Chairman - Olympia Ocean Carriers Vice Chairman - Cyprus Union Of Shipowners
George Mouskas was born in London in 1953. After completing his schooling, he went on to study for a Law degree at university. Upon graduating in 1976 he joined the family shipping company, Zela Shipping, and ran it together with his brother Zenon until September 2014. A decision was taken at that time to transfer both the London office and Athens office to Cyprus.
All shipping activity was transferred to Limassol under a new management company called Olympia Ocean Carriers. The new management company now controls 7 capesize vessels, one kamsarmax and 9 new building ultra max vessels.
OOC now employs 25 staff at its headquarters in Limassol. In 2009 he was elected President of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners, a position he held until 2016. He continues to serve on the board in the role of Vice President until the present time
Claus' shipping carrier started in 1988 and he has had various positions in tramp and container with several Danish shipping companies hereunder A.P Moller – Marsk and Torm before joining J. Lauritzen in 2006.
Claus holds a Graduate Diploma in International Business.