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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
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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: 12

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: 189

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: 55

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Greek Seamen End Strike After Reaching Deal on Wage Increase
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: 2

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: 49

Friday, June 8, 2018
Greek Shipowners Say EU Tax Pressure Could Make Brexit ‘Not a Bad Thing’
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: 19

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: 16

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Greek Ferry Crews Strike
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: 27

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Incident Photos: Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Wrecks in Greece
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: 60

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Large Oil Spill Washes Ashore in Greece After Tanker Sinks
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: 55

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: 51

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: 5

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Crews Attempting to Pump Oil from Stricken Cargo Ship in Andros, Greece
News

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: 24

Monday, December 26, 2016
Grounded Cargo Ship in Trouble in Greece; Nine Rescued, Pollution Reported
Interesting

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: 144

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: 19

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
News

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: 73

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: 81
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