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Greek Shipping Legend, Philip Embiricos, Dies at 78

Greek shipping magnate Philip Alexander Embiricos Coumoundouros died peacefully in Paris on November 20. He was 78 years old. Embiricos was the director of Embiricos Shipbrokers UK, served as President of BIMCO from 2007-2009, and was for many years on...

Onassis vs. Niarchos: The Battle of the Legendary Greek Tycoons

Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos, the two Greek tycoons, had two completely different personalities, but one common destiny -- to shape the 20th century in Greece. Aristotle Onassis was born in 1906 in Smyrna, at a time when the city...

Greece's Shipping Dominates in Europe, in High Demand Worldwide

Greek shipping dominates in the European Union with 53 percent of vessels belonging to Greek tycoons, while at the same time Greek ships account for 21 percent of the global fleet, according to Naftemporiki newspaper. The figures come from the...

Luxurious Greek Yachts Remain Unsold

Many luxurious yachts belonging to Greek tycoons remain unsold, many of which were built by some of Greece's most famous. The luxurious past of these yachts and their historic connection with the famous Greek tycoons doesn't seem to have...

ΝΥ Τimes Report: Economic Crisis Brings Insecurity to Wealthy Greeks

One of the biggest economic problems in Greece is tax evasion. Not only did ordinary people do their best to avoid paying some or even all of their taxes, but also the rich and prosperous were expanding their fortunes...