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Greek Northern Port Aspires to Become Energy Hub After Bulgaria Deal

The leaders of Greece and Bulgaria signed a deal on Monday in Athens that will allow Bulgaria to participate in a planned liquefied natural gas terminal at the port of Alexandroupolis in northeastern Greece. The project, which has strong support...

Army Officer Becomes the Latest Coronavirus Victim in Greece

A 46-year-old Army officer infected with Covid-19 has died at an Alexandroupolis hospital, in north-eastern Greece, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country to 23. The total number of cases in the country stands at 821. Reports say...

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmer: America Stands in Solidarity with Greece

The U.S. State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Matthew Palmer, declared on Saturday from the border city of Alexandroupolis that "We are here to underscore our firm commitment to this project, to...

EU Leaders in Greece Inspect Borders from Above as Tensions Continue

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was at the Alexandroupolis airport on Tuesday to welcome President of the European Council Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Parliament President David Sassoli, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas...

Northern Greek Port of Alexandroupolis Hosts Its First-Ever US Navy Vessel (video)

The newly expanded port of Alexandroupolis, in northeastern Greece, hosted its first American warship on Tuesday. The USNS Carson City, with a 90-member crew, docked at the port as a result of the signing of the Greece-US Defense Cooperation Agreement...

Greek Government Announces Measures to Improve Samothrace Transport

The Greek government announced five measures on Monday afternoon which it hopes will address the problem of transportation between the island of Samothrace and the port of Alexandroupolis on the Greek mainland. The government announced steps to deal with the issue following...

Government Meeting on Monday to Solve Samothrace Transportation Breakdown

Greece's State Minister George Gerapetritis will chair a meeting of ministers in Athens at Maximos Mansion on Monday to try to resolve the issue of transportation on the island of Samothrace, that left hundreds of tourists unable to reach...

Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been placed temporarily on the coastal avenue of Alexandroupolis. The exquisite, white marble sculpture will be...

Greece's Gas Company Signs Major Deal For Alexandroupolis' Terminal (Photos)

Greece's Public Gas Company (DEPA) signed a deal with Gastrade S.A. for a LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal in Alexandroupolis on the sidelines of the Southeast Europe Energy Forum. The forum was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in...