Get to know about us

More than a Shipping Agency

Thorough and extensive comprehension of today’s shipping requirements with family shipping tradition and overall experience in the maritime, local and international market for over 40 years.

Our team is an assemblage of highly qualified executives and personnel with diversified background combining professional proficiency and academic knowledge from the UK, Greece, and the USA.

The company was established and administered by port Captains and port Engineers with both sea-going and shore experience together with Shipping Practitioners and Executives. This blend of academic knowledge with field experience has been an essential anchor of Cross Roads Agencies' achievements and growth over the years.

Our goal is to always ensure the safest way to cross the continents and become the point of contact for our principals in Panama, able to manage and organize all Owners’ and vessels’ requirements.

Let our local expertise and knowledge guide you.
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How we've come so far

Our Story

Cross Roads Agencies S.A.

Cross Roads Agencies and Repairs S.A. was founded in Panama by Mr George P. Livanos (r.i.p) of Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises as in-house agency & management office for the company merchant fleet.

Ceres Hellenic Enterprises one of the most traditional Greek ship management companies founded in 1949, but family shipping interests dating back to 1824.

“Camara Maritima de Panama”

“Camara Maritima de Panama” was founded, Cross Roads Agencies and Mr George P. Livanos being founding members.

Operations Commence

Cross Roads Agencies and Repairs S.A. officially commences operations in Panama, serving Panama Canal and all Panamanian ports. The office was established and managed by Port Captains and Port Engineers combining sea-going and shore experience along with highest academic qualifications.

Arriving in Panama

Capt. Michael G. Angelikoussis (R.I.P) arrives to Panama, carrying 30 years of sea-going experience as Master Mariner on ocean-going vessels of Ceres. He becomes the General Manager of the office.

Joining the Company

Demetrio Katsoudas joins the company as Assistant General Manager with 5 years of local experience in Panama Canal as operator and senior boarding officer.

Managing Partners

Capt. Michael G. Angelikoussis and Demetrio Katsoudas become Managing Partners of Cross Roads Agencies S.A.

New Senior Operator

Atanacio Katsoudas joins the company as Senior Operator and Boarding Officer carrying more than 10 years of local shipping market experience.

New Offices

New offices including customs bonded warehouse in tax-free processing Zone of Corozal Ancon, Balboa.

Successors Join the Board

Capt. Michael Angelikoussis, President of Cross Roads Agencies S.A. passes away (1944-2011). His survivors George and Stamatis join in the board of directors.

Bureau Veritas Certification

Our management quality systems certified by Bureau Veritas under international standard ISO 9001:2015.

New Managing Partners

Stamatis Angelikoussis moves permanently to Panama, together with Demetrio Katsoudas are the new Managing Partners of the Company.

Bigger Offices & Warehouse

New bigger offices and warehouse in Corozal processing zone, company expands its activities by establishing dedicated Ship Supplies and Marine Logistics & Forwarding desks to better cater the shipping needs and requirements by offering complete and wider set of services.

Captain Nemo Partnership

Partnership with Captain Nemo, become market representative and stock point in Panama for pilot, embarkation ladders, holding magnets. E.U. high quality manufactured products certified by IACS Member Classification Societies.

ISO 14001:2015 Certification

We actively cultivate environmental consciousness by fostering employee engagement in sustainable practices such as recycling and minimizing waste.
Our ISO 14001 certification underscores our dedication to sustainability, integrating environmental responsibility into our strategic growth. Our focus remains firmly on preserving Environment and Safety as paramount in our endeavors.

What we’re all about

Mission - Vision - Values

Who we are

Our Team


  • 40+ years shipping experience and local expertise
  • Shipping Agency, Operations, Logistics, Management and Business Experience in Panama Canal and Panama ports.
  • BSc Management, Florida State University of Panama
  • High School Graduate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.A.
  • Fluent in English, Spanish, Greek (speaking and writing)


  • International Maritime / Commodities Experience since 2008 with various Commercial (Dry Cargo Chartering) and Management (Operations / Insurance / Claims / S&P) roles
  • MSc (distinction) Shipping, Trade and Finance, Bayes (ex Cass) Business School, London, U.K.
  • Pg Diploma International Maritime Law, Lloyd’s Maritime Academy – World Maritime University
  • BSc (Honors) Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business


  • 30+ years of experience
  • Shipping Agency and Maritime Operations expertise in Panama Canal and Panama ports
  • BSc Economics, National University of Panama
  • High School Graduate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.A.
  • Fluent in English & Spanish (speaking and writing)


  • Maritime and Shipping Executive with 15+ years of experience
  • Managing Partner of Omnia Shipbrokers (Athens, Greece)
  • M.B.A (Distinction) Cardiff Business School
  • M.A. Shipping Business London Metropolitan University
  • BSc Mathematics, Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Member – Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
How we give back


Minimize Pollution

Minimize Depletion of Natural Resources

Implementing New Environmental Objectives

Cross Roads Agencies S.A. is committed to safeguarding human health and environment, and the prevention of any kind of pollution.

This is accomplished through recognizing and identifying all environmental aspects of company’s activities and by applying controls and procedures to minimize pollution and water and preserve natural resources.

The company complies and adheres to all applicable, local, and international environmental laws and regulations while regularly enhances its environmental management system by setting and implementing new environmental objectives.

The Management is committed to provide all necessary resources –including personnel, materials, and training- to achieve its sustainability objectives and cultivate a deep awareness of our impact on the economy, environment, and society today and in the future.