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...

Ferry Boat With 190 People Runs Aground off Santorini

A ferry boat with 190 passengers on board ran aground off Santorini island in the Aegean Sea early on May 3, the Greek Coast...

Greek Seamen Suspend Strikes for Easter Holiday

Striking Greek seamen will suspend any further industrial action to avoid disrupting ferry and freight services during the Easter holiday, their union said Wednesday. The...

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...

Greek Seamen Continue Strike

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Union (PNO) decided to extend its ongoing strike for one more day and immobilize ships from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April...

Seamen to Drop Anchor Over Unpaid Wages

The executive board of the Panhellenic Seamen's Union (PNO) decided on Friday to immobilize ships whose owners owe back-pay to their employees. The measure...

Luxurious Greek Yachts Remain Unsold

Many luxurious yachts belonging to Greek tycoons remain unsold, many of which were built by some of Greece's most famous. The luxurious past of...

Greece Wants Greek Ship-Owners to Contribute More

According to Posidonia Exhibitions SA, Greek ship-owners set a new record of orders to shipbuilding companies in 2013. The number of orders made by...

Greek Shipowners Consider New Tax Unconstitutional

The Finance Ministry tax initiative that tripled the capacity tax on all vessels in Greece has caused the intense reaction of the Greek Shipowners Union. The...

Piraeus, Fastest Growing Port in 2013

The total number of containers handled in 2013 at the port of Piraeus exceeded all expectations, making Greece’s largest port the fastest growing in...

Greek Fleet One of the Best in the World

Greek shipowner companies are extremely busy during the first month of 2014, buying second-hand ships and also ordering newly manufactured ones to further increase...

First Cruise Liner of 2014 Berths at Piraeus

  The first cruise liner of 2014 to arrive at the Greek harbor of Piraeus was the Costa Deliziosa with 2,890 passengers. The administration of Piraeus...

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