The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation proudly welcomed Professor Dominic Tweddle, General Director of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), who visited our Historical Library on Tuesday 10 October 2018, accompanied by Mr. Tim Ash, Director or Partnerships and the UK Defense Attaché Captain Tim Ferns RN. The General Director of the Aikaterinis Laskaridis Foundation Vice-Admiral (ret) Konstantinos Mazarakis Ainian HN welcomed the distinguished guests and informed them in detail about the Foundation’s activities, emphasizing maritime research and the Foundation’s Maritime Collections.

An Agreement of Cooperation was signed between the NMRN and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, aiming at the promotion of naval heritage. The signing of this Memorandum marks the beginning of a close collaboration that will lead to joint activities in Greece and the United Kingdom over the next few years, which will include exhibitions, an important scientific publication and other events about Naval Research and History.


The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation’s General Director Vice-Admiral Konstantinos Mazarakis Ainian (left) and the General Director of the National Museum of the Royal Navy Professor Dominic Tweddle after signing the Agreement of Cooperation