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The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

Greece has been connected to the Suez Canal since it was first envisioned as a pie-in-the-sky project in the mid-nineteenth century.

Greece’s Suez Crisis: Corinth Canal Closed for More than Three Months

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of modern Greece, remains shut for maritime traffic since January 2021.

How the Moon Helped Free Cargo Ship Ever Given in Suez Canal

The Suez Canal, reopened this week after the "Ever Given" was finally freed from the side of the canal after the full moon gave it a boost.

“Ever Given” Refloated as 16 Greek-Owned Vessels Stuck at Suez Canal

The huge container ship “Ever Given” that has been wedged in the Suez Canal for six days has reportedly been refloated on Monday.

How Onassis Got Rich When the Suez Canal Was Blocked in the ’50s

The Suez Canal remains blocked by the container ship Ever Given, but it's not the first time a crisis has occurred at the waterway.

The Greek Pioneers Who Constructed the Suez Canal

In the mid 1800s, almost three quarters of the residents of Kasos Island in Greece picked up and moved to Egypt to work on one of the most ambitious construction projects in the world: The Suez Canal, which would...

Lionfish Invades Crete for the First Time

The poisonous lionfish was located for the first time in the sea region of Agios Panteleimonas in Crete, Lassithi. The Cretan Aquarium of the Greek Center for Marine Research announced the appearance of the tropical fish, otherwise known as...

Alert! Rhodes Invaded by Alien Fish Species From Suez Canal

The lionfish, found in the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, South Africa and east of Sumatra, has now made its way to the Aegean Sea, particularly in the sea region of Rhodes. It first appeared in the summer of...

Greece's Energy Ministry Confirms Greek-Russian Collaboration

Greece's Energy Minister Panos Skourletis discussed with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak on Tuesday about the acceleration of preparatory procedures for the 9th Joint Interministerial Committee that will be held in November. The Greek Ministry confirmed that both Greek and Russian officials are on the same page...

French President: Greece Could Reach Deal by End of August

French President Francois Hollande said that Greece could, and should, reach a bailout agreement by the end of August. The French President made the comment while in Egypt on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the Suez Canal expansion. "We...