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Items Recovered from Wreck of Elgin’s Ship off Kythira

Chess pawns, combs and a toothbrush are some of the new findings brought to light by the underwater excavation of the wreck of the ship "Mentor" that sank off the island of Kythira in 1802. The excavation that continues for...

Death of Young Man While Taking Selfie on Zakynthos Might Be Suicide

Zakynthos Port Authority consider the possibility that the 23-year-old man who fell off the cliff over the Navagio (Shipwreck) site on Friday might have committed suicide. The incident took place at around 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the island's most famous...

Five Children Among 12 Dead in Shipwreck Off Turkey

Five children are among the 12 people who drowned on Friday in their attempt to reach Greece. As reported by news agency Dogan, the inflatable boat that they were on, sank in the open sea of Kusadasi. There were 22...

Qatari Sheikh Complains of Denial of Justice on Investment Project in Greece

Qatari Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is accusing the Greek justice system of denial of justice for refusing to conduct a hearing on the sale of properties on Zakynthos island. The hearing of the Zakynthos Archdiocese law suit against...

Return to Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Another 60 Treasures

The Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute returned to the Antikythera Shipwreck from May 22 through to June 11. The results were interesting, with part of a bronze spear connecting to the one that was...

Chinese Tourist Drowns Off the Coast of Navagio Beach

A 29-year-old Chinese tourist drowned at the iconic beach of Navagio Bay, Zakynthos, where the famous shipwreck is located. The tourist was on a day tour of the island with a group of friends, starting off their cruise from St....

Iconic Navagio Shipwreck of Zakynthos in Danger of Disappearing

The team of scientists involved in preservation work at the iconic shipwreck of Zakynthos whose bow rises from Navagio Bay say it is in danger of total disintegration. Thirty-six years after becoming the island's top tourist attraction, the wreck...

'Navaghio' Beach in Zakynthos Calls for Immediate Restoration

The worldwide famous "Navaghio" on Zakynthos that took its name from the freighter Panagiotis that ran aground 34 years ago in the sand of  Ai Giorgis beach and turned it into a beach of unique beauty calls for immediate...

Ministries Set Up Team to Examine Raising 'Sea Diamond' Wreck

A nine-member working group that will process and study economic issues relating to the raising of the “Sea Diamond” cruise ship which ran aground and sank in the Santorini caldera in 2007 was set up by the relevant ministries. The...

Navagio Beach "Shipwreck" to Get Restoration Work Done

The breathtakingly-beautiful Navagio (Shipwreck) Bay on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has suffered from deterioration and decay over the last 36 years. Work to preserve the "monumental debris" that has spearheaded tourism to the region has begun so that...