"London Calling - Supercycle Ahead?"

Monday, September 13, 2021 - Digital Conference


John M Hadjipateras
Infinity Maritime

Having obtained a BEng in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at University College, London and then an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance at City University, John joined the Technical Department of John C. Hadjipateras & Sons Ltd, almost 30 years ago. The company is based in London and has been operating dry bulk vessels for 75 years.

Over three decades, John has been involved in newbuilding projects in Japan and Korea and all aspects of commercial and technical management of modern bulk carriers. He is a Council Member of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee since 2002, and represents the GSCC on Lloyd’s Register’s Technical Committee. He’s also been appointed to the Marine Advisory Committee of Lloyd’s Register. John has served as a Director and Council Member of the Baltic Exchange and continues to sit on the Baltic’s Membership Council. He is President of the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund, which is an 80 year-old charity supporting the needs of the island of Oinousses. John is a co-founder of Infinity Maritime, which is currently launching a pioneering digital platform to enable the fractionalisation and digitisation of maritime assets.  


Elected Positions

  • Elected to the Board of Baltic Exchange Ltd as Director in 2015, until 2017.
  • Appointed to the Council of the Baltic Exchange, since 2017, until 2019.
  • Appointed to Membership Committee of the Baltic Exchange, since 2015 - current.
  • Elected to Lloyd’s Register Technical Committee, since 2014 - current
  • Appointed to Lloyd’s Register Marine Advisory Committee, since 2012 - current
  • Elected as Council Member of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee, since 2002 - current
  • President of Oinoussai Benevolent Fund since 2015 (previously Treasurer and Committee Member, since 2002) - current



  • The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (UK), since 1989.
  • The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (USA), since 1989.
  • The Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (UK), since 2004.
  • The Baltic Exchange (UK) since 2015