Sunday, November 14, 2021
Environment

Suspicions Of Sabotage Proliferate At Most Attempts To Solve Greece’s Aquifers Problems

By Alexander Clapp and Peter Schwartzstein(Bloomberg) –Alexandros Petropoulos pauses as he surveys the miles of pipeline arrayed in front of him,

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 2921

Friday, October 22, 2021
Piraeus Port
Environment

Greece Calls for ‘Realistic’ EU Emissions Policy for Shipping

ATHENS, Oct 20 (Reuters) – EU shipping power Greece has told the European Commission that adding the industry to the bloc’s carbon

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 442

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Piraeus Port
Shipping

Greece Completes Transfer of Piraeus Port Stake to COSCO

ATHENS, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Greece’s privatisations agency transferred shares corresponding to a 16% stake in Piraeus Port Authority to Chinese port

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 624

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Piraeus Port
Ports

China’s COSCO To Raise Piraeus Port Stake

by Angeliki Koutantou (Reuters) Greek lawmakers on Thursday approved an amended deal with Chinese shipping group COSCO that will allow it to raise its stake

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 1084

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Interesting

Containership Maersk Launceston and Greek Minesweeper Collide Off Piraeus

Update: Maersk Launceston Captain Arrested A Greek Navy minesweeper was badly damaged after colliding with a much larger containership off Piraeus port on

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 1185

Monday, August 3, 2020
Maritime News

Greece to Require Masks on Ferry Decks

By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands, extending the

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Maritime News

Turkey Holds Off Sea Survey to Defuse Tensions with Greece

By Firat Kozok (Bloomberg) — Turkey will hold off on surveying the seabed in an area of the eastern Mediterranean disputed by Greece to give time for

July 28, 2020
Total Views: 45

Monday, November 11, 2019
cosco shipping
Maritime News

China, Greece Agree to Push Ahead with COSCO’s Piraeus Port Investment

ATHENS, Nov 11 (Reuters) – China and Greece agreed on Monday to push ahead with a 600 million euros investment by COSCO Shipping into Greece’s

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Agree to Pay 75 Million Euros Annually to State

ATHENS, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Greek shipowners will pay at least 75 million euros ($85.37 million) annually to the state budget, the prime minister’s

February 27, 2019
Total Views: 5

Friday, December 14, 2018
noka ship drug bust
Maritime News

Greece Seizes $113 Million Worth of Drugs from Libya-Bound Ship

ATHENS, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113 million) after intercepting a Syrian ship sailing for Libya,

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 52

Friday, October 19, 2018
Piraeus Port
Maritime News

Piraeus Port Urges Greece to Speed Up Investment Plan Approval

By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Piraeus Port Authority (PPA), operator of Greece’s largest port, wants the Greek government to

October 19, 2018
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Maritime News

Greek Seamen End Strike After Reaching Deal on Wage Increase

ATHENS, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Greek seamen on Tuesday called off a strike that had kept ferries and passengers stranded in ports around the country, after

September 4, 2018
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Greek Shipowner Olympiakos Piraeus
Finance

Greek Shipowner Denies Drug Trafficking Charges

by Constantinos Georgizas (Reuters) – Greek shipping tycoon Vangelis Marinakis, the owner of Olympiakos Piraeus and Nottingham Forest soccer

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 28

Friday, June 8, 2018
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Say EU Tax Pressure Could Make Brexit ‘Not a Bad Thing’

ATHENS, June 8 (Reuters) – Greek shipowners could relocate to Britain after it leaves the European Union if European regulators demand changes to

June 8, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, May 4, 2018
KARMATE
Collision

Greek Naval And Turkish Cargo Ship Collide

by Michele Kambas (Reuters) – A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in

May 4, 2018
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
News

Greek Ferry Crews Strike

ATHENS, April 18 (Reuters) – Greek ferries remained docked at the country’s ports on Wednesday as seamen, marine engineers and ship cooks walked

April 18, 2018
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
News

Incident Photos: Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Wrecks in Greece

A Panama-flagged cargo ship wrecked on the Greek island of Traganisi near Mykonos on Friday during a voyage from Russia to Cyprus. The Hellenic Coast Guard

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
News

Large Oil Spill Washes Ashore in Greece After Tanker Sinks

Greek authorities are working to cleanup a large oil spill that has impacted the shoreline of a Greek island near Piraeus this after a tanker sank in area

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 37

Monday, July 3, 2017
Turkish freighter M/V ACT
Incidents

‘Greek Coast Guard Opened Fired On My Ship’ Says Turkish Captain

By Ece Toksabay (Reuters) The captain of a Turkish freighter said on Monday that the Greek coast guard had fired on his vessel after he refused an order

July 3, 2017
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
News

Greece Seeks to Lure U.K.-Based Shipowners, Brokers on Brexit

By Paul Tugwell and Sotiris Nikas (Bloomberg) — The Greek government wants to persuade shipowners and shipping-insurance companies based in London to

May 31, 2017
Total Views: 2