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20 Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, however, there are some facts that very few people are aware of.

Greek Shipowners Rule Global LNG Carrier Market

Greek shipowners control more than 22% of the global liquid natural gas (LNG) carrier fleet in deadweight tonnage terms, says a new report from the consultancy firm VesselsValue. The report says that the Greek-owned fleet consists of 135 LNG tankers,...

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 five. Together, these five countries have a market share of 49.5 percent of dwt, according to...

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 2017. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, sales data of new and used liquid cargo ships...

Greek Merchant Fleet Bigger by 90 Million Tons in 7 Years

The Greek-owned merchant fleet has grown by 90 million tons in seven years, putting the country at the top of the global shipping industry, according to Clarksons Platou shipbrokers data. Since 2010, the ships' Greek owners added 89.3 million gross...

Greek Shipowners on Lloyd's '100 Most Influential People' List

Thirteen Greek shipowners are featured in LLoyd's list of the "100 Most Influential People in Shipping" for 2014. Greek shipping is on top again as the Greek-owned fleet is the largest in the world in gross tonnage, ahead of China and...

Top 10 Greek Shipowners

As the Greek-owned merchant fleet remains one of the world’s biggest, ranking first in tankers, second in dry bulk carriers, second in LNG tankers and container ships, Greek ship-owners see their investments skyrocket. One in five ships under construction belong...

Greece's Flying Firefighter Fleet in 'Borderline Condition'

The condition of Greek airborne firefighting fleet after 40 years of services was described as “almost borderline” by the Greek Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias. “Air forces are making major efforts to maintain the planes in a good state but...

Greek Merchant Fleet Tops World Tonnage Ranking

The Greek-owned merchant fleet remains one of the world's biggest, ranking first in tankers, second in dry bulk carriers, second in LNG tankers and container ships. The Greek-owned fleet has managed to compete directly with big shipping countries such as China and...

Greek Shipping Number One in the World

Due to constant investments, which have drastically reduced the average "life expectancy" of Greek ships, the merchant fleet has increased its transport efficiency, exceeding 264 million tons (dwt). For this reason, Greek shipping has been included among the most effective...