“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....

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...

Greek Shipping Loses to Italy in the Adriatic

Ships with the Greek flag are becoming less common in the Adriatic Sea, as the domination of Italian shipping is now confirmed, a Kathimerini...

Shipping Min Announces Facelift for Santorini’s Harbor

The harbor of Athinios on the island of Santorini, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece and worldwide, is to get a...

Greek Marinas Association Protest Government’s New Mooring Tax Plans

Stavros Katsikadis, president of the Greek Marinas Association (GMA) has been very outspoken about a new mooring tax that will potentially drive foreign-owned vessels...

Thessaloniki Port Authority Tender Will Sell-off Entire 67% Stake, Sources Report

Although the original plan for selling off a portion of the Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) was to reallocate only 51 percent of the stakes...

No Ferry Service as Seamen’s Union Calls for Series of New Strikes

On Saturday it was announced that ferries will not be running as the umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO will be holding a strike...

Golden Destiny Shipbrokers Reports Greek Shipowners Purchased 26 Vessels in October

According to data from Golden Destiny shipbrokers, Greek shipowners are slowly making their way back to the buying market, purchasing vessels for their fleets. The...

New COSCO Deal Creates ‘Piraeus Free Zone’ With VAT-Free Spare Parts for Shipowners

A new program offering Greek shipowners VAT-free spare parts is in the makings as the Chinese Shipping company COSCO has struck a deal with...

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...

Greece Could See Tremendous Profit from Japanese Shipping Companies Merging

On Monday three Japanese shipping companies announced their intentions to merge, which would result in creating the third largest company of shipping companies with...

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...

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