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New Surveillance System to Monitor the Aegean for Athens and Brussels in Real Time

A new, state-of-the-art integrated maritime surveillance system will be developed in the Aegean Sea, as the European Internal Security Fund  has decided to grant...

Frontex Saves Sixty Migrants in the Sea off Samos, Greece

Sixty migrants who were trying to make their way to Greece as passengers aboard a dinghy were saved near the village of Agios Constantinos...

Meet the Greek Heroine Saving Lives in the Aegean

Captain Maria Konti of the Greek Coast Guard, based in Lesvos, is so busy saving the lives of migrants crossing from Turkey that she...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues 29 Migrants in Northern Aegean

The Greek Coast Guard announced on Thursday that it has rescued 29 migrants found adrift on the sea between the island of Samothraki and...

Greece To Obtain Three State-of-the-Art Coastal Patrol Boats

Greece will soon obtain three state-of-the-art coastal patrol boats, with 90 percent of their funding coming from the E.U.'s Frontex border patrol agency. According to the...

Greek Coast Guard Storms Drug-Carrying Vessel (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard, in cooperation with FRONTEX, the E.U. border and Coast Guard force, released a video on Wednesday of the moment their...

Greek, Turkish Coast Guards Vow to ‘Strengthen Cooperation’

The heads of the Greek and Turkish Coast Guards met in Piraeus on Friday to strengthen cooperation in tackling the migration flows in the Aegean...

Hero of the Aegean Who Saved Thousands of Lives Dies at 44

Kyriakos Papadopoulos, the 44-years-old lieutenant of the Hellenic Coast Guard, who became globally known for his tireless efforts to save thousands of refugees in...

Greek Firefighters and Rescuers Criticize Government on Deadly Fires Response

The head of Greek firemen federation and the leader of a coast guard rescue mission criticized the government for responding slow and misinforming the...

Greece Vows to Defend Itself after Turkish Provocation at Imia

The Greek government vowed to defend its sovereign rights following an incident early on Tuesday when a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek...

Turkish Coast Guard Rams Greek Boat Patrolling Near Imia Islets

A Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek vessel near the islets of Imia in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Greek media. There...

Dramatic Video of Greek Coast Guard Intercepting Vessel Carrying Tons of Drugs

The Greek Coast Guard released a video of the operation of the coast guard intercepting a vessel south of Crete, suspected of transporting drugs. A coast...

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