Greek Shipowners on Lloyd’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List

Thirteen Greek shipowners are featured in LLoyd's list of the "100 Most Influential People in Shipping" for 2014. Greek shipping is on top again as the...

Piraeus Port Authority and Cosco Sign New 230-Million-Euro Agreement

Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) and Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT), part of Chinese company Cosco Pacific Limited, signed today a new revised agreement which envisages a...

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...

Record of Containers at Piraeus Port in July

A record number of containers were processed in July at Terminal 1, which is run by the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP). A total of...

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...

Queen Elizabeth in Piraeus Port

One of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world, Queen Elizabeth, laid anchor in the Greek port of Piraeus. The ship was named by Queen Elizabeth of...

Greek Summer Sales Shopping Activity Low

Retail sales were lower during the second week of the summer discount season compared to the first week, according to a Greek commerce confederation...

Strike at Cosco Dock in Greece Ends

On Friday, employees at the container terminal at the port of Piraeus run by Chinese shipping giant COSCO, went on strike. On Saturday, the company...

Appeals Court Finds Captain & Ship’s Officer of ‘Sea Diamond’ Guilty

A Piraeus Appeals Court on Friday issued its ruling for the case of the cruise ship 'Sea Diamond,' which sank near the island of Santorini,...

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...

Top 10 Greek Shipowners

As 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...

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...

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