Capt. Gazikas has 35 years experience in the cruise industry both onboard and ashore. He has spent 25 years at sea through the ranks from cadet to master and has served on cruise ships and ferries, before coming ashore to take up managerial positions in operations.
He is a graduate of the National Merchant Marine Academy of Syros and a holder of a current master’s license. Capt. Gazikas joined the company in 2007 as Port Captain in the Marine Operations Department and was promoted to Director of Marine Operations in 2010. With his team besides the management of the day to day operation of the vessels, he oversees the safety, security, discipline, maintenance and deck officers’ training programmes.