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Evangelos J. Pistiolis
Chief Executive Officer

Evangelos J. Pistiolis founded our Company in 2000, is our President and Chief Executive Officer and serves on our board of directors since July 2004. Mr. Pistiolis graduated from Southampton Institute of Higher Education in 1999 where he studied shipping operations and from Technical University of Munich in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. His career in shipping started in 1992 when he was involved with the day to day operations of a small fleet of drybulk carriers. From 1994 through 1995 he worked at Howe Robinson & Co. Ltd., a London shipbroker specializing in container vessels. While studying at the Southampton Institute of Higher Education, Mr. Pistiolis oversaw the daily operations of Compass United Maritime Container Vessels, a ship management company located in Greece.

Vangelis G. Ikonomou
Executive Vice President

Vangelis G. Ikonomou is our Executive Vice President and serves on our board of directors since conception in July 2004. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ikonomou worked from 1993 to 2000, within the Operations, Commercial as well as the HSQE departments of Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd. a major ship-management company in Greece and from 2000 to end of 2001 as a second-hand vessels Sales & Purchase broker and shipping research analyst at George Moundreas & Company S.A. in Piraeus.  He joined the group early 2002 and served as the Commercial Director of Primal Tankers Inc. the then ship-management company of the group. 

Mr. Ikonomou holds a M.Sc. in Shipping Trade and Finance, from CASS Business School in London, UK.  A B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from Athens University of Economics and Business, in Greece and a Navigation Officer Degree, from the Higher State Merchant Marine Academy of Greece.

Alexandros Tsirikos
Chief Financial Officer

Alexandros Tsirikos is Executive Director of our Board of Directors since November 2008 and Chief Financial Officer since April 2009. Mr. Tsirikos is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and has been employed with Top Ships since July 2007 as the Company's Corporate Development Officer. Prior to joining TOP SHIPS, Mr Tsirikos was a manager with PricewaterhoouseCoopers where he worked for six years. During his career with PwC, Mr. Tsirikos drew experience both from consulting as well as auditing as he was a member of the PwC Advisory team and the Assurance team. As a member of the Advisory team, he lead and participated in numerous projects in the public and the private sectors, involving strategic planning and business modelling, investment analysis and appraisal, feasibility studies, costing and project management. As a member of the Assurance team, Mr. Tsirikos was part of the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) technical team of PwC Greece and lead numerous IFRS conversion projects for listed companies. He holds an MSc in Shipping Trade and Finance from City University of London and a Bachelor's Degree with honours in Business Administration from Boston University in the United States. He speaks English, French and Greek.



 The only ECO MR pure play in the market

 Strong, experienced management team with proven ability to position TOPS in various economic environments and public track record of well timed vessel sales and chartering 


 Recent public offering raised $21.3 million 


 Focus on state of the art ECO MR Product Tankers 


 Contracted revenue of $199M ($124M firm/ $75M options) with high quality charterers, providing strong cash flow visibility 


 Market fundamentals in line with company strategy 


Top Tankers, Inc. is a provider of international seaborne transportation services carrying refined petroleum products and crude oil. As of December 31, 2006, the Company's fleet consisted of 24 vessels (including 18 vessels sold and leased-back), consisting of 11 double-hull Handymax product tankers and 13 double-hull Suezmax tankers, with a total cargo carrying capacity of approximately 2.5 million deadweight tons (dwt). TOP manages the deployment of the fleet between spot market voyage charters, which generally last from several days to several weeks, and time charters, which can last up to several years. During the year ended December 31, 2006, the Company sold and leased-back four double-hull Handymax, four double-hull Suezmax and five double-hull Suezmax tankers for a period of 5 years, 5 years and 7 years, respectively. The Company entered into an agreement with SPP Shipbuilding Co, Ltd of the Republic of Korea for the construction of six Product/Chemical tankers.


