Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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: 44

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

‘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: 34

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Crews Attempting to Pump Oil from Stricken Cargo Ship in Andros, Greece

Response crews in Greece are working to clean-up and pump oil from the stricken cargo ship MV Cabrera which ran aground December 24 on the Greek island of

December 28, 2016
Total Views: 17

Monday, December 26, 2016

Grounded Cargo Ship in Trouble in Greece; Nine Rescued, Pollution Reported

Nine crew members have been rescued from a grounded general cargo ship that has run aground and is leaking oil in Andros, Greece.  The Hellenic Coast

December 26, 2016
Total Views: 74

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Piraeus port
Maritime News

COSCO Says Piraeus Among Top 30 Ports in World by 2018

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – China’s biggest shipping company, COSCO Shipping, plans to ramp up container volume at

September 22, 2016
Total Views: 15

Friday, August 5, 2016
Piraeus Port
Maritime News

China COSCO Set to Scoop Up Majority Stake in Piraeus Port

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China COSCO Shipping, which owns the world’s fourth largest container fleet in terms of capacity, is expected to wrap up

August 5, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Piraeus Port
Maritime News

Greek Cruise Operators Fret Over Strikes Sparked by Port Sale

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos   ATHENS, June 7 (Reuters) – Greek cruise ship operators are worried of a lasting impact on the sector from an ongoing

June 7, 2016
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Seized Greek Ferry Listing at Piraeus Port

A greek car and passenger ferry began taking on water and listing heavily early Tuesday morning at Piraeus Port in Greece. Photos and video of the

April 26, 2016
Total Views: 43

Friday, April 8, 2016
Piraeus port
Maritime News

Greece Seals Sale of Piraeus Port to China COSCO

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, April 8 (Reuters) – Greece sealed the sale of Piraeus Port Authority to China COSCO Shipping Corporation on Friday, while

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 52

Saturday, February 6, 2016

After Piraeus Port Purchase, China’s COSCO Looks To Build European Train Hub

By Angeliki Koutantou and Brenda Goh (Reuters) ATHENS/SHANGHAI, Feb 5 China’s COSCO is expected to make an offer for Greece’s rail network

February 6, 2016
Total Views: 18

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Reject European Commission Call for Tax Reform

ATHENS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Greece’s top shipping lobby on Thursday rejected a European Commission call for the government to reform its shipping

January 21, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, January 18, 2016
Piraeus Port
Maritime News

Greece Asks COSCO to Improve Bid for Piraeus Port

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Greece will evaluate on Wednesday an improved bid that China’s Cosco is due to submit for a

January 18, 2016
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Piraeus Port
Maritime News

China COSCO Emerges as Sole Bidder in Piraeus Port Sale

ATHENS, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Greece only received a bid from China’s Cosco Group for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority, the operator of the

January 12, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, December 21, 2015
Piraeus port
Maritime News

Greece Receives Final Bids in Piraeus Port Sell-Off

By Angeliki Koutantou ATHENS, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Greece said that final bids for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority, operator of its biggest

December 21, 2015
Total Views: 100

Thursday, December 17, 2015

WATCH: Drone Films Ferry’s Flawless Med-Moor in Tight Harbor

The  192-meter Hellenic Seaways ferry Nissi Rosos filmed making a quick turnaround at the port of Chios with the ANEK Lines’ ferry Eleftherios

December 17, 2015
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Maritime News

Greek Shipowners Talk Up Their Role to Protect Tax Breaks

By Tom Bergin PIRAEUS, Greece, Nov 25 (Reuters) – On the day he took office as Greece’s shipping minister in June 2012, Kostis Moussouroulis

November 25, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Piraeus port
Maritime News

Greece delays Piraeus Port Sale

ATHENS, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Greece has pushed back the date for the submission of binding bids for the sale of its biggest port Piraeus (OLP) by two weeks

November 19, 2015
Total Views: 67

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Piraeus Port

Greek Dock Workers Walk Out Over Planned Port Privatization

  ATHENS, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Greek dock workers walked out on Thursday in protest at the planned privatisations of the country’s two biggest

October 22, 2015
Total Views: 48

Friday, September 25, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Greek Ferry Docking Like a Boss!

Blue Star Ferry coming in hot! Hopefully this one makes up for all the other ferry docking and ship handling videos we have posted lately. And for all the

September 25, 2015
Total Views: 202