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Greek Shipowner Donates Entire Wealth to the Armed Forces

A Greek shipowner and World War II veteran donated his entire wealth to the Greek armed forces earlier this week. Iakovos Tsounis, 97, donated 23 million euros and 60 landing craft, declaring that he wants to leave life as he...

Greek Media Magnate, Shipowner Minos Kyriakou Passes Away at 75

Greek media magnate, shipping tycoon and former president of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Minos Kyriakou, passed away late on Sunday night at the age of 75. Kyriakou died of a heart attack, according to the Athens Medical Center official report. Born...

Shipowner Alexandros Goulandris Passes Away

Shipowner Alexandros Goulandris took his last breath in his home next to his children and grandchildren on Thursday morning shortly before dawn. In 1957 Alexandros' father, Nikolaos Goulandris, passed away leaving his business to his sons Yannis, twins Alexandros and...

Prosecutor Wants Olympiakos Chief to be Jailed Pending Trial for Match-Fixing

Greek shipowner and Olympiacos football club manager Vangelis Marinakis, aged 49, has been ordered to stand trial over charges of creating a criminal ring and football match fixing. Prosecutor Stamatis Daskalopoulos has pressed charges on Marinakis and dozens more...

Attempted Abduction of Shipowner

On Thursday afternoon a group of men tried to abduct the Greek shipowner Ioannis Martinos. At least five men armed with Kalashnikovs tried to attack the young shipowner on his way back home. However, he managed to remain calm and...