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BoG Governor Stournaras Warns: High Taxation a Danger for Greek Economy

High tax rates are a danger to economic activity in the country, Yannis Stournaras, the Bank of Greece's governor said on Tuesday. In a speech...

Meet the Greek Woman in Charge of an 82,000 Ton Vessel

Stella Frantzeskaki; a Greek woman from Crete, is a rare breed and one of the few female captains of a cargo ship, in the...

Thirteen Greeks on LLoyd’s Top 100 List

Thirteen Greeks are on Lloyd's Top 100 List of most influential personalities in the competitive shipping industry. John Angelicoussis is at number 5 of the list,...

Greece Leads in Shipping, 13 Greeks Among Top 100 Ship Owners

Greece continues to be on top of worldwide shipping in 2015, while 13 Greek shipowners are among the 100 most important in the industry. According...

Greek Ferry Companies Seeking to Move Abroad

The economic and political uncertainty in Greece is forcing many Greek shipping companies to consider moving their ferries to other seas. Recent political developments, capital...

Bailout Reforms Put Heavy Pressure on Greece’s Shipping Industry

Greece's world-leading shipping industry is coming under increasing pressure to carry a big part of the new taxes the new bailout agreement requires. The Greek...

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...

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...

Greek Merchant Fleet Gains Despite Crisis

The Greek-managed merchant fleet has retained its strength and competitiveness this year, increasing its capacity in spite of the ongoing global financial crisis, reports...

Greek Shipping Number One in the World

Due to constant investments, which have drastically reduced the average "life expectancy" of Greek ships, the merchant fleet has increased its transport efficiency, exceeding...

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