Born in 1956 in Naples, Italy, married with 2 sons and 1 daughter.
Degree in Economics and Commerce taken “summa cum laude” at the University of Naples in December 1980
General Certificate of Education (scientific studies) taken at the Military School Nunziatella in Naples
Offices and functions
President of Confitarma (Italian Shipowners’ Association)
President of Grimaldi Euromed Spa and Managing Director of the Grimaldi Group Companies
CEO and President of Finnlines Plc
President of Minoan Lines
President of Malta Motorways of the Sea Ltd
President of Euro-Med Ireland Logistics Ltd
President of Salerno Auto Terminal Srl
President of Grimaldi Logística España S.L..
President of Valencia Terminal Europa S.L.
President of Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona S.L.
Vice Chairmen of International Chamber of Shipping
Vice President of Malta International Shipping Council
Board Member of Atlantic Container Line A.B.
Board Member of RINA SpA
Board Member of Antwerp Euroterminal n.v.
Board Member of Grimaldi Belgium n.v.
Board Member and Past President of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations
Board Member of Interferry Inc
Loukas Sigalas was appointed CEO of Minoan Lines, in June 2022.
Mr. Sigalas has more than 30 years of professional experience working in the shipping industry, having held a number of senior roles including Chief Executive Commercial Officer, both at Minoan Lines and at other important shipping companies.
Additionally, for two years during his professional career as a Lawyer, he was appointed to the Panhellenic Association of Coastal Shipping Ship-owners as Advisor – Representative, while during his studies he served as the Financial Officer of Merchant Navy, employment that he continued even after obtaining his degree and for a total of 7 years.
Since 1985, Mr. Sigalas is a graduate of the School of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a Financial Officer diploma from the Merchant Navy.
He was born in Piraeus and is married with a son.