Greek Sailor Dead in Fire on Cargo Ship in the Arabian Sea

A 55-year old Greek sailor died and another member of the crew was injured during a fire on a Greek-flagged cargo ship on Wednesday...

MSC Cruises Restarts Cruises with Three Greek Port Destinations

MSC Cruises on Friday announced the restart of its sea cruises in the Mediterranean from August 22, with the operation of two out of...

Shipowner Panagiotis Laimos Passes Away at 88

Shipowner Panagiotis Laimos passed away at the age of 88, after being hospitalized at Evangelismos Hospital in Athens. His funeral took place on Friday at...

July 25, 1893: Corinth Canal Inaugurated in Greece

July 25, 1893, marks the day of the inauguration of the Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek...
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Turkish Fishing Trawlers Spotted Off Mykonos

At least three Turkish trawlers were spotted fishing just a couple of nautical miles off the coast of Mykonos, in the central Aegean, on...

Greece, Israel to Co-Produce Next Generation Navy Corvette

The firms ΟΝΕΧ Νeorion Shipyards and Israel Shipyards Ltd have signed an agreement on the co-production of the "Themistocles" corvette ship, the Syros Island-based...

US Lifts Sanctions on Greek Tankers After Pledge to Respect Venezuelan Embargo

The US Ambassador to Athens welcomed the announcement by the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) to cooperate with the United States' sanctions on Venezuela...

Piraeus Becomes Top Container Port in Entire Mediterranean

Greece's port of Piraeus has now become the Mediterranean’s top container-handling port, it was reported on May 19. The port, located just outside Athens, handled...

Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen in New Video

Two Turkish Coast Guard vessels harassed a Greek fishing boat off the island of Oinousses, near Chios in the eastern Aegean in the most...

Greek Passenger Ferries to Resume Nationwide Service May 18

In one more sign of the country returning to normalcy, passenger ferry service will resume throughout Greece on Monday, May 18. However, new guidelines include...

Athens to Reintroduce Ferry Connection Between Greece and Cyprus

The Greek authorities have recently given the green light for the reintroduction of a ferry connection between mainland Greece and Cyprus, a line that...

Key Players in Shipping Industry to Gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum

Key players in the shipping industry, including influential members of the financial community such as commercial and investment bankers, will gather in Athens on...

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