Latest News for: Greek ships


Vessel quarantined off Crete after sailor dies, 10 infected by Covid-19

Ekathimerini 20 Apr 2021
A Greek cargo ship has been quarantined off the island of Crete since Sunday after a sailor died and 10 more tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the coastguard said in a press release.

Greece is considering to purchase six more French-made Rafale fighters: report

Greek City Times 20 Apr 2021
... shortly after the signing of the Greek-French agreement for the purchase of 18 Rafale ... Turkey threatens French research ship inside Greek EEZ.

U.S. Ambassador flies over Greece with an F-16

Greek City Times 20 Apr 2021
U.S ... In February the U.S. Coast Guard conducted passing exercises in the Perian Gulf with the Greek ship HS Hydra ... Greek and American revolutions are uniquely intertwined, Long Live Greece!. Advertisment. .

How men’s thighs became the new abs

Vox 20 Apr 2021
I never believed that Helen of Troy’s face launched a thousand ships. According to the ancient Greek poet Homer, and myths that predated him, there was once a woman so beautiful that she caused a war, and even the gods, petty beings who couldn’t help themselves, picked sides in the battle.

Ankara pushes French, Greek vessels out of Turkish waters

The New Arab 19 Apr 2021
A French research ship and a Greek frigate were forced to leave Ankara's continental shelf last week, after Turkish naval vessels were deployed to disperse the flotilla, according to Turkish media reports ... The standoff ended with the French and Greek vessels leaving the area to conduct their research elsewhere.

New site offers Israelis luxury cruises around the world

The Jerusalem Post 19 Apr 2021
In addition, the company will offer 6-8- night cruises between Israel and the Greek Islands starting in June, the company said ... Royal Caribbean will offer three- to seven-night escapes to the Greek Isles and Cyprus starting in June for fully vaccinated passengers.

Revealed: Lord Byron’s £4,000 cheque that helped create modern Greece

The Observer 18 Apr 2021
Byron’s death in Missolonghi, the malaria-ridden town where he had spearheaded the Greeks’ revolt against Ottoman rule, induced instant shock, convulsing the English-speaking world ... The money was then used to fund fighting ships run as a commercial enterprise by profit-minded Greek islanders.

Turkey threatens French research ship inside Greek EEZ

Greek City Times 17 Apr 2021
Turkey is challenging for the first time the Greek-Egyptian EEZ it sent a Turkish frigate into the area south of Crete in order to threaten a French research ship that is studying the ...

The meaning behind the Naval battle cry which will sound at Philip’s funeral

Metro UK 17 Apr 2021
‘It is a fitting testimony to remind many people who might not realise that the Duke saw active service in the Second World War aboard a ship in the Royal Navy.’. The prince served in the Second World War and was awarded the Greek War Cross of Valour for his participation in the Battle of Crete.

On this day in 1996, Stavros Niarchos passes away

Greek City Times 16 Apr 2021
Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the shadowy Greek shipping magnate who spent much of his life battling his archrival Aristotle Onassis for supremacy on the high seas was born in Athens, on July 3, 1909 ... His great great grandfather, Philippos Niarchos, a Greek shipping agent in Valetta, ...

This Week in History: April 16th to 22nd

The National Herald 16 Apr 2021
On this day in 1996, Stavros Spyros Niarchos, the Greek shipping magnate died at the age of 86 ... Recognizing the substantial transportation expense of importing wheat, Niarchos believed that one would save money by owning the ships that provided the transportation ... Niarchos served in the Greek Navy during World War II.

John Angelicoussis: a life in pictures

Tradewinds 15 Apr 2021
Visionary owner John Angelicoussis bequeaths sprawling shipping empire ... Angelicoussis was among the best Greeks ... Angelicoussis hailed for defending Greek flag. Late Greek magnate was the staunchest supporter of the national ship registry ... Norwegian shipping magnate remembers the highs and lows of his relationship with the Greek shipping icon.