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Greek Shipowners Place Orders for 85 New Vessels

Greek shipowners have placed orders for 85 new vessels in the past year, according to an encouraging report released today by the Union of Greek Shipowners. These mavens of the shipping industry have invested more than $9 billion recently in...

Capital Link’s Hong Kong Maritime Forum Focuses on Global Trade, Pandemic Issues

The second annual Hong Kong Maritime Forum, titled “Hong Kong - Global Industry & Thought Leadership: Building on Tradition & Innovation” took place on December 1, bringing business leaders together to address the pressing trade issues of our times. Held for...

Mine Explosion Off Saudi Arabia Damages Greek-managed Tanker

An explosion from a floating mine has caused damage to an oil tanker which is managed by a Greek concern, in the Red Sea off Shuqaiq, Saudi Arabia. The mine, thought to be related to the ongoing hostilities in Yemen, damaged...

Greek Tanker Owners Still Dominate Shipping World Despite "Catastrophic" 2020

The economic publication New Money rates Greek shipowners as still the most dominant group in the world of shipping, according to a new article, despite the widespread economic devastation wreaked by the coronavirus lockdowns this year. Despite acknowledging that shipping as...

Gigantic Greek Container Ship is Largest Vessel to Pass Through Panama Canal

The enormous container ship called the "Neopanamax TRITON," owned by the Greek shipping company Costamare, is now the largest vessel to transit the Panama Canal since its expansion in 2016. The container ship is 51.2 meters (168 feet) wide, and...

Greek Investors Take Part in Global Shipping Forum

A major shipping conference involving Greek industry experts has taken place in Shanghai, attracting over 400 delegates. The Third Annual Capital Link International Shipping Forum – China, explored how international and Chinese shipowners, leasing firms, and industry players can benefit from...

Greek Shipping Dominates Capital Link Forum in Athens

The opportunities and challenges facing Greek shipping were the subject of a high-level conference held recently in Athens. The 9th Annual Greek Shipping Forum organized by Capital Link provided a comprehensive review of current trends and outlook of the global...

Greek-Owned Fleet Worth More Than Japan's, China's – Report

Greece has always been a maritime nation but new data reveal how its fleet of ships is now worth more than that of Japan and economic powerhouse China. With an owned fleet worth just shy of $100 billion, Greece tops...