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Saturday, June 15, 2024
The Costa Luminosa cruise ship prepares to moor at the port of the island of Corfu. REUTERS/Adonis Skordilis
Cruise Ships

Greece To Cap Number Of Cruise Ships At Its Most Popular Islands

By Sotiris Nikas and Paul Tugwell (Bloomberg) –Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the time has come to place restrictions on cruise ships

June 15, 2024
Total Views: 1321

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
French frigate escort
Shipping

Houthi Red Sea Attacks Decline in Last Week as Navies Act, Greece Says

ATHENS, June 4 (Reuters) – Closer international cooperation between naval missions in the Red Sea has reduced the number of attacks by

June 4, 2024
Total Views: 1482

Monday, June 3, 2024
Stock photo of a tanker at sea
Shipping

Russian Oil Finds New Site for Ship-to-Ship Transfers

(Bloomberg) — Under pressure from Greece’s navy, traders of Russian oil have found a new place to switch cargoes of crude in the Mediterranean sea, a

June 3, 2024
Total Views: 5461

Swirling Global Uncertainties Make It a Great Time to Be a Greek Shipowner
Shipping

Swirling Global Uncertainties Make It a Great Time to Be a Greek Shipowner

(Bloomberg) — Sandwiched between the world’s great global powers in a time of deepening global tensions, Greek shipowners are still finding a way to

June 3, 2024
Total Views: 716

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Stock photo of a ship-to-ship transfer between two tankers from above
Shipping

Oil Tankers Forced Out of Greek Gulf Again as Navy Drills Resume

(Bloomberg) — A handful of oil tankers that had entered the waters off southern Greece to transfer Russian petroleum were forced to depart again after

May 21, 2024
Total Views: 2030

Sunday, May 12, 2024
US Navy ship raising Greek ensign
Navy

Naval Exercises Intensify as Greece Aims to Prevent Russian Oil Transfers

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) Greece’s Navy extended a series of exercises aimed at preventing tankers from transferring Russian oil just miles off its

May 12, 2024
Total Views: 4886

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Stock photo of a ship-to-ship transfer between two tankers from above
Shipping

Greece Extends Naval Advisory to Deter Russian Oil Ship-to-Ship Transfers

ATHENS, May 8 (Reuters) – The Greek navy on Wednesday extended an advisory effectively banning ship traffic off the coast of the southeastern

May 8, 2024
Total Views: 879

Friday, May 3, 2024
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
Offshore

Greek Naval Drills See Oil Tankers Depart Key Ship-to-Ship Transfer Area

(Bloomberg) — Tankers that transfer Russian oil off the southern coast of Greece sailed further out into the Mediterranean after naval exercises were

May 3, 2024
Total Views: 1556

Saturday, April 6, 2024
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
News

Greek Judge Refers Nine Egyptians To Trial Over Deadly Migrant Shipwreck

By Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) – Nine Egyptian men who were on board a migrant boat that sank off Greece last year, killing hundreds of people, are

April 6, 2024
Total Views: 1094

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: 768

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: 2374

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: 25287

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: 50550

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: 1223

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: 2246

Monday, November 27, 2023
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/bob63
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: 2864

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: 3946

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: 1520

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: 3600

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: 1389
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