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Greece says charterers should pay EU emissions trading costs

Seatrade Maritime News 10 May 2021
Expressing the concerns of the Greek shipping industry regarding the intentions of the European Commission, in the context of the revision of the EU ETS, to include shipping in it, Plakiotakis backs the creation of a special European Fund under the EU ETS ... Greek Shipowners (UGS).
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Greece Supports Emission Fund Telling EC Operators and Polluters Pay

The Maritime Executive 10 May 2021
Greek ship operators control more than a quarter of the world’s crude oil tanker fleet and nearly one-sixth of the global ore and bulk carrier fleet. According to data released by the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee in March 2021, Greece continues to be the largest ...
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Greece calls for charterers to pay for impending European maritime carbon scheme

Splash24/7 10 May 2021
Greece’s shipping minister, Ioannis ... The argument, also promoted by the Union of Greek Shipowners, is that charterers dictate the speed of ships, and by extension their emissions.
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Delphi Forum: Greek Shipowners Review Changes Climate Change Brings to Sector

The National Herald 10 May 2021
ATHENS -- Europe itself "has not understood that shipping is one of the ... The panel titled "Greek Shipping in the 21st Century ... Onassis Public Benefit Foundation) discussed the challenges Greek shipping faced in the 21st century, particularly in terms of climate change.
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Delphi Economic Forum begins today in Athens

Greek City Times 10 May 2021
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou inaugurated the 6th Delphi Economic Forum at 11.00 local time on Monday ... Talks on Monday will be on shipping, the blue economy, health, history, culture, the pandemic, the bicentennial since the Greek Revolution of 1821, European Neighbourhood Policy, transatlantic relations and the European economy.
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Delphi Economic Forum Back - in Athens, Marks Greek Independence

The National Herald 10 May 2021
ATHENS – Kept from its usual ancient Greek ... Talks on Monday will be on shipping, the blue economy, health, history, culture, the pandemic, the bicentennial since the Greek Revolution of 1821, European Neighbourhood Policy, transatlantic relations and the European economy.
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Delphi Economic Forum Kicks Off in Athens on Monday

The National Herald 10 May 2021
Talks on Monday will be on shipping, the blue economy, health, history, culture, the pandemic, the bicentennial since the Greek Revolution of 1821, European Neighbourhood Policy, transatlantic relations and the European economy ... Also due to speak are former Greek premier Alexis ...
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BRI should become project of new EU-Asia relations: former Greek PM

Sina 10 May 2021
... and Asia, former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou told Xinhua in a recent interview ... The former Greek leader cited China's COSCO Shipping investment in Piraeus, Greece's largest port, in recent years, as an example of fruitful cooperation between Greece and China.
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The Titanic: The unforgotten stories of the four Greek passengers who perished in the shipwreck

Greek City Times 09 May 2021
After colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York, US, the gigantic ship was wrecked in two, killing more than 1,500 people ... In fact, he had already purchased a ticket for a different cruise ship, but changed his ticket last minute, so that he could travel along with the other three Greek passengers.
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Holland America to Restart Cruise Operations Out of Greece

Greek City Times 09 May 2021
The ship will depart on August 15 and 29 on an “Idyllic Greek Isles” itinerary with calls to Kotor, Montenegro, plus the Greek isles of Kékira (Corfu), Thíra (Santorini), and Mykonos ... “The Greek Islands have been welcoming Holland America Line ships for many years, and we are proud to work together to welcome the cruise line back this summer.”.
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Diana Shipping seals kamsarmax deal with Bocimar

Splash24/7 09 May 2021
Greek drybulk owner Diana Shipping has sealed a time charter contract with CMB’s Bocimar ...
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Greece’s dolphins and whales in peril

Ekathimerini 09 May 2021
Very recently, the Greek state finally recognized the problem of sperm whales colliding with ships, but without taking the necessary steps to stop the problem, one of which is to direct shipping away from the areas in which these big cetaceans live.
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Holland American Line Joins Rush for Greece Cruise Ship Return

The National Herald 07 May 2021
15 and 29, the Idyllic Greek Isles itinerary features Kotor, ... Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said that, "The Greek Islands have been welcoming Holland America Line ships for many years, and we are proud to work together to welcome the cruise line back this summer,.”.
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This Week in History: May 7th to 13th

The National Herald 07 May 2021
On this day in 1927, the first Delphic Festival, organized by Angelos and Eva Sikelianos, was held to celebrate the ancient Greek Delphic ideal ... On this day in 1905, Markos Vamvakaris, the Greek rebetiko musician and songwriter, was born on the island of Syros ... Without her and her ships the Greeks might not have gained their independence.
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