According to an announcement by the Greek Ministry of National Defense, during a meeting he had with the Minister of National Defense Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, today, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, the President of the “Ekaterini Laskaridis” Foundation, shipowner Mr Panagiotis Laskaridis announced his intention to donate to the Hellenic Navy an additional General Support Ship.
Also present at the meeting were the Deputy Minister of National Defense Alkiviadis Stefanis and the Chief of General Staff General Konstantinos Floros.
The ship in question “PSV WILSON ATLANTIC” is currently chartered in a port of Denmark and has similar capabilities to the “ATLAS I” and “IRAKLIS”. Its arrival in Greece is planned after the completion of his certification procedures.
The kind donation of the third in a row General Support Ship by Mr Panagiotis Laskaridis will significantly upgrade the operational capabilities and the support of the missions of the Navy.