Stavros Hatzakos is working in the Port of Piraeus for the last 31 years and has served in various managerial positions. Since 1993 he has been responsible for the international relationships of the Port.
Stavros Hatzakos is a founding member of MedCruise, the Association representing cruise (Mediterranean Association of Cruise Ports). Having previously served as MedCruise vice-President, in 2011 he was elected President of MedCruise and since 2014 he is the honorary President.
He is also the representative of Piraeus /Greece in the Executive Committee of ESPO (European Sea Ports Organization), since its establishment in 1993. He was elected twice as Chairman of the ESPO Transport Committee and since 2014 he is the Chairman of the “Cruise and Ferry Port Network”.