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Dramatic Rescue of Sailboat Caught in Storm Near Athens

The Greek Coast Guard rescued four people on board a sailboat which had been caught in rough seas and winds of 8 to 9...
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Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen Off Islets of Imia (video)

A video showing two Turkish Coast Guard vessels harassing a Greek fishing boat near the Greek islet of Imia was released by the Greek...

Greek Sailor Kidnapped by Pirates Returns Home

A Greek sailor who was kidnapped by pirates off the Western African Republic of Togo 40 days ago, emotionally reunited with his family on...

Greek Authorities Rescue Crew of Liberia-Flagged Vessel Adrift off Sagri, Lesvos

Greece's Coast Guard have saved all the crewmembers of a Liberia-flagged vessel that was floating completely adrift between the islands of Lesvos and Skyros...

The Greek Tragedy of Christina Onassis: The Short Life of an Unhappy Heiress

On a warm South American night 31 years ago, on November 19, 1988, Christina Onassis, the golden heiress of the Onassis shipping fortune, died...

China’s COSCO Plans to Make Piraeus the Largest Port in Europe

China's Cosco Group shipping giant plans to invest around $1 billion in Greece’s Port of Piraeus to help turn the ancient harbor into a...

Cyprus-Greece Ferry Link to be Relaunched in 2020

Cypriot Deputy Minister of Shipping, Natasa Pilides told parliament that a passenger ferry between Cyprus and Greece is expected to begin in May 2020...

Mystery Deepens Over Destination of Iranian Tanker Originally Bound for Greece

An Iranian tanker pursued by the US is no longer on record as being bound for either Greece or Turkey, shipping data showed on...

Greece Decides it Will Not Assist Iranian Oil Tanker After US Warning

The re-named Iranian oil tanker "Adrian Darya 1," originally the "Grace 1" Greece will not help the Iranian tanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria, which is...

Greece’s Shipping Dominates in Europe, in High Demand Worldwide

Greek shipping dominates in the European Union with 53 percent of vessels belonging to Greek tycoons, while at the same time Greek ships account...

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...

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