Goldenport Holdings, Inc. provides shipping services. The company operates fleet of container and dry bulk vessels that transport cargo. The company was founded by Paris Dragnis onMarch 21, 2005 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece.
Captain Dragnis has over 30 years experience in shipping. He started his career as an officer and a Master on ocean-going vessels and he holds a master mariner degree from the Greek Merchant Marine Academy and a degree from the Maritime College in London. Since 1978, he has been involved in shipowning activities through companies that he owned, and in 1992 he established Goldenport Shipmanagement Ltd, which has served as our fleet manager. Over the years, Captain Dragnis has been involved in the acquisition and management of more than 200 vessels. Captain Dragnis is the founder of the Company.
Mr. John Dragnis , Chief Executive Officer
John was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 4 April 2012. Before that he was appointed as Commercial director on admission on 5 April 2006 and as an Executive Director on 4 October 2010. Since his first appointment, John has spent considerable amount of his time developing the business and identifying opportunities for fleet expansion through the acquisition of new building or second hand vessels. During the last six years since the Company's IPO, John has maintained existing relationships and established new ones with charterers and ship-yards, especially in the Far East. Prior to the Company's admission, in addition to his normal duties John was also involved in setting up and managing a super-yachts management and chartering business.John holds a degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance from CASS Business School, London.
Konstantinos has served as our Chief Accounting Officer since 1 November 2005. Prior to that, Mr Kabanaros served 22 years within the Dragnis Group, being employed most recently as the Chief Accounting Officer of Goldenport Shipmanagement Ltd. In total he has over 27 years of shipping expertise, focused on ship financing and accounting. Mr Kabanaros holds a degree in economics from the University of Piraeus, Greece.