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Northern Greek Port of Alexandroupolis Hosts Its First-Ever US Navy Vessel (video)

The newly expanded port of Alexandroupolis, in northeastern Greece, hosted its first American warship on Tuesday. The USNS Carson City, with a 90-member crew, docked at the port as a result of the signing of the Greece-US Defense Cooperation Agreement...

Jaw-Dropping Scenes As Massive Cruise Ship Passes Through Corinth Canal

The largest ship to ever pass through the narrow Corinth Canal in southern Greece amazed both the fortunate passengers on board and spectators along the Canal on Wednesday morning. The MS Braemar cruise ship, belonging to the UK-based Fred. Olsen...

Greece Calls for Release of Seized Ship in Show of Support for Britain

The Foreign Ministry of Greece issued a statement on Tuesday evening calling for the immediate release of a British-flagged ship seized as it passed through the Straits of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The Greek authorities called for the immediate...

At Least Seven Dead as Migrant Dinghy Capsizes off Lesvos, Greece

A new tragedy involving refugees and migrants took place in the early hours of Tuesday off the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos, in the northeast Aegean Sea. At least seven individuals have been confirmed dead so far. A dinghy...

US Navy Destroyer Docks in Piraeus (video)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher arrived in Piraeus on Saturday for a scheduled port visit. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Command states the visit serves “to enhance U.S.-Greece relations as the two allies work together for a stable, secure,...

The World's Largest Residential Yacht Spotted off Greece (video)

The largest private residential ship on the planet, christened "The World", which is home to only 165 residences, was spotted sailing off Nafplion in the Peloponnese on Thursday. The ship boasts the ultimate lifestyle which is a result of combining...

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...