Greek Shipping Dominates World Despite Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite the coronavirus crisis that has affected the entire world, Greece remains among the top five ship-owning nations -- along with China, Japan, Singapore...

Boat with 50 Migrants is Brought to Rhodes

A boat with about 50 migrants has being towed to the port of Rhodes, completing the rescue operation that started on Thursday night. Initially, an...
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Dramatic Scenes as Greek Ferry Saves 4-Year-Old Adrift at Sea

A passing Greek ferry rescued a small child that was floating adrift in the open sea near the port of Rio, east of the...

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...

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