Friday, July 10, 2015
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 creditors on Thursday in a race...
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 customers despite the imposition of capital controls by Athens.
Monday, June 29, 2015
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 analysts who monitor the nation’s maritime industry.
Friday, June 26, 2015
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 allowances which they have enjoyed, according to documents seen by Reuters.
Friday, May 15, 2015
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 government official said on Wednesday.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015
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 agency, a flip-flop from the leftist government as it seeks funds from its creditors.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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 clients, particularly the smaller companies.
Friday, January 30, 2015
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 critical shipping industry.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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 Greek bank since 2008.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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 Zakynthos. The Hellenic...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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, the Greek coastguard said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Watch: Greek Island Ferry Loading Cars Looks Super Sketchy
By now you should all know how sketchy Greek ferry landings can be and this video just serves as the latest example of that.
Monday, September 22, 2014
‘Europalink’ Captain and Chief Officer Arrested Following Grounding
The Captain and Chief Officer of the Italian-flagged Europalink ferry have been arrested in Greece after the ship ran aground early Sunday morning off Greece.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Ferry Carrying 763 Passengers and Crew Damaged After Running Aground in Greece
An Italian-flagged ferry with over 760 people onboard sustained damage and was taking on water after running aground near the small Greek island of Peristeres.
Monday, September 8, 2014
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