Friday, 15 May 2020 was the last day of Mr Rene Arikas as Director General of the Estonian Maritime Administration. For the time being, Deputy Director General and Head of the Maritime Safety Division Mr Marek Rauk is acting in the capacity of Director General.
In the last 5 years, Mr Arikas focused on fulfilling the main goals he had set for the Administration for the duration of his term of office. Under his management, the project to bring merchant vessels under the Estonian flag was launched, implementation of digitalisation in the maritime sector was promoted, and development of client-oriented services at the Administration was prioritised.
The Maritime Administration wishes Mr Arikas good luck in new projects and exciting challenges for the future.