Last modified: 2006-07-22 by ivan sache
Keywords: fafalios shipping | letter: phi (white) |
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House flag of Fafalios - Image by Jarig Bakker, 5 October 2005
Fafalios, now based in Piraeus is one of the big shipowner's dynasties originating from the island of Chios. The local nautical museum shows some of their flagships, including MBC (motor bulk carrier) Nea Tyche (New Fortune), built in 1978: length 595 ft (181 m) and tonnage (volume) 17,055 grt. The emblem of the company can be seen on the funnel of the ship.
Ivan Sache, 16 October 2005
According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95], the house flag of Fafalios is blue with a white letter Φ (the Greek letter for PH or F).
Jarig Bakker, 5 October 2005