Three-month term from the Navy for TPK 7 “VLACHAKOS”

By Christos Mazanitis

On Thursday morning, a few hours after the publication of the exclusive photo report in for the TPK 6 “Karathanasis” and the information for the TPK 7 “Vlachakos”, the Navy completed the work of receiving the ship, which sailed to the Fleet of the Fleet, in Salamina. The ship is 98% complete, with final additions being made in the coming months. However, it is fully navigable and it is expected that when the last sections are installed, a large part of the crew’s training on this particular ship will be completed.

But according to his information, we are expected to have developments in the issue of TPK 7 “Vlachakos”. In the exclusive photos that we published yesterday, there was also the photo from the stern of the ship, with visible the propellers that were placed after many delays.

Its sources of information They state that a clear deadline has been set, together with the amendment submitted by the Ministry of Development – as announced by Adonis Georgiadis – for an extension to the financing of the Elefsina Shipyards, to launch the Fire Brigade 7 to immediately start the necessary measures. This is explicitly set for September.

As for the completion of the construction of the ship, so that it can be picked up by the Navy and included in the force of the Fleet, estimates indicate that it can take another year and a half, ie to be received in early 2022. However, his information They report that ONEX has categorically told the GEN that as soon as it takes over the reins of the Elefsina Shipyards, it will deliver the ship to the Hellenic Navy in a period of much less than a year.

The signatures fell

Developments fully confirm his reports regarding the schedule of page change in the Elefsina Shipyards. As announced by the Ministry, “the Minister of Development and Investment, Mr. Adonis Georgiadis and the Deputy Minister, Mr. Nikos Papathanasis met with the President of the Board of Directors of the company under the name” New SA Share “. Mr. Nikos Tavoularis and other shareholders of the company and the President of the Onex group, Mr. Panagiotis Xenokostas, in order to find a solution for the consolidation of the Elefsina Shipyards “are mentioned in the announcement, and it is supplemented:” In this meeting it was agreed that the way The Elefsina Shipyards will be consolidated with their inclusion in the procedure of article 106bd of the Bankruptcy Code. In order to implement the above procedure, the shareholders, Messrs. Tavoularis and Stefanou agreed to transfer all the shares they hold in the company “Neorion Holdings SA” to a company of the Onex group, for a symbolic price of one euro and under the dissolution condition of the deposit and ratification of the agreement by the competent Court “.

The ministry’s announcement concludes: “All parties have also agreed that the other shareholders will be called immediately to be informed of this agreement and to join it so that at least 51% of the shares of the company” New Shareholders “can be transferred at the above rate. SA “, which is a necessary condition for reaching a consolidation agreement”.