Greek Coastguard Seizes Ship with Explosives Heading for Libya

Authorities have seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya and carrying materials used to make explosives, according to the Greek coastguard. The vessel "Andromeda" was...

Greek Emergency Services Rescue 12 Seamen Near Mykonos (video)

Greek emergency services rescued 12 seamen that were stranded after their ship run aground a rocky islet near Mykonos on Friday. The men survived the...

Two of the Top 10 Greek Shipping Magnates are Women

Angeliki Frangou Two Greek women, Angeliki Frangou and Despina Panagiotou Theodosiou, are among the top ten women in the shipping industry for 2017, according to...

Seven Greek Shipowners at Top of Lloyd’s International List

Greek shipping continues to be at the top of the world, despite the economic crisis that continues to plague Greece. According to Lloyd's List, Greek...

Tons of Cannabis Found on Vessel South of Crete

A Tanzania-flagged vessel that was intercepted by the Coast Guard south of the island of Crete, was loaded with approximately 7 tons of processed...

BoG Governor Stournaras Warns: High Taxation a Danger for Greek Economy

High tax rates are a danger to economic activity in the country, Yannis Stournaras, the Bank of Greece's governor said on Tuesday. In a speech...

Sunken Tanker ‘Agia Zoni II’ Raised from Aegean Seabed (photos)

An operation to raise the sunken tanker "Agia Zoni II" - responsible for the oil spill that polluted large stretches of the coastline in...

Averof Battlleship Wins Lloyd’s List “Ship of the Year Award 2017”

Battleship "G. Averof" won the "Ship of the Year Award 2017" at the 14th Annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner. The...

Christina Onassis: The Short Life of an Unfortunate Heiress

On a warm South American night 29 years ago, on November 19, 1988, Christina Onassis, golden heiress of the Onassis fortune passed away in...

Greece Leads Global Fleet in Cargo Ships

Greece leads the world fleet in cargo carrying capacity with 309 million of deadweight tonnage(dwt), with Japan, China, Germany and Singapore completing the top...

Captain of Greek Frigate Discharged over Saronic Gulf Fiasco

The Greek Navy has announced that both the governor and the shipping manager of the frigate "Kanaris" which ran aground, would be replaced. The High...

Meet the Greek Woman in Charge of an 82,000 Ton Vessel

Stella Frantzeskaki; a Greek woman from Crete, is a rare breed and one of the few female captains of a cargo ship, in the...

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