scholarships which were 20 in total, granted to the following institutions:


To Xamogelo tou Paidiou
Mazi gia to Paidi
Elliniki Etaireia Prostasias tis Fysis


The “Maria P. Tsakos” scholarship to Ms. Maria Likotrafiti, the best performing student of Livaneion Lyceum of Kardamyla, Chios

Ms. Maria Stathopoulou, the best graduate student, University of Piraeus

Mr. Antonios Koukis, the best graduate student, University of the Aegean

Mrs. Danica May Mojica – Honor Student of the American College of Greece

Mr. Spyridon Panagiotaras, Honor Student of the American College of Greece, Endowed Scholarship

Cpt. Evangelos Samonas the best graduate student of the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos

Mr. Fotios Papadopoulos, the best graduate student of the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Mrs. Lydia Iatraki, post-graduate student of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Mrs. Μaria Tsamopoulou and Mrs. Melina Pappa, Athletes of 420 Women Sailing Team

Fulbright Foundation

American Farm School

Mrs. Areti Pappa, The Alba Scholarship – “MSc in Shipping Management”

Mr. Antonios Chatzaras, The BCA Scholarship – “MSc in Shipping Business”

Happy 2020!

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