Captain Nikos Sakellariadis graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos. He did his Master degree in MSC Marine Engineering Management at the Greenwich University. He started his career as deck officer on cruise ships where he obtained valuable knowledge about the ship and the shipping industry. He is working as a lecturer on maritime training at the New York College. Further, Mr. Sakellariadis is assigned the duties of the Seafarer Training Officer at the Human Element Directorate in Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).