Palau International Ship Registry Appoints Senior Principal Surveyor


Published Mar 28, 2018 5:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) takes immense pleasure in announcing the appointment of  Pantelis Kalipetis as Senior Principal Surveyor.

Kalipetis is a naval architect with more than 35 years of solid experience in the marine technical field. He started his career in 1982 as a surveyor in one of the most reputed classification societies, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), in the Piraeus and Dubai Ports. In 2001, he was promoted to ABS Senior Principal Lead Surveyor in charge of the Europe Eastern Region, attending vessels during major projects and monitoring surveyors.  

Today Kalipetis brings his technical expertise to PISR as a professional specialist for rules, regulations, requirements, concepts and principles. With his enviable reputation in technical survey affairs, he provides supervision, guidance and training to the Technical Department officers and Flag State Inspectors network of PISR, ensuring maintenance of quality, content, consistency and continuity of work performed in PISR. 

“We are confident that the contribution and professional background of Mr Kalipetis will be a major accomplishment of upper goals and a vital part in our commitment to the highest technical standards, safety and environmental protection,” says Panos Kirnidis, CEO of PISR.

“PISR continues to invest in people. We aim to bring together the best of our deep thinking and to meet customers' needs in all aspects of their business by providing smooth, faster and efficient 21st century SMART registration services, with full administrative support and tailored customer service.

“Thank you for joining us in providing a warm welcome for Mr. Kalipetis as he starts as Senior Principal Surveyor at Palau International Ship Registry!”

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