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Transas ECDIS and Chart Service for Hellenic Carriers

November 4, 2013

Transas Hellas will supply ECDIS and Official Charts to Hellenic Carriers Corporation S.A. according to agreement recently signed between two companies.

Hellenic Carriers Corporation’s fleet will be equipped with the Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS in premium configuration and Transas Admiralty Data Service (TADS) providing a comprehensive and official chart data service. All vessels will shift to paperless navigation immediately after installation is completed.

The first two new built vessels have been already commissioned and now sail on the Transas ECDIS. After the newbuilds program completion, Hellenic Carriers Corporation’s retrofit vessels will also shift to paperless navigation.

Capt. Nikos Athanasakos, Marine Manager at Hellenic Carriers Corporation, commented, “It is our management’s decision to invest in technology that will contribute to safety and efficiency of our fleet. We rest assured that with the excellent cooperation and support from Transas Hellas, our fleet will be ready to use ECDIS as prime mean of Navigation by the end of 2014”.

Hellenic Carriers Limited subsidiaries own and trade a fleet of dry bulk vessels transporting iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina, and other dry bulk cargoes worldwide. Subsidiaries of Hellenic Carriers currently own five dry bulk vessels, comprising one Panamax, one Supramax, one Handymax and two sister Kamsarmax vessels with an aggregate carrying capacity of 332,476 dwt.



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