Third Greek Casualty Confirmed on ‘Norman Atlantic’ Ferry Fire

The third Greek casualty in the Norman Atlantic fire was confirmed today by the Embassy of Greece in Rome. The victim was 59-year-old Nickolaos...

Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum to be Held in Athens

Capital Link is hosting its 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum “Opportunities & Challenges”, on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at the Divani Caravel Hotel in...

Greek Shipowner Arrested and Hospitalized Following Dutch Warrant

Shipowner Yiannis Karageorgis, aged 66, has been arrested following an international warrant issued by Dutch authorities. He is facing charges of fraud, forgery and...

Reuters: Greek Banks Offloading Shipping Debt to Shore Up Capital

Greek banks are considering offloading part of their shipping debt portfolios worth billions of dollars in a bid to shore up their capital, Reuters...

Greek Authorities Freeze SKAI Media Owner’s Assets

Greek authorities on Wednesday proceeded with freezing the assets of businessman Yiannis Alafouzos, following tax audits that showed 50 million euros that were not...

Shipping Minister Claims Piraeus Port Sale is Not Completed

Shipping Minister Theodoros Dritsas claims that the sale of the Piraeus Port to Chinese company Cosco that was signed on Friday is not completed...

Greek Merchant Fleet Tops World Tonnage Ranking

The Greek-owned merchant fleet remains one of the world's biggest, ranking first in tankers, second in dry bulk carriers, second in LNG tankers and container...

Greek Merchant Fleet Bigger by 90 Million Tons in 7 Years

The Greek-owned merchant fleet has grown by 90 million tons in seven years, putting the country at the top of the global shipping industry,...

Greek Shipowner Gerasimos Agoudimos Dies at 76

Greek shipowner Gerasimos Agoudimos has died in Lugano, Switzerland at the age of 76, his family has announced. Agoudimos came from a shipping family of...

Circulation Tax in Greek Waters

Greece recently announced a new law that enforces taxes for circulation in sea. Anyone who thought of sailing through Greek waters this year will...

Piraeus Port Strike Sends Cruise Ships to Turkey

The continuing strike of Piraeus Port workers impedes cruise ships from docking and as a result the vessels are forced to go to Turkey,...

Greek PM Visits Iran for ‘Strategic Cooperation’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his official visit to Tehran aims at establishing economic, trade and energy ties between Iran and Greece, and...

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