based in Liverpool
Direct Tel: +44 7392312416
Office Tel: +44 151 236 0083
Qualifications: MSc, MICS
Nikolaos Karimalis is a Master Mariner with an MSC in Technical Ship Management provided by the University of Strathclyde, in 2015. He joined Brookes Bell in October 2017. He served as Master with Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd, gaining considerable experience on containerships of various sizes which specialised in the carriage containerised, out of gauge, breakbulk, and awkward cargoes. During his 22 years at sea he served on various ship types including containers, bulk carriers, general cargo, and tankers. Nikolaos also served as the commissioning Master for four new build container vessels.
Nikolaos has served as HSQEE and Marine Superintendent for the Dry Fleet of Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement ("TCM") S.A.. During his employment he carried out a variety of vessels’ audits, visits and inspections. Furthermore, he was actively involved in various investigations on accidents, incidents, or doubtful claims, carrying out opinion-based work by providing consideration and comments on various related shipping related matters.
Nikolaos has considerable experience in the operation and management of Large and Very Large Container Vessels. Using this experience he attained an MSc from the University of Strathclyde, with a Thesis looking at energy efficiency with respect to container vessels.