Turks Buy Greek Marinas

Turkish companies operating in the yachting sector are aiming to expand in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and specifically in Greece. Turkish companies are the only...

Seamen to Drop Anchor Over Unpaid Wages

The executive board of the Panhellenic Seamen's Union (PNO) decided on Friday to immobilize ships whose owners owe back-pay to their employees. The measure...

Opening of Posidonia 2014 Shipping Exhibition in Greece

Today, June 2, the most prestigious maritime exhibition, Posidonia 2014, open its doors at the Metropolitan Expo Centre, near Athens International Airport. The exhibition...

Greece Leads in Shipping, 13 Greeks Among Top 100 Ship Owners

Greece continues to be on top of worldwide shipping in 2015, while 13 Greek shipowners are among the 100 most important in the industry. According...

Watch Moment Cargo Vessel Crashes into Chalkis Bridge [Video]

Cargo vessel Madares collided with the old bridge in Chalkis, Evia, at around 12:45 am (Greek local time) on Friday, May 13. At the time...

“George Averof” Naval Ship to Be Revived by Alexandros Goulandris

The legendary ship, “George Averof” is beloved by all - something which she has earned in her years of service in the Hellenic Navy....

Greek Fleet One of the Best in the World

Greek shipowner companies are extremely busy during the first month of 2014, buying second-hand ships and also ordering newly manufactured ones to further increase...

42 Greek ‘Norman Atlantic’ Rescuers Receive Medal

The men who responded to the distress signal sent by passenger ferry “Norman Atlantic” on December 28 when it caught fire, received a medal for their service...

Greek Seamen Suspend Strikes for Easter Holiday

Striking Greek seamen will suspend any further industrial action to avoid disrupting ferry and freight services during the Easter holiday, their union said Wednesday. The...

Mitsotakis at ‘Posidonia’: ND has Always Supported the Shipping Sector

New Democracy has traditionally favored the development of the shipping sector and the people employed in it, party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday...

Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia at a Stalemate

The Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia, Greece, has reached an operational stalemate. The facilities that are right now accommodating about a thousand students and...

Thessaloniki Port Tender in Process After Opposing Minister Leaves

The replacement of former shipping minister Theodoros Dritsas signified that procedures for the privatization of Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) are restarting. The procedure for the...

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