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Sofia Tzanaki

T: +30 210 429 5160 M: +30 695 7505 479 Email Sofia | Vcard Office: Piraeus

Sofia Tzanaki Associate

Contact details

Sofia Tzanaki

Sofia Tzanaki

T: +30 210 429 5160 M: +30 695 7505 479 Email Sofia | Vcard Office: Piraeus

Sofia is an asset finance expert with particular focus on shipping transactions. She is well known for her commercial approach in complex high profile finance transactions, for thinking outside the box to meet the clients' needs and for delivering to tight deadlines.
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Sofia has extensive experience in all types of vessel financings, complex restructurings and refinancings. Sofia has also worked on aircraft and yacht financings.

Sofia acts for leading international banks and other financial institutions in connection with all types of cross-border loan facilities (syndicated and bilateral), vessel deliveries, aircraft and yacht financings, restructurings, refinancings, sale and purchase of second hand vessels and all types of security (including collateral security in cross-collateralised loans) on vessels and other assets.

Sofia also acts for shipowning companies and has experience in negotiating refund guarantees, MOAs and shipbuilding contracts, registering vessels under various flags and in representing parties in back to back sales.

  • Ship and offshore finance

Restructuring and cross-collateralisation 

Advising banks on restructuring of loan documentation including financial covenants and cross-collateralisation of various different facilities with agent banks and Greek shipping groups.


Advising shipowners on Chinese and Japanese building contracts and refund guarantees.

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  • Greece

Sofia advises financial institutions and shipping groups on Greek mortgage registrations and discharges.

Greek mortgages

Drafting Greek mortgages granted as security by shipowners to Banks and financial institutions under loan and credit facilities governed by English law.

Discharge of mortgages

Assisting various banks with Greek mortgage discharges upon repayment or prepayment of loan facilities.

Conducting registry, court and company searches in relation to real property and Greek registered vessels at the relevant registries in Greece.

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