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Report Claims Erdogan Asked Turkish Military Chiefs to Sink Greek Ship

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked his generals to sink a Greek Navy vessel, according to a report in the German daily Die Welt on Tuesday. According to the story, the Turkish leader wanted to provoke a military incident with...

Harrowing Mid-Atlantic Rescue of Greek Captain (video)

Dramatic footage from last Saturday's rescue of a 47-year-old Greek captain in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has been released by the Portuguese Air Force. The man was airlifted from the vessel Minerva Gloria, as it sailed 420 kilometers...

Pirates Attack Greek Cargo Ship Near Persian Gulf (photos)

A Greek cargo ship was attacked by armed pirates as she was sailing in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week. "Chios Freedom" was attacked by at least 12 gunmen aboard three speedboats off the coast of the United Arab...

Greek Shipping Companies Allegedly Involved in Brazilian Bribery Scandal

Brazilian authorities have accused ensnaring U.S. asphalt maker Sargeant Marine, six Greek shipping companies and a former Brazilian congressman in a wide-ranging graft probe. Brazilian authorities said they were investigating allegations that Greek shipping companies paid bribes to obtain contracts from...

Seamen Abducted by Pirates from Greek-Owned Ship off Nigerian Coast Released

Four seamen abducted by pirates from the Greek-owned, Panama-flagged tanker "Madonna 1" have been released unharmed in Nigerian territory, the shipping company announced on Wednesday. The four - three Greeks and one Filipino - were abducted in early March...

Bulgaria Greenlights Archaeological Research by Greek Ship

The Bulgarian government has issued a permit to allow an archaeological expedition in the southwestern Black Sea. The oceanographic expedition will take place from September 10 until October 14 and will be conducted by the Greek research ship "Aegaeo." The...

Police End Hostage Situation in Greek Ship Traveling to Piraeus

The passengers on the Greek ship KRITI II witnessed a terrifying experience when a women was held hostage by a man in the ship’s café area. According to the passengers, the man suddenly started yelling and causing problems. Before anyone...

Young Greek Sub-Lieutenant Goes Missing While Sailing to Mexico

Young Greek sub-lieutenant Anastasios Nakis has gone missing in Mexico since Sunday April 12, 2015. Nakis was working on merchant vessel INGRID C., owned by Greek naval company EF SHIPPING. The ship's captain and crew realized that the 22-year-old sub-lieutenant was missing...

Divers Discover Metal Linked to Mythical Island of Atlantis in Ancient Greek Shipwreck

A team of divers have discovered dozens of pieces of ancient metals from a shipwreck, aged 2,600 years, off the coast of Sicily island, in the south of Italy. According to "Archaeology Magazine," the wreck belongs to a Greek...