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TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/21/2018 04:16:31 PM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Ownership (sc 13g/a) 02/14/2018 05:48:22 PM
TOPS News: Amended Statement of Ownership (sc 13g/a) 02/13/2018 06:37:40 AM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/09/2018 04:45:29 PM
TOPS News: Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k) 02/09/2018 08:43:10 AM
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#7612  Sticky Note How price could return to $1.00 without RS: MoneyMaker111 03/13/18 10:31:27 AM
#5874  Sticky Note Agreed.Without a doubt, there must be a warning jpowellvlc 12/12/17 04:14:17 PM
#2235   Reversal taking place for 1st time in months JBstck1 10/05/17 08:11:35 AM
#2234   It keeps coming back above .29$ because the JBstck1 10/05/17 07:53:38 AM
#2233   This bitch is dropping Pennyman300 10/05/17 07:19:47 AM
#2232   Low .20s Bigstud is here 10/05/17 02:30:27 AM
#2231   Buying more out the gate breynolds 10/04/17 08:13:28 AM
#2230   No im kicking myself!! breynolds 10/03/17 03:41:31 PM
#2229   Still glad? tekheavy 10/03/17 03:25:51 PM
#2228   Glad I loaded up!! breynolds 10/03/17 09:52:19 AM
#2227   Good call Tdogwm 10/03/17 09:51:19 AM
#2226   Buy right at open if you can :P Dmwcrash 10/03/17 09:26:58 AM
#2225   Damn, I missed the boat on this one. cash_cow1 10/03/17 09:13:00 AM
#2224   DCIX DRYS TOPS all up at pre market oil export 10/03/17 08:57:08 AM
#2223   Lot of pre market volume. nathanial 10/03/17 08:37:25 AM
#2222 Finally the Company r adobe 10/02/17 08:31:51 AM
#2221   Thanks. If they do get a buy out, nathanial 10/01/17 08:23:33 AM
#2220   Monday oct. 2nd at 5 pm eastern time Tdogwm 09/30/17 06:22:32 PM
#2219   K6 for which company, DRYS? nathanial 09/30/17 04:10:02 PM
#2218   When is the rights offering to be completed? nathanial 09/30/17 04:01:10 PM
#2217   can you give me a link were you adobe 09/29/17 06:21:17 PM
#2216   I'm predicting DRYS is going to take over Tdogwm 09/29/17 06:04:23 PM
#2215   SEC won't halt this play but they slam UP Trend 09/29/17 05:32:46 PM
#2214   They announced they received a subpoena from the SEC... Tdogwm 09/29/17 04:19:33 PM
#2213   I don't think so Dmwcrash 09/28/17 04:22:16 PM
#2212   .20s maybe? Bigstud is here 09/28/17 03:28:24 AM
#2211   Is this the squeeze? Or another pump and dump? Dmwcrash 09/27/17 10:20:13 AM
#2210   Yes Looks like... But just to bring mm's europtiger 09/27/17 10:10:41 AM
#2209   It's getting a volatility halt every few seconds... UP Trend 09/27/17 10:06:07 AM
#2208   I got DCIX today 1,12... Going Crazy europtiger 09/27/17 10:04:12 AM
#2207   Shippers day! UP Trend 09/27/17 10:01:55 AM
#2206   Look at DCIX!!!! europtiger 09/27/17 10:00:48 AM
#2205   Time to jump ship Pennyman300 09/27/17 09:54:05 AM
#2204   Got some 36's for a Trade europtiger 09/27/17 09:50:14 AM
#2203   See what a little investigation does to a cash_cow1 09/26/17 11:58:48 PM
#2202   Made a new low .35 . Bigstud is here 09/26/17 11:42:37 AM
#2201   They have time before they Neeeeed to RS. Dmwcrash 09/26/17 10:32:21 AM
#2200   'Tdogwm', with this company you just never know pennyvestor 09/26/17 01:15:59 AM
#2199   That's exactly why I bought in the first Tdogwm 09/26/17 12:00:32 AM
#2198   'Tdogwm', not sure what is going on here today. pennyvestor 09/25/17 11:59:02 PM
#2197   If they aren't selling, guess that we go up. nathanial 09/25/17 09:11:47 AM
#2196   25th September 2017 Mightymin 09/25/17 09:09:32 AM
#2195   You think that that is all they're dumping? Tdogwm 09/25/17 07:57:52 AM
#2194   'nathanial', refer in bold below your answer. pennyvestor 09/24/17 11:58:52 PM
#2193   Good logic. nathanial 09/24/17 04:16:57 PM
#2192   Scroll all the way to the bottom and Dmwcrash 09/24/17 03:57:41 PM
#2191   This is just a theory. They have tried Dmwcrash 09/24/17 03:49:39 PM
#2190   DRYS trying to buy TOPS.....why? nathanial 09/23/17 07:07:25 PM
#2189   22nd September 2017 Mightymin 09/22/17 12:23:36 PM
#2188   The sad part about this stock is it Dmwcrash 09/22/17 11:49:18 AM
#2187   no adobe 09/22/17 10:07:32 AM
#2186   nice but not fore tops adobe 09/22/17 10:07:05 AM