Our Services

We provide modern integrated ship management solutions with the goal to deliver safe, reliable and efficient services towards our client’s and their assets.

Our ownership focus delivers a prudent and competitive approach towards operating vessels, with a strong commitment to safety and quality. Our approach is to care about our customer’s ships as though they were our own, providing an unparalleled level of customer care.


The Group at a glance

Hellespont, the maritime service provider offering a one-stop-shop to customers in the maritime industry. Our tradition, history and our regional presence in key shipping locations is the foundation for today’s range of quality service.

  • Family business – Hellespont is a family business founded in Montreal, Canada, in 1946 by Phrixos B Papachristidis, father of the current chairman, Basil Ph. Papachristidis. In 2011, Basil’s son Phrixos B Papachristidis assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer.

  • Singapore – Since 2017 Hellespont is headquartered in Singapore, with subsidiaries in Hamburg, Athens and Manila, underpinning the long lasting relationship with and the strong focus on Asia.

  • Vessels – Since inception, Hellespont has owned and/or operated over 110 vessels and supervised the construction of over 50 vessels in Canada, Belgium, Holland, Korea, China, India, Indonesia and Japan, across tanker, bulker and offshore services vessels.

  • Tankers – Hellespont’s involvement in the tanker business began in 1955 with the order of two handy tankers. Since that time, it has owned 24 product/chemical carriers, and 59 crude tankers (among which four 440,000 dwt ULCCs, the largest double-hull tankers in the world).

  • Global – Today, Hellespont has 167 staff globally and provides its ship management services to 52 vessels. Of these, Hellespont are providing full ship management services to 26 vessels and manning only services to the remaining 26 vessels.

  • Value chain – Hellespont provides the complete value chain of services from developing financing concepts, consulting and construction supervision, technical management, crewing and last but not least commercial management.
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“We understand ourselves as a provider of quality marine transportation services. Predominantly, we are a third party technical manager, but we also develop financial concepts for vessel projects and we offer crewing services as well as consultancy and commercial services under one roof.”


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