George J. Procopiou
Dynagas LNG Partners
Mr. George Procopiou has managed throughout the years a shipping fleet in excess of 500 vessels since entering the shipping business in 1974 and is among others, the founder of Dynacom Tankers Management, Sea Traders and Dynagas Ltd. Since 2002, he has built more than 100 vessels at shipyards in China, South Korea and Japan. Mr. Procopiou holds a degree in civil engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Mr. Procopiou has also served as Chairman of the North of England P&I Association. He is Chairman of the Greek committee of Bureau Veritas, as well as member of the Greek committees of DNV GL, Lloyd's Register and ABS.
In 2005 Dynacom was awarded Tanker Company of the Year award by Lloyd's List. In 2012 Dynagas made history, when the company's LNG carrier OB RIVER became the world first LNG Carrier to transit and carry a cargo through the Northern Sea Route. In 2015 Dynagas received Statoil's "Working Safely With Suppliers" operator award for safety performance above industry standards. In June 2017 Mr. Procopiou was presented with Seatrade's "Lifetime Achievement Award".