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Russian President Putin Visits Ancient Shipwreck in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known for his athletic and active lifestyle, decided to dive in a small submarine off the coast of Crimea to see up close a 10th century shipwreck. According to images broadcasted on Russian television,...

Greek Army Officer Decorated For Rescuing 20 Migrants in Rhodes Shipwreck

Greece's Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has earlier today decorated an army sergeant of the Hellenic Army, whose photos rescuing a young migrant from Eritrea following a deadly shipwreck on the island of Rhodes last week made headlines across the globe. Sergeant Antonis Deligiorgis was...

Showcase of Wooden Shipwreck in Rhodes Port, Greece

An important initiative that will showcase the wooden shipwreck that lies at the bottom of the sea at Rhodes port in Greece has been undertaken by the Technological Educational Institute of Athens which is currently looking for qualified partners...

The Melancholic Shipwreck of Amorgos

Visitors and residents of the Greek island of Amorgos have the chance to visit one of the most melancholic but also beautiful beaches in Greece. The famous Olympia shipwreck lies in the southwestern coast of the Greek island, near Kalotaritissa beach. The...

Underwater Exploration of Spanish Shipwreck in Zakynthos

The Spanish shipwreck that lies in the sea bottom just off the coast of Zakynthos, Greece, continues to amaze archaeologists with its hidden treasures. The ship dates back to the end of the 15th century and archaeologists have brought...

Mapping the Mighty Britannic Shipwreck

So fascinating did the mystery of the Britannic shipwreck prove to Jacques Cousteau, he scoured the depths of the Kea coast in the hopes of finding it. Sister ship of the Titanic, the Britannic ocean liner was christened during World War I by the...

Archaeologists Return to Zakynthos for Philip II of Spain Shipwreck

A 16th century shipwreck that had been located in the 80s two kilometers off the port of Zakynthos island, will be again in the focus of Culture Ministry archaeologists' studies. The 20-meter-long vessel that shipwrecked near the port of Zakynthos...

Laimos Sentenced to 15 Years for Shipwreck Tragedy

After seventeen years of legal battles, famous Greek shipowner Panagiotis Laimos is facing a sentence of 15 years in prison for the “Albion 2” shipwreck. Seventeen years ago, the tragic event led to the death of 25 people. Now, the 84-year-old...