About us

Founding &  Management Team

Mr. Theodore Papatheodorou is a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, graduated from NTUA and also holds  an MBA in Engineering Economics. He is one of the two founders of Streamlined Naval Architects Ltd and he is currently being involved with the technical and managerial aspects of the company.

The project management and supervision of newbuildings and conversions has substantially enriched his technical background. In prior, he has been employed in the plan approval and the field departments of a leading classification society.

Mr. Spyros Efstathopoulos  one of the two founders of Streamlined Naval Architects Ltd, graduated in 2001 and holds a BEng in Marine Technology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and an MSc in Marine Engineering from the Liverpool John Moores University.

He was firstly involved in the Yachting sector as an Owner representative and on site supervisor for the building of a 58 meter yacht, build in the Netherlands, during 2003-2005. He was then employed as a superintended engineer in Hanseatic Shipping Company Ltd, handling Product and Bulk Carriers, during 2006-2008. During the period of 2008-2010, he was acting as a project manager for the refit of M/Y O’Mega (80 meters), M/Y White Knight (50 meters). Recently he was acting as a Project Manager for the building of the M/Y I Nova.

Dr. Ioannis Tigkas graduated in 2001 as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer with a first class honours and a distinction from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. He also holds a PhD from NTUA and an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the Cass Business School of City University of London.

Ioannis was firstly involved with URS requirements at Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (London’s headquarters) and he was then employed at a family-type dry bulk shipping company responsible mainly with on-site supervision. From 2003-2008 he has also been in parallel involved with research and teaching at NTUA, focusing mainly in nonlinear ship dynamics and manoeuvring, where he has published several papers. Later on he has been employed as a part-time Lecturer teaching Shipping Risk Management and other Shipping related modules at BCA/ London Metropolitan University.

He was lastly employed by Thenamaris where he was involved in Newbuilding plan approval and Research projects for the improvement of ships’ fuel efficiency.  He has also participated as an Assistant site manager/Supervisor in Chinese projects.