About Us


History

Mr. Hristos Erfesoglou started Universal Marine Electric, Inc. in October 1983.  Mr. Nikolaos Erfesoglou shortly joined thereafter followed by Mr. Angelos Erfesoglou. Since then, 35 years have passed like yesterday.

Universal Marine is a small family owned and operated corporation, based out of the Port of Houston, Texas. It has served the Maritime Industry since then, not only for the entire Gulf of Mexico region but globally as well. Our clients call us from Japan to Argentina to Germany. Moreover, we have proudly worked and have compliance experience on-board US Navy ships.

Due to our exceptional service and outstanding reputation in our industry, we have successfully served close to 3000 ships.
If there is a problem, you name it; we have either seen it or have solved it.


Mr Hristos (Chris) Erfesoglou was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1954.

He graduated from Demokritos Technical College with a degree in Electronic Electrical Engineering. He has four years of actual sailing- on-board experience, as a Chief Electronic Electrician Engineer with the Greek Merchant Marine. Furthermore, he worked two years as a Port Marine Electrician Engineer, in Emans Shipping New York.


Mr.Nikolaos Erfesoglou
Born in 1950, Thessaloniki, Greece.
He is a graduate of Demokritos Technical College, Engineering Degree.
Niko has 17 years of actual sailing- on-board as a licensed Second Engineer for the Greek Merchant Marine.

Mr. Angelos Erfesoglou
Born in 1954, Thessaloniki, Greece.
He is a graduate of the National Technical Institute, California with a degree in Electronic Engineering & Computer Technology. Angelo has five years of actual sailing- on-board as Marine Electronic Electrician Engineer for the Greek Merchant Marine.