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Libra’s Lomar Shipping Acquires German Firm Carl Büttner

Lomar Shipping, a maritime subsidiary of Libra Group, has acquired the Bremen, Germany-based shipping firm, Carl Büttner (CB). The acquisition of the 166-year-old shipowner and manager—known for its technical management expertise and strong maritime legacy—is Lomar's most recent step to...

Seleni Institute Honored at Blue Dream Gala

The Seleni Institute, a non-profit dedicated to improving the emotional health of families during the family-building years, was honored at the Blue Dream Gala held last week in Southampton, New York. The gala featured a performance by Greek pop star...

Electric Aircraft to Revolutionize Travel and Protect Ecosystem in Greece

Electric aircraft to be acquired by Aria Hotels, one of the hospitality subsidiaries of the Libra Group, will offer a new traveling experience in Greece. Starting around 2026 and in partnership with LCI Aviation, a sister company within the Libra...

Libra Group Names Manos Kouligkas CEO; George Logothetis Executive Chairman

The Board of Directors of the Libra Group, a privately-owned international business group whose subsidiaries own and operate assets in nearly sixty countries, has announced the appointment of Manos Kouligkas as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), elevating Chairman and CEO...

Santorini Hotel Ranked Among World’s Top 3

Grace Hotel Santorini has been recognized as the second best hotel in the world by acclaimed travel media brand Travel & Leisure.

Libra Group Makes Strategic Acquisition of US Shipyard

Americraft Marine, a subsidiary of the Libra Group, acquired St. Johns Ship Building, a full-service marine facility specializing in constructing and repairing Jones Act-compliant vessels, according to an announcement by the Group. The ships constructed and repaired at St. Johns...

Envolve Award Greece Highlights Promising Start-Ups for 2022

Envolve Entrepreneurship, the non-profit empowering Greece's start-up ecosystem by providing education, resources, and monetary prizes to entrepreneurs, announced on Wednesday the three winners of the Envolve Award Greece. This is the tenth year of the program, which was created in...

“Hope is Free”: The Inspiring Speech by Libra Group’s George Logothetis

Chairman and CEO of Libra Group George Logothetis delivered a truly inspiring speech recently at the 2022 One To World Fulbright Awards Dinner in New York. Logothetis, who leads the international business group whose subsidiaries own and operate assets in...

Libra Group Empowers Colombian Indians to Create Sustainable Village Safeguarding Sierra Nevada

Greenwood Energy, the Latin American renewable energy subsidiary of the Greek-owned Libra Group, and the Confederación Indígena Tayrona (CIT), the organization of the Arhuaco people from Colombia, announced the launch of the Terra Initiative, a utility-scale solar project in...

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...