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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Bulk carrier Star Harmony file photo
Shipping

Star Bulk to Avoid Red Sea After Attacks on its Ships

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Greece-headquartered Star Bulk will halt sailings through the Red Sea after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis

February 14, 2024
Total Views: 756

Monday, February 12, 2024
Blue light flasher atop of a police car. City lights on the background.
News

Former Employee Kills Three at Greek Shipping Company HQ

By Alkis Konstantinidis ATHENS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – A disgruntled former employee shot dead the head of a Greek shipping company and two others

February 12, 2024
Total Views: 2353

Monday, February 5, 2024
tanker at sea
Shipping

Greek Shipowners Are Stampeding Out of the Russian Oil Trade

(Bloomberg) — Greek shipowners are fleeing the Russian crude trade after a ramp up in US sanctions targeting the traders and shipping companies moving

February 5, 2024
Total Views: 25219

Monday, January 8, 2024
Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition
Navy

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the Red Sea, Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG) is witnessing a gradual increase in naval strength. Led by the United States, OPG

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 50490

Saturday, January 6, 2024
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
News

Blinken Meets With Turkey And Greece

By Simon Lewis and Tuvan Gumrukcu (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was meeting the leaders of Turkey and Greece on Saturday

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 1219

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Parliament meeting in Athens Greece
Shipping

Greek Ship Owners Advised To Avoid Red Sea

By Angeliki Koutantou  (Reuters) Greece has advised commercial vessels sailing in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden to avoid Yemeni waters, keep only the

December 20, 2023
Total Views: 2239

Monday, November 27, 2023
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea
Shipping

Greek Shipowners Avoiding Russian Oil

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Oil tanker owners in Greece, the world’s most powerful shipowning nation, scaled back how much Russian crude they’re

November 27, 2023
Total Views: 2841

Thursday, November 9, 2023
Undated aerial drone photo of shipyard in Elefsina, Attica, Greece
Shipbuilding

U.S. Provides $125 Million Loan for Elefsina Shipyard Upgrades in Greece

The U.S. federal government has agreed to provide a $125 million loan to ONEX Elefsis Shipyards and Industries (ONEX) for the rehabilitation and modernization

November 9, 2023
Total Views: 3862

Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.
Shipping

Greek and Chinese Shipping Companies Dominate Global Fleet

Greek and Chinese shipping companies now collectively own one-third of the cargo carrying capacity of the global fleet, according to BIMCO. While Greece has

November 9, 2023
Total Views: 1486

Monday, September 11, 2023
A screengrab of video posted online showing the altercation between a passenger and ferry crew members before the passenger falls into the water.
Shipping

Greek Shipping Minister Resigns Over Comments on ‘Blue Horizon’ Ferry Death

Greece’s shipping minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, has resigned following a controversy over his comments about the death of a 36-year-old man who fell

September 11, 2023
Total Views: 3569

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Stock photo of an oil tanker moored at sea
Shipping

Greek Shipping Company Admits to Breaking US Sanctions on Iran Oil

(Bloomberg) — A Greek shipping company admitted to violating US sanctions on Iran by transporting oil from the Middle East country in an agreement with

September 7, 2023
Total Views: 1380

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
A screengrab of video posted online showing the altercation between a passenger and ferry crew members before the passenger falls into the water.
Accidents

Greek Authorities Investigating After Man Drowns Trying to Board Departing Ferry in Piraeus Port

ATHENS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – A 36-year-old man who tried to board a passenger ship as it sailed from Greece‘s Piraeus port on Tuesday

September 6, 2023
Total Views: 3668

Monday, August 14, 2023
cscl containership
Shipping

China Passes Greece as Top Shipowning Nation by Gross Tonnage

(Bloomberg) — China surpassed Greece as the world’s largest shipowner for the first time in one important metric, cementing its importance in the

August 14, 2023
Total Views: 2197

Saturday, July 22, 2023
Wildfire On Greek Island Forces Mass Evacuations
Fire Incidents

Wildfire On Greek Island Forces Mass Evacuations

ATHENS, July 22 (Reuters) – A wildfire which has been raging on the Greek island of Rhodes for five days forced hundreds of people to flee

July 22, 2023
Total Views: 2707

Friday, July 14, 2023
Adriana migrant boat
Lifesaving Incidents

A Closer Look At the Migrant Boat Disaster Off Greece

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) On June 13, a grim and preventable disaster unfolded in the Mediterranean Sea. A fishing trawler known as the Adriana,

July 14, 2023
Total Views: 2956

Friday, June 30, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Accidents

Survivors of Greece Boat Disaster Say Coast Guard Rope Toppled Boat

MALAKASA/KALAMATA, Greece, June 30 (Reuters) – Survivors of a boat disaster that likely killed hundreds of migrants near Greece have given

June 30, 2023
Total Views: 4717

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Questions Mount After Migrant Boat Tragedy Off Greece

By Lefteris Papadimas and Karolina Tagaris KALAMATA, Greece, June 15 (Reuters) – As Greece confronts its worst sea disaster in years, questions are

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 3260

Friday, June 2, 2023
Incident Photos: Cargo Ships Collide Off Greece
Accidents

Incident Photos: Cargo Ships Collide Off Greece

Two cargo ships have collided in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece. The Hellenic Coast Guard reports that the collision took place around 9 p.m. Thursday

June 2, 2023
Total Views: 16112

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Bay Off Southern Greece Becomes Cog in Russia’s Oil Supply Chain
Shipping

Bay Off Southern Greece Becomes Cog in Russia’s Oil Supply Chain

By Julian Lee, Alberto Nardelli and Slav Okov (Bloomberg) — Millions of barrels of Russian crude and fuels have been switched between tankers just a few

February 23, 2023
Total Views: 5745

Monday, February 20, 2023
Greece Concludes Seismic Surveys off Crete Amid Renewed Energy Focus
Shipping

Greece Concludes Seismic Surveys off Crete Amid Renewed Energy Focus

THENS, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Greece has concluded two-dimensional (2D) seismic surveys for two offshore blocks off the island of Crete,

February 20, 2023
Total Views: 1243
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