Greek Ferry Companies Seeking to Move Abroad

The economic and political uncertainty in Greece is forcing many Greek shipping companies to consider moving their ferries to other seas. Recent political developments, capital...

Amicable Settlement with Cosco not Affected by EC Decision, Piraeus Port Authority Says

A European Commission decision issued on Monday that orders Greece to recover incompatible state aid from Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) does not apply...

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...

Greece is the Place to Be for Mega Luxury Yachts

Over the past several weeks at least four mega luxury yacht owners have chosen Perama, Elefsina or Halkida to undergo repairs, maintenance and even...

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...

Shipwrecks, Tragic Stories Hidden in Rust

There are about three million undiscovered shipwrecks scattered in the oceans across the world, some of which are thousands of years old. From those...

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...

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...

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 Lighthouses Open to Public on Sunday

Greece’s Navy is opening 30 lighthouses around the country to the public on Sunday (August 21) as part of the International Lighthouse and Lightship...

Mounting Problems for Greek Shipowners with Small Fleets

  Greek shipowners with small fleets are gradually being squeezed out of competition, suggests recent data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority. According to the “Ethnos” newspaper, Greek...

Philippos Niarchos Travels Incognito to Stavros Niarchos Landmark Venue

Greek tycoon Philippos Niarchos is in Athens. An exclusive report in Greek newspaper Proto Thema states that he arrived at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation...

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