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Greek Parliament to Vote on Extension of Territorial Waters in Ionian Sea

A bill to extend the territorial waters of Greece westwards was brought to the Greek Parliament on Friday. The bill is titled "To establish the width of the territorial zone in the marine area of the Ionian and the Ionian...

Greece Extends Territorial Waters Westwards

Greece territorial waters will be extended further in the Ionian Sea the Greek authorities announced on Sunday with the publication of the presidential decree on the closing of bays and drawing of straight baselines in the western maritime area. The...

Storm "Ianos" Will Bring Severe Weather to Greece Through the Weekend

A series of storms, named "Ianos," will begin affecting Greece starting on Thursday. The region of Attica will be especially hard hit by these first major rainstorms of autumn. The weather pattern stems from storms brewing in the central Mediterranean...

"Greece is Growing" as it Extends Sovereignty to 12 Miles in the Ionian Sea

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Wednesday that the country will extend its territorial waters from 6 to 12 nautical miles in the Ionian Sea. Mitsotakis was speaking during a debate on Greece’s maritime boundaries agreements with Egypt and Italy....

WWII Submarine Wreck Lying in Greece's Ionian Sea Cleared of Fishing Nets

A group of professional divers removed the fishing gear that was covering a British World War II submarine which is laying at a depth of 52 meters in the area between the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos in the...

July 25, 1893: Corinth Canal Inaugurated in Greece

July 25, 1893, marks the day of the inauguration of the Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek State that changed maritime activity. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the canal connects the...