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Turkish Provocation in Andros Firing Range

On Tuesday evening, a Turkish interceptor ship entered Andros’ firing range, while the Greek Navy was performing an ongoing exercise. The Turkish ship crew claimed that “the firing range was not recognized” over the radio when a Greek frigate approached...

Joint Greek-Australian Naval Exercises to Mark Anzac Centenary

Greek Navy warship "Kountouriotis" and Royal Australian Navy ships "HMAS Success" and "HMAS Anzac" will carry out joint naval exercises in April and May to commemorate the Anzac centenary, marking the 100th anniversary since Australian and New Zealand forces participated...

42 Greek 'Norman Atlantic' Rescuers Receive Medal

The men who responded to the distress signal sent by passenger ferry “Norman Atlantic” on December 28 when it caught fire, received a medal for their service and bravery by the Greek Minister of Mercantile Marine, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, and the Greek Minister...

Burning Ferry Off Greece: 10 Dead, Fears for Dozens Missing [Video]

The number of deaths resulting from the burning ferry-boat "Norman Atlantic" has increased to ten according to the latest information emerging from the Italian Coast Guard and the country's media. In addition, increasing worries are expressed regarding the number...

Illegal Immigrant Dead After Boat Sinks Near Tilos

A boat carrying illegal immigrants sank off the coast of the Greek island of Tilos, in the Aegean Sea, due to a fire. So far the Greek Coast Guard was able to recover the body of one dead passenger,...

Greek Navy Logo Hijacked by Turkish Company

A Turkish company which engages in manufacturing and marketing of luxury yachts is using a logo that bears an uncanny resemblance that used by the Greek Navy. The Greek version includes the word Poseidon, for the Greek god of...

London Olympics Organizers ‘Sink’ Trireme Olympias For Security Reasons

Τhe organizing committee of the London 2012 Olympic Games has announced its decision to not include the trireme “Olympias” spectacle in the opening ceremony on July 27. The vessel, which is a replica of the ancient Greek warship that took...