Captain T. S. Vassilakis, representing the Tsakos shipping company of Athens, Greece, was on hand to receive the award on behalf of the Master and crew of the Andes. Congratulations to Captain Vassilakis, Tsakos shipping, and the crew of the Andes for a well deserved award.
|Captain T.S. Vassilakis, left, and United States Coast Guard Commandant Robert Papp|
You can see a photo gallery of the evenings events on our Flickr page.
Photo credit: USCG photos by Beverly Howard