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Iran Seizes Control of Two Greek Ships in Persian Gulf

Iran took control of two Greek ships in the Persian Gulf on Friday one day after Greece aided the US in seizing a cargo of crude oil from an Iranian oil tanker in the Mediterranean. The country's Revolutionary Guard announced...

Greek Ship That Disappeared 63 Years Ago Found on Aegean Seabed

A Greek ship that disappeared without sending an SOS in 1959 was discovered at the bottom of the Aegean Sea off Makronissos island recently. The "Three Hierarchs," which sank on February 14, 1959, was discovered at a depth of 87.2...

Haunting Video Emerges of Greek Destroyer Sunk in 1941

A team of Greek divers recently explored the wreck of Greek destroyer "Hydra," which was sunk by the Germans in 1941 in the Saronic Gulf, south of Athens. Divers Errikos Kranidiotis and Stelios Stamatakis captured the haunting images of the...

Dramatic Footage of Greek Ship on Fire Off Vancouver Island, Canada

Canada's Coast Guard announced on Wednesday that the Greek-owned ship Zim Kingston has lost over 100 containers off the coast of Vancouver Island after listing in bad weather. Gillian Oliver, the Coast Guard’s advanced-planning unit leader, announced that waters were...

Greek Ship Crew Returns Home after 15 Month China Sea Ordeal

Seven Greek crew members of the Greek-owned ship Angelic Power landed in Athens after 15 months of detainment onboard.

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...