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Small Cargo Ship Sinks in Aspropyrgos, West of Athens

A few weeks after the sinking of Agia Zoni II tanker that caused immeasurable environmental damage to the Saronic Gulf, Greek authorities are trying to deal with a new wreck at the near-by area of Aspropyrgos. The cargo ship "Elefantas"...

“Kapetan Yannis”: The Greek Shipwreck in Scotland

Since 1974, the wreck of the Greek sugar transport ship "Kapetan Yannis " (Captain John) is located in the river Clyde in Scotland between Helensburgh and Greenock. The story of the "Kaeptan Yannis" The cargo ship "Kapetan Yannis" was built in...

Ship Carrying Undeclared Weapons to Arrive in Heraklion, Crete

A Bolivian-flagged cargo ship was escorted to Heraklion port, Crete, on Tuesday night around 4:30 am after a container with an unknown quantity of undeclared weapons was discovered on board during a Greek coast guard inspection. The ship "Hadat 1" had...

Migrant Ship with Hundreds Aboard in Distress Near Greek Island of Corfu

A “Blue Sky” cargo ship with a Moldova flag, carrying aproximately 600 illegal migrants has sent a distress signal from west of Corfu, through the European frequency 112. There are initial unconfirmed reports in Greek news, that there are armed...

Ship Runs Aground off Greek Island Mykonos

Environmental inspectors with the Greek Coast Guard have been dispatched to the Greek island of Mykonos, located in the Aegean Sea, to inspect a Turkish-flagged vessel that ran aground last Friday night and which is said to contain 200...

Pirates Abduct Greek Engineer of Cargo Ship

A Greek-owned cargo vessel was attacked on Tuesday, by a dozen armed men while sailing between Nigeria and Guinea. The pirates have abducted 2 of the crew members of Marshall Islands-flagged Althea. As reported by the Greek Shipping Ministry, the two persons...

Common Venture: From the Chinese Shipyards to the Greek Seas

Cargo ship “Common Venture” is one of the many Greek ships built in China but travelling under the Greek flag. The ship belongs to Common Progress Co. and is currently anchored at the city port of Thessaloniki after having sailed...

23-Year-Old Greek Injured on Greek-Flagged Cargo Vessel

Α 23-year-old Greek man serving as third marine engineer on the Greek flagged merchant vessel “Aegean Angel” was injured Monday inside the ship, which was travelling from Mexico to Spain. The vessel dropped anchor at the Bahamas Harbor in order...