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Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

Shipping contributes more to Greek economy as markets improve

The contribution of shipping to the economy of Greece in the first nine months of the year have shown a significant recovery, according to latest Bank of Greece (BoG)...

Greek owners to suffer most from US sanctions on Iran – VesselsValue

As the reality of the US sanctions on Iran bite, Greek owners are the most likely to be affected, according to VesselsValue data. “Greek owners still dominate...

Liberia Registry celebrates 70th anniversary, honours Greek partners 

Liberia Registry celebrates 70th anniversary, honours Greek partners 

The Liberian Registry has presented five of its Greek shipping partners with the Liberian Maritime Authority’s Commissioner’s Award for Excellence during...

Turkish cargo ship, Greek naval ship collide

Turkish cargo ship, Greek naval ship collide

A Greek gunboat was nudged by a Turkish cargo vessel early on Friday while on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea, the Greek navy said. The...

Evangelos Marinakis

Greek court clears shipowner of match-fixing 

  Prominent Greek shipowner and football club owner Evangelos Marinakis has been cleared of match fixing by the country’s apex court. Marinakis, owner of...

Beaching: Greek, German ship owners worst culprits – Shipping Platform 

Greek and German shipowners again topped the list of countries that sent the most end-of-life ships to South Asian beaching yards in 2017, according to recent data by...

Brazil’s car wash probe expands to U.S., Greek shipping firms

Brazil’s car wash probe expands to U.S., Greek shipping firms

Brazilian authorities announced two new phases of their Car Wash operation on Friday, ensnaring U.S. asphalt maker Sargeant Marine, six Greek shipping companies and a...

Greek Coast Guard opens fire on Turkish ship

Greek Coast Guard opens fire on Turkish ship 

The captain of a Turkish freighter said on Monday that the Greek coast guard had fired on his vessel after he refused an order to dock at a port on the Greek island of...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Greek President extends wishes for success to Belt and Road forum

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos extended best wishes for success to the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation which will take place in Beijing...

Port of Piraeus

Piraeus port one of few successes in Greek privatiation programme 

Privatisations have been a key plank of Greek international bailouts since 2010, but have reaped only EUR4bn ($4.23bn) so far versus an original target of EUR50bn due to...

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Greek Shipping companies to pay $2.7m in “magic pipe” pollution case

Two Greek shipping companies have been sentenced to pay corporate penalties totalling $2.7 million in yet another “magic pipe” pollution case in the United States,...

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Greek shipowner gets bail in Dutch dairy bankruptcy case

The Greek Appeal Court freed shipowner John Karageorgis on EUR100,000 ($111,538) bail 4 October, five days after he had been detained by police over a warrant issued by...