Paris Dragnis and his son John Dragnis own more than 10 superyachts, with 2 more under construction. All yachts are commercially exploited through their Golden Yachts company. Golden Yachts was founded in 1995 with the mission of constructing luxury yachts. Golden Yachts is affiliated to the Goldenport Ship Management group, also owned by the Dragnis family. Since 1995 Golden Yachts has constructed, rebuild of refitted many yachts: O’Pari, O’Rea, O’Asis, O‘Rama, O’Mega, O’Ceanos, O’Ptasia, O’Neiro, O’Pati, O’Rion. There are currently two more projects under construction, O’Pari III (a 72 meter, 254ft yacht to be delivered in 2015) and GY 97 (a 97 meter, 318ft which seems to be on hold).
Paris Dragnis is the founder and CEO of Goldenports Holdings. Goldeports Holdings is a global provider of shipping services. Goldenports currently owns 8 container ships and 9 bulk carriers. Paris Dragnis has over 35 years experience in shipping. He started his career as an officer and a Master on ocean-