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...

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...

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