Ithaca Marine – Seasoned Ownership of Shipping Operations

Ithaca Marine, owned and operated by Thomas Maritime Holdings, is a specialized dry bulk shipping company committed to operating our vessels in the most efficient, cost-effective and timely manner achievable. Our company is led by a seasoned management team with a wealth of operational and maritime experience.

James Thomas

Managing Director

Mr. Thomas is currently a partner and co-founder of Thomas, McNerney & Partners, with more than 30 years of experience in the private equity arena. He is an active investor and owner/operator in the shipping sector with investments in a number of maritime segments. Prior to founding Thomas, McNerney, he was a partner at Warburg Pincus in New York and a Vice President at Goldman Sachs International in London. He is currently a board member of CAS Medical Systems, Inc.(CASM), Clarus Therapeutics.

Vassilis Dalacouras


Vassilis Dalacouras is the Managing Director of Dalex Shipping Co. S.A., in Greece where he has accumulated more than 22 years of executive, financial and operational experience in commercial shipping. He joined Dalex in 1996 as a vessel operator and has also held management positions in operations and chartering. Mr. Dalacouras is a Representative Member of the Union of Greek Shipowners’ Board of Directors and a Member of the Executive Committee of Malta International Shipowners’ Association.

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