Wednesday, September 2, 2015
cargo ship
Maritime News

Greek Coast Guard Nabs Arms Smuggling Ship Bound for Libya

ATHENS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya, coast

September 2, 2015
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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Greece Using Car Ferry to House Syrian Migrants

  KOS, Greece, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Syrian migrants on the Greek island of Kos on Sunday began boarding a passenger ship that is to house

August 16, 2015
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Piraeus port
Maritime News

Greek MOU Foresees Rapid Sale of Ports

BERLIN, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Greece will move rapidly to privatise its ports, regional airports and its power grid operator under a memorandum of

August 12, 2015
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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Turbulent Waters in the Country of the God of Shipping

  In Greek mythology, Poseidon was the god of the waters and oceans, and bearing a trident, he was riding imperially in a sea-chariot or playfully

July 19, 2015
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Friday, July 10, 2015
apm terminals

Maersk Interested in Greek Ports Marked for Sale

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S wants to buy Greece’s two biggest ports after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras put them up for

July 10, 2015
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Greece’s Latest Bailout Proposal Includes Shipping Sector Tax Hikes

By Renee Maltezou and John O’Donnell ATHENS/FRANKFURT, July 10 (Reuters) – The Greek government sent a package of reform proposals to its euro zone

July 9, 2015
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Maersk: No Issues Funding Greece Operations, Paid Staff Early

Oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday it was experiencing no problems funding operations in Greece or getting paid by Greek

June 30, 2015
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Monday, June 29, 2015
Maritime News

Greeks’ Role in Shipping Seen Unscathed Regardless of EU Destiny

Greek shipowners dominant’ role in world trade faces little threat from the financial turmoil that’s roiling the Mediterranean country, according to

June 29, 2015
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Friday, June 26, 2015
Maritime News

Greece’s Creditors Propose Targeting Shipping Sector Taxes

Under the latest proposals made by Greece's creditors, the country's shipping companies face paying a higher tonnage tax and a phasing-out of special tax

June 26, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Maritime News

Greece Unblocks Piraeus Port Sale

May 14 Greece has asked three firms to submit binding bids by September for a majority stake in the country’s biggest port, Piraeus, a senior

May 15, 2015
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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Greece Considering Sale of Piraeus and Thessaloniki Ports to Reach Deal – Source

Greece's government is considering selling stakes in its two largest ports as a concession to reach an agreement with its lenders and unlock bailout funds, a

April 29, 2015
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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Greek Ferry Floats Free

A Greek ferry carrying 282 passengers and crew has been refloated after spending two days aground at the Aegean Sea island of

March 29, 2015
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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Maritime News

Greece to Sell Piraeus Port Stake Within Weeks -Xinhua

The Greek government will sell its majority stake in the port of Piraeus within weeks, the country's deputy prime minister told China's official Xinhua news

March 28, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Maritime News

Grounded Greek Ferry Still Stranded

A greek ferry remains stranded at the the small Aegean Sea island of Kasos after running aground there Wednesday night. All 227 passengers and 55 crew were

March 27, 2015
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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Maritime News

Greek Ferry Runs Aground in Kasos

A Greek ferry carrying 282 passengers and crew ran aground last night at the Aegean island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard has confirmed. According to the

March 26, 2015
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Dry Bulk Shipping Crisis Adds to Loan Woes for Greek Banks

The global slump in demand for dry freight commodities is adding more pain to Greece's already crisis-hit banks by heaping pressure on many of their shipowner

February 26, 2015
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Maritime News

Greek Government Unlikely to Target Shipping Industry

While Greece's new leftist government seems set on a collision course with the European Union, it is likely to steer clear of confronting the country's

January 30, 2015
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Thursday, December 4, 2014
Maritime News

Greece’s Alpha Bank Raises Over $500 Million Via Shipping Loan Deal

Greece's Alpha Bank raised more than $500 million from a transaction backed by shipping loans, it confirmed on Thursday, one of the first of its kind by a

December 4, 2014
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Maritime News

Smuggled Cigarettes Found Aboard Abandoned Ship in Greece

Authorities in Greece are trying to piece together the source of a large quantity of smuggled cigarettes found onboard an abandoned ship at the Greek island of

December 3, 2014
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Maritime News

Greek Coast Guard Responding to Disabled Freighter Carrying Hundreds of Migrants

Greece has sent a frigate to rescue a container ship believed to carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants and in distress off its southern island of Crete,

November 25, 2014
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