The lifted Stern of the MV CABRERA, which was refloated from Andros and towed to the Port of Lavrion, was presented on Friday 27 October 2017 to press representatives.
During project official presentation organized by the contractors: Smit salvage, Megatugs and Antipollution, the "present" was given by the Hellenic Minister of Mercantile marine and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumplis, the Deputy Minister Nektarios Santorinios, Dimosthenis Bakopoulos CEO of Public Ports Authority, the President of the Organization of Port of Lavrion Dimitris Nikolaou.
"We are proud of what we have achieved with the support of the Ministry and the Coast Guard. The three companies (SMIT, MEGATUGS, ANTIPOLLUTION) have done a very difficult task," said Antipollution President Byron Vasilliades.
I would like to thank the three companies that cooperated. Two Greek and one foreign.I would like to thank all of them for their cooperation and effort that resulted in this event today which proves that exploitation of modern technology can lead to the enhancement of environment quality. This is what we live and understand; its value and importance; this I believe will be the first important step and more will follow the Minister, Mr. Panagiotis Kouroumplis stated.