THE FIRST DONOR

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[click on logo]"NAUTICOS" Corporation. 1343 Ashton Road, Hanover,Maryland,20657. U.S.A.

The First Donation came on the  11th of March 2002 from the United States. This was send through our KYRENIA SHIP prominent  Committee member Michalis Serghiou in the USA. The first donor has given permission to announce the amount of six thousand US.DOLLARS and all the Kyrenians are more than grateful. We thank Mr Tom  Dettweiler and Mr Jonathan Blair from NAUTICOS for their efforts not only to assist our experiments but also for their future vision on the role Cyprus may play in funding and hosting ancient ship discoveries. 

THE DONORS AND SPONSORS OF THE PROJECT

 

FOR YOUR DONATIONS TO THE PROJECTS  AND EXPERIMENTAL VOYAGES  PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS: 

TO BE PAYABLE TO:  

THE KYRENIA-CHRYSOCAVA CULTURAL FOUNDATION 

EDESAS NO:27, AYIA PHYLAXIS, 3115 LIMASSOL, CYPRUS.

THE BANK OF CYPRUS: 0173-01-017502

THE POPULAR BANK: 005-21-024048

THE HELLENIC BANK: 124-01-188374-01

THE ALPHA BANK: 103-03622-21017

 

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MATERIAL DONATIONS UNTIL TODAY  (25/4/2002):

1st Donor:                 Cyprus Forest Industries: (The wood for the ship).

2. Hellenic Mining Company: (The copper talents for Olympics)

3. Co.LTD: (The Ships Keel blessing ceremony)  

4. NEMITSAS INDUSTRIES (Mr.Takis Nemitsas).: Most of the vessels copper and steel materials as well as the lead rings.(Kostakis Perikleous).

5. PANOS EGLEZOS (Battery factory) : over 25 kilos of lead for the construction of the  lead rings for the sail of the vessel by NEMITSAS INDUSTRIES.  

6. PHOEBUS LYASSIS (shoe manufacturers Latsia) : They have donated most of the natural thick leather for the needs of the KERYNIA. Utilised for the protection of the two steering Oars, the Yard and other friction exposed members of the vessels moving parts (Jiannis Papoutsos).   [back to Front Page]  

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FINANCIAL DONATIONS UNTIL 2003: 

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Sponsors - Donors

Amount

Date

NAUTICOS

7.000 USD

April 2002
KYRENIA MUNICIPALITY

30.000

 
THE FEDERAL BANK OF THE MIDDLE EAST 20.000 21st April 2003
Agios Tychonas Local Authority (Ancient Amathus):  5.000   10th November 2003
Central Union of Local Authorities Greece:  58.500 EURO.   10th November 2003
Ministry of Interior, Kyrenia Municipality, Kyrenia Distr.Com.  10.000   10th November 2003
Ministry of Education and Culture:  5.000.   10th November 2003
The Hellenic Bank:  (starting amount).  (up to 5/6/2003) 5.000 10th November 2003
Souren Sarafyan 500 10th November 2003
Stavros Neofytou (Water Sports Larnaca) 300 10th November 2003
     

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SCIENTIFIC Friends and Contributors:

We feel immensely grateful to Susan Womer Katzev most kind wife of our dearest  Professor Michael Lazare Katzev,  

Professor Richard Steffy of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas University in the USA , For his continuous support NOT only now with our present effort but since the discovery of the ancient ship of Kyrenia .(1967 until 1973).

Prominent Archaeologists Laina and Stewart Swiny for their tremendous will and effort to assist us with whatever detail drawings and bibliography about the possible steering oars that existed at the time of the Alexander the Great.  

(updated: 5/6/2002)

WE MOST SINCERELY EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST GRATITUDE AND APPRECIATION TO ALL DONORS, and sponsors.

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Many other Organisations, Universities and single people expressed their strong wish to financially contribute to this effort. We thank you all!!

The estimated value indicated by the feasibility study  for the ships construction, was by 1999 values, approximately 100.000 Cyprus Pounds.  

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NEMITSAS COMPANY LTD: Limassol Cyprus. The Company and Mr.Takis Nemitsas personally took great interest in the entire project. They have offered initially  3.000 Cy.Pounds in material as they provided all the stainless steel bolts and other metal parts for the keel and frames. Over and above the above sum they have undertaken to construct to plan 180 lead rings for the two square sails of KERYNIA-LIBERTY.

STAVROS  NEOFYTOU (STAVROS NEOFYTOU WATER SPORTS CENTRE LARNACA CYPRUS. : Mr Neophytou is the President of the Larnaca District professional water sports operators Union and has been very interested on the project from the very beginning. He has offered 300 Cy.Pounds and registered his name as a crew member of KERYNIA-LIBERTY.

JOHN HADJIPAVLOU AND SON CO.LTD.: John Hadjipavlou and Popi Hadjipavlou have been  very close family friends of Andreas Cariolou the Kyrenian who discovered the ancient ship of Kyrenia. John, a diver himself, and a diving student of Andreas Cariolou has always felt immensely sentimental with Kyrenia. He has been the major sponsorer of the public information project of KYRENIA 2 in Hamburg Germany. He has now  offered 250 Cy.Pounds for the KERYNIA-LIBERTY and a number of emergency lights for the Kyrenia Nautical Club.

Mr. Souren Sarafyan and Family

(updated: 5/6/2002)

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