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Sea-Land and Propeller Club stalwart Sava Kalafatides dies aged 89

Prominent US-Greek shipping personality built a career that went from the infancy of containerisation in the US and Europe to bulker owning in Greece. Captain Kalafatides was decorated with the US’s highest public service award for his work to strengthen Greek participation in the Amver search and rescue system during his term as president of the Piraeus chapter of the Propeller Club

Notable career included shipowning and US recognition for championing the Amver search and rescue system


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