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Monday, September 12, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

Iran To Release Crew Of Greek Tankers

By Sotiris Nikas (Bloomberg) Iran is releasing the crews of two Greek tankers it seized in May, a Greek merchant marine group said Sunday. Iran agreed to the

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 2524

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Greek Coast Guard Ships
Incidents

Greek Coast Guard Fires Warning Shots At Passenger Vessel

By Asli Kandemir (Bloomberg) Turkey said the Greek Coast Guard fired on a ship in international waters in the northern Aegean Sea, marking another

September 10, 2022
Total Views: 17334

Sunday, September 4, 2022
Turkey Navy Warship
Navy

Erdogan Dials Up Tension In The Aegean Sea

by Ali Kucukgocmen (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greece on Saturday of occupying islands in the Aegean Sea that have a demilitarized

September 4, 2022
Total Views: 3815

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port
Navy

Zelenskyy Blasts Greek Ship Owners For Moving Russian Oil

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday at an Economist forum in Athens, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy blamed Greek tanker owners for undermining

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 9411

Saturday, July 2, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
Shipping

Seized Iranian Tanker Towed To Piraeus Port

ATHENS, July 2 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being

July 2, 2022
Total Views: 3113

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Shipping

Iranian Tanker Seized by Greece on Behalf of U.S. Released

DUBAI, June 14 (Reuters) – Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation (PMO) said on Tuesday the Iranian-flagged Lana tanker ship seized in

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 888

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Shipping

After Ruling, Iran Expects to Get Its Confiscated Oil Back

DUBAI, June 9 (Reuters) – Iran expects an oil cargo confiscated by the United States off the coast of Greece to be returned in full, Tehran’s

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 1541

Saturday, May 28, 2022
Shipping

Iran Says Crew Of Seized Greek Tankers Not Detained 

DUBAI, May 28 (Reuters) – Iran’s state maritime body said on Saturday the crew of two Greek tankers seized by its Revolutionary Guards on

May 28, 2022
Total Views: 2808

Friday, May 27, 2022
Shipping

Iran Seizes Two Greek Tankers After U.S. Confiscates Oil Cargo

DUBAI/ATHENS, May 27 (Reuters) – Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, shortly after Tehran warned it would take

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 47333

Thursday, May 19, 2022
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
Shipping

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-Ship Fuel Oil Transfers

By Rowena Edwards, Angeliki Koutantou and Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON/ATHENS, May 18 (Reuters) – Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 16329

Monday, May 9, 2022
Greek PM Mitsotakis
News

Greek Shipowners Kill EU’s Russian Oil Tanker Ban

By Nikos Chrysoloras, Alberto Nardelli and Ewa Krukowska (Bloomberg) The European Union is set to soften its sanctions package on Russian oil exports after a

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 106397

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
Incidents

Sanctions Mistake Leads Greece To Release Russian Tanker And Crew

By Renee Maltezou and Jonathan Saul (Reuters) A Russian tanker impounded by Greece this week and reportedly carrying Iranian oil will be released amid

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 3101

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: 3035

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: 447

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: 650

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: 1109

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: 1308

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: 16

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: 54

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: 29