Tons of Cannabis Found on Vessel South of Crete

A Tanzania-flagged vessel that was intercepted by the Coast Guard south of the island of Crete, was loaded with approximately 7 tons of processed...

BoG Governor Stournaras Warns: High Taxation a Danger for Greek Economy

High tax rates are a danger to economic activity in the country, Yannis Stournaras, the Bank of Greece's governor said on Tuesday. In a speech...

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...

Averof Battlleship Wins Lloyd’s List “Ship of the Year Award 2017”

Battleship "G. Averof" won the "Ship of the Year Award 2017" at the 14th Annual Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner. The...

Christina Onassis: The Short Life of an Unfortunate Heiress

On a warm South American night 29 years ago, on November 19, 1988, Christina Onassis, golden heiress of the Onassis fortune passed away in...

Greece Leads Global Fleet in Cargo Ships

Greece leads the world fleet in cargo carrying capacity with 309 million of deadweight tonnage(dwt), with Japan, China, Germany and Singapore completing the top...

Captain of Greek Frigate Discharged over Saronic Gulf Fiasco

The Greek Navy has announced that both the governor and the shipping manager of the frigate "Kanaris" which ran aground, would be replaced. The High...

Meet the Greek Woman in Charge of an 82,000 Ton Vessel

Stella Frantzeskaki; a Greek woman from Crete, is a rare breed and one of the few female captains of a cargo ship, in the...

Shipwreck Raised from the Bottom of the Aegean (photos)

On Monday, the company Megatugs & Smit, successfully completed the operation of raising the stern of the freighter "Cabrera". The freighter had run aground and...

Greek Tanker Fleet Expands and Remains Globally Dominant

Greece's control of international waters in regards to tanker ships is growing, as the largest fleet globally has also shown the greatest expansion rate in...

Turkey Lifts Ban on Turkish Ships Sailing to Greek Islands

Turkey's ban on Turkish ships sailing to the Greek islands has been lifted following a meeting between Greek Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis and Turkish...

Spectacular Underwater Video of the Agia Zoni II Wreck in Saronic Gulf

Divers and specialized crews successfully pumped out all the residual fuel from the wreck of Agia Zoni II on Friday. The fuel from the small...

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