Our company was founded with the goal of helping Shipping Companies thrive in today's highly competitive maritime environment.
Capt. Cristo Leivadas, the founder of the firm, is a successful professional, carrying over 20 straight years of accumulated experience in the maritime industry (ship management, operations, marine, downstream operations and bunkering). This is combined with extensive maritime studies, sea going time and the appropriate mentality.
Along with his multilingual team they offer a high quality range of solutions and the expertise to advice, suggest & address those necessary shipping concerns to Ship Managers, Owners and Charterers.
The team of Livas Maritime is always ready to assist and is highly appreciated for their services.
Master Mariner, BSc Maritime Economics, MSc Maritime Management, Diploma in Ship Management & Certificate in Managing Maritime Emergencies, Norske Veritas Internal Auditor / ISM Code.
Father of a son (9y, adopt.) & a daughter (4y).
Languages: Proficient in English, Spanish and Greek.
Member of: Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA), Greek Masters and Mates Union.
August 2012-February 2020, Aegean Marine Petroleum Spain-Trinidad & Gibraltar (Sole Administrator, Operations Manager-Downstream Operations- & Acting Terminal Manager)
October 2010-August 2012, Eletson Corporation, Greece (Shipping Operations, Senior Operator-Operations' Strategy & Business Development)
October 2007-October 2010, Scorpio Ship Management S.A.M., Monte Carlo (Chief of Shipping Operations)
November 2006-October 2007,VROON B.V., Breskens - The Netherlands (Shipping Operations, Senior Operator)
January 2002-November 2006, Eletson Corporation, Greece (Shipping Operations, Operator)
1999-2000, Navigator Consultants Ltd, Greece (Operations)
- Lloyd's , ECDIS Awareness
- Norwegian Hull Club, Loss Prevention
- Lab.Cosulich & C., Tank Cleaning Operations
- BIMCO, Time Charters Master Class
- Lloyd's Maritime Academy, Bills of Ladings
- Q.Maritime Training Centre , Risk Assessment & Risk Management
- Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, Trading and Insurance
- Hellenic Management Centre, Salvage Issues