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Piracy in Greek tanker between Nigeria & Benin – Six Greeks on board
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Piracy in Greek tanker between Nigeria & Benin – Six Greeks on board

Panos - Mar 06, 2020

The Greek ship Minerva Virgo, owned by Andreas Martinis, was attacked by pirates on Thursday afternoon in the sea area between Nigeria and Benin. The ship has…

Amazing archaeological discovery of 6th century BC anchor pole in Aegean Sea points to colossal ship
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Amazing archaeological discovery of 6th century BC anchor pole in Aegean Sea points to colossal ship

Panos - Aug 06, 2019

Five major ancient shipwrecks that carried amphorae and an anchor pole pointing to a large sea vessel are among the amazing finds found by archaeologists during underwater…

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Greece Calls for Release of Seized Ship in Show of Support for Britain

Panos - Jul 25, 2019

The Foreign Ministry of Greece issued a statement on Tuesday evening calling for the immediate release of a British-flagged ship seized as it passed through the Straits…

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“Ghost” ship appears after 9 years!

Panos - Sep 03, 2018

A rusting cargo ship empty of crew and goods and bearing the Indonesian flag was found drifting off the coast of Myanmar earlier this week, police in…

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Reports: Number of new VLCC orders more-or-less the same as retired ships this year

Panos - Mar 29, 2018

The number of retiring Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) over the recent period has been more-or-less been matched by orders for new VLCCs, according to Allied Shipbroking.…

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Abandoned ship adrift in Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

The coastguard of the port of Piraeus is on alert after an abandoned ship was found adrift. The ship “Panagia” was anchored 4.4 miles outside the port…

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Greece seizes ship for allegedly taking explosives to Libya

Panos - Jan 11, 2018

Greek authorities say they have impounded a Tanzanian-flagged freighter and arrested its crew for allegedly carrying explosives to Libya in breach of an international ban. The Merchant…

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Chinese shipowners outstrip Greeks for August shipbuilding orders

Panos - Sep 06, 2017

Chinese ship owners surpassed their Greek counterparts in shipbuilding for the month of August, according to data by Ship-Broking company Golden Destiny. The data showed that Greek…

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Greek shipbuilding in the LNG fuel era detailed at Piraeus Port Authority event

Panos - Jun 28, 2017

The present and the future of Greece’s shipbuilding industry in the era of LNG as fuel was the focus of a presentation organized by Piraeus Port Authority…

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Ship stranded southeast of Rhodes

makis - Apr 19, 2017

A Maltese-flagged tanker, the USICEHM, remained immobilized 45 nautical miles southeast of the island of Rhodes Wednesday, after its 17-member crew put out a fire that broke…

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Ship carrying arms and explosives was headed to Lebanon and west Africa

Sokratis - Mar 05, 2016

A freighter that was intercepted last week by the coast guard off the western coast of Crete and escorted to the port of the Souda in Hania,…

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Shotguns and explosives recovered from cargo freighter near Crete

Panos - Mar 04, 2016

The Tongo-flagged Trader cargo ship, which was recently seized of the coast of Crete, was carrying a shipment of 6,400 shotguns and a huge quantity of explosives.…

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Cargo ship inspected in Souda over weapons and ammo containers

makis - Feb 29, 2016

The Tongo-flagged Trader cargo ship is being inspected in Souda, after it was located west of Crete carrying a shipment of weapons and ammunition. Reports suggest that…

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Greeks own one-fifth of global fleet

Panos - Feb 05, 2016

The share of Greek-owned ships in the global fleet continued to grow in 2015, as they numbered almost 4,500 vessels – i.e. 19.63 percent of the world’s…

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Greek shipowners rebuff EU decision on taxation

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Greek shipowners on Thursday rebuffed a European Commission request to Greek authorities last month to review -in the next two months- which ships would be opted for…