Greece Could Become Global Maritime Capital, Says New Report

The Greek shipping industry is adapting to become a leading global maritime hub says a report by auditors Ernst & Young (E&Y), which outlines...

Greek Shipyard Faces Liquidation

Chinese state involvement in Greece's maritime sector could intensify after an Athens court ruled the liquidation of Hellenic Shipyards in Skaramagas could go ahead. Cosco, which...

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...

Watch Moment Cargo Vessel Crashes into Chalkis Bridge [Video]

Cargo vessel Madares collided with the old bridge in Chalkis, Evia, at around 12:45 am (Greek local time) on Friday, May 13. At the time...

Prime Minister Tsipras Says End of Review to End Recessionary Cycle

The conclusion of the review of Greece's program will end the great recessionary cycle of recent years and open up a new chapter for...

Mounting Problems for Greek Shipowners with Small Fleets

  Greek shipowners with small fleets are gradually being squeezed out of competition, suggests recent data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority. According to the “Ethnos” newspaper, Greek...

Greek Summer Sales Shopping Activity Low

Retail sales were lower during the second week of the summer discount season compared to the first week, according to a Greek commerce confederation...

Stavros Niarchos: The Greek Shipping Tycoon and His Enduring Legacy

Stavros Niarchos, 3 July 1909 – 16 April 1996, was a self-made businessman of immense wealth with an exceptional ability to make money. After his...

The Heart of European Shipping Beats in Piraeus

Maritime industry representatives, the officials who formulate maritime policy in Europe's ports, will arrive at the port of Piraeus from May 28 to 31, to celebrate the European...

Superyacht Catches Fire and Sinks in Ionian Sea

Superyacht Koi sunk in the Ionian waters, after catching fire early morning of September 9th. According to reports from a Greek coast guard, the 35-metre Koi...

Opening of Posidonia 2014 Shipping Exhibition in Greece

Today, June 2, the most prestigious maritime exhibition, Posidonia 2014, open its doors at the Metropolitan Expo Centre, near Athens International Airport. The exhibition...

Piraeus, Fastest Growing Port in 2013

The total number of containers handled in 2013 at the port of Piraeus exceeded all expectations, making Greece’s largest port the fastest growing in...

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