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Greek Beaches Clear of 2017 Saronic Oil Spill, Tests Show

Tests have revealed that the waters of Greece's Saronic Gulf are free of pollutants following last year's Agia Zoni II oil spill, local authorities...

Exploring Greece’s Saronic Islands: Salamina

Salamina (or Salami) is the largest island in the Saronic Gulf, the closest one to Athens, and is endowed with impressive natural beauty, a magnificent...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...
Coastline (Courtesy of Sarokinos Municipality).

Greek Municipality Releases Amazing ‘Great Escape’ Video

Saronikos, one of the most historic municipalities of Attica, has just released a new tourism video, promoting the area as the true Athens city...

Sunken Tanker ‘Agia Zoni II’ Raised from Aegean Seabed (photos)

An operation to raise the sunken tanker "Agia Zoni II" - responsible for the oil spill that polluted large stretches of the coastline in...

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...

Greek Navy Frigate Detached from Shallow Waters in Saronic Gulf (video)

The Greek Navy managed to detach the frigate "Kanaris" from shallow waters where it ran aground on Thursday, near the islet Atalanti, in the...

Greek Navy Frigate Runs Aground Near Psyttaleia Island

The Greek Navy Frigate Kanaris ran aground near Psyttaleia island in the Saronic Gulf early in the morning on Thursday; no injuries or serious...

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...

Small Cargo Ship Sinks in Aspropyrgos, West of Athens

A few weeks after the sinking of Agia Zoni II tanker that caused immeasurable environmental damage to the Saronic Gulf, Greek authorities are trying...

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...

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