Greece’s Piraeus Bank Explores Asian Pacific Partner for Shipping Financing

Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest lender, announced last week that it is exploring a potential strategic partnership opportunity with a major Asian Pacific financial conglomerate,...

Greek Ferries to Remain Docked on Wednesday Due to Industrial Action

The Hellenic Seamens' Federation (PNO) has declared a 24-hour strike on July 3 amid a labor dispute with passenger shipping operators. Greek islands will be...

New Ferry Service Connects Mainland Greece with Turkey (video)

Ferry services between Smyrna's (Izmir) Cesme district and the Lavrio port, near Athens began Sunday with a special ceremony at the Turkish Port. It is...

Greek Shipowners On Alert After Oman Tanker Attacks

Greek shipowners, who control close to 25 percent of the world tanker fleet, are on alert following the attacks on two tankers belonging to...

Greek Ports to Welcome More than 5 Million Cruise Passengers this Summer

Greek ports are expected to welcome more than five million cruise passengers this summer, breaking last year’s record, according to Greece’s Union of Cruise...

Greek Archaeological Council Derails Cosco’s Investment Plan for Piraeus

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) derailed the multi-million euro investment program of China’s Cosco Shipping consortium on Tuesday, ruling that some proposed projects at the port...

Turkish Company Launches Ferry Services Between Athens and Izmir

Ferryboat services between the Greek coastal town of Lavrion, near Athens, and Cesme, near Turkey's Izmir, will begin as of June 2, 2019, according...

Greek Fleet Slightly Reduced in Size During 2018, Data Reveals

The Greek-owned fleet and the number of vessels under the Greek flag were slightly reduced during the last twelve months, according to data included...

Cosco’s Investment Plan for Piraeus Under Threat

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) will make a last-ditch attempt on March 10 to convince the Greek government to unblock the 580-million-euro ($650 million-dollar)...

Greek Shipowners Agree to Pay €75 Million Annually to Greek State

The Greek Prime Minister’s office issued a statement on Wednesday in which it announced that the Greek Shipowners Association has reached a new agreement...

Key Players in Shipping Gather in Greece for Capital Link Forum

The tenth annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum held in Athens last week attracted 1,200 key players in the shipping industry, including influential members...

Athens Hosts Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum

The 10th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum opens in Athens on Friday at the Hilton Athens Hotel. The Forum was established in cooperation with the...

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