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Greek Shipping is First in The World in Vessel Value

The Greek shipping has risen to first place in the world as measured by the value of its vessels, the ''VesselsValue'' data company announced earlier this week. Shipping vessels owned by Greek companies reached $105 billion (€92 billion) in value in...

Port of Piraeus Hosts Its Largest Ship Ever (video)

The largest container ship which has ever docked in Piraeus arrived in Greece's largest port on Monday. The behemoth belongs to the Chinese conglomerate COSCO. The COSCO Shipping Line's "Nebula" was delivered to its owners in October of 2018. It can carry more...

Greek Island Port Expected to Top 95,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals

Chania port in Crete is expecting the number of cruise passengers to top the 95,000 mark for the first eight months of 2018. The data, reported by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, say cruise passengers arriving through the port of Souda...

Turkey Launches Investigation of Libyan-Bound Ship Seized by Greece

Turkish officials are investigating a report that a Libyan-bound vessel which departed from Turkey was seized by the Greek Coast Guard due to it allegedly carrying explosives to Libya, Turkey’s Embassy in Tripoli announced on Jan. 12. The embassy, quoted...

Greek Coastguard Seizes Ship with Explosives Heading for Libya

Authorities have seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya and carrying materials used to make explosives, according to the Greek coastguard. The vessel "Andromeda" was detected sailing near Aghios Nikolaos, on the island of Crete on Saturday. Authorities found 29...

Greek Emergency Services Rescue 12 Seamen Near Mykonos (video)

Greek emergency services rescued 12 seamen that were stranded after their ship run aground a rocky islet near Mykonos on Friday. The men survived the night taking refuge in a rocky cave on the islet before they were rescued on...

Tons of Cannabis Found on Vessel South of Crete

A Tanzania-flagged vessel that was intercepted by the Coast Guard south of the island of Crete, was loaded with approximately 7 tons of processed cannabis. If the amount of cannabis is confirmed then it would be one of the largest...

Boat at Piraeus Port Tips in the Water [video]

Several minutes before noon, an alert was signaled in E4 pier at Piraeus Port, as the ship "Panagia Tinou" that was tied at the dock, started to tip and sink. The inclination of the ship has been partially restored thanks to...

Greece's Most Powerful Cargo Ship Owners

Recent reports show that the global economic crisis has negatively impacted the navy industry and especially the commercial transport via cargo ships. However, according to newmoney.gr, Greece remains one of the top players in the commercial transport through cargo ships,...

Alleged Location of Syrian Chemical Weapons Destruction Revealed

According to the Greek site koutipandoras.gr, the secret location of Cape Ray, the ghost ship on which the Syrian chemicals will be destroyed, is no longer secret. The alleged location of the ship on which the hydrolysis process to destroy...