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...

Greeks Taking Over Lloyd’s List

The British newspaper Lloyd’s List has published its list of the top 100 most important entrepreneurs in the world of shipping. John Angelicoussis, head...

Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia at a Stalemate

The Merchant Marine Academy of Macedonia, Greece, has reached an operational stalemate. The facilities that are right now accommodating about a thousand students and...

New Ferry Link: Cyprus to Greece

  Cyprus’ Government opts for the opportunity to create a ferry line that will link Cyprus and Greece and pushes towards this direction. “We are...

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...

Marine Circulation Taxes

The Minister of Mercantile Marine–Miltiadis Varvitsiotis--presented the new regulation for circulation tax on pleasure crafts comparing it to road tax. While justifying this amendment...

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