Who is Harry Vafias?
He is the founder of Stealthgas. He was born in 1978. He comes from a rich Greek shipping family. His grandfather from the island of Chios started with nothing and built up one of the largest meat-trading businesses in Latin America.
His father Nicholas had launched his Brave Maritime shipping company in 1972 and also invested in real estate.
His father gave him USD4 million to start a tanker company which he called Stealth Maritime because he planned to build it step by step without attracting too much attention.
StealthGas Inc is an international shipping transportation company specialized in the transportation of various petroleum and petrochemical gas products. The company is the world’s largest owner of LPG pressurized carriers in the strategic 3,000-8,000cbm segment.
The company owns 4 large oil tankers: the Stealth Berana, the Clean Trasher, the Magic Wand and the Falcon Maryam.
Stealth also owns 49 LPG tankers and 5 freighters.
Harry Vafias Net Worth
His net worth is $500 million.