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Victims of Agia Zoni II Oil Spill Can Now Receive Compensation

Those who suffered losses due to the pollution caused by the sinking of the Agia Zoni II oil tanker off the coast of Salamis...

Merchant Marine Minister Declares Athens Coastline Almost Oil Free

The Greek government said that the cleanup of a section of Athens coastline polluted by a large oil slick more than a month ago...

Parts of the Athens Riviera Reopened After Oil Pollution Disaster

The Greek government has announced that a large section of the Athens Riviera has been cleaned and returned to public use following the oil...

Spectacular Underwater Video of the Agia Zoni II Wreck in Saronic Gulf

Divers and specialized crews successfully pumped out all the residual fuel from the wreck of Agia Zoni II on Friday. The fuel from the small...

Pumping Oil from Hold of Sunken Tanker Polluting Saronic Gulf Restarts after 3-Day Delay

After a three-day delay, pumping oil from the hold of sunken oil tanker Agia Zoni II that polluted the Athens coastline restarted on Saturday...

Under Fire Greek Shipping Minister Admits Leaving Greece After Sinking of Tanker

Bewildered Shipping Minster Panagiotis Kouroumblis admitted that, during the first crucial hours after the sinking of the Greek tanker near Salamis, he got into a...

Greece Vows to Improve Tanker Checks after Saronic Gulf Oil Spill

The Greek government has promised urgent inspections of small coastal tankers, 11 days after an oil spill from a shipwreck left beaches on Athens'...

European Maritime Safety Agency Refutes Greek Minister’s Claim about Availability of Cleanup Ships

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) spokesperson on Wednesday said that Greece's request for cleanup ships arrived late in the evening of September 12,...

Two Arrested after Pumping Oil from Sunken Tanker that Polluted Athens Coastline

Greek authorities have arrested the captain and chief engineer of the tanker 'Lassaia' after discovering that it has been pumping oil from the shipwreck,...

Drone Footage Captures Environmental Devastation at Athenian Riviera (video)

Greek government is facing criticism for its delayed and ineffective response in the wake of the oil spill from a sunken tanker, which has spread...

Heartbreaking Images After Environmental Disaster in Salamis Island

The island of Salamis in the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens, is faced with an environmental disaster, following the sinking of a small taker...

Race Against Time to Contain Oil Spillage in Saronic Gulf After Tanker Sinks

Greek authorities are battling to contain pollution in the Saronic Gulf; just south of Athens, after a small tanker sank in the early hours...

